Woman: An Intimate Geography

By Natalie Angier

National e-book Award finalist
A New York Times impressive book

"A journey de strength, a womderful, enjoyable and informative book." —Abraham Verghese, New York instances booklet Review

After fifteen years in print, Woman remains a vital advisor to every thing from organs to orgasms and hormones to hysterectomies. together with her attribute readability, perception, and sheer exuberance of language, bestselling writer Natalie Angier cuts throughout the nonetheless accepted myths and incorrect information surrounding the feminine physique, that the majority enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces. Woman is a witty and guaranteed narrative travel de strength with a competent grab of science.

up-to-date all through and with a brand new creation bringing readers modern at the most recent technological know-how in evolutionary psychology and hormone alternative remedy, this new version of Woman reinvigorates Angier’s cheerful imaginative and prescient of womanhood.

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Vogue Colors A to Z: A Fashion Coloring Book

By Valerie Steiker

In this first-ever coloring booklet from American Vogue, you're invited right into a global of favor fantasy.

Twenty-six archival journal covers from 1912 to 1932, via ten celebrated illustrators dwelling right here and in a foreign country, take you again to a extra playful and eccentric second of boas, bows, hats and headpieces, enthusiasts, pearls and gloves, or even unique animals. Coloring ebook fanatics of every age can test their hand on the artwork Deco styles and letters from A to Z and the vigorous drawings of girls dressed for the duty to hand, if it is using their very own motor vehicle, pruning morning glories within the backyard, feeding a dragon, steerage a gondola, sitting on a crescent moon, perched on a peacock or using a zebra—side-saddle, in fact. this can be the trend woman as liberated, trendy, and continually dressed for adventure.

At the again, do not leave out the twenty-six Vogue covers of their unique shades with energetic captions in addition to a gorgeous six-page gatefold of twenty-one glamorous attire from 1912–1932 to paint, tear out, and demonstrate.

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I Used to Be So Organized: Help for Reclaiming Order and Peace

By Glynnis Whitwer

Combining non secular encouragement and functional program I was So Organized offers a balanced method of discovering order and peace for this present day s beaten woman.

I was once So Organized addresses the frustrations many girls suppose after they cannot get a deal with on their lives. They be aware of, deep of their hearts, they need to manage to deal with issues. in the end, they was prepared . . . ten or 20 years in the past. yet now, lifestyles turns out at hand them one distraction and problem after one other, and ''helpful technology'' that simply appear to upload to the matter. simply after they imagine they've got ''caught up,'' anything else adjustments, and there s extra to be done.

In this publication, Glynnis Whitwer addresses the difficulty of association dependent during this new fact of data overload, overwhelming offerings, elevated expectancies and know-how advances that gained t decelerate. This ebook comprises twenty-three chapters, every one brief sufficient for a hectic girl to learn in the course of a lunch holiday. each point of existence comes jointly during this one easy-to-read guide.

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Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction

By Julie C. Dunbar

Women, song, Culture is an undergraduate textbook at the heritage and contribution of ladies in various musical genres and professions. transparent writing, compelling narrative, and greater than fifty guided listening examples carry the realm of girls in tune to lifestyles. It contains a wide variety of pedagogical aids, together with an abundance of images, a entire spouse web site, serious pondering routines, in addition to a operating word list that boosts key figures and phrases. overlaying very important figures in artwork track and renowned song, it examines a neighborhood of ladies focused on the area of tune, together with composers, manufacturers, shoppers, performers, technicians, moms, educators and listeners.

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The Interestings: A Novel

By Meg Wolitzer

Pilot episode tailored from Meg Wolitzer’s bestselling novel is now to be had on Amazon Video. Directed via Mike Newell and starring Lauren Ambrose, the hot York occasions says “you are in for a treat.”

“Remarkable . . . With this booklet [Wolitzer] has passed herself.”—The ny instances e-book Review

"A victory . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's position the most effective novelists of her new release. . . . She's each piece as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. however the very human moments in her paintings hit you tougher than the massive rules. this is not women's fiction. it really is everyone's."—Entertainment Weekly (A)

The New York Times–bestselling novel through Meg Wolitzer that has been known as "genius" (The Chicago Tribune), “wonderful” (Vanity Fair), "ambitious" (San Francisco Chronicle), and a “page-turner” (Cosmopolitan), which The manhattan Times Book Review says is "among the ranks of books like Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom and Jeffrey Eugenides The Marriage Plot."

The summer season that Nixon resigns, six young ones at a summer time camp for the humanities develop into inseparable. many years later the bond is still strong, yet quite a bit else has replaced. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows those characters from the peak of sweet sixteen via heart age, as their abilities, fortunes, and levels of delight diverge.

