21 Books Written by and About Women That Every Man Should Read

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A Guide to Being Born, Ramona Ausubel

This one doesn’t come out until May, but we’ll recommend it now for good measure. Ausubel’s luminous collection is organized around the origins of life — that is, the stages of love, conception, gestation, and birth — but her stories aren’t as simple as all that. Men may never be able to feel the fetus in their stomach and be sure that it is a three-headed giraffe, but with this collection, they’ll at least get a taste.