Prize Winner Guardian Peoples Choice 2012
Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: More4 Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2011
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
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
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
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
|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
The term 'feminism' came into English usage around the 1890s, but women's conscious struggle to resist discrimination and sexist oppression goes much further back. This completely new and updated edition of "Introducing Feminism" surveys the major developments that have affected women's lives from the 17th century to the pres... read more
Here is a how-to book for men that clarifies distinctions between the sexes, giving a fresh outlook on building a stronger marital relationship. Gary Smalley explains a woman's deepest needs, shows a man how to meet those needs, and gives ten simple steps to strengthen any marriage. He helps men to understand not only how to ... read more
This compact book promises to answer the 1000 most-asked questions that can frustrate all women; Bella covers all our questions, from the basic to the particular. There are questions about identifying your skin type and choosing the right products, kitchen sink wonder remedies, dressing for your body type, dealing with beauty... read more
Are you tired of finding towels on the bathroom floor? Have you ever walked through a supermarket with a thirty-five-year-old child who wants only the most expensive things on the shelves? How do you go about making men understand the difference between helping out with the housework and doing it? And what about violence?Help... read more
|Author:||Jean Shinoda Bolen|
A unique combination of visionary thinking and practical how-to, Urgent Message From Mother is the most activist work to date from Jean Shinoda Bolen, a writer, analyst, teacher, and leader in the women's empowerment movement. This book seeks to galvanize the still-untapped power of women of all ages acting together to change... read more
Reveals a definite developmental pattern of specific, age-linked phases subsequently shown to affect the lives of all men, shaping behavior and governing emotional states and attitudes.
Girlsâ¦ Do you need a man What does your future hold Would you like to control your destiny What do men really think Can you change your luck With the return of a delightful 1930s guide Icon Books has the answers! This is a facsimile edition of a book originally published over 70 years ago, guiding ... read more
|Author:||Almine / Puff Anderson (ed.)|
Reveals man's true identity as a being as vast as the cosmos having a human experience. Follow this well laid out roadmap to discover your innate personal power. Learn to shed layers of social conditioning and reclaim your birthright to live a life of mystery and magic.
Nurturing comes naturally to most women -- as long as it's directed toward someone else. Taking care of yourself is more difficult. You don't have time. It feels self-indulgent. You're simply too tired. Here -- for women too busy to worry about their well-being -- are more than two hundred soothing recipes and inventive ritua... read more
|Author:||Bel Mooney (ed.)|
This is a superb collection of stories exploring the mother-daughter relationship in a variety of different ways. Some will make you laugh, others will make you cry. But whether you are a daughter or the mother of one, you will find much to recognise, think about and enjoy in all fourteen.
Judge Judy has heard enough. As a family court judge in New York City and now in her successful TV courtroom show, she has listened to thousands of excuses, complaints, and tales of woe from women of every background, and she's ready to rule. Women, she states with her trademark frankness, need to wise up, stop subjugating wh... read more
Girlosophy - The Oracle is your one-stop reference to finding the answers to one of the Universe's deepest mysteries: YOU! This book is the link between you and the highest intelligence source available: the Universe. Just ask The Oracle a question, open the book to any page and find your answer. The Oracle is divided into ... read more