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Johnston, Ann Dowsett.

Summary: "In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little recognized epidemic threatening society today: the precipitous rise in risky drinking among women and girls.With the feminist revolution, women have...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.292 JOH

Miller, T. Christian

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Ditum, Sarah

Summary: A scathing reexamination of the lives of nine female celebrities in the 2000s, and the sexist, exploitative culture that took them down. Welcome to celebrity culture in the early aughts: the reign of Perez Hilton, celebrity sex tapes, and dueling tabloids fed by paparazzi who were willing to do anything to get the shot. It was a time when the Internet was still the Wild West, and when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2024

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Morris, Bonnie J.

Summary: "Explores the global history and contributions of the feminist revolution. The Feminist Revolution offers an overview of women's struggle for equal rights in the late twentieth century. Beginning with the auspicious founding of the National Organizationfor Women in 1966, at a time when women across the world were mobilizing individually and collectively in the fight to assert their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2018

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 305.4 MOR

Hossain, Anushay

Summary: Growing up in Bangladesh in the 1980s, the concept of women's healthcare hardly existed. Hossain was relieved to deliver her baby in the US. But things started to go awry from the minute she stepped in the hospital, and after thirty hours of labor Hossain ran a fever of 104 degrees, she shook and trembled uncontrollably, and the doctors finally performed an emergency C-section. Her experience...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 HOS

Mailhot, Terese Marie

Summary: "Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder and bipolar II disorder; Terese Marie Mailhot is given a notebook and begins to write her way out of trauma....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAILHOT, TERESE MARIE MAI

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: 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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920.72 CLI

Khan, Daisy

Summary: Describes the author's life as a progressive Muslim who attended Catholic school and was raised in a Jewish suburb and how she became an advocate for Muslim women and girls by helping them understand their rights as expressed in the Quran.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KHAN KHA

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.3 CAR

Baker, Jes

Summary: "Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls is a manifesto and call to arms for women of all sizes and ages. With smart and sassy eloquence, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview to change public perceptions and help women maintain mental health. With the same straightforward tone that catapulted her to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2015

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Lower, Wendy.

Summary: Wendy Lower's account of the role of German women on the Eastern Front-not only as plunderers and witnesses but as actual killers-powerfully revises history. Lower, drawing on twenty years of research and fieldwork, access to post-Soviet documents, and interviews with witnesses, presents compelling evidence that these women took part in the shooting of Jews and uncovers the stories of SS...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 LOW

Rivers, Caryl.

Summary: " For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees. It should be the best time ever for women, and yet... it's not. Storm clouds are gathering, and the worst thing is that most women don't have a clue what could be coming. In large part this is because the message they're being fed is that they now have it made. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 RIV

Gabriel, Julie.

Summary: "Celebrated author of The Green Beauty Guide Julie Gabriel presents a comprehensive yet simple book that brings all four corners of the natural beauty paradigm together: natural skincare, holistic nutrition, stress-relief, and healthy lifestyle. A holistic nutritionist, Gabriel teaches her reader how to 'eat yourself beautiful' using building blocks from a wholesome diet, and as a long-time...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.042 GAB

Brown, Harriet

Summary: "Over the last 25 years, our longing for thinness has morphed into a relentless cultural obsession with weight and body image. You can't be a woman or girl (or, increasingly, a man or boy) in America today and not grapple with the size and shape of your body, your daughter's body, other women's bodies. Even the most confident people have to find a way through a daily gauntlet of voices and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lifelong Books/Da Capo Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 BRO

Thomas, Gillian

Summary: "The 1964 Civil Rights Act is best known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, but it also revolutionized the lives of American women. Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate "because of sex." But Congress gave little guidance about how much it wanted to change in a "Mad Men" world where women played mainly supporting roles. It was up to the Supreme Court, then,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 THO

Eltahawy, Mona

Summary: "Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 ELT

Summary: Amber Tamblyn, Jessica Valenti, Lidia Yuknavitch, Jia Tolentino, Samantha Irby, Meredith Talusan, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Amy Poehler, America Ferrera, Ada Limón, and Huma Abedin are among the impressive list of authors contributing to this powerful collection of essays that takes a fresh and powerful look at our relationship to intuition and how we can harness it to change our everyday...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 153.4 LIS

Bell, Janet Dewart

Summary: "An uplifting collection of speeches by African American women, curated by civil and human rights activist, scholar, and author Janet Dewart Bell. These magnificent speakers explore ethics, morality, courage, authenticity, and leadership, and Bell's substantive introductions provide rich new context for each woman's speech, highlighting Black women speaking truth to power in service of freedom...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 815.008 BEL

Rubin, Jennifer

Summary: Jennifer Rubin provides an inside look at how women--from activists, to voters, to politicians--carried a revolution to the ballot box in local and national elections, rescuing democracy from Donald Trump.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 RUB

Gunter, Jen

Summary: The only thing predictable about menopause is its unpredictability. Factor in widespread misinformation, a lack of research, and the culture of shame around women's bodies, and it's no wonder women are unsure what to expect during the menopause transition and beyond. Menopause is not a disease--it's a planned change, like puberty. And just like puberty, we should be educated on what's to come...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press/Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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Traister, Rebecca

Summary: "In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award­-finalist Rebecca Traister, "the most brilliant voice on feminism in this country" (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried women in America who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. For legions of women, living single isn't news; it's life. In 2009, the award-winning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 TRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.81 TRA

Grush, Loren

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "When NASA sent astronauts to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s the agency excluded women from the corps, arguing that only military test pilots--a group then made up exclusively of men--had the right stuff. It was an era in which women were steered away from jobs in science and deemed unqualified for space flight. Eventually, though, NASA recognized its blunder and opened the application process...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 GRU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 GRU

Saujani, Reshma

Summary: Do you run yourself ragged trying to not just do it all, but do it all flawlessly? Do you lose sleep ruminating over small mistakes or worrying that something you said or did might have offended someone? Have you ever passed up a big opportunity - a relationship, job, or a personal challenge - for fear you wouldn't nail it right away or look foolish trying? For you, is failure simply not an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155.3 SAU

Smith, Holly Austin.

Summary: "Today, two cultural forces are converging to make America's youth easy targets for sex traffickers. Younger and younger girls are engaging in adult sexual attitudes and practices, and the pressure to conform means thousands have little self-worth and are vulnerable to exploitation. At the same time, thanks to social media, texting, and chatting services, predators are able to ferret out their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.76 SMI

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