Women's Review of Books
Since 1983 the Women's Review of Books has provided a forum for serious, informed discussion of new writing by and about women. Women’s Review of Books provides a unique perspective on today’s literary landscape and features essays and in-depth reviews of new books by and about women. Women's Review of Books is published by the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College, in collaboration with Old City Publishing in Philadelphia, PA.
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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes By Amy Hoffman
Stormy Katherine Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora By Joanna Dee Das
Reviewed by Debra Cash
Cartoon Strip By Eloisa Aquino
Gender, Race, and Credibility in the age of Trump Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives By Leigh Gilmore:
Reviewed by Joy Castro
Property or Spouse? Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century By Tera W. Hunter
Reviewed by Katherine Franke
It’s the Economy Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign By Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes; The Destruction of Hillary Clinton
Reviewed by Ruth Rosen
Marching Toward Identity Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March By Deborah Gray White
Reviewed by Leslie Cagan
You are a God Exist Otherwise: The Life and Works of Claude Cahun By Jennifer L. Shaw
Reviewed by Irene Gammel
Trading Protection for Equality A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s By Nancy Woloch Reviewed
by Katherine Turk
More Moore! New Collected Poems By Marianne Moore, edited by Heather Cass White
Reviewed by Elizabeth Gregory
Poetry By Marilyn Hacker
Glitter, False Eyelashes, and Attitude The Only Way Home Is Through the Show: Performance Work of Lois Weaver Edited by Jen Hervie and Lois Weaver
Reviewed by Joan Lipkin
The Journey into the Unknown The Dark Flood Rises By Margaret Drabble
Reviewed By Valerie Miner
Recognition The Mother of All Questions By Rebecca Solnit
Reviewed by Shuchi Saraswat
A Fortress and a Prison Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body By Roxane Gay
Reviewed by Courtney Patterson-Faye
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