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Women's Review of Books Volume 29, Issue 1


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January/February 2012

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The Women Rebel Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion By Jean H. Baker
Reviewed by Sarah Blustain

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Into the Eye of the Storm Night’s Dancer: The Life of Janet Collins, With Her Unfinished Autobiography By Yaël Tamar Lewin
Reviewed by Debra Cash

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Grief for Men, Grief from Men Surviving the Bosnian Genocide: The Women of Srebrenica Speak By Selma Leydesdorff 
War Is Not Over When It’s Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War By Ann Jones
Reviewed by Cynthia Cockburn

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Where They Have to Take You In Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home By Anita Hill
Reviewed by Renée Loth

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Rape During Wartime and Beyond Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights Edited by Elizabeth D. Heineman
Reviewed by Jennifer G. Mathers

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A Useable Past Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes By Lisa L. Moore
Reviewed by Martha Vicinus

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Photography Desperately Perfect Photos by Rachel Papo and Commentary by Nina Alovert

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The Things They Left Behind The Buddha in the Attic By Julie Otsuka
Reviewed by Mako Yoshikawa

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Poetry By Alissa Valles

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Field Notes There Are Places That I Remember The Water Books By Judith Vollmer
Reviewed by Robin Becker

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Uniting and Dividing Twin Cites By Carol-Muske Dukes
Selected Poems: A New Selection By Amy Clampitt
Reviewed by Grace Schulman

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What’s Out There? Head Off & Split By Nikky Finney
Life On Mars
 By Tracy K. Smith
Reviewed by Colleen J. McElroy

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Having Fun Learning To Be Liberal Before Porn Was Legal: The Erotica Empire of Beate Uhse By Elizabeth Heineman
Reviewed by Leila J. Rupp

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Breaking Rank An American Radical: Political Prisoner in My Own Country By Susan Rosenberg
Reviewed by Brackette F. Williams

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Gender and Power The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe By Nwando Achebe
Reviewed by E. Frances White

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Violence is Gendered Equality with a Vengeance: Men’s Rights Groups, Battered Women, and Antifeminist Backlash By Molly Dragiewicz
The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics By Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller
Reviewed by Amy Barasch

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