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BOOK REVIEWS | 2005 - 2006


Book Reviews
See all the reviews published online from Ms. Magazine.

Summer 2006
Spring 2006
Winter 2006
Fall 2006
Summer 2005


Reviewed in the Summer 2006 issue:

Alentejo Blue By Monica Ali
Barefootin': Life Lessons from the Road to Freedom
By Unita Blackwell with JoAnne Prichard Morris
The Potbellied Virgin
By Alicia Yánez Cossío
homegrown: engaged cultural criticism
By bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains
The Dead Hour
By Denise Mina

Alentejo Blue Cover

Alentejo Blue
By Monica Ali


Barefootin' Cover

Barefootin': Life Lessons from the Road to Freedom
By Unita Blackwell with JoAnne Prichard Morris

 

The Potbellied Virgin Cover

The Potbellied Virgin
By Alicia Yánez Cossío

 

Homegrown Cover

homegrown: engaged cultural criticism
By bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains

 

The Dead Hour Cover

The Dead Hour
By Denise Mina

 

 


Reviewed in the Spring 2006 issue:

Elements of Style By Wendy Wasserstein
Prospero's Daughter By Elizabeth Nunez
Hot and Bothered: Women, Medicine and Menopause in Modern America By Judith A. Houck
Strange Piece of Paradise By Terri Jentz
How the Pro-choice Movement Saved America: Freedom, Politics and the War on Sex By Cristina Page

Elements of Style Cover

Elements of Style
By Wendy Wasserstein

 


Reviewed in the Winter 2006 issue:

With Liberty and Justice for All: A Life Spent Protecting the Right to Choose By Kate Michelman
From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism By Patricia Hill Collins
The Ellis Island Snow Globe By Erica Rand
Harvest for Hope By Jane Goodall
The Last of Her Kind By Sigrid Nunez

With Liberty and Justice For All

With Liberty and Justice for All: A Life Spent Protecting the Right to Choose
By Kate Michelman



Reviewed in the Fall 2005 issue:

Between Two Worlds: Escape From Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam By Zainab Salbi and Laurie Becklund
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream By Barbara Ehrenreich
The Year of Magical Thinking By Joan Didion
The Solitude of Self: Thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton By Vivian Gornick
Saving Fish from Drowning By Amy Tan

Between Two Worlds Cover


Reviewed in the Summer 2005 issue:

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage By Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas
The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova, Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendship By Johnette Howard
Naphtalene: A Novel of Baghdad By Alia Mamdouh
Zorro By Isabel Allende
Assassination Vacation By Sarah Vowell
Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey By Linda Greenhouse

Promises I Can Keep Cover

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage
By Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas

 

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