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 2018

Shelf Life Convenience Store Woman By Sayaka Murata
Reviewed by Laurie Stone

Sleeping Beauty My Year of Rest and Relaxation By Ottessa Moshfegh
Reviewed by Kimberly Cutter

Hush Hour Vox By Christina Dalcher
Reviewed by Hagar Scher

The Mother Position Idiophone By Amy Fusselman; The Carrying By Ada Limón
Reviewed by Jan Clausen

Driver’s Ed Mirror, Shoulder, Signal By Dorthe Nors
Reviewed by Katharine Coldiron

Trouble The Terrible By Yrsa Daley-Ward
Reviewed by Erika Gallion

Airless In Argentina People in the Room By Norah Lange
Reviewed by Katharine Coldiron

Litany Of Madness Freshwater By Akwaeke Emezi
Reviewed by Heather Hewett

Photography Face To Face Images by Olivia Gay;
Comment by Ellen Feldman

Charged The Power By Naomi Alderman
Reviewed by Kait Heacock

Super-Sight Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography By Julia Van Haaften
Reviewed by Carole DeSanti

Independent Women The Occasional Virgin By Hanan al-Shaykh
Reviewed by Valerie Miner

Tough Love I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness By Austin Channing Brown
Reviewed by Erynn Porter

Mother of Doubt Motherhood By Sheila Heti
Reviewed by Lily Diamond

Graphic Depictions Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice from My Bipolar Life By Ellen Forney; Graphic Reproduction: A Comics Anthology Edited by Jenell Johnson
Reviewed by Tahneer Oksman

Inside Fighter Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man By Thomas Page McBee
Reviewed by Kate Schatz

Flint Lives Matter The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy By Anna Clark
Reviewed by Bridgett M. Davis

Listen Up Five Attempts
By Elena Ruiz

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