Dreaming in Cuban

"Remarkable...An difficult weaving of dramatic occasions with the supernatural and the cosmic...Evocative and lush...A wealthy and haunting narrative, an outstanding new voice in modern fiction."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Now on hand in a Spanish language variation from Ballantine Books.
Here is the dreamy and bittersweet tale of a relations divided via politics and geography by way of the Cuban revolution. it's the family members tale of Celia del Pino, and her husband, daughter and grandchildren, from the mid-1930s to 1980. Celia's tale mirrors the mystical realism of Cuba itself, a rustic of attractiveness and poverty, idealism and corruption. DREAMING IN CUBAN provides a special imaginative and prescient and a haunting lamentation for a previous that would were.

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My Mom, Style Icon

By Piper Weiss

Mothers are humans, too...fashionable humans! sooner than we got here alongside to yank on their skirts, they confirmed leg, sported killer bangs, and flaunted bikinis. a few even wore feathers and halter tops and drove round on bikes. was once their type stunning? sure. Covetable? completely. according to Piper Weiss's highly renowned weblog of an analogous identify, this e-book gains 2 hundred colour pictures from a long time prior of mothers exhibiting us how its performed. an ideal reward for moms, daughters, and magnificence professionals, My mother, sort Icon is an wonderful get together of the very first—and such a lot important—style icon in a tender woman's existence.

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Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos--and the Women Who Wear Them

By Karen L. Hudson

With the increase in approval for tattoos between ladies, you by no means comprehend what's inked underneath their outfits. as soon as thought of low type or unprofessional, at the present time tattoos appear on all people, from enterprise ladies to new mums to midlifers. In "Chick Ink", 40 girls speak about their option to turn into tattooed women in trendy sleek international. jam-packed with precise lifestyles tales from ladies of all walks of lifestyles, "Chick Ink" unearths the humorous, relocating, and empowering moments that lead girls to get tattooed. simply because in the back of each woman's tattoo is a narrative that is going deeper than epidermis.

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Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation

By Susan Kim

In this hip, hilarious and really eye-opening cultural background, menstruation is said as by no means prior to. Flow spans its attention-grabbing, sometimes wacky and occasionally downright frightening tale: from mikvahs (ritual detoxification baths) to menopause, hysteria to hysterectomies—not to say the capsule, cramps, the historical past of undies, and the motion picture approximately puberty they confirmed you in fifth grade.

Flow solutions such questions as: What’s the point of having a interval? What did girls do earlier than pads and tampons? What approximately new medicines that promise to finish periods—a sizzling suggestion or now not? intercourse in the course of your interval: gross or a turn-on? And what’s normal, anyway?  With colour reproductions of (campy) historic advertisements and early (excruciating) femcare units, it additionally presents a desirable (and mind-boggling) gallery of this complicated, own and uniquely woman approach.

As irreverent because it is informative, stream offers a regular prevalence its precise props – and eradicates the stigma put on it for hundreds of years.

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Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

By Kristin Neff

Kristin Neff, Ph.D., says that it’s time to “stop beating your self up and go away lack of confidence behind.” Self-Compassion: cease Beating your self Up and go away lack of confidence Behind deals professional recommendation on the best way to restrict self-criticism and offset its unwanted effects, permitting you to accomplish your maximum strength and a extra contented, fulfilled life.

More and extra, psychologists are turning clear of an emphasis on vanity and relocating towards self-compassion within the therapy in their patients—and Dr. Neff’s remarkable ebook deals routines and motion plans for facing each emotionally debilitating fight, be it parenting, weight-loss, or any of the various trials of daily living.  

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

By Jeanette Winterson

Winner of the Whitbread Prize for most sensible first fiction, Oranges are usually not the single Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed writer of the fervour and Sexing the Cherry. The narrator, Jeanette, cuts her enamel at the wisdom that she is one in every of God’s opt for, yet as this budding evangelical comes of age, and springs to phrases along with her choice for her personal intercourse, the abnormal stability of her God-fearing family crumbles.

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A to Z World - Women in Culture and Business (6th Edition)

By Sibylla Putzi, Mary Jo Teplitz, Sherrill Schaefer

A to Z global girls in tradition & enterprise is an encyclopedia depicting the prestige and private and non-private roles of ladies in one hundred seventy five international locations around the world. This reference offers specific info on women's place in society, criminal rights, healthiness and entry to schooling, in addition to social customs, relationship, marriage and family members. different issues comprise ladies in professions, ladies as enterprise vendors and the therapy of overseas businesswomen.

A to Z global girls in tradition & enterprise is a part of the area alternate Press A to Z global tradition sequence. person titles within the sequence specialise in a particular cultural subject for the a hundred seventy five nations coated and provide huge real details, deep perception and considerate research. all through each one quantity, the checklist of themes and the intensity of assurance for every state is consistent¾a nice virtue whilst the reader wishes info on smaller or much less famous international locations. additionally, assurance is going a long way deeper than commonplace "scratch the surface" guidebooks. content material comes from the realm alternate Press A to Z global tradition proprietary database, thought of by way of hundreds of thousands of public and educational libraries to be the main accomplished cultural database within the world.

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Rules of the Game

By Neil Strauss

Neil Strauss, New York Times bestselling writer of The Game, now brings readers a transportable, omnibus paperback version of his field set Rules of the Game—a distinct how-to consultant for pickup artists (The StyleLife Challenge) and a quantity of online game tales (The type Diaries)—with new bonus fabric. The Stylelife Challenge is the handbook Strauss, writer of Emergency, proposal he’d by no means write: the final word advisor to touchdown the lady of your desires, whereas The sort Diaries takes readers extra into the seduction underworld than ever prior to, and delves the place The Game by no means dared to tread: into the much more complex ideas of relationships.

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