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Women's Review of Books Volume 33, Issue 5 (PDF)


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September/October 2016

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Unfun Feminism We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to Covergirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement By Andi Zeisler
Reviewed by Paula Kamen, Illustrations by Jennifer Camper

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A Spirit Leader Maya Angelou: Adventurous Spirit By Linda Wagner-Martin
Reviewed by Farah Jasmine Griffin

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The Sidewalk Ballet Becoming Jane Jacobs by Peter L. Laurence
Reviewed by Renée Loth

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Changing Women’s Minds This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics By Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr
Reviewed by Judith Kegan Gardiner

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Scar Tissue The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories, and the Bangladesh War of 1971 By Nayanika Mookerjee
Reviewed by Ritu Menon

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Field Notes  A Formal Feeling Comes By Robin Becker

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Photography Embracing the Surreal By Brooke Burns, Photos By Maia Flore

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Philosophy and Action Senses of the Subject By Judith Butler
Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly By Judith Butler
Reviewed by Michele M. Moody-Adams

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Poetry of the Borderland A Crown for Gumecindo By Laurie Ann Guerrero
Aguacamino/Waterpath By Rossy Evelin Lima
Blood, Sugar, Canto By ire’ne lara silva
The Ones Santa Anna Sold By Raquel Valle-Sentíes
Reviewed by Norma E. Cantú

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Poetry By Mary Ann Donnelly

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Aging in the Twenty-First Century They May Not Mean To, But They Do By Cathleen Schine
Reviewed by Valerie Miner

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The Hubbub of Life The Japanese Lover By Isabel Allende, translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson
Reviewed by Eileen Mary O’Connor

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Putin Does Not Believe in Queers Lesbian Lives in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia By Francesca Stella
Reviewed by Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

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Redemption or Salvation Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence By Sarah Moslener
Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism By Deborah Jian Lee
Reviewed by Monique Moultrie

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Wait All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation By Rebecca Traister
Reviewed by E. Kay Trimberger

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