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

Contested Terrain:
Reflections With Afghan Women Leaders

by Sally L. Kitch
(University of Illinois Press)

Feminism and Religion in the 21st Century:
Technology, Dialogue, and Expanding Borders

edited by Gina Messina-Desert and Rosemary Radford Ruether

The Warrior Queen

by Kirstin Downey
(Nan A. Talese)

Joan of Arc:
A Life Transfigured

by Kathryn Harrison

The Life of Aretha Franklin

by David Ritz
(Little, Brown & Co.)

She’s a Knockout!
A History of Women in Fighting Sports

by L.A. Jennings
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Song of My Life:
A Biography of Margaret Walker

by Carolyn J. Brown
(University Press of Mississippi)

Stage Mothers:
Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830

edited by Laura Engel and Elaine M. McGirr
(Bucknell University Press)

The Secret History of Wonder Woman
by Jill Lepore
(Alfred A. Knopf)

The Woman I Wanted to Be
by Diane von Furstenberg
(Simon & Schuster)

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