Women’s Rights

Poetry: Two New Volumes by Adrienne Rich, Game-Changing Feminist, Poet and Essayist

“Selected Poems: 1950-2012,” and “Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry,” are laden with insights that, six years after Rich’s death, remain as urgent as ever.

The Shortlist: Three New Takes on Feminism: In the Dorm, in the Economy and Around the World

A scholar, a World Bank economist teaming up with a novelist, and a fiery young activist attempt to write the next pages of the history of women’s rights.