Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Carrying the Torch:
Maud Howe Elliott and the American Renaissance

by Nancy Whipple Grinnell
(University Press of New England)

Dedicated to God:
An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns

by Abbie Reese
(Oxford University Press)

Defending Battered Women on Trial:
Lessons from the Transcripts

by Elizabeth A. Sheehy
(University of British Columbia Press)

How Asian Women Lead:
Lessons for Global Corporations

by Jane Horan
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Live and Die Like a Man:
Gender Dynamics in Urban Egypt

by Farha Ghannam
(Stanford University Press)

Revolutionary Women Writers:
Charlotte Smith and Helen Maria Williams

by Angela Keane
(Northcote House Publishers)

Sex Itself:
The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

by Sarah S. Richardson
(University of Chicago Press)

The Faith Lives of Women and Girls
edited by Nicola Slee et al.
(Ashgate Publishing)

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