Books

Forthcoming Releases

Bye Bye Blondie

Virginie Despentes

In a wrecked modern version of a romance novel, acclaimed French writer Virginie Despentes pokes at the simultaneous ecstasy and banality of love in an age of psychiatry and punk.

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Tatterhood

Feminist Folktales from Around the World
Edited by Ethel Johnston Phelps
Newly illustrated, these classic tales remind us that girls everywhere have been the heroes of their own stories for centuries.

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WSQ: Survival

Edited by
Frances Bartkowski
Elena Glasberg
Taylor Black
WSQ: Survival reimagines what it means to survive, meaning to go “beyond life,” as well as the inevitable: “What didn’t survive?”

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Black Wave

Michelle Tea
It's 1999—and Michelle's world is ending. A dreamlike and dystopian meditation on sobriety, adulthood, and the weird obligations of storytelling.

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Avie's Dreams

An Afro-Feminist Coloring Book
Makeda Lewis
Part activity book, part surrealist poem, Avie's Dreams takes an interactive and wildly introspective approach to afro-feminist self-discovery and girlhood.

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The Crunk Feminist Collection

Edited by
Brittney Cooper
Susanna M. Morris
Robin M. Boylorn
Unapologetic and necessary, this collection of pop culture criticism takes on beauty parlor politics, prison abolition, and Rihanna.

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The Doulas

Radical Care for Pregnant People
Mary Mahoney
Lauren Mitchell
Through their unique hands-on activism, full spectrum doulas provide tangible support for those confronting life, death, and the sticky in-between.

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Chasing the King of Hearts

Hanna Krall
When her husband is arrested in Nazi-occupied Poland, Izolda endures unending brutality to ensure his safety.

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Follow Me into the Dark

Felicia Sullivan
Insidious assumptions of sex and violence poison a small-town family, resulting in a daughter taking survival to the extreme.

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Now That We're Men

Katie Cappiello
An honest portrait of how masculine norms—seldom discussed, but often blindly consumed—affect boys in conjunction with rape culture.

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Kamala

Feminist Folktales from Around the World
Edited by Ethel Johnston Phelps
Whether they’re dismissing princes or saving them, each of these diverse heroines remains the center of her own legend.

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WSQ: Queer Methods

Edited by
Matt Brim
Amin Ghaziani
This issue of WSQ reframes the question “what is queer theory,” to “how is the work of queer theory done?”

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