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Rubin Stuart’s nuanced biography of Mercy Otis Warren, America’s first, Revolution-era female playwright, poet, and historian....

Little Boots , the electro-pop sensation of the moment, had her big coming out party last night at New York's Le Poisson Rouge. The show - ostensibly a release party for her upcoming EP, Illuminations, was sold out well in advance, filling the room with an odd mix of fresh-off-the-bus hipsters and a V.I.P. section packed with crusty   executives-or as one attendee put it, the 'parents section.'  But Little Boots (real name Victoria Hesketh) didn't disappoint, producing a tidy set of blissed-out dancefloor grooves culminating in an extended version of 'Stuck on...

pictured: Chiara Clemente on location during production of her documentary 'Our City Dreams.' creds: Theo Stanley/Di San Luca Films A super-cool series will be premiering on the Sundance Channel, highlighting some of the greatest contemporary women artists. The fabulous line-up will include: Cindy Sherman, Marina Abramovic, Agnes Martin, Ghada Amer, Joan Mitchell, Nancy Spero, Alice Neel, Kiki Smith and Swoon. The series will begin next Monday, May 25.                               Ghada Amer, pictured, is one of  five women artists profiled in 'Our City Dreams.'   Our City Dreams, the first...
Talented San Francisco-based artist Thorina Rose chronicles life--and ultimate triumph--after divorce....

Finally, justification for our fascination with glamour!...

An easy-to-chew overview of veganism—plus all the delectable eats to boot....

Ample research shows that male malaise is a problem in the United States, but unfortunately, this book won't help fix it. ...

While offering a salacious account of burlesque queen Candy Barr's life, the book suffers from a nearly sycophantic look at her....

A feminist history lesson coupled with beautiful artwork....

Twenty-six authors dish about breaking the rules in this blunt, charming essay collection....