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Author Yasmeen Mahamoud Talks About Her Writing and the Somali Diaspora

Author Yasmeen Mahamoud Talks About Her Writing and the Somali Diaspora … Read More»

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Ode to Jane Austen

Maneuvering through academia as a lover of Jane Austen can be hard. Not only is she an older author, but she's a SHE. … Read More»

Lyrics Alley

Mohammad Bey is the patriarch of the wealthy Abuzeid family and his two wives—a young, modern Egyptian and an older, traditional Sudanese woman—embody the tensions of the day as they wage battle over Read More »

Even Silence Has an End

In 2002, former Colombian senator Ingrid Betancourt was kidnapped on the campaign trail by the rebel group FARC and Read More »

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They Only Eat Their Husbands

I just turned in the final edits on my manuscript to my editor, and he told me that the next time I see my personal story it will be a book, an object that women can hold in their hands, store on thei … Read More»

The Generosity Plan

The word “philanthropist” calls to mind a barrage of images—elite, wealthy, seasoned, powerful. But in her first book, The Generosity Plan, activist and self-proclaimed generosity adviser Kathy LeMay calls for a revitalization of the way we think about giving. Read More »

Goddess Shift

This jam-packed volume features inspiration from some of the world’s most influential women. Read More »

The Thing Around Your Neck

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie follows up her acclaimed novel Half a Yellow Sun with this bold short-story collection. Read More »

A Woman Among Warlords

Malalai Joya’s story could have easily ended as a quick headline about Afghanistan’s promising young parliamentarian, a symbol of budding freedom and women’s progress. In A Woman Among Warlords, Malalai Joya tells her version of the story, which is not so neatly packaged. Read More »

A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman

Just before her 30th birthday, Lisa Shannon was living a “normal” American life. Victorian bungalow, successful business, perfect fiancé. Read More »

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