Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women 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

The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women

by Sarah Bargiela
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers)

Dirty Work:
Domestic Service in Progressive-Era Women’s Fiction

by Ann Mattis
(University of Michigan Press)

Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

by Lyndall Gordon
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

Ritual Soundings:
Women Performers and World Religions

by Sarah Weiss
(University of Illinois Press)

Rivers of Light:
The Life of Claire Myers Owens

by Miriam Kalman Friedman
(Syracuse University Press)

To Be Equals in Our Own Country:
Women and the Vote in Quebec

by Denyse Baillargeon
(University of British Columbia Press)

To Turn the Whole World Over:
Black Women and Internationalism

edited by Keisha Blain and Tiffany Gill
(University of Illinois Press)

TV Family Values:
Gender, Domestic Labor, and 1980s Sitcoms

by Alice Leppert
(Rutgers University Press)

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