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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 33 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Vagina Bible by Dr. Jennifer Gunter
    The Vagina Bible - by Dr. Jennifer Gunter

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349421759 | ISBN 10: 0349421757

    Does eating sugar cause yeast infections? Does pubic hair have a function? Should you have a vulvovaginal care regimen? Will your vagina shrivel up if you go without sex? What’s the truth about the HPV vaccine? So many important questions, s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hormonal: A Conversation About Women
    Hormonal: A Conversation About Women's Bodies, Mental Health and Why We Need to Be Heard - by Eleanor Morgan

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349011394 | ISBN 10: 0349011397

    Hormonal explores everything from contraception to PMS, in relation to anxiety, depression and taboos about hysteria and the ‘hormonal’ woman. It is a compelling portrait of the modern landscape of women and health, showing us how to navigate sti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vagina: A Re-Education by Lynn Enright
    Vagina: A Re-Education - by Lynn Enright

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911630012 | ISBN 10: 1911630016

    Winner of the Hearst Big Book Awards, 2019 – Women’s Health‘s Book of the Year.  From earliest childhood, girls are misled about their bodies, encouraged to describe their genitalia with cute and silly names rather than anatomically cor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outrun by Amy Liptrot
    The Outrun - by Amy Liptrot

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786894229 | ISBN 10: 178689422x

    WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME PRIZE 2016   When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Only Blood: Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation - by Anna Dahlqvist

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786992628 | ISBN 10: 1786992620

    Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood rendered invisible. In many parts of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wonder Down Under: A User
    The Wonder Down Under: A User's Guide to the Vagina - by Nina Brochmann and Ellen Stokken Dahl

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473666900 | ISBN 10: 1473666902

    The Wonder Down Under explains everything you ever wanted to know about the vagina but didn't dare ask. Learn the truth about the clitoris' inner life, the menstrual hormone dance and whether the vaginal orgasm really exists. The book helps you under ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
    Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body - by Roxane Gay

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472153791 | ISBN 10: 1472153790

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.   'I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cheer Up Love: Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate by Susan Calman
    Cheer Up Love: Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate - by Susan Calman

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473632042 | ISBN 10: 1473632048

    "Nothing makes me happier than talking about depression. Packed with stories, humour and a bit of the serious stuff, I will literally write the book on how it feels to be told "Cheer up, Love"'"(Susan Calman) Susan Calman is a well known comedian ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out for Blood: Essays on Menstruation and Resistance by Breanne Fahs
    Out for Blood: Essays on Menstruation and Resistance - by Breanne Fahs

    £17.75   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781438462127 | ISBN 10: 1438462123

    FINALIST - 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Women’s Studies category.  Frames menstruation as a site of resistance, defiance, and shamelessness, showcasing the work of those who fight back against shame and silence.   Trans ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Goddess Revolution: Make Peace with Food, Love Your Body and Reclaim Your Life by Mel Wells
    The Goddess Revolution: Make Peace with Food, Love Your Body and Reclaim Your Life - by Mel Wells

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781807125 | ISBN 10: 1781807124

    If you've ever struggled with diets, food, body image or your weight, then The Goddess Revolution is your new handbook for life. Imagine how much you would fall in love with your life again if you weren't so consumed by negative thoughts about food, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Embroidered Cancer Comic by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin
    The Embroidered Cancer Comic - by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848192898 | ISBN 10: 1848192894

    Decreased libido is a common effect of cancer treatment, but it can be awkward to talk about and it is often brushed under the carpet.  Elizabeth Shefrin doesn't shy away from this most intimate of topics, and in this embroidered comic she share ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hot Topic: A Life-Changing Look at the Change of Life by Christa DSouza
    The Hot Topic: A Life-Changing Look at the Change of Life - by Christa DSouza

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780722672 | ISBN 10: 1780722672

