With Child: A Diary of Motherhood

Phyllis Chesler (Author) Ariel Chesler (Preface by)

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$17.99  $16.55
Lawrence Hill Books
Publish Date
September 04, 2018
6.0 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author

Phyllis Chesler, author of eighteen books and thousands of articles and speeches is also an emerita professor of psychology and women's studies at City University of New York, a psychotherapist, and an expert courtroom witness. She is cofounder of the Association for Women in Psychology and the National Women's Health Network, a charter member of the Women's Forum and the Veteran Feminists of America, and a founder and board member of the International Committee for the Women of the Wall. She lives in Manhattan. Ariel Chesler is an attorney and writer. His writing on parenting, feminism, and the children of LGBT parents has appeared in Time, Huffington Post, Tablet, and other publications. He lives with his wife and two daughters in New York City.


"Phyllis Chesler's myth-shattering insights could literally save the sanity of many women, whether we are mothers or not, and involve many men in a critical human experience." --Gloria Steinem
"Phyllis Chesler has written a brave book about one woman's journey into motherhood. . . . A straightforward, unsentimental, yet poetic account of birth as a rite of passage." --Erica Jong
"A tender, personal, and 'in the round' account of . . . this most important task of any culture: mothering." --Marilyn French
"A precious object . . . Makes childbearing and motherhood significant--and beautiful--as well as truly hard and anguished." --Helen Yglesias