Books by Ann Jones

Ann Jones is the author of Women Who Kill, Next Time She’ll Be Dead, and Looking for Lovedu. An authority on women and violence, her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation.

GRANNY'S CLAN by Sally Hodson
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Certain to get children interested in learning more about this endangered and very social species. (list of websites, list of further materials available at publisher's website) (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Hodson's debut introduces children to one matrilineal group of orcas living in the Pacific Northwest, an actual group of whales that has been studied by scientists for over 40 years. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"This searing exposé on war's remnants convincingly makes the case that gender inequality may be one of the greatest threats to peace."
A gripping, ground-floor look at the lingering ravages of conflict in some of the deadliest contemporary war zones. Read full book review >
Released: March 21, 2006

"A passionate—often grim—account of a country and a people trying to find peace after decades of war."
A writer who has focused on violence against women travels to Afghanistan after the American-led invasion and finds plenty to write about. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 30, 2001

"An honest and illuminating study that portrays the process by which the investigation of a continent becomes an examination of the self."
A veteran travel author takes a look at life (especially life for women) in modern Africa. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 21, 1994

"A powerful, frightening report that drives home the fact that doing violence to another is tolerated in this society—especially if the victim is a female sex partner."
A study so painful in its case histories and reported numbers of women abused by men that most readers will flinch as they absorb it; by the author of Women Who Kill (1980). Read full book review >