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Women's Review of Books Volume 28, Issue 2

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March/April 2011

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Time Passes A Visit from the Goon Squad By Jennifer Egan
Reviewed by Jessica Jernigan

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Sexism, Racism, and Hillary Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election That Changed Everything for American Women By Rebecca Traister
Who Should Be First?: Feminists Speak Out on the 2008 Presidential Campaign Edited by Beverly Guy-Sheftall and Johnnetta Betsch Cole
Hillary Clinton’s Race for the White House: Gender Politics and the Media on the Campaign Trail By Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose
Reviewed by Emily Douglas

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New Women Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century By Sheila Rowbotham
Reviewed by June Purvis

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Unruly Women Equality and Revolution: Women’s Rights in the Russian Empire, 1905-1917 By Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild
Reviewed by Lisa A. Kirschenbaum

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The Politics of Point of View The Red Thread By Ann Hood; Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other: In
Praise of Adoption 
By Scott Simon
Dreaming a World: Korean Birthmothers Tell Their Stories Edited by Sangsoon Hoon
A Gate at the Stairs By Lorrie Moore
Reviewed by Martha Nichols

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Trading Babies International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children Edited by Diana Marre and Laura Briggs
Babies Without Borders: Adoption and Migration Across the Americas By Karen Dubinsky
Reviewed by E.J. Graff

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The Central Guiding Force Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion By Bettye Collier-Thomas
Reviewed by M. Shawn Copeland

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Field Notes Pole Vaulting
Approaching Ice by Elizabeth Bradfield
Reviewed by Robin Becker

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Poetry By Susan Rich

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Cartoon By Mari Naomi

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Photography Capacious Beauty Photos by Jennette Williams Commentary by Cassandra Goldwater

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Nobody Knows My Name Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History’s Black and Indian Subject By Kirsten Pai Buick
Reviewed by Jennifer DeVere Brody

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Work That Body Urban Bush Women: Twenty Years of African American Dance Theater, Community Engagement, and Working It Out By Nadine George-Graves
STREB: How To Become An Extreme Action Hero By Elizabeth Streb
Reviewed by Debra Cash

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Reverse the Curse New Blood: Third-Wave Feminism and the Politics of Menstruation By Chris Bobel
Reviewed by Rachel Fudge

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A Twinned Narrative Specters By Radwa Ashour, translated by Barbara Romaine
Reviewed by M. Lynx Qualey

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