Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age

A New York Times Bestseller n nThe New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age n nWomen growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power

Women have always been seen as monsters Men from Aristotle to Freud have insisted that women are freakish creatures, capable of immense destruction Maybe they are And maybe that s a good thing Sady Doyle, hailed as smart, funny and fearless by the Boston Globe, takes readers on a tour of th

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

An eye opening account of how Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color are uniquely affected by racial profiling and police brutality Amid growing awareness of police violence, individual Black men including Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Philando Castile, and Freddie Gray have been the

The Turnaway Study: Ten Years, a Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having—or Being Denied—an Abortion

If you read only one book about democracy, The Turnaway Study should be it Why Because without the power to make decisions about our own bodies, there is no democracy Gloria Steinem Dr Diana Greene Foster brings what is too often missing from the public debate around abortion science, data,

The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done n nShe couldn t have been than seven or eight years old Go ahead, ask your question, her

Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women

An award winning Northwestern University psychology professor reveals how the cultural obsession with women s appearance is an epidemic that harms women s ability to get ahead and to live happy, meaningful lives, in this powerful, eye opening work in the vein of Naomi Wolf, Peggy Orenstein, and Sher