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Women

Lynn Andrews
Spirit Woman: The Teachings of the Shields

Natalie Angier
Woman: An Intimate Geography

Kevin Begos, Daniel Deaver, John Railey & Scott Sexton
Against Their Will: North Carolina's Sterilization Program & the Campaign for Reparations

Deborah Bergman
The Knitting Goddess

C. Alan Bradley & William A.S. Sargeant
Ms. Holmes of Baker Street: The Truth about Sherlock

Sinclair Browning
Feathers Brush My Heart:
  True Stories of Mothers Touching Their Daughters' Lives After Death

Joni B. Cole, Rebecca Joffrey & B.K. Rakhra, editors
This Day: Diaries of American Women
This Day in the Life: Diaries from Women Across America

Joni B. Cole & B.K. Rakhra, editors
Water Cooler Diaries: Women Across America Share Their Day at Work

Sue Ellen Cooper
The Red Hat Society: Fun & Friendship After 50

Phyllis Curott
Book of Shadows:
  A Modern Woman's Journey into the Wisdom of Witchcraft & the Magic of the Goddess

Jean Davison
The Ostrich Wakes: Struggles for Change in Highland Kenya

Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths & Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

Emma Forrest
Damage Control: Women on the Therapists, Beauticians, & Trainers Who Navigate Their Bodies

Karen Joy Fowler, et al, editors
The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2

Lynne Franks
The SEED Handbook: The Feminine Way to Create Business

Neil Gaiman
Blueberry Girl, illustrated by Charles Vess

Karen Gernant
Imagining Women: Fujian Folk Tales

Margaret Peterson Haddix
Just Ella

Adena Halpern
Target Underwear & a Vera Wang Gown: Notes from a Single Girl's Closet

Susan Hazen-Hammond
Spider Woman's Web: Traditional Native American Tales About Women's Power

Beverly Jackson
Splendid Slippers: A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition

Marie Jakober
Even the Stones

Theodora Kroeber
The Inland Whale: Nine Stories Retold from California Indian Legends

Janice Lynne Lundy
Your Truest Self: Embracing the Woman You Are Meant to Be

Caitlin & John Matthews
Ladies of the Lake

Elizabeth Merrick, editor
This is Not Chick Lit: Original Stories by America's Best Women Writers

Uma Narayan
Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions & Third World Feminism

Sharon Olds
The Gold Cell

Camille Peri & Kate Moses, editors
Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood

Marge Piercy
What Are Big Girls Made Of?

Kathleen Ragan
Fearless Girls, Wise Women & Beloved Sisters:
  Heroines in Folktales from Around the World

Birute Regine
Iron Butterflies: Women Transforming Themselves & the World

Laura Riley
Tell Me of Brave Women

Sharron Rose
The Path of the Priestess: A Guidebook for Awakening the Divine Feminine

Alice Sebold
Lucky: A Memoir

Cindy Silbert
Chameleon Butterfly Dragonfly

Vila SpiderHawk
Hidden Passages: Tales to Honor the Crones

Mitzi Szereto, editor
The New Black Lace Book of Women's Sexual Fantasies

Sue Patton Thoele
The Mindful Woman: Gentle practices for restoring calm, finding balance & opening your heart

Cameron Tuttle
The Bad Girl's Guide to the Open Road

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Good Wives: Image & Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750

Vicki Ward
Life's Spices from Seasoned Sistahs

Deborah Werksman, editor
I Killed June Cleaver: Modern Moms Shatter the Myth of Perfect Parenting


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Men

Neil Bartlett
Ready to Catch Him Should He Fall

Gerald Coomer
The Summer I was Seventeen: A Story of the Appalachian Trail

Susan Faludi
Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man

Josh Kilmer-Purcell
I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir

Jennifer Lata & Mark Rung
The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Being a Groom

Scott Russell Sanders
Hunting for Hope: A Father's Journey

Honey van Campe
The Drag Queen's Cookbook


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Gender relations: sexuality & getting along

Stephen Elliott
My Girlfriend Comes to the City & Beats Me Up

Patricia Evans
The Verbally Abusive Relationship

John Gray
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex

Gina McCabe
What If I Tell?

David Moats
Civil Wars: A Battle for Gay Marriage

Gene Weingarten & Gina Barreca
I'm with Stupid: One Man. One Woman.
  10,000 Years of Misunderstanding Between the Sexes Cleared Right Up

Donna Marie Williams
Sensual Celibacy


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Trendsetters in gender equality

Robert E. Bell
Women of Classical Mythology: A Biographical Dictionary

Teleri Bevan
Years on Air

Deanne Blanton & Lauren M. Cook
They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the American Civil War

Hillary Carlip
Queen of the Oddballs: & Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan

Ann Depas-Orange & Robert C. Evans, editors
The Birthday of Myself: Martha Moulsworth, Renaissance Poet

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
 Outlaw Woman: a Memoir of the War Years, 1960-1975

Vicki Leon
Uppity Women of Ancient Times

Sara Lorimer
Booty: Girl Pirates on the High Seas

Margaret Lowman
Life in the Treetops: Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology

Jennifer Niven
Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic

Trina Robbins
Wild Irish Roses

May Sarton
At Seventy

Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
A Woman Tenderfoot

Anna Marie Sigmund
Women of the Third Reich

Veronica Webb
Veronica Webb Sight: Adventures in the Big City

Esther Williams
The Million Dollar Mermaid

Jane Yolen
The Ballad of the Pirate Queens


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Parenting & the family unit

David Borgenicht
How to Con Your Kid: Simple Scams for Mealtime, Bedtime, Bathtime, Anytime

Sinclair Browning
Feathers Brush My Heart:
  True Stories of Mothers Touching Their Daughters' Lives After Death

Susan J. Douglas & Meredith W. Michaels
The Mommy Myth: The Idealization of Motherhood & How It Has Undermined Women

Linda Culp Dowling & Cecile Culp Mielenz
Mentor Manager/Mentor Parent

Gregory L. Jantz
The Stranger in Your House

Camille Peri & Kate Moses, editors
Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood

Anita Renfroe
If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother

Scott Russell Sanders
Hunting for Hope: A Father's Journey

Lionel Shriver
We Need to Talk About Kevin

Janeen Solberg
Staying Centered: The Art of Full-Time Parenting

Starhawk, Diane Baker & Anne Hill
Circle Round: Raising Children in Goddess Traditions

Deborah Werksman, editor
I Killed June Cleaver: Modern Moms Shatter the Myth of Perfect Parenting


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