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Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol —Whitaker, Holly, author.

"For years, Holly Whitaker wore her workaholic-party-girl persona as a badge of honor, while privately feeling increasingly miserable. She believed that if she could just eat cleaner, save more money, and be more perfect...

Mediocre : the dangerous legacy of white male America —Oluo, Ijeoma, author.

"In her new book, rather than tear down the statues of certain white men, Ijeoma Oluo casts her eye on the long view of a nation that, as a whole, has built a dominant identity for white men. Her book challenges what we ...

Shiner —Burns, Amy Jo, 1981- author.

"On a lush mountaintop trapped in time, two women vow to protect each other at all costs-and one young girl must defy her father to survive. An hour from the closest West Virginia mining town, fifteen-year-old Wren Bird ...

The witches are coming —West, Lindy, author.

Lindy West, columnist and author of 'Shrill' - soon to be a 'Hulu' series starring Aidy Bryant - provides a brilliant and incisive look at how patriarchy, intolerance, and misogyny have conquered not just politics but Am...

Examined life

Examined Life takes philosophy into the hustle and bustle of the everyday. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take "walks" through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas. These places include ...

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? : (and how to fix it) —Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas, author.

In this provocative book, author Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic connects the dots and asks a powerful question: what if the reason for the lack of women at the top--and the presence of so many incompetent leaders who also happe...

Soft apocalypse —McIntosh, Will.

Follow the journey of a tribe of formerly middle-class Americans across the Southeast, as the competition for resources pulls the United States' previously stable society apart.

Paying for masculinity : boys, men and the patriarchal dividend —Knuttila, Kenneth Murray, author.

"In Paying for Masculinity, Murray Knuttila argues that male dominance is best understood in the context of the particular mode of gender practice--hegemonic masculinity--that typifies patriarchal gender orders. This mod...

My mother's house —Momplaisir, Francesca, 1973- author.

"A literary thriller about the complex underbelly of the immigrant American dream--the triumphs and failure, mundane and aberrant--and the dangerous ripple effect one person's damages can have on the lives of others, all...

Good guys : how men can be better allies for women in the workplace —Smith, David (David Glenn), 1965- author.

"What's missing from gender equality efforts? Men. Women are at a disadvantage in the workplace, where they deal with unequal pay, sexual harassment, lack of credit for their contributions, and more. And while organizati...

Citadels of pride : sexual assault, accountability, and reconciliation —Nussbaum, Martha C. (Martha Craven), 1947- author.

"An essential moral, philosophical, and practical reckoning with the laws we put in place to address the problem of sexual abuse and harassment. In this pathbreaking book, Martha C. Nussbaum brings necessary clarity to t...

Vengeance is mine, all others pay cash —Kurniawan, Eka, 1975- author.

"Told in short, cinematic bursts, Vengeance is mine, all others pay cash is gloriously pulpy. Ajo Kawir, a lower-class Javanese teenage boy excited about sex, likes to spy on fellow villagers in flagrante. But one night ...

The awakening of spring

Michael, Matthew and Anne, are three teenagers discovering their sexuality amidst the scorn and condemnation of their oppressive patriarchal society. Without guidance and support, their journey of self discovery dangerou...

The hare : a novel —Finn, Melanie, author.

"Raised to be obedient by a stern grandmother in a blue-collar town in Massachusetts, Rosie accepts a scholarship to art school in New York City in the 1980s. One morning at a museum, she meets a worldly man twenty years...

American Indian families —Miller, Jay, 1947-

Introduces the different kinds of family relationships observed among American Indians and how they varied from one tribe to another.

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