Recent Books 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

A Notorious Woman:
Anne Royall in Jacksonian America

by Elizabeth J. Clapp
(University of Virginia Press)

Adele Briscoe Looscan:
Daughter of the Republic

by Laura McLemore
(Texas Christian University Press)

Gender and Peacebuilding
by Claire Duncanson

Irish Feminist Future
by Claire Bracken

Of Women Borne:
A Literary Ethics of Suffering

by Cynthia R. Wallace
(Columbia University Press)

The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe:
A Biography

by Elaine Showalter
(Simon & Schuster)

The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder
edited by William Anderson

The Value of Emily Dickinson
by Mary Loeffelholz
(Cambridge University Press)

What Works:
Gender Equality by Design

by Iris Bohnet
(Belknap Press)

When Women Win:
EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics

by Ellen R. Malcolm with Craig Unger
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

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