Books The Gate to Women's Country by Sheri S. Tepper Paperback, 315 pages, Random House, List Price: $5.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Gate to Women's CountryAuthorSheri S. Tepper Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary In a futuristic society where the sexes are separated, men are warriors, and women cultivate the arts, Stavia disobeys the group's prohibitions by loving a man forbidden to her, setting the stage for a momentous decision. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Sheri S. Tepper Grass Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Gate to Women's Country Book News & Features Remembering Sheri S. Tepper, Eco-Feminist Sci-Fi Firebrand November 5, 2016 Tepper wrote several classics of '80s sci-fi, but she's curiously unknown today. Her work is didactic and often uncomfortable, mixing eco-feminist politics with gripping characters and world-building.