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Bair, Deirdre

Summary: "National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets of the biographical art. In 1971 Deirdre Bair was a journalist and recently minted Ph.D. who managed to secure access to Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett. He agreed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday 2019

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Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Limón, Ada

Summary: "Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility--"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"--And a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstasy. A nation convulses: "Every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Judge, Lita

Summary: A free verse biography of Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, featuring over 300 pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 JUD

Anderson, William

Summary: Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Wilder

Morrison, Toni

Summary: The source of self-regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark. It is divided into three parts: the first is introduced by a powerful prayer for the dead of 9/11; the second by a searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., and the last by a heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin. In the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814 MOR

Summary: Masterpieces of Women's Literature features critical summaries and descriptions of the greatest works of literature by women authors. All the important facts and dates of authorship, along with analyses of characters, settings, themes, and plots, are included for works in every genre, including autobiographies, novels, poetry, plays, essays, and short stories. Containing works by women of all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.8928 MAS

Morrison, Toni

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Summary: Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 MOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 Morrison 2019

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow took solace in the mystery stories she read with her devoted father--and soon she was writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, violent, complex crime stories that reflected skill and imagination far beyond her years. After her father's early death, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2017

Summary: "Women poets in nineteenth-century France made important contributions to major stylistic innovations - from the birth of elegiac Romanticism to the inauguration of free verse - and many were prominent in their lifetime. Yet only a few are known today, and nearly all have been unavailable in English translation. Of the fourteen poets of this anthology - the third bilingual volume in the MLA...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Language Association of America 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 841.5 SCH

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WRI

Contents: María Josepa Massanés -- Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda -- Concepción Arenal -- Carolina Coronado -- Robustiana Armiño -- Ángela Grassi -- Amalia Fenollosa -- Rogelia León -- Manuela Cambronero -- Eduarda Moreno Morales -- Faustina Sáez de Melgar -- María del Pilar Sinués -- Rosalía de Castro -- Victorina Sáenz de Tejada -- Eladia Bautista y Patier -- Patrocinio de Biedma -- Rosario de Acuña --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Language Association of America 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 861.5 ANT

Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 AND

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Anderson 2019

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 OXF

Summary: In the fourth season the girls are tentatively edging toward maturity as they take on new personas in new worlds. As the season begins, Hannah leaves New York to attend the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the hopes of becoming a more serious writer, while confronting uncertainty in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, back in New York, Marnie pursues a music career while balancing her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920.72 WRI

Summary: Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Sex 2009

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in nine Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for eight years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WIL

Summary: "An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives--but not everyone regularly sees...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.8 EDI

Capaldi, Gina.

Summary: Zitkala-Š̌̌̌a finds that she can sing through her music, but also by writing stories and giving speeches and being an activist for Native American rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Zitkala 2011

Barnett, Mac

Summary: A picture book biography of the children's book author shares insights into her life and enduring literary influence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRO

Spiegelman, Nadja

Summary: "A memoir of mothers and daughters -- and mothers as daughters -- traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Mauscreator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers, hers -- French-born New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly -- exerted a force over reality that was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPIEGELMAN, NADJA SPI

Miller, Jane

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.09 MIL

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9977 FRE