Books

Forthcoming Releases

What Flowers Say

George Sand

Roses plead to go out to dance; an old oak tree offers advice; paintings of gods and goddesses come alive. In What Flowers Say, renowned writer George Sand dares children to fantasize, to believe in an alternate world.

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SLUT

A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence
Katie Cappiello
Meg McInerney
A riveting, true-to-life play and provocative essays examine rape and bullying culture, offering resources for survivors and bystanders.

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Edited by
Audacia Ray
Eliyanna Kaiser
Rachel Aimee
The essential collection by sex workers on sex work, prostitute rights, and the real media whores who sensationalize them.

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The Shipwrecked

Contemporary Stories by Women from Iran
Edited by Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone
We hear of Iran in the world news, but these deeply personal, literary tales show a hidden way of life.

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Eat My Heart Out

Zoe Pilger
"A foul-mouthed Nancy Mitford for the Gawker generation."

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Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate

Letty Cottin Pogrebin
The son of Holocaust survivors promises he'll marry Jewish--but life intervenes when he meets Cleo, an African American activist.

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Apocalypse Baby

Virginie Despentes
This on-the-road mystery follows the search for a missing girl, providing a scathing commentary on contemporary life.

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Divorce Is the Worst

Anastasia Higginbotham
A refreshingly honest portrayal of divorce, this beautifully illustrated book offers children the hope of staying whole as parents split.

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Thérèse and Isabelle

Violette Leduc
This hidden classic, censored for half a century, follows the obsessive pleasures and repressed secrets of two schoolgirls in love.

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Stella Dallas

Olive Higgins Prouty
“One of the most entertaining, excellently sustained and consistently developed novels of the season.” —New York Times (1941)

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WSQ: Child

WSQ Volume 43, Numbers 1&2
Edited by
Sarah Chinn
Anna Mae Duane
Children--in what ways are they innocent or implicated in the construction of global economy, race, gender, and nation?

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WSQ: Solidarity

WSQ, Volume 42, Numbers 3-4, Fall/Winter 2014
Edited by
Saadia Toor
Shefali Chandra
This issue of WSQ explores the myriad conditions that compel competing groups to work together for political change.

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