    There has never been a better time to be a menopausal woman. Technology is such that 60 really is the new 40 (or even 35)...  But, for Christa DSouza, some nagging questions remain... What is the point of us now that we are officially biolog ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Bodies, Our Bikes by Elly Blue, Katura Reynolds, Emily June Street and April Streeter
    Our Bodies, Our Bikes - by Elly Blue, Katura Reynolds, Emily June Street and April Streeter

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781621068952 | ISBN 10: 1621068951

    An homage to the classic Our Bodies, Ourselves, this encyclopedic, crowd-sourced compilation of essays, resources, information, and advice about the intersection of gender and bicycling covers a lot of groundbold meditations on body parts, stories a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones by Sandra Tsing Loh
    The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones - by Sandra Tsing Loh

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780393351095 | ISBN 10: 0393351092

    In a voice that is wry, disarming and totally candid, the "imaginatively twisted and fearless" (Los Angeles Times) Sandra Tsing Loh tells the moving and laugh-out-loud tale of her roller coaster ride through "the change". Loh chronicles relatable, ev ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vegan for Her: The Women
    Vegan for Her: The Women's Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-based Diet - by Virginia Messina

    £11.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780738216713 | ISBN 10: 0738216712

    Can you meet your calcium needs if youre only eating plant-based foods? Is a vegan pregnancy safe? What about the link between soy foods and breast cancer? How does a plant-based diet affect weight loss, aging, and fertility? In Vegan for Her, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Complete Guide to Running - by Jeff Galloway

    £12.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781841263212 | ISBN 10: 1841263214

    This is the book that will take any woman, at any level of fitness, into the running lifestyle. Jeff Galloway, a US Olympian in 1972, has helped over 150,000 people make this journey while reducing or eliminating aches, pains, and injuries suffered d ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman
    A Woman's Disease: The History of Cervical Cancer - by Ilana Lowy

    £14.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780199548811 | ISBN 10: 0199548811

    Cervical cancer is an emotive disease with multiple connotations. It has stood for the horror of cancer, the curse of femininity, the hope of cutting-edge medical technologies and the promise of screening for malignant tumours. For a long time, this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness by Barbara Ehrenreich & Deirdre English, introduction by Susan Faludi
    Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness - by Barbara Ehrenreich & Deirdre English, introduction by Susan Faludi

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558616950 | ISBN 10: 1558616950

    From prescribing the "rest cure" to diagnosing hysteria, the medical profession has consistently treated women as weak and pathological. Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre Englishs concise history of the sexual politics of medical practices shows how th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves by Siri Hustvedt
    The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves - by Siri Hustvedt

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780340998779 | ISBN 10: 0340998776

    While speaking at a memorial event for her father, the novelist Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck down. Was it triggered by nerves, emotion - or something else entirely?  In this profoundly thought-provoking and revea ... more

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  • Cover image of book And So We Heal by Pauline Lomas
    And So We Heal - by Pauline Lomas

    £14.44   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906205317 | ISBN 10: 1906205310

    "In October 2001, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I said no to surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, and decided to follow a natural course of holistic healing - It's not that I wanted to rule out orthodox medicine altogether, indeed no - I w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting by Meredith Norton
    Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting - by Meredith Norton

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844086146 | ISBN 10: 1844086143

    As far as I'm concerned, Lance Armstrong and I are close to exact opposites, both physically and mentally If surviving this particularly deadly form of breast cancer required any of the Lance-like traits, such as a willingness to physically exert ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth by Barbara Seaman
    The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth - by Barbara Seaman

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781583228623 | ISBN 10: 1583228624

    With the ardent tone of a close friend, Barbara Seaman draws on forty years of journalistic research to expose the menopause industry and shows how estrogen therapy often causes more problems including breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Pleasures of Menopause Playbook: A Guide to Creating Vibrant Health Through Pleasure by Christiane Northrup, M.D.
    The Secret Pleasures of Menopause Playbook: A Guide to Creating Vibrant Health Through Pleasure - by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

    £12.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781401924010 | ISBN 10: 1401924018

