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Butterflies Will Come is about the diverse lives of women.  These poems are snapshots of where they've been and where they are going.  It's about life and...
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Science from Sight to Insight
Science from Sight to Insight: How Scientists Illustrate Meaning (with Alan G. Gross, University of Chicago Press, November 2013). In the last two decades,...
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The Beauty of Ordinary Things
From the acclaimed author of the #1 Indie Next Pick LYDIA CASSATT READING THE MORNING PAPER and SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER comes a powerful new story about our...
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The Cabaret
This captivating book presents a uniquely comprehensive cultural history of cabaret, where the most radical of artists, poets, writers, musicians, and theater...
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Paris Requiem
Paris 1899. The city is a glittering hub of fin-desiecle activity. Theatres and galleries are vibrant with artistic energy. The new metro is under construction,...
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Taking Liberties
A concise and lucid explanation of what religious freedom is and isn't. Increasingly, conservative religious groups are using religious liberty as a sword to lash...
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Adé: A Love Story
In this stunning debut novel, Rebecca Walker turns her attention to the power of love and the limitations of the human heart. When Farida, a sophisticated college...
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Port Tropique
Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "intellectual Meursault in a paranoid...
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The Roy Stories
For forty years—a Biblical time span—The Roy Stories has been the one continuous unbroken line in the otherwise kaleidoscopic career of one of America’s greatest...
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The End of Eve
At age 39, Ariel Gore has everything she’s always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college...
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  " I wish I would have read this when I was a teen.  It would have encouraged me to let go and be me. Individuality is crucial in life.  This book helps...
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The letters of the British Post-Impressionist painter Vanessa Bell, the sister of Virginia Woolf, wife of critic Clive Bell, lover of critic Roger Fry, life partner...
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Lincoln, Nebraska’s capital, grew from 45,000 to 55,000 residents in the years 1910–1925. The state’s second-largest city, Lincoln was also home to Nebraska’s...
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In the period leading up to World War II, a young Chinese-American woman in Shanghai falls in love with a German Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto.  In San...
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How to Tame a Modern Rogue
Ally Giordano is at the end of her rope. Her beloved grandmother believes that she's living in her favorite Regency romance novel and Ally doesn't have the heart to...
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Beth Greer had been living what she considered a healthy lifestyle when a medical crisis prompted her to reevaluate everything—from the food she ate to the personal...
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Listen to Me: Shared Secrets from WriteGirl
Love, pain, relationships, cravings, neighbors, murder, boredom, mysteries, vebetarians and peacocks are just a few of the subjects inside the pages of Listen to Me...
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Untangled
UNTANGLED offers a fresh look into the minds of women and girls with 288 pages of honest poetry, shocking...
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Nothing held back
Nothing Held Back is the fourth anthology of collected writings from teen girls and professional women writers of WriteGirl. From thought-provoking poems to lyrical...
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Bold Ink is a compilation of writing from girls and women ages 11 through 55. This unique collection of poems, short stories, essays, songs and scenes addresses...
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