Madam Millie

Bordellos from Silver City to Ketchikan
By Max Evans

Madam Millie contains sordid details and frank language that will make many readers blush. It is unvarnished language, as recorded directly from Millie by Max Evans over a period of almost twenty years. It presents a complete picture of the business of prostitution as it was practiced in the west from the late 1920s to the mid 1970s, told by the most successful madam in the business.

Motorcycle Ride on the Sea of Tranquility

By Patricia Santana

A touching and funny coming-of-age novel set in 1969 with a background of family and the Vietnam war.

Western Women's Lives

Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Sandra Schackel

The seventeen essays reprinted in this anthology address the ways in which western women have experienced the twentieth century.

Subjects: HistoryWomen


By Julia Stein

These poems treat the condition of Jewish women in the Bible as a prelude to the trials, misfortunes, and victories of the twentieth century.

Watsonville/Circle in the Dirt

Watsonville: Some Place Not Here and Circle in the Dirt: El Pueblo de East Palo Alto
By Cherríe Moraga

These plays document the incursion of the white world of power and authority into poor, racially mixed communities.

I Hear Men Talking

Revised edition
By Meridel Le Sueur

Penelope, a girl in Depression-era rural Iowa, is witness to the personal and political dramas of her family and neighbors during hard times.

Subjects: FictionWomen

Walker Woman

By Julia Stein

Poems of modern day survival, set in Los Angeles.


Hispanic Women in the United States
By Hedda Garza

Documents and discusses the major contributions to this country's social and political mosaic for over 150 years by women leaders, organizers, and activists from diverse Hispanic backgrounds.

Lives of the Bigamists

Marriage, Family, and Community in Colonial Mexico
Abridged Edition
By Richard Boyer

Boyer lets these Mexican people speak for themselves about how they got into trouble with the Inquisition.

Madres del Verbo/Mothers of the Word

Early Spanish-American Women Writers A Bilingual Anthology
Edited by Nina Scott
Translated by Nina Scott

A bilingual anthology of writings by both secular and religious women writers from colonial Latin America through the 19th century.