January/February 2019

Jennifer Baumgardner, Women's Review of Books editor in chief, gives a preview of what's in the current issue:

 

 

Detroit by the Numbers The World According to Fannie Davis By Bridgett M. Davis
Reviewed by Shirley Nwangwa

Unity of the Whole Why Religion? By Elaine Pagels
Reviewed by Sushumna Kannan

Never Surrender, Dorothy! The Entire Oeuvre of Dorothy, A Publishing Project
Reviewed By Stacey Lathrop

A Whole World of Mythology Swallowing Mercury By Wioletta Greg; Flights By Olga Tokarczuk
Reviewed by Beth Holmgren

Heart to Heart Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth By Sarah Smarsh
Reviewed by Carole DeSanti

Photography Documenting Activism Images by Ellen Shub and Commentary by Ellen Feldman

Production VS. Reproduction This Woman’s Work By Julie Delporte; Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos By Lucy Knisley
Reviewed by Tahneer Oksman

White Tears White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism By Robin DiAngelo
Reviewed by Haley Riemer

A Fish Still Alive Everything Under By Daisy Johnson
Reviewed by Noelle McManus

Tough Love To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice By Jessica Wilkerson
Review by Barbara Bamberger Scott

The Witness Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive By Stephanie Land
Reviewed by Carol Blair

Magic in the Wind She Would Be King By Wayétu Moore
Reviewed by Amy Watkin

Animal Shelter The Summer of Dead Birds By Ali Liebegott
Reviewed by Laurie Stone

To Serve a Genius Puro Amor By Sandra Cisneros
Reviewed by Noelle McManus

Poetry by Vicki Reitenauer

Listen Up Requiem for a Movement
An essay by Lise Weil

March/April 2019

Jennifer Baumgardner, Women's Review of Books editor in chief, gives a preview of what's in the current issue:

 

 

Erotic Truth, Poetic License All We Know of Pleasure: Poetic Erotica by Women Edited by Enid Shomer
Reviewed by Brook J. Sadler

Gaza Girl A Rebel in Gaza: Behind the Lines of the Arab Spring, One Woman’s Story By Asmaa al-Ghoul and Selim Nassib
Reviewed by Hagar Scher

Being Loud Without Saying Anything Liveblog By Megan Boyle
Reviewed by Laura Winnick

Q&A An Ear for Women: Interview with Megan Marshall
By Joanne B. Mulcahy

Out for Blood The Managed Body: Developing Girls and Menstrual Health in the Global South By Chris Bobel
Reviewed by Karen Houppert

Interview Eavesdropping for a Better World: A Conversation with Mira Jacob
By Tahneer Oksman

Julie Doucet: Frazzled and Frenetic Dirty Plotte: The Complete Julie Doucet By Julie Doucet
Reviewed by Julie Baumgardner

Bold Lives Matter The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation By Jodie Patterson
Reviewed by Heather Hewett

What’s New, Pussycat? Milkman: A Novel By Anna Burns
Reviewed by Katherine Ouellette

Poetry By Diana Woodcock and Irene Willis

Stupid, Evil, Queer Last Night in Nuuk By Niviaq Korneliussen
Reviewed by Noelle McManus

Kathryn the Great Labrador By Kathryn Davis; The Silk Road By Kathryn Davis
Reviewed by Katharine Coldiron

Flight Brute By Emily Skaja
Reviewed by Emily Luan

La Hija Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir By Cherríe Moraga
Reviewed by Valerie Morales

Listen Up Was it Good for You?
An essay by Laurie Stone

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