    In Christiane Northrup's latest bestseller women share the intimate ways how they incorporate pleasure, fun and how to keep themselves healthy and happy as they go through the menopause.  Their stories illustrate the empowering truth that daring ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wisdom of Menopause: The Complete Guide to Physical and Emotional Health During the Change by Dr Christiane Northrup
    The Wisdom of Menopause: The Complete Guide to Physical and Emotional Health During the Change - by Dr Christiane Northrup

    £19.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780749927370 | ISBN 10: 0749927372

    Dr Christiane Northrup is one of the world's most trusted medical advisers. In The Wisdom of Menopause, the bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and Mother-Daughter Wisdom gives you all the medical and nutritional advice you need abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: The Complete Guide to Women's Health and Wellbeing - by Dr Christine Northrup

    £25.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780749927363 | ISBN 10: 0749927364

    Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom is a groundbreaking and inspiring healthcare guide for women of all ages. Dr Christine Northrup, a holistic physician trained in obstetrics and gynaecology, explains the workings of the female body and guides you throug ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body by Courtney Martin
    Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body - by Courtney Martin

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780749928131 | ISBN 10: 0749928131

    Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with women from various socio-economic backgrounds, Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters lays bare a stark new world culture of eating disorders, food and body issues that affect virtually all of today ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nonrunner
    The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women: Get Off Your Butt and on with Your Training - by Dawn Dais

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781580052054 | ISBN 10: 1580052053

    Dawn Dais was a woman who didn't believe that running was part of her biological destiny, and yet she tackled her doubts, laced up her shoes, and crossed the finish line on marathon day.  In this hilarious, true-to-life guide, she shares hard-ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Take Off Your Party Dress: When Life
    Take Off Your Party Dress: When Life's Too Busy for Breast Cancer - by Dina Rabinovitch

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781416527886 | ISBN 10: 1416527885

    'In a world that doesn't do scar-chic, just what do you wear when you're one-breasted, or no-breasted? In my post-hospital weeks I'm not able to life my arm so clothes that go over the head are out of the question. I phone Vogue to ask their fashion ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cancer Vixen: A True Story by Marisa Acocella Marchetto
    Cancer Vixen: A True Story - by Marisa Acocella Marchetto

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007258963 | ISBN 10: 0007258968

    "What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoon-ist with a fabulous life finds...a lump in her breast?"That's the question that sets this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self Defence and Protection Awareness For Women by Alison Sharman
    Self Defence and Protection Awareness For Women - by Alison Sharman

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781420886191 | ISBN 10: 1420886193

    The book begins with a A Night to Remember, this is the true story of an attack upon Alison Sharman, a 20 year old young mother pushing her 10 week old daughter through the street of Halifax, England on a cold winters evening. It explains the circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fibromyalgia Story; Medical Authority and Women by Kristin K. Barker
    The Fibromyalgia Story; Medical Authority and Women - by Kristin K. Barker

    £24.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781592131617 | ISBN 10: 1592131611

    More than six million Americansmost of them womenhave been diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), a disorder that produces musculo-skeletal pain and fatigue. In the absence of visible evidence, a well-understood cause, or effective treatment, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Menopause Without Medicine by Linda Ojeda
    Menopause Without Medicine - by Linda Ojeda

    £14.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780722536872 | ISBN 10: 0722536879

    The menopause is just one of a number of changes that you, as a woman, will go through in the course of your life. How easily you adapt to it depends on how well prepared you are, both physically and mentally.  There are many cultural misconc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Passage to Power: Natural Menopause Revolution by Leslie Kenton
    Passage to Power: Natural Menopause Revolution - by Leslie Kenton

    £14.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780091815943 | ISBN 10: 0091815940

    Leslie Kenton's Passage to Power: - Questions the benefits of standard HRT, examines the politics behind it, and critises many of the unhelpful medical practices surrounding the menopause,- Offers simple, safe and natural methods to treat osteoporo ... more

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