Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space

10 best books like Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space (Cristen Conger): The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona Borderlands, A Sprinkle of Spirits, One Fine Duke, Sisters: The Lives of America's Suffragists, Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relationships, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine, Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table, Caring for the Dying: The Doula Approach to a Meaningful Death, Prophets and Moguls, Rangers and Rogues, Bison and Bears: 100 Years of the National Park Service, Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for Women Who Are Changing the World, Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place

AuthorMargaret Regan
ISBN0807001309
Dispatches from Arizona—the front line of a massive human migration—including the voices of migrants, Border Patrol, ranchers, activists, and others
 
For the last decade, Margaret Regan has reported on the escalating chaos along the Arizona-Mexico border, ground zero for immigration...
AuthorAnna Meriano
ISBN0062498517
Leonora Logroño has finally been introduced to her family’s bakery bruja magic—but that doesn’t mean everything is all sugar and spice. Her special power hasn’t shown up yet, her family still won’t let her perform her own spells, and they now act rude every time Caroline comes by to help...
AuthorLenora Bell
ISBN0062692453
Ready.

Raised in the countryside by her overprotective uncle, Miss Mina Penny's dream of a triumphant London season is finally here. She determined her perfect match long ago: Rafe Bentley, the wickedest rake of them all. There's only one very large, very unyielding obstacle: Rafe's brother...
AuthorJean H. Baker
ISBN0809087030
How the Personal Became Political In the Fight to Grant Women Civil Rights

They forever changed America: Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frances Willard, Alice Paul. At their revolution's start in the 1840s, a woman's right to speak in public was questioned. By its conclusion...
AuthorMichele Lent Hirsch
ISBN0807023957
An exploration of women navigating serious health issues at an age where they're expected to be healthy, dating, having careers and children.

Miriam's doctor didn't believe she had breast cancer. She did.

Sophie navigates being the only black scientist in her lab while studying...
AuthorSara Roahen
ISBN0393061671
Celebrating New Orleans' food culture, one specialty at a time. A cocktail is more than a segue to dinner when it's a Sazerac, an anise-laced drink of rye whiskey and bitters indigenous to New Orleans. For Wisconsin native Sara Roahen, a Sazerac is also a fine accompaniment to raw oysters, a looking...
AuthorHenry Fersko-Weiss
ISBN1573246964
Caring for the Dying describes a whole new way to approach death and dying. It explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to the care given at the end of a life. Created by Henry Fersko-Weiss, the end-of-life doula model is adapted from the work of birth doulas and...
AuthorHeather Hansen
ISBN9781594858
Anyone who has stood beneath a redwood, neck craned to see its top rising far above; or who has heard ghostly whispers of residents long-past among the burnt-red cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde; or who has climbed the stairs to gaze out from the Statue of Liberty’s crown, would agree that our National...
AuthorHolly Morris
ISBN0375760636
After years of working behind a desk, Holly Morris had finally had enough. So she quit her job and set out to prove that adventure is not just a vacation style but a philosophy of living and to find like-minded, risk-taking women around the globe. With modest backing, a small television crew, her spirited...
AuthorSusan Wittig Albert
ISBN0292719701
What does it mean to belong to a place, to be truly rooted and grounded in the place you call home? How do you commit to a marriage, to a full partnership with another person, and still maintain your own separate identity? These questions have been central to Susan Wittig Albert's life, and in this beautifully...
AuthorBlaine Harden
ISBN0393316904
After a two-decade absence, Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden returned to his small-town birthplace in the Pacific Northwest to follow the rise and fall of the West's most thoroughly conquered river.


