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

Between the Novel and the News:
The Emergence of American Women’s Writing

by Sari Edelstein
(University of Virginia Press)

Cross-Cultural Women Scholars in Academe:
Intergenerational Voices

edited by Lorri J. Santamaria et al.

Eugenic Feminism:
Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

by Asha Nadkarni
(University of Minnesota Press)

Exit Berlin:
How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany

by Charlotte R. Bonelli
(Yale University Press)

Feminism and Popular Culture:
Investigating the Postfeminist Mystique

by Rebecca Munford and Melanie Waters
(Rutgers University Press)

Fifty Shades of Feminism
edited by Lisa Appignanesi et al.
(Virago UK)

Gender and Sexualities in Education:
A Reader

edited by Elizabeth J. Meyer and Dennis Carlson
(Peter Lang International)

Grandmothers at Work:
Juggling Families and Jobs

by Madonna Harrington Meyer
(New York University Press)

Medea’s Chorus:
Myth and Women’s Poetry Since 1950

by Veronica House
(Peter Lang International)

Never Wholly Other:
Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism
by Jerusha Tanner Lamptey
(Oxford University Press)

New Generations of Catholic Sisters:
The Challenge of Diversity

by Mary Johnson et al.
(Oxford University Press)

Surviving Katrina:
The Experiences of Low-Income African-American Women

by Jessica Warner Pardee
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

The Food Section:
Newspaper Women and the Culinary Community

by Kimberly Wilmot Voss
(Rowman & Littlefield)

The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece
by Kirk Ormand
(Cambridge University Press)

The MBA Slingshot for Women:
Using Business School to Catapult Your Career

by Nicole McKinney Lindsay
(Praeger Publishers)

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