#CrackingTheCode: Non Fiction

General Non Fiction

Updated February 26, 2023
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(M)otherhood : on the choices of being a woman
Agarwal, Pragya
Part memoir and reflective analysis, Pragya Agarwal examines motherhood and fertility and how it shapes all our lives.
Fight like a girl
Ford, Clementine
Personal and fearless - a call to arms for feminists new, old and as yet unrealised by one of our most outspoken feminist writers.
200 women : who will change the way you see the world
Blackwell, Geoff
An extraordinary book about equality founded on 200 original and diverse interviews with women from around the world.
A room of one's own
Woolf, Virginia
A Room of One's Own, based on a lecture given at Girton College Cambridge, is one of the great feminist polemics. Woolf's blazing polemic on female creativity, the role of the writer, and the silent fate of Shakespeare's imaginary sister remains a powerful reminder of a woman's need for...
A world of change : my life in the global women's rights movement
Walker, Anne S.
Anne S Walker grew up in the dormitories of a boarding school in the suburbs of Melbourne. Her initial career was as an early childhood teacher, then she sailed to England and worked as a community activist in London. Accepting an offer to work in Fiji, she became deeply involved for 11 years in...
A secret sisterhood : the hidden friendships of Austen, Bront©±, Eliot and Woolf
Midorikawa, Emily
Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend; think Byron and Shelley, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. But the world's best-loved female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Coauthors and real-life friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove...
Malala : my story of standing up for girls' rights
Yousafzai, Malala
A chapter book edition of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's bestselling story of courageously standing up for girls' education. Malala's powerful memoir of risking her life for the right to go to school is now abridged and adapted for chapter book readers. ...
Accidental feminists
Caro, Jane
Women over fifty-five are of the generation that changed everything. We didn't expect to. Or intend to. We weren't brought up much differently from the women who came before us, and we rarely identified as feminists, although almost all of us do now. Accidental Feminists is our story....
Dissolve
Gemmell, N. J.
'Every woman on Earth should read it' Caroline Overington, Weekend Australian Having lived through the humiliation and bewildering complexity of heartbreak in her twenties, Nikki Gemmell eventually resurfaced, reclaimed space for herself and found her voice. Decades...
A thousand ships
Haynes, Natalie
Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020One of the Guardian's 'Best Books of 2019''With her trademark passion, wit, and fierce feminism, Natalie Haynes gives much-needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War' - Madeline Miller, author of CirceIn A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and...
A woman looking at men looking at women : essays on art, sex, and the mind
Hustvedt, Siri
A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved. Siri Hustvedt has always been fascinated by biology and how human...
Not just lucky : why women do the work but don't take the credit
Rizvi, Jamila
'Feisty and inquisitive - a fresh take on modern feminist issues.' Julia Gillard Australian women are suffering from a crisis of confidence about work. Accustomed to being overlooked and undervalued, even when women do get to the top, they explain their success away as 'luck'....
Ada Lovelace : the fantastically feminist (and totally true) story of the mathematician extraordinaire
Doherty, Anna
An inspiring, empowering, fantastically feminist and totally true story, perfect for fans of Little People, Big Dreams and Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls! Meet the remarkable Ada Lovelace: rebellious rule-breaker and maths whizz-kid. Growing up in the shadow of her...
Alpha girls : the women upstarts who took on Silicon Valley's male culture and made the deals of a lifetime
Guthrie, Julian
Amelia Earhart : a life in flight
Jones, Victoria Garrett.
Knowing the risks, but taking the chance anyway--that was the internal compass that guided Amelia Earhart. This fascinating biography captures: -         Amelia's impressive sense of daring, evident from a very young age -...
Ambition redefined : why the corner office doesn't work for every woman & what to do instead
Sollman, Kathryn
"This is the playbook for how to get flexibility in your career." - Molly Beck, author, Reach Out and founder of MessyBun.com "Critical advice for women when the traditional office job doesn't fit family life." - Meredith Bodgas, Editor-in-Chief, Working Mother magazine...
Antigone rising : the subversive power of the ancient myths
Morales, Helen
The idealized picture of classical antiquity most of us learned in school conveniently glosses over the most brutal parts of the history -- and omits surprising stories of feminist resistance. For each story of misogynist violence, there's another that tells of solidarity and empowerment. And it's...
Hag : forgotten folktales retold
'Engaging, modern fables with a feminist tang' Sunday Times DARK, POTENT AND UNCANNY, HAG BURSTS WITH THE UNTOLD STORIES OF OUR ISLES, CAPTURED IN VOICES AS VARIED AS THEY ARE VIVID. Here are sisters fighting for the love of the same...
Betraying Big Brother : the feminist awakening in China
Hong Fincher, Leta
A feminist movement clashing with China's authoritarian government. Featured in the Washington Post and the New York Times. On the eve of International Women's Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The...
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
Yousafzai, Malala
A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE As seen on Netflix with David Letterman "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday." When the Taliban took control of the Swat...
Artemis : the indomitable spirit in everywoman
Bolen, Jean Shinoda
Activism for the Modern Day Artemis From the author dubbed "an Artemis," by Gloria Steinem, comes Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman, a book dedicated to women with the courage and passion to change the world. Myths come to life. Worshiped in Ancient Greece as...
Bad feminist : essays
Gay, Roxane
"Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there."  -- Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be...
Black feminist thought : knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment
Hill Collins, Patricia.
