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This piece by the late bell hooks was originally published in the February 1990 issue of The Women's Review of Books. He...
12/24/2021

This piece by the late bell hooks was originally published in the February 1990 issue of The Women's Review of Books. Her writing and scholarship continues to shape a better world. Rest in peace and in power.


https://www.jstor.org/stable/4020686

Bell Hooks, From Scepticism to Feminism, The Women's Review of Books, Vol. 7, No. 5 (Feb., 1990), p. 29

"I saw [Rosemary's Baby]  when it was released in 1968, a second time I don’t remember, and a third time last week. In 1...
12/19/2021

"I saw [Rosemary's Baby] when it was released in 1968, a second time I don’t remember, and a third time last week. In 1966, when I was nineteen, I married a boy. I don't exactly know why. I loved him, but married? I mean, I don't know what I mean. The day I got married I knew I shouldn’t do it."

The End of Summer, 2021 By Laurie Stone
Read the full article in the Women's Review of Books: https://www.wcwonline.org/Women-s-Review-of-Books-Nov/Dec-2021/streaming

“This was to be a book of remembrances," Diane di Prima writes in her journal-turned-memoir, as she reflects on grief, d...
12/18/2021

“This was to be a book of remembrances," Diane di Prima writes in her journal-turned-memoir, as she reflects on grief, daily life, and the underground literary and art communities of the 1950s and 1960s.

Read Jolie Brown's review of di Prima's Spring and Autumn Annals in the latest issue of the Women's Review of Books: https://www.wcwonline.org/Women-s-Review-of-Books-Nov/Dec-2021/record

During this past summer of reflection, tragedy, and continual change, Blanche Wiesen Cook became obsessed by the works o...
12/17/2021

During this past summer of reflection, tragedy, and continual change, Blanche Wiesen Cook became obsessed by the works of H.D. (Hilda Doolittle, l886–1961) and Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman, 1894–1983).

Read her essay on why dramatic and intriguing foremothers merit our immediate attention in the latest issue of the Women's Review of Books. https://www.wcwonline.org/Women-s-Review-of-Books-Nov/Dec-2021/field-notes

"No, our bodies will not last forever, but the legacies we leave and the connections we build do outlive us."Kait Heacoc...
12/10/2021

"No, our bodies will not last forever, but the legacies we leave and the connections we build do outlive us."

Kait Heacock reflects on Simone de Beauvoir, existentialism, and the holiday season in the latest issue: wcwonline.org/Women-s-Review-of-Books-Nov/Dec-2021/listen-up

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07/12/2021

Jennifer Baumgardner, Women's Review of Books editor in chief, gives a preview of what's in the current issue.

05/20/2021

Jennifer Baumgardner, Women's Review of Books editor in chief, gives a preview of what's in the new May/June issue. Read a selection of free articles or subscribe at wcwonline.org/womensreview

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