Sandra Butler

Coming this July:

Welcome to my website.

This site is a collection of what I’ve written over the years allowing a sense of who and where I’ve been and the concerns that have drawn my personal and political attention.

I’ve written three books with a fourth on its way. There have been years of teaching, organizing, activism and, of course, endless meetings. My new book, The Kitchen is Closed: and Other Benefits of Being Old, is a collection of personal essays about life in the slow lane and will be making its debut this July.

 

My Previous Books:

Book cover: It Never Ends - Mothering Middle-Aged Daughters, by Sandra Butler and Nan Fink Gefen

It Never Ends: Mothering Middle-aged Daughters

Being a mother is rarely easy. Being an aging mother with a middle-aged daughter presents its own complexities, challenges, and rewards.

This book explores this experience, opening the path to further conversation about the difficulties and richness of this time.

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Cancer in Two Voices

“This landmark feminist perspective on breast cancer…is an indictment of the medical profession’s casual attitude to women’s illness, an also a touching chronicle of two women in their forties grappling intellectually and emotionally with premature death.”

Publishers Weekly (1988)

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Conspiracy of Silence

In 1978, this book was published and became a cornerstone in the activist/feminist movement to end sexual assault.

“…The raw impact is enormous.”

Publishers Weekly (1979)

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