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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May/June 2019



Unsettled Territory of Light By Yuko Tsushima
Reviewed by Domenica Ruta

The Serpent Under’t My Sister, the Serial Killer By Oyinkan Braithwaite
Reviewed by Kait Heacock

Poster Girl With No Poster No Walls and the Recurring Dream: A Memoir By Ani DiFranco
Reviewed by Hannah Wallace

This Morning, the Cardinal The Accidentals By Minrose Gwin
Reviewed by Margaret Randall

Just a Number Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life By Louise Aronson
Reviewed by Karen Houppert

Stark Raving Mad Banshee By Rachel DeWoskin; Choke Box By Christina Milletti
Reviewed by Katharine Coldiron

A Little Life My Brilliant Friends: Our Lives in Feminism By Nancy K. Miller
Reviewed by Valerie Miner

Revelations How I Tried to be a Good Person By Ulli Lust; Hot Comb By Ebony Flowers
Reviewed by Tahneer Oksman

Pain Please Read This Leaflet Carefully By Karen Havelin
Reviewed by Kira von Eichel

Brain Trust What Not: A Prophetic Comedy By Rose Macaulay
Reviewed by Rachel Hill

Poetry By Vicki Reitenauer

Liberation from Stupidity How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide By Crystal M. Fleming
Reviewed by Anastasia Higginbotham

First Person Plural Bough Down By Karen Green; Frail Sister By Karen Green
Reviewed by Noelle McManus

Armed Tentacle By Rita Indiana, Translated by Achy Obejas
Reviewed by Rachel Hill

My So-Called Dystopian Life The Farm By Joanne Ramos
Reviewed by Katherine Ouellette

Say My Name, Say My Name Oksana, Behave! By Maria Kuznetsova
Reviewed by Lorraine Berry

Listen Up Old Mom An essay by Sarah Dougher

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