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I Don't Care About Your Band: What I Learned From Indie Rockers, Hippies, Pornographers, Self-Loathing Hipsters, And Other Guys I've Dated

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorJulie Klausner

A zippy significant other chronology in which author Julie Klausner explores the unsavory details of sleeping with a gallery of losers.

Mad, Bad, And Sad: A History Of Women And The Mind Doctors

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GenreHistory
Book AuthorLisa Appignanesi

Using letters, diaries and articles of sources ranging from Betty Friedan to Marilyn Monroe, award-winning novelist Appignanesi reveals how women's ability to live creative lives has been controlled by culture, and how their unsuccessful attempts have lead to mental illness, another evolving cultural concept.

The True Deceiver

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GenreNovel
Book AuthorTove Jansson

Published in 1982 and only now translated into English, Tove Jansson's novel asks the timeless question, whether it is better to be kind than to be truthful when a poor woman inveigles her way into a wealthy older woman's life.

Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar: 100 Dairy-Free Recipes For Everyone's Favorite Treats

From the authors of Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World comes another cheeky collection of vegan cookie recipes meant to appeal to vegans and nonvegans alike.

Amen, Amen, Amen: Memoir of a Girl Who Couldn't Stop Praying (Among Other Things)

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorAbby Sher

Anyone who has ever suffered even a mild form of obsessive-compulsive disorder an anxiety condition characterized by recurring negative thoughts and repetitive behaviors) will cringe with recognition when reading Amen, Amen, Amen, Abby Sher's new memoir about her struggle with the disease.

Angels Of Anarchy: Women Artists and Surrealism

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GenreArt
Book AuthorPatricia Allmer

In her 1949 book, The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir famously singled out Surrealism's founder Andre Breton for criticism, revealing the backhanded compliment that the then-contemporary movement paid womanhood in its art and literature: "Truth, Beauty, Poetry-she is All," she wrote. "All-except herself."

The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove

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GenreCookingMemoir
Book AuthorCathy Erway

Brooklyn, NY, foodie Cathy Erway turned a pretty gimmicky idea into a really cool blog: Not Eating Out in New York chronicled the 20-something's two-year decision to consume no take-out or restaurant-made meals while living in the culinary capital of the U.S. (Though she's loosened up her dietary restrictions, the blog still documents her home-cooking adventures, making it a great resource for recipes.)

The Butcher And The Vegetarian: One Woman's Romp Through a World of Men, Meat, and Moral Crisis

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GenreMemoirHealth
Book AuthorTara Austen Weaver

What do you do when you've been raised as a vegetarian but are told as an adult, by a doctor, that the only way left to treat your persistent, debilitating exhaustion is to eat meat?

The Daily Coyote: A Story of Love, Survival, and Trust in the Wilds of Wyoming

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorShreve Stockton

On a road trip across the country, photographer and writer Shreve Stockton falls under the dizzying spell of Wyoming's beatific landscapes and peaceful atmosphere.

Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message That Feminism's Work Is Done

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GenreSocial Issues
Book AuthorSusan J. Douglas

In this lively critique, scholar Susan J. Douglas debunks the myth of a post-feminist society, stating that women are actually living in a time of "enlightened sexism"-a seductive form of patriarchy that encourages women to behave as sex objects in celebration of their alleged sexual equality.

 
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