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Plus, articles and features by, for and about women readers and writers, on topics such as: bookscapes in our lives, reading friendships, the sensuality of books, independent booksellers and presses, reading as a feminist act, reading on the road, books for children and much more!
- Reader Profile, an interview with one of our readers
- From Mollie & Glenda, find out the inside scoop on our thoughts and doings
- Author interviews, always interesting to know what shapes the writer
- Readers write, where subscribers' voice their thoughts and recommendations
- BookWomen Quiz, here you can test your literary skills
- Footnotes: news from and about the book world.
Current Issue: June-July, 2013, Table of Contents
A Sense of Wonder: Profile of a BookWomen Reader
Science fiction takes Margaret McBride and her students into new and different worlds.
From Mollie & Glenda
More things we want to tell you about.
Endings and looking ahead: G. M.'s Column
Exploring a topic deeply, using a range of books as guides, can create a stimulating
experience. By Glenda Martin.
As time goes by: BookWomen readers
Why do our reading habits change? Is it about age or stage of life? Life experiences?
Changes in the culture? BookWomen readers reflect.
Three to read
Looking for strong novels by women that offer excellent writing? Try these three
new titles. By Liz Whaley.
Items from and about the book world
Poetry brings us together
Connections continue from the Books Afoot trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, last February.
A poem that touched visitors becomes a poem to share with BW readers.
By Patricia Edmisten.
Woman to woman
Three activist women share their stories and their passion for change with Oaxaca
By María de Jesús Antuña García.
Mystery fans rejoice
Women mystery writers are popular in Scandinavia, and the good news is that more
of their books are now available in English. By Mary Jo Richardson.
And the winner is
BookWomen Quiz: "What She Said"
Women we read
Books and writers mentioned in this issue
The last word
Women on: Giving. By Rosalie Maggio.