'Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography' by Kate Culkin.

Kate Culkin looks at the influences of spiritualism, the new feminism, the decline of Romanticism and the rise of Modernism, on Harriet Hosmer and her work. Considered the foremost woman sculptor of her time, Hosmer portrayed the image of strong women, unbowed, even when crushed under patriarchal power…. read more

ALA's 2010 Stonewall Book Awards announced

Last week, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the 2010 Stonewall Book Awards. The Stonewall Book Awards Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table announced the three winners — marking the first time such an award was given for Young Adult and children’s literature…. read more