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Just Tell Them I Survived!: Women in Antarctica (Nov., $16.95) by Robin Burns offers a glimpse into the physical and social challenges for the women who have worked and lived in Antarctica.
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Cracking the Earth, a 25th Anniversary Anthology from CALYX (Oct.; $12.95, cloth $25.95), edited by Beverly McFarland and Micki Reaman et al., includes poetry and prose by 47 women. Ad/promo. Author tour.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Women Take Care: Gender, Race, and the Culture of AIDS (Sept.; $15.95, cloth $39.95) by Katie Hogan examines how females are viewed in literary and popular works in relation to AIDS.
Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance (Dec.; $18.95, cloth $39.95) by Beverly Bell. Oral histories tell how Haiti’s poor and dispossessed women have fought for survival.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonies (Nov., $19.95) by the Latina Feminist Group recounts how Latina women became academics and writers.
Bearing Life: Women’s Writings on Childlessness (Sept., $TBA), edited by Rochelle Ratner, features essays by Margaret Atwood and Amy Tan.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Women of Spirit (Oct., $14.95) by Katherine Martin offers 40 original stories of courage and bravery. 25,000 first printing. First serial to Redbook. Author tour.
Reprint: Sex & Power (Sept., $14) by Susan Estrich.
Standing Before Us: Unitarian Universalist Women and Social Reform, 1776-1936 (Dec., $40) by Dorothy May Emerson features letters, stories, speeches and poems by women who contributed to this movement.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
The Paradox of Natural Mothering (Dec.; $18.95, cloth $59.50) by Chris Bobel profiles 32 women who have renounced consumerism and careerism for home and family.
Grandmothers: The Changing Culture (Nov., $24.95), edited by Geoff Dench, reflects on being a grandmother in modern Britain.
Her Fork in the Road: Women Celebrate Food and Travel (Oct., $16.95), edited by Lisa Bach, stirs up a savory sampling of women’s stories about food and travel.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Bike Lust: Harleys, Women, and American Society (Sept.; $21.95, cloth $55) by Barbara Joans untangles the rules, rituals and rites of passage of the biker culture.
WILDCAT CANYON PRESS
Straight Women, Gay Men: Absolutely Fabulous Friendships (Sept., $15.95) by Robert H. Hopcke and Laura Rafaty studies this unique relationship.
Teen Girlfriends: Celebrating the Good Times, Getting Through the Hard Times (Sept., $13.95) by Julia DeVillers pays anecdotal tribute to teen friendships.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Women's Studies
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