Book List:20 titles
  • “As always, Piercy writes with high intelligence, love for the world, ethical passion, and innate feminism.”  —Adrienne Rich, feminist and author, A Change of WorldIn this collection of short stories, bestselling author Marge Piercy brings us ...


  • Post–Civil War New York City is the battleground of the American dream. In this era of free love, emerging rights of women, and brutal sexual repression, Freydeh, a spirited young Jewish immigrant, toils at different jobs to earn passage to Ame...


  • Under her mother's constant scrutiny and lost in the shadow of her famous senator father, Melissa is the third child in the politically prominent Dickenson family, where ambition comes first and Melissa often comes last. In college, she meets Blake, ...


  • After his dreams of playing baseball in the Majors fall short and his marriage ends, David Greene returns to his small hometown on Cape Cod. There he meets the eminent professor, Gordon Stone, and his beautiful wife, Judith Silver, with whom he soon ...


  • There is a place where your worst fears meet fresh opportunities...and new chances to know love. Suzanne Blume has known success and disappointment in equal measure. A respected lawyer who survived two marriages and put two children through college,...


  • "FAST-PACED . . . PIERCY BREATHES LIFE INTO THE ACTUAL HISTORICAL FIGURES WHO SHAPED THE REVOLUTION."--San Francisco Examiner & ChronicleIn her most splendid, thought-provoking novel yet, Marge Piercy brings to vibrant life three women who play promi...


  • Her marriage over, her life unraveling, writer Leila Landsman turns to work and finds herself drawn to the sensational story of Becky Burgess, a young woman accused of killing her husband with the help of her teenage lover. Becky thought she'd escape...


  • The author of Summer People and Gone to Soldiers offers a haunting vision of the future America. The story of an illegal cyborg that is brought to life to protect one of the few remaing free towns is interweaved with the ancient story of a Jewish ghe...


  • "A triumph of the imagination. Rich, complex, impossible to put down."—Alice HoffmanIn the middle of the twenty-first century, life as we know it has changed for all time. Shira Shipman's marriage has broken up, and her young son has been taken fro...






  • Dinah, Willie, and Susan have long outlived the scandal associated with their ten-year-old menage-a-trois. Dinah, an avante-garde compler, treasures her independence. Yet it takes Willie's kindness and Susan's fire to sustain her. Willie is a left-wi...


  • Passions flare in a most unlikely love triangle between three remarkable characters facing arduous life challenges in this engrossing novel by bestselling author Marge Piercy Heartbroken after her girlfriend leaves her for another woman, Leslie, ...


  • In a stunning tour-de-force, Marge Piercy has woven a tapestry of World War II, of six women and four men, who fought and died, worked and worried, and moved through the dizzying days of the war. A compelling chronicle of humans in conflict with inhu...


  • Pierce's most compelling book of poems expresses the delights of the senses and the hard play of emotion. They celebrate the wonders of nature and explore the nature of love and friendship.From the Trade Paperback edition....


  • Daria Walker is disturbed by her husband's strange and mysterious behavior and discovers some terrifying facts about the family finances and his involvement in arson and murder, after he asks for a divorce...


  • They call themselves the Indians. Shawn, a magnetic rock star; Corey, part Indian, whose heritage gave the movement its name; Billy, a brilliant young scientist; and Joanna, a pretty runaway "army brat" who survives on pot and sex. Through the experi...


  • Jill and Donna are cousins and lifelong best friends but could not be more different. Despite their contrasting characters, fiercely independent, dark, street-smart Jill and pretty, blond, alluring Donna are very close, attending college together in ...


  • As a blighted neighborhood is invaded by a university -- an institution that promises to bring new life -- the people who live there are forced to go along with too many changes, too fast. There is Anna, a woman living through a succession of losses ...


  • "This epic story is fueled with intense commitment and sensuousness."LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEWVida was their star--the beautiful, charismatic radical from the pages of LIFE magazine--the symbol of the passionate rebellion of the sixties. Now, ten...


  • Once a college girl, now a pickpocket. Once a loving mother, now a "child abuser." Once beautiful, now worn and discarded. Connie Ramos. A heroically sane woman, now labeled insane. Held against her will in a mental hospital, Connie is just anothe...


  • "Marge Piercy is a raw, tough, willfull, magnificent novelist."THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITORSet against the early days of the modern feminist movement, SMALL CHANGES tells the story of sensual Miriam Berg, who trades her doctorate for marriage and se...