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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July/August 2019




Defending Intersectionality ... Or Not Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality By Jennifer Nash; Undermining Intersectionality: The Perils of Powerblind Feminism By Barbara Tomlinson Reviewed by Chelsea Johnson

War Torn What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance By Carolyn Forché
Reviewed by Joann Gardner

Bee Best Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z’s New Path to Success By Shalini Shankar
Reviewed by Carol Blair

Invisible Woman When I was White By Sarah Valentine
Reviewed by Kayla Bert

Questions and Answers Feelings: Q and A With Berenice Malka Fisher
By Kait Heacock

Feed Me Supper Club By Lara Williams Reviewed by Rachel Hill

Feature This Book Changed My Life
Compiled by Kayla Bert

Homesick The Yellow House By Sarah M. Broom
Reviewed by Bridgett M. Davis

Mosaic of Memory Everything Inside: Stories By Edwidge Danticat
Reviewed by Shirley Nwangwa

Poetry Music Class By Andrea Cohen Brujería By Diannely Antigua

Millenniality Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion By Jia Tolentino
Reviewed by Laura Winnick

Ms.Topia Native Tongue By Suzette Haden Elgin; The Women’s War By Jenna Glass
Reviewed by Jessica Jernigan

Don’t Believe the Hype Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life By Jane Sherron De Hart
Reviewed by Linda Gordon

Are We There Yet? (No.) Three Women By Lisa Taddeo
Reviewed by Jessica Baumgardner

Feature Dead, Then Read By Laurie Stone

Listen Up The Hardest Word: Q and A With Eve Ensler
By Jennifer Baumgardner

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