Emily Bowles

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We Are Family: The Modern Transformation of Parents and Children

An essential, thought-provoking work that will serve as the foundation for future studies.
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Lightning Flowers: My Journey To Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life

An engaging medical memoir about living with, and learning to live, life’s scars.
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Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood

In a time when the wars waged on women’s sexual bodies are happening in multiple, intersecting ways, especially through individual organizations and agencies’ attempts to stop women from asking for or receiving what they are legally allowed to request, Parravani’s story is cautionary and a call to action; as personal as it is political.

Reclaiming Her Time: The Power of Maxine Waters

In turn both entertaining yet serious, this informal biography will especially engage political buffs but also general readers of excellent biography.

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

By grouping a range of women’s voices, the editors have crafted a hopeful narrative, with many calls to action.
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Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness

A candid memoir that reminds readers how much work we need to do to ensure that maternal care and mental illness are divested of stigma.
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Made Up: How the Beauty Industry Manipulates Consumers, Preys on Women’s Insecurities, and Promotes Unattainable Beauty Standards

An academic approach to a critical subject; best suited for scholars and researchers of sociology and women’s studies.

Notes on a Silencing

This brave, brilliant memoir reveals the multifaceted effects of trauma on a survivor’s life, the damage done by some of the ways in which disclosures happen, and the power of finding a voice on one’s own terms, if and when one feels supported, sustained, and able to speak.

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The Erratics

Similar to Maya Shanbhag Lang’s What We Carry, this account is a touching portrayal of grief, family, and what is best left unspoken.

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