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Praise for the New Book

Advance Praise for Our Bodies, Ourselves

"The best women's health reference book I've ever seen."
-- Julianne Moore

"This is truly the Bible on women’s health! It has been completely revised and updated for a new generation of women, who will need its guidance more than ever as they attempt to take control of their health."
-- Susan Love, MD

"Nothing is more crucial than women inhabiting our bodies. This book provides the best pathway and tools."
-- Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues

"Within these pages, you will find the voice of a women's health movement that is based on shared experience. Listen to it--and add your own." 
-- Gloria Steinem

"An invaluable resource--just the kind of book that I fear could become harder and harder to find--and one we desperately need. In an age when women are still being dismissed, regimented, or held in contempt, Our Bodies, Ourselves does the simplest and most vital thing. It tells us the truth."
-- Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard out of Carolina and other titles

"Our Bodies, Ourselves is the bible for women's health--It has served as a way for women, across ethnic, racial, religious, and geographical boundaries, to start examining their health from a perspective that will bring about change."
-- Byllye Avery, founder of the National Black Women's Health Project

"If only every little girl were born with a copy of Our Bodies, Ourselves in her hands, we would raise a society filled with healthy, confident young women. And if women could have only one book on their shelf, let it be this classic tome filled to the brim with practical and empowering information."
-- Toni Weschler, MPH, author of Taking Charge of Your Fertility

"This wonderful new edition presents up-to-the-minute medical information in a way that is honest, accessible, and affirming of a diverse range of women’s experiences. A vital resource for all women." 
-- Karen Carlson, MD, Harvard Medical School

"Our Bodies, Ourselves was first published when my daughter was one year old. Now her daughter is one year old. She will be the third generation of my family to be grateful for this book and the good it does, for all of our sakes."
-- Linda Ellerbee, journalist, author and feminist

"What has made each generation of women rejoice in discovering themselves in Our Bodies, Ourselves is that it still emanates from women's experiences as faithfully as ever."
-- Helen Rodriquez-Trias, past president of the American Public Health Association

Excerpts from Reviews

"More than a book, OBOS is a health movement and deserves a place on every woman's bookshelf."
Publishers Weekly, 3/28/05

"Its strength lies not only in the huge amount of information provided but also in the methodology. Topics range from diet and exercise to relationships, motherhood, sexuality, and physical and mental illnesses; coverage of each is exceedingly readable, strikingly comprehensive, and thoroughly documented."
-- Library Journal, 4/15/05

"Our Bodies, Ourselves: 35th Anniversary Edition belongs on every woman's bookshelf."
--Los Angeles Daily News, 4/18/05






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