Harden's hometown, Moses Lake, Washington, could not have existed without...
AuthorNicholas Johnson
ISBN0922915997
When Johnson went to work for the U.S. Antarctic Program (devoted to scientific research and education in support of the national interest in the Antarctic), he figured he'd find adventure, beauty, penguins and lofty-minded scientists. Instead, he found boredom, alcohol and bureaucracy. As a dishwasher...
AuthorHamlin Garland
A classic of American realism, A Son of the Middle Border (1917) is the true coming-of-age odyssey of a farm boy who—informed by the full brute force of a homesteaders’ life on the vast unbroken prairie—would become a preeminent American writer of the early twentieth century. Pulitzer Prize–winner...
AuthorBill Hayes
ISBN0345456890
The classic medical text known as Gray’s Anatomy is one of the most famous books ever written. Now, on the 150th anniversary of its publication, acclaimed science writer and master of narrative nonfiction Bill Hayes has written the fascinating, never-before-told true story of how this seminal...
AuthorSam Wineburg
Let’s start with two truths about our era that are so inescapable as to have become clichés: We are surrounded by more readily available information than ever before. And a huge percentage of it is inaccurate. Some of the bad info is well-meaning but ignorant. Some of it is deliberately deceptive....
AuthorRyan D. Enos
The Space Between Us brings the connection between geography, psychology, and politics to life. By going into the neighborhoods of real cities, Enos shows how our perceptions of racial, ethnic, and religious groups are intuitively shaped by where these groups live and interact daily. Through the...
My Maasai Life: From Suburbia to Savannah
AuthorRobin Wiszowaty
ISBN1553655095
A memoir of a girl's choice to leave childhood comforts behind to live in her adoptive country of Kenya.

Growing up in suburban Illinois, Robin Wiszowaty never pictured herself living with an impoverished Maasai family in rural Kenya. Yet in her early twenties Wiszowaty embarked on an incredible...
AuthorGiorgio Van Straten
ISBN8858123263
Questo libro racconta la storia di libri che c'erano e non ci sono più. I libri perduti non sono libri dimenticati oppure libri pensati dall'autore e mai nati. Sono quelli che l'autore ha scritto, che qualcuno ha visto, magari ha anche letto, e che poi sono stati distrutti o dei quali non si è saputo più...
AuthorMarley Dias
ISBN1338136895
Marley Dias, the powerhouse girl-wonder who started the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign, speaks to kids about her passion for making our world a better place, and how to make their dreams come true!
Marley Dias, the powerhouse girl-wonder who started the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign, speaks...
AuthorJoanna Brooks
ISBN0190248033
This groundbreaking collection gathers together for the first time the essential writings of the contemporary Mormon feminist movement--from its historic beginnings in the 1970s to its vibrant present, offering the best Mormon feminist thought and writing.

No issue in Mormonism has...
AuthorBev Sellars
ISBN0889227411
Xat'sull Chief Bev Sellars spent her childhood in a church-run residential school whose aim it was to "civilize" Native children through Christian teachings, forced separation from family and culture, and discipline. In addition, beginning at the age of five, Sellars was isolated for two years...
The Art of Reading
AuthorDamon Young
We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?

In The Art of Reading, philosopher Damon Young reveals the pleasures of this intimate pursuit through a rich sample of literature: from Virginia Woolf's diaries to...
The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid
AuthorCraig Pittman
ISBN0813039746
Some people will do anything for beauty or fame

“FANTASTIC. If I did not know most of the main players I would have thought the author had a vivid and twisted imagination..”—Paul Martin Brown, author of Wild Orchids of Florida

“A fascinating true story of obsession, greed,...
AuthorJulian Beever
ISBN1554076617
Fascinating pavement chalk art by a master of the craft.

The pavement chalk artist is a master of art, perspective, creativity and performance. Julian Beever is one such extraordinary master.

More than just traditional flat drawings, the works Beever creates are uniquely three-dimensional...
Remembering the Kanji, Volume I: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters
AuthorJames W. Heisig
ISBN4889960759
I DID IT. Right on.

Phew! I started working with this book at the end of July/the beginning of August. Heisig himself says in the preface that it should be possible to finish it all in six weeks if you're dedicated and have the time - I laughed at that and thought to myself that it would take me years.

It...
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