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The Naked Woman

The Naked Woman


ía Somers

ISBN: 9781936932443
Year of publication: 2018

Armona Somers THE NAKED WOMAN As much as shed been hoping otherwise, Rebeca Linkes thirtieth birthday began with exactly what she had expected: nothing. What if nothing happens she asked herself. I dont care if its good or bad, so long as its something. Her mistake had been to invest her hopes in a crucial event occurring at an arbitrary point in time when what needed to happen would inevitably be a flash in the dark, an unexpected ambush that catches you unawares during an otherwise ordinary ...

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The Art of Asking

The Art of Asking


Amanda Palmer

ISBN: 9781455581078
Year of publication: 2014

Amanda Palmer THE ART OF ASKING or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO MY MUTTI, who, through her love, first taught me how to ask Foreword by Bren Brown A decade or so ago in Boston, Amanda performed on the street as a human statuea white-faced, eight-foot-tall bride statue to be exact. From a distance, you could have watched a passerby stop to put money in the hat in front of her crate and then smile as Amanda looked that person lovingly in the eye and ...

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The Medieval Vagina

The Medieval Vagina


Karen Harris
Lori Caskey-Sigety

ISBN: 9781500267612
Year of publication: 2014

Karen Harris and Lori Caskey-Sigety THE MEDIEVAL VAGINA A HYSTERICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF ALL THINGS VAGINAL DURING THE MIDDLE AGES About the Cover Photograph I snapped the photograph that appears on the cover of this book while visiting Scotland and England in June 2013. The photograph is the entrance to Bothwell, a 15th century castle near Glasgow, Scotland. Interestingly, I was a castle virgin before visiting Europe for the first time, so this photograph is particularly fitting for ...

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A History of Women in Russia

A History of Women in Russia


Barbara Evans Clements

ISBN: 9780253000972
Year of publication: 2012

Barbara Evans Clements A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN RUSSIA FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT To my mother, Champe Winston Evans 191591, a widow who worked the double shift in the days of Leave It to Beaver. A good wife is more precious than jewels. THE PRIMARY CHRONICLE When the Devil himself has failed, he sends a woman. RUSSIAN PROVERB ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many people helped me in the writing of this book. Lynn Benediktsson, Jerry Newman, and Christine Worobec read early versions. Their wise observations ...

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The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen's Window

The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen's Window


Rachel Swirsky

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Rachel Swirsky THE LADY WHO PLUCKED RED FLOWERS BENEATH THE QUEENS WINDOW My story should have ended on the day I died. Instead, it began there. Sun pounded on my back as I rode through the Mountains where the Sun Rests. My horses hooves beat in syncopation with those of the donkey that trotted in our shadow. The queens midget Kyan turned his head toward me, sweat dripping down the red-and-blue protections painted across his malformed brow. Shouldnt we stop he panted. Sunlight shone red across ...

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Mrs. Yaga

Mrs. Yaga


Michal Wojcik

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Mrs. Yaga by Michal Wojcik Mrs. Yaga For all the Baba Yagas out there. Aurelia grew up in a cabin a little ways outside of town, the one with the red mailbox and the twisted iron fence surmounted by skulls. Sometimes the house would groan and shift and flex its long chicken feet every so often it would stretch out its legs, lifting Aurelias room up over the trees and making crockery slide and smash. Then Mrs. Yaga would speak to the walls and soothe their domicile into settling back down again, ...

Keywords: Baba Yaga Diversity Dragons Families Feminism Folk Tales Magic Polish Folk Tales Quest Fantasy Retelling SFF Slavic Myths Speculative Fiction Subversive Fairy Tales Witches Young Adult
Ancient, Ancient

Ancient, Ancient


Kiini Ibura Salaam

ISBN: 9781619760103
Year of publication: 2012

Kiini Ibura Salaam ANCIENT, ANCIENT Stories This collection is dedicated to humanitys ancient urges, and to the ancient truths that reside in each one of us. Annunciation by Nisi Shawl Be not afraid. Angels of longing arise from these pages, tugging at your heart, your tongue, testing your nerves, teasing your brain. Bravery is the best way to meet them. I know this from experience. In 2001, Kiini Ibura Salaam attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop in Seattle. As a classroom volunteer, ...

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Bachelor Girl

Bachelor Girl


Betsy Israel

ISBN: 9780380976492
Year of publication: 2002

Betsy Israel BACHELOR GIRL The Secret History of Single Women in the Twentieth Century Hayley Israel Doner, greatest single girl I know ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This book would not exist without the foresight, goodwill, and patience of two extraordinary people. My agent, Susan Ramer, has been with me through three proposals, five drafts, and an epic spell of writers fog. She has devoted so much time to this project, worked through so many of its problems, and been such a wonderful friend that I cannot ...

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The Sweetest Dream

The Sweetest Dream


Doris Lessing

ISBN: 0060937556
Year of publication: 2001

Doris Lessing The Sweetest Dream perfectbound With gratitude to my editor at Flamingo, Philip Gwyn Jones, and to my agent Jonathan Clowes, for good advice and criticism, and to Antony Chennells, for help with the Roman Catholic parts of the book. Authors Note I am not writing volume three of my autobiography because of possible hurt to vulnerable people. Which does not mean I have novelised autobiography. There are no parallels here to actual people, except for one, a very minor character. I ...

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