Kathleen McCallister

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Candida Royalle and the Sexual Revolution: A History from Below

For readers interested in works about feminism and sex in the late 20th century or in biographies of historically overlooked women.
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There She Goes Again: Gender, Power, and Knowledge in Contemporary Film and Television Franchises

A thoughtful, scholarly investigation into the complexities of how powerful women are conceptualized and presented in the current media landscape. Eminently suitable for libraries with feminist and women-in-media collections. Likely to be of particular use to those seeking analyses of postfeminist media centered on women protagonists.
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She’s a Badass: Women in Rock Shaping Feminism

This book’s fierce attitude and biographies that pitch towards the positive will have plenty of appeal for readers seeking some inspiration from women who’ve carved out a place in rock music.

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Madonna: A Rebel Life

Impressive in size and scope, the 880 pages of this tome might deter some readers. However, casual and hardcore fans of Madonna (or of pop music in general) will still benefit from making a beeline for this book. A vital pick for public libraries and institutions with collections on women artists or 20th- and 21st-century music and pop culture.
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Here’s to the Ladies: Conversations with More of the Great Women of Musical Theatre

Another delightful gathering of the voices of women of Broadway. An excellent choice for musical theater and women-in-the-performing-arts library collections and fans.

Pageboy: A Memoir

Page’s fame as both actor and an LGBTQIA+ figure already makes this volume of interest to numerous library communities, but institutions should also consider adding it to collections as important insight at a time when transgender narratives are increasingly sought after.
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Drag: A British History

A strong selection for collections focusing on LGBTQIA+ communities, drag history, and performing arts.
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Mary Climbs In: The Journeys of Bruce Springsteen’s Women Fans

An intelligent and vital look at women in rock audiences. All Springsteen fans will likely enjoy this, but it also deserves serious consideration from general readers interested in studies of popular music, gender, and fandom.
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