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Mineke Schipper is the author of academic books, essays and novels. For her internationally acclaimed non-fiction book Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet: Women in Proverbs from Around the World (Yale University Press 2004) she received the Eureka Award in 2005 for best non-fiction book. It has been translated all over the world. More>>



Her most recent book in Dutch is Bloot of bedekt. Van niets om het lijf naar strak in het pak (2015). ("Naked or Covered: from a Simple String to a Three Piece Suit", 2015), is also available in Arabic (Cairo: Sefasafa Publishing House 2017).  This is what it is about: More>>




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