A Life in Light

In her luminous new memoir, Mary Pipher taps into a cultural moment to offer wisdom, hope, and insight into loss and change. Drawing from her expertise as a psychologist specializing in women, trauma, and the effect of culture on our mental health, she looks at her own story in A Life in Light.  Her plainspoken depictions […]

Reviving Ophelia

25th Anniversary Edition Twenty-five years after the publication of the Reviving Ophelia,Mary Pipher and her daughter Sara Pipher Gilliam have revised and updated the original number #1 New York Times bestseller. They write that, while this generation is closer to their families and less rebellious than the one in 1994, it continues to struggle with America’s […]

Women Rowing North

Women Rowing North offers a timely examination of cultural and developmental issues women face as they transition from middle age to old age. In life stage, women contend with ageism, misogyny, and many kinds of loss. Yet, contrary to stereotypes, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. […]

The Green Boat

Every day we are avalanched by a tidal wave of information, including traumatic information
about the fate of Planet Earth. This book posits a cycle that begins with awareness and resilient
coping and culminates with transcendent responses. Pipher tells the story of her environmental
group in Nebraska that worked to stop the Keystone XL pipeline.