The type of creativity that's rewarded at age fifteen isn't constantly adequate to propel anyone via existence at age thirty; now not every person can maintain, in maturity, what appeared so detailed in formative years. Jules Jacobson, an aspiring comedian actress, ultimately resigns herself to a simpler profession and way of life. Her good friend Jonah, a talented musician, stops enjoying the guitar and turns into an engineer. yet Ethan and Ash, Jules’s now-married top acquaintances, turn into shockingly successful—true to their preliminary inventive goals, with the wealth and entry that let these desires to maintain increasing. The friendships undergo or even prosper, but additionally underscore the variations of their fates, in what their skills became and the shapes their lives have taken.

Wide in scope, bold, and populated through complicated characters who come jointly and aside in a altering long island urban, The Interestings explores the that means of expertise; the character of envy; the jobs of sophistication, artwork, cash, and tool; and the way it all can shift and tilt precipitously over the process a friendship and a lifestyles.

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Rules of the Game

By Neil Strauss

Neil Strauss, New York Times bestselling writer of The Game, now brings readers a transportable, omnibus paperback version of his field set Rules of the Game—a distinctive how-to consultant for pickup artists (The StyleLife Challenge) and a quantity of video game tales (The type Diaries)—with new bonus fabric. The Stylelife Challenge is the guide Strauss, writer of Emergency, suggestion he’d by no means write: the last word advisor to touchdown the lady of your goals, whereas The kind Diaries takes readers extra into the seduction underworld than ever sooner than, and delves the place The Game by no means dared to tread: into the much more advanced ideas of relationships.

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Emotional Currency: A Woman's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money

On a daily basis, girls face new demanding situations that include having keep watch over over, and accountability for, their monetary lives. occasionally intriguing, occasionally scary, those concerns consistently have an emotional facet. writer and psychotherapist Dr. Kate Levinson deals clean ways to navigating the extraordinary variety of ideals concerning the position of cash in our lives, coming to phrases with our emotions approximately being “rich” or “poor,” and exploring our internal cash lifestyles in order that we will be able to positioned our emotions to paintings for us in a favorable approach. through knowing our intimate historical past and courting with cash we're larger in a position to deal with our funds anxieties, remedy our cash difficulties, benefit from the cash now we have, and make room for different, extra significant values.

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The Modern Period: Menstruation in Twentieth-Century America

By Lara Freidenfelds

The smooth Period examines how and why american citizens followed extensively new equipment of dealing with and puzzling over menstruation through the 20th century.

In the early 20th century girls often used selfmade fabric "diapers" to soak up menstrual blood, shunned chills in the course of their sessions to guard their wellbeing and fitness, and counted themselves fortunate in the event that they knew whatever approximately menstruation prior to menarche. New expectancies in school, at play, and within the office, even if, made those menstrual traditions problematical, and middle-class ladies quick sought new info and items that will make their per month sessions much less disruptive to daily life.

Lara Freidenfelds lines this cultural shift, displaying how american citizens reframed their wondering menstruation. She explains how men and women collaborated with intercourse educators, menstrual product brands, advertisers, actual schooling academics, and medical professionals to create a contemporary knowing of menstruation. Excerpts from seventy-five interviews―accounts via turns humorous and moving―help readers to spot with the stories of the standard those that engineered those alterations.

The smooth Period ties historic adjustments in menstrual practices to a much wider argument approximately American renowned modernity within the 20th century. Freidenfelds explores what it intended to be glossy and center classification and the way these beliefs have been mirrored within the menstrual practices and ideology of the time.

This obtainable learn sheds new gentle at the historical past of well known modernity, the increase of the center category, and the connection of those phenomena to how american citizens have cared for and controlled their bodies.

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Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence (Tribal Legal Studies)

By Sarah Deer

A normal creation to the social and felony matters excited about acts of violence opposed to local girls, this book's participants are attorneys, social employees, social scientists, writers, poets, and sufferers. within the U.S. local girls are much more likely than ladies from the other staff to undergo violence, from rape and battery to extra sophisticated different types of abuse, and Sharing Our tales of Survival explores the factors and results of such habit. The tales and case-studies offered listed here are usually painful and uncooked, and the facts are overwhelmingly grim; yet a countervailing subject matter additionally runs via this tremendous informative quantity: a few of the ladies who seem in those pages are survivors, usually reinforced through their travails, and the violence tested this is human violence, that means that it may be replaced, if basically with a lot attempt and schooling. step one is to put out the reality for all to work out, and that's the objective complete through this publication.

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