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Voting has closed for the next book club pick, and the winner is: The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Here is the magical legend of King Arthur, vividly retold through the eyes and lives of the women who wielded power from behind the throne. A spellbinding novel, an extraordinary literary achievement, THE MISTS […]

Voting has closed for the next book club pick. Winning by the tiniest margin possible (1 vote), the next pick is Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape by Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti. Yes Means Yes will bring to the table a dazzling variety of perspectives and experiences […]

Voting for the next book club selection has closed and the winner The Ethical Slut. For anyone who has ever dreamed of love, sex, and companionship beyond the limits of traditional monogamy, this groundbreaking guide navigates the infinite possibilities that open relationships can offer. Experienced ethical sluts Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy dispel myths […]

The readers have spoken! The results of the polls for October’s book selection marked Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center* by bell hooks as the winner. In this beautifully written and carefully argued work, hooks maintains that mainstream feminism’s reliance on white, middle-class, and professional spokeswomen obscures the involvement, leadership, and centrality of women of […]

Our book club selection for September is Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi: Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school […]