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Jessa Crispin

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A FEMINIST MANIFESTO
Written by JESSA CRISPIN

Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages

Publisher: Melville House

On Sale: 02/21/2017

Price: $15.99

ISBN: 978-1-612-19601-5

Outspoken critic Jessa Crispin delivers a searing rejection of contemporary feminism . . . and a bracing manifesto for revolution.

Are you a feminist? Do you believe women are human beings and that they deserve to be treated as such? That women deserve all the same rights and liberties bestowed upon men? If so, then you are a feminist . . . or so the feminists keep insisting. But somewhere along the way, the movement for female liberation sacrificed meaning for acceptance, and left us with a...

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Written by MARY MACLANE
Introduction by JESSA CRISPIN

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Melville House

On Sale: 03/19/2013

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-1-612-19194-2

Mary MacLane’s I Await the Devil’s Coming is a shocking, brave and intellectually challenging diary of a 19-year-old girl living in Butte, Montana in 1902. Written in potent, raw prose that propelled the author to celebrity upon publication, the book has become almost completely forgotten.

In the early 20th century, MacLane’s name was synonymous with sexuality; she is widely hailed as being one of the earliest American feminist authors, and critics at the time praised her work for its...

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Written by HEINRICH BOLL
Translator PATRICK BOWLES

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Melville House

On Sale: 12/28/2010

Price: $16.95

ISBN: 978-1-935-55418-9

Böll’s well-known opposition to fascism and war informs this moving story of a single day in the life of traumatized soldier Robert Faehmel, scion of a family of successful Cologne architects, as he struggles to return to ordinary life after the Second World War. An encounter with a war-time  nemesis, now a power in the reconstruction of Germany, forces him to confront private memories and the wounds of Germany’s defeat in the two World Wars.

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