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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

Marked by a clear narrative contextualizing the many key figures interacting with Beauvoir across her life, as well as the international events that also touched and affected her, this biography belongs in both academic and popular philosophy collections.

Passions of the Times

As ever, Kristeva presents her own positions with determination she is able to validate from varied sources and sound documentation.

Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry

For both popular and academic literature collections and readers across generations.

Penis Envy and Other Bad Feelings: The Emotional Costs of Everyday Life

For all academic and large public libraries. Philosophers, gender scholars, and well-read and curious feminists, as well as queer studies students, will find much here to consider and discuss.

Thinking Without a Banister: Essays in Understanding, 1953–1975

Highly recommended for academic and larger public libraries.

The Readers' Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels

This work will appeal primarily to librarians who already have an interest in the subject. Also consider Michael Pawuk's Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More.

Libraries and the Affordable Care ACT: Helping the Community Understand Health-Care Options

Expanding on Gruber's Health Care Reform, this is a useful tool for frontline staff to consult when working with patrons and for administrators to look to when planning for services.

A Brief History of Thought

For readers set to explore Western philosophy or those who enjoy such introspective writers as Viktor Frankl (Man's Search for Meaning).

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