The Secrets of My Life

22 March 2018 | By Caitlyn Jenner | Filed in: womens-studies.

The book will cover Caitlyn Jenner s childhood as Bruce Jenner and rise to fame as a gold medal winning Olympic decathlete her marriages and her relationships with her children her transition and her experience as the world s most famous transgender woman.

The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience

05 February 2019 | By Hillary Rodham Clinton | Filed in: womens-studies.

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done n nShe couldn t have been than seven or eight years old Go ahead, ask your question, her

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder

09 March 2019 | By Reshma Saujani | Filed in: womens-studies.

In a book inspired by her popular TED talk, New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani empowers women and girls to embrace imperfection and bravery n nImagine if you lived without the fear of not being good enough If you didn t care how your life looked on Instagram, or worry about what total

Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You

04 February 2018 | By Ann Shen | Filed in: womens-studies.

From the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune a

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

01 February 2019 | By Amber J. Keyser | Filed in: womens-studies.

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape culture around the globe In the US, someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds More than 320,000 Ameri

Regretting Motherhood

13 November 2017 | By Orna Donath | Filed in: womens-studies.

Women who opt not to be mothers are frequently warned that they will regret their decision later in life, yet we rarely talk about the possibility that the opposite might also be true that a woman who becomes a mother might regret it Sociologist Orna Donath dispels the silence around this profoundl

Girl Up

12 April 2017 | By Laura Bates | Filed in: womens-studies.

They told you you need to be thin and beautiful They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night and move in groups never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in easily than heels They told you to wear just enough make up to look presentable but not en

The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)

15 May 2019 | By Margaret Atwood | Filed in: womens-studies.

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes h

The Feminine Mystique

02 January 2019 | By Betty Friedan | Filed in: womens-studies.

Landmark, groundbreaking, classic these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique Published in 1963, it gave a pitch perfect description of the problem that has no name the insidious beliefs and institutions that undermined women s confiden

The Second Sex

24 June 2019 | By Simone de Beauvoir | Filed in: womens-studies.

Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman, and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness This long awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French

The Beauty Myth

03 April 2018 | By Naomi Wolf | Filed in: womens-studies.

The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity In today s world, women have power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before Alongside the evident progress of the women s movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi

We Should All Be Feminists

22 September 2019 | By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Filed in: womens-studies.

What does feminism mean today That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently argued essay adapted from her much viewed TEDx talk of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun n nWith humor and