Women

The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan

Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture
Edited by Lois Palken Rudnick

Restricted at the behest of her family until the year 2000, Rudnick’s edition of these remarkable documents represents the culmination of more than thirty-five years of study of Luhan’s life, writings, lovers, friends, and Luhan’s social and cultural milieus in Italy, New York, and New Mexico.

Cutting Down the Last Tree on Easter Island

By Lenore Weiss

In Cutting Down the Last Tree on Easter Island, award-winning poet Lenore Weiss embodies the themes of loss, transformation and re-invention that are integral to life and to her work.

Madre

Perilous Journeys with a Spanish Noun
By Liza Bakewell

Bakewell's study is part memoir, part travelogue, and part investigation into a culture and its language.

Caput Nili

How I Won the War and Lost My Taste for Oranges
By Lisa Gill

Gill's quest through the Wonderland of our healthcare system is by turns harrowing and hilarious, a must-read for anyone interested in resilience and the capacity of the human spirit to survive.

Subjects: ArtPoetryWomen

Untold Sisters

Hispanic Nuns in Their Own Works
Revised Edition
By Electa ArenalStacey Schlau
Translated by Amanda Powell

In this revised edition of the first introduction to Hispanic convent culture published in the United States, the authors present the works of nuns going back to the sixteenth century.

For Every Indio Who Falls

A History of Maya Activism in Guatemala, 1960-1990
By Betsy Konefal

By following indigenous organizing experiences at multiple levels--local, regional, national, and international--this book explores how some Mayas became involved in political activism and opposition to a repressive state.

America the Beautiful

Last Poems
By Paula Allen

Written in the last decade of Paula Gunn Allen's life, these poem's capture the ingenious voice of this beloved Native American poet and critic.

Walking Backwards

New Poems
By Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Orbiting the globe, this collection of poems narrates encounters in a transnational American's circuit.

Subjects: PoetryWomen

Hard Grass

Life on the Crazy Woman Bison Ranch
By Mary Zeiss Stange

These colorful tales highlight the complex relationships that comprise life in the rural West today.

Mother Jones

Raising Cain and Consciousness
By Simon Cordery

The details of the life and work of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones are skillfully told here for those who have not heard her story and those who know it well.

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