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  • When Your Kid Goes to Collegeby Carol Barkin

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    "During the summer before he went to college, he was obnoxious; he said, 'There's a reason I'm acting this way; it will make it easier for you to have me leave.'" "When she was packing to leave, she was completely preoccupied with how many sheets and towels to take. I was thinking, 'My kid is leaving home forever, and life is taken up with minutiae.'"... more...

  • When Parents Hurtby PhD Joshua Coleman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.87

    This unique book supports parents who are struggling with the heartache of having a teenager or an adult child who is troubled, angry, or distant. Such rifts can cause unspeakable sorrow that parents too often must bear alone. Psychologist and parent Joshua Coleman, Ph.D., offers insight, empathy, and perspective to those who have lost the opportunity... more...

  • You and Your Aging Parentby Barbara Silverstone; Helen Kandel Hyman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 13.99

    First published in 1976, You and Your Aging Parent is a classic--the first book to shed light on the challenging relationship between adult children and their aging parents, illuminating the emotional, health, and financial difficulties that elderly parents and their children face during the senior years. Marking the 30th anniversary of this highly... more...

  • queersexlifeby Terry Goldie

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    Brilliant and illuminating essays on the culture of sex within queer communities. more...

  • Patience & Sarahby Isabel Miller; Emma Donoghue

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2005; US$ 17.95

    A Little Sister's Classic: a lesbian historical romance that is a literary touchstone for early-70s gay liberation. more...

  • My Mother/My Selfby Nancy Friday

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    When Nancy Friday began her research for My Mother/My Self in the early 1970?s no work existed that explored the unique interaction between mother and daughter. Today psychotherapists throughout the world acknowledge that if women are to be able to love without possessing, to find work that fulfills them, and to discover their full sexuality, they... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Like Mother, Like Daughterby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Amy Newmark

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; US$ 14.95

    This new collection holds the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul's library on the special bond between mothers and daughters, and the magical, mysterious similarities between them.  How often have you seen a teenage girl pretend to be perturbed, but secretly smile, when she is told that she acts or looks just like her mother? Fathers,... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms & Sonsby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Amy Newmark

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; US$ 14.95

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms & Sons contains the 101 best stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul?s library honoring the lifelong relationship between mothers and their male offspring. There is a special bond between mothers and their sons that never goes away. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms & Sons is filled with heartfelt and loving stories... more...

  • When Your Children Marryby Deborah M. Merrill

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 15.99

    Based on interviews with married adult children, both sons and daughters, and mothers who have at least one married son and one married daughter, this book examines how marriage changes relationships with parents. The author demonstrates that while most mothers do not feel that they 'lose' their sons following marriage, the relationships do change... more...

  • The Accordion Familyby Katherine S. Newman

    Beacon Press 2012; US$ 25.95

    Why are adults in their twenties and thirties boomeranging back to or never leaving their parents' homes in the world's wealthiest countries? Acclaimed sociologist Katherine Newman addresses this phenomenon in this timely and original book that uncovers fascinating links between globalization and the failure-to-launch trend. With over 300 interviews... more...