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A beautifully illustrated collection of Gloria Steinem's most inspirational and outrageous quotes, with an introduction and essays by the feminist activist herself.

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The Tigress of Forlì: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de Medici

The astonishing life of a long-misunderstood Renaissance virago.

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The Drowning Pool (Lew Archer #2)
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How to Sit: A Memoir in Stories and Essays
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