Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You

Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire YouFrom the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune a

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Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Woman

Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Womann Librarian s note There is an ebook edition with the same ISBN ISBN 978 1 4494 8677 8 n n nA collection of Loryn Brantz s vibrant and relatable Jellybean Comics about her everyday experiences as a lady Home manicure tips, awkward seduction techniques, scoping out the snack table, and most impor

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The Queens of Animation

The Queens of AnimationIn this history, the author highlights Disney s largely forgotten female writers and animators Animation aficionados may know of the studio s largely female staffed Ink and Paint department, but the contributions discussed here embraced many other areas Grace Huntington was the second woman ever h

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Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto

Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist ManifestoAre you a feminist Do you believe women are human beings and that they deserve to be treated as such That women deserve all the same rights and liberties bestowed upon men If so, then you are a feminist or so the feminists keep insisting But somewhere along the way, the movement for female

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Girl Up

Girl UpThey told you you need to be thin and beautiful They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night and move in groups never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in easily than heels They told you to wear just enough make up to look presentable but not en

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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's TaleOffred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes h

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The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine MystiqueLandmark, groundbreaking, classic these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique Published in 1963, it gave a pitch perfect description of the problem that has no name the insidious beliefs and institutions that undermined women s confiden

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The Second Sex

The Second SexNewly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman, and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness This long awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French

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We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be FeministsWhat does feminism mean today That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently argued essay adapted from her much viewed TEDx talk of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun n nWith humor and

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