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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
?As this book, which is greater than the sum of its brilliant parts makes clear, Katha Pollitt, who is famously a feminist, is also a humorist, a moralist and a most hilarious, wise, and incisive observer.? ?Victor Navasky, author of A Matter of Opinion Through presidential administrations Democratic and Republican, Katha Pollitt has observed and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.00
Subject to Debate, Katha Pollitt's column in The Nation , has offered readers clear-eyed yet provocative observations on women, politics, and culture for more than seven years. Bringing together eighty-eight of her most astute essays on hot-button topics like abortion, affirmative action, and school vouchers, this selection displays the full range... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 23.00
In The Mind-Body Problem , Katha Pollitt takes the ordinary events of life?her own and others??and turns them into brilliant, poignant, and often funny poems that are full of surprises and originality. Pollitt?s imagination is stirred by conflict and juxtaposition, by the contrast (but also the connection) between logic and feeling, between the real... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
Learning to Drive ? Now a major motion picture starring Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley Celebrated for her award-winning political columns, criticism, and poetry, Katha Pollitt now shows us another side of her talent. Learning to Drive is a surprising, revealing, and entertaining collection of essays drawn from the author?s own life. ... more...
- Picador 2014; US$ 16.99
A POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTED FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATION Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, "abortion" is still a word that is said with outright hostility by many, despite the fact that one in three American women will have terminated at least one pregnancy... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 10.95
(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed) The first great manifesto of women?s rights, published in 1792 and an immediate best seller, made its author the toast of radical circles and the target of reactionary ones. Writing just after the French and American revolutions, Mary Wollstonecraft firmly established the demand for women?s emancipation in the... more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 16.95
Originally published alongside Ulysses in the pages of the legendary Little Review , Mary Olivier: A Life is an intimate, lacerating account of the ties between daughter and mother, a book of transfixing images and troubling moral intelligence that confronts the exigencies and ambiguities of freedom and responsibility with empathy and power. May... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95
Who is Hillary Clinton? is a fascinating time-lapse depiction of the leading Democratic presidential candidate as seen from the left. But it is also much more than that. A carefully-edited anthology of The Nation's coverage of Clinton's career, it's a rigorous and painstaking study of one of our most enigmatic public figures. It is a history of our... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 39.99
As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these... more...