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ISU Gender Book Club announces 2007-08 selections

Posted August 16, 2007

The Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University has announced the 2007-08 selections for the Gender Book Club. 

All meetings will start at 5:30 p.m. at Main Street Coffee and News, 234 North Main, Pocatello.  Meetings are open to all interested men and women.  Readers are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the selected books.  

Prices listed are those advertised on Amazon.com.  

The selections are as follows:

    • Sept. 4: “Around the World in 80 Dates” by Jennifer Cox, 384 pages; $11.05.

    • Oct. 2: “Necessary Targets: A Story of Women and War” by Eve Ensler,

144 pages; $11.01.

     • Nov. 6: “Sex Trafficking: The Global Market in Women and Children” by Kathryn Farr, 262 pages; $24.95.

     • Dec. 4: “Feminism and Social Change” by Heidi Gottfried, 296 pages; $21.

     • Jan. 8: Feminism is for Everybody” by bell hooks, 120 pages; $9.60.

     • Feb. 5: “Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America” by Linda Lawrence Hunt, 336 pages; $11.90.

     • March 4: “The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help” by Jackson Katz, 288 pages; $11.53.

     • April 1: “Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered” by Ruth Kluger, 216 pages; $10.85.

     • May 6: Perle, Liz: “Money, A Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash” by Liz Perle, 288 pages; $11.20.

The Anderson Center’s mission is to increase awareness and promote open dialogue about gender. For more information about the book club, contact the Anderson Center at (208) 282-2805.