A new way of looking at feminism from one of our funniest writers.
It's a good time to be a woman: We have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do remain... Why are we supposed to get Brazilians? Should we use Botox? Do men secretly hate us... read more
How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran is a semi autobiographical comedic exploration of feminism today. I know the title seems a bit presumptuous, but do not let it put you off. Moran has a go at answering the questions that every modern woman is thinking, covering everything from the decreasing size of (under)pants to why ... read more
In her bestselling guide Can We Help It If We're Fabulous, the irrepressible Peta Mathias shared her thoughts on being a woman. Now, with Just in Time to be Too Late, she turns her attention to what it means to be a man in the 21st century. What makes men cry? Why are bad boys so irresistible? What exactly is the point of spo... read more
Originally published in 1988, GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT has helped thousands of couples attain more loving, supportive and deeply satisfying relationships. In this groundbreaking book, Dr Harville Hendrix shares with you what he has learned about the psychology of love during more than thirty years of working as a therapist a... read more
Combines photography and oral history to document the lives of 45 gay men - 14 couples, 14 single men and one trio - and how their journeys have, for the moment, led them towards or away from relationships. Men Alone - Men Together reflects the immense diversity of the gay world. These men are our workmates and neighbours. Th... read more
Demonised by the Church throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, homosexuals became the scapegoats of society, constantly facing exile or a brutal death. In "Heroes to Exiles", the human cost of this long exile is told through the lives of the most eminent homosexual men and women in history. Some were artists like the... read more
The legendary relationships guide that mothers recommend to their daughters, friends give as gifts and brothers steal from their sisters, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus is inarguably the definitive book on having a happy relationship. 'A treasure', 'a bible' and 'an heirloom' are some of the words used to describe t... read more
|Author:||Elizabeth M. Bucar|
For many the mark of fundamentalism and female oppression, the Islamic veil is a powerful symbol. Navigating complex relationships between religion, culture, politics, and women's freedom, this lively introduction goes beyond the simplistic mainstream understandings about the veil and whether it is "good" or "bad" to explore ... read more
Psst, want a whole new approach to puberty? Puberty Girl is here to help! Whether or not you've started seeing the signs of your body changing, this fab book will bring new meaning and understanding to a young girl's teen years. Yes, it can be a confusing and emotional time - but with Puberty Girl by your side, you won't need... read more
A survey of the thoughts and views of 50 New Zealand teenage boys aged from 13 to 18 years of age.
The views, ideas and beliefs of the boys are discussed with quotes from the interviews, in six main chapters: home life and families (parents, step-parents, siblings and family life); school (teachers, discipline, sex ... read more
"Gay Life and Culture" is the first ever comprehensive, global account of gay history. It is spectacularly illustrated throughout and includes an extensive selection of images, many of them only recently recovered. From Theocritus' verses to Queer as Folk, from the berdaches of North America to the boy - wives of Aboriginal A... read more
Focuses on emotional healing, behaviour control and practical change for men who get seriously angry. From an accredited social worker, practising pyschotherapist and a counsellor with over twenty years' clinical experience. Extensive media coverage.
|Author:||Allan & Barbara Pease|
The gulf between the sexes, the misunderstandings and conflicts are still as present in our lives in the twenty-first century as they were when Adam first fell out with Eve. Let Allan and Barbara help you transform the way in which you relate to the opposite sex.
|Author:||David B. Wexler|
A breakthrough book offers women an overview of the ways men typically express signs of depression, providing strategies they can use for improving communication, dealing with relationship complications, and coping with men's physical symptoms related to depression, such as insomnia and sexual dysfunction. First published 2005.
TV, radio and 'Style Guide' columnist, Denyse Saunders shares all of her anti-ageing tips including how to look instantly slimmer and taller, how to erase those wrinkles you dislike, correct make-up and techniques to look younger, facelift without surgery, and the 30 top anti-aging musts.
So your husband/boyfriend/partner (delete as necessary) has just tipped over 35/40/45/50 (delete as necessary) and you can see that he's not quite as keen on Emmerdale as he once was. He's started to dress with his jeans hoiked too high like his hero Jeremy Clarkson and he's bought a home gym - the one recommended by George C... read more
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Nothing you have heard about The Game will prepare you for it. Neil Strauss reveals the bizarre world of the pick-up artist - men who devote their lives to mastering the techniques of seducing women. None of this is fiction. These men have their own vernacular and codes of honour, they trade strategies online, attend each oth... read more
Commonsense Advice for Uncommon Women
Ms. Wurtzel is back, armed with advice for the modern woman. Some of her words of wisdom: Enjoy your mistakes - and try not to make them again. Eat dessert. Be gorgeous. Be strong. Have opinions. Say your prayers. Make your boyfriend do the dishes. And don't overpack.
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For every woman who wants to know what her man is thinking.
Internationally syndicated radio superhost and columnist, controversial psycho-therapist, and author of the break-out New York Times bestsellers How Could You Do That?! and Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives, Dr. Laura Schlessinger is bac... read more