In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist...
Beyond the pale : white women, racism, and history
Ware, Vron
How have ideas about white women figured in the history of racism? Vron Ware argues that they have been central, and that feminism has, in many ways, developed as a political movement within racist societies. Dissecting the different meanings of femininity and womanhood, Beyond the Pale...
Born lippy : how to do female
Brand, Jo
Boudicca : brilliant biographies of the dead famous
Harrison, Paul
Queen of the Iceni tribe, Boudicca, led a rebellion against Roman rule that is still remembered to this day. This biography tells the story of Boudicca, from her becoming the Queen of the Iceni tribe on the death of her husband, to her great battle against the Roman Army. Thousands were killed in...
Brandsplaining : why marketing is still sexist and how to fix it
Cunningham, Jane
Brands profit by telling women who they are and how to be. Now they've discovered feminism and are hell bent on selling "fempowerment" back to us. But behind the go-girl slogans and the go-viral hash-tags has anything really changed? In Brandsplaining, Jane...
Catch and kill : lies, spies, and a conspiracy to protect predators
Farrow, Ronan
Now an HBO documentary series streaming on HBO Max.  In this instant New York Times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests...
Breaking through bias : communication techniques for women to succeed at work
Kramer, Andrea S
More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women's Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not "making it" in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men but generally end them far earlier, having achieved less status, lower compensation...
Can we all be feminists? : new writing from Brit Bennett, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and 15 others on intersectionality, identity, and the way forward for feminism
Eric-Udorie, June
"As timely as it is well-written, this clear-eyed collection is just what I need right now."  --Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown Girl Dreaming "The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" (Bustle), edited by a feminist activist and writer who...
Dangerous ideas about mothers
Nelson, Camilla
This book won't give advice on birth, breastfeeding, or bonding It's about motherhood as a cultural construct.Often, opinions are funneled into and amplified on social media, where conversations turn ugly and advice is commercialized. This book confronts issues from divorce and over-burdened...
Dear Ijeawele : a feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to a friend. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her...
Eleanor and Hick : the love affair that shaped a First Lady
Quinn, Susan
In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the First Lady with dread. A lifeline came to her in the form of a feisty campaign reporter for the Associated Press: Lorena Hickok. Over the next 30 years, until Eleanor's death,...
Difficult women : a history of feminism in 11 fights
Lewis, Helen
*A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TIMES, GUARDIAN, FINANCIAL TIMES AND DAILY TELEGRAPH* *SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* *BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK* *SHORTLISTED IN THE 2020 PARLIAMENTARY BOOK AWARDS* ...
Emma Watson : the fantastically feminist (and totally true) story of the astounding actor and activist
Doherty, Anna
An inspiring, empowering, fantastically feminist and totally true story, perfect for fans of Little People, Big Dreams and Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls. Meet the amazing Emma Watson: fantastically feminist, incredibly inspiring and astonishing actor and activist....
Equal Power: And How You Can Make It Happen
Swinson, Jo
A practical call to arms that challenges the persistent inequality of power between men and women.
Entitled : how male privilege hurts women
Manne, Kate
An urgent exploration of men's entitlement and how it serves to police and punish women, from the acclaimed author of Down Girl "Kate Manne is a thrilling and provocative feminist thinker. Her work is indispensable."--Rebecca Traister  NAMED ONE OF THE...
Everything's trash, but it's okay
Robinson, Phoebe
2 Dope Queens star Phoebe Robinson is ready to share everything she's experienced in the hope that, if you can laugh at her topsy-turvy life, you can laugh at your own. Written in her trademark unfiltered, witty style, Robinson's latest essay collection is a call to arms. She tackles a wide range of...
Fat is a feminist issue
Orbach, Susie
'A classic that will help you face the demands of 21st century living' Stylist Susie Orbach's seminal work, now established as a worldwide classic, shows how fat is not about food, but rather about politics, defiance, protection, sex, strength, assertion, anger, love. ...
Fears to fierce : a woman's guide to owning her power
Schmidt, Brita Fernandez
Find Meaning Own Your Power Transform your World When we're 'head-heavy', we can get stuck. Inspiration is felt in the heart and the gut, and the way it feels is fierce. The 'fierce' is waiting for you to acknowledge it, to allow it and believe it....
Everywoman one woman's truth about speaking the truth
Phillips, Jess
F*ck happiness : how the science of psychology ignores women
Gore, Ariel
Happiness is big business. Books, consultants, psychologists, organisations, and even governments tout happiness secrets that are backed by scientific findings. The problem is that all of this science is done by and for cis white men. And some of the most vocal of these happiness experts were...
Fed up : emotional labor, women, and the way forward
Hartley, Gemma
From Gemma Hartley, the journalist who ignited a national conversation on emotional labor, comes Fed Up, a bold dive into the unpaid, invisible work women have shouldered for too long--and an impassioned vision for creating a better future for us all. Day in, day out, women anticipate and...
Feminism is...
Black, Alexandra
"Why are so many women - and men - nervous about calling themselves a feminist? ... It's a hopeful term... it means you believe in human rights, after all." - Gemma Cairney, foreword What is feminism? Combining insightful text with punchy illustrations,...
Feminists don't wear pink and other lies : amazing women on what the f-word means to them
Curtis, Scarlett
The Sunday Times Bestseller National Book Awards Winner 2018! This is the must-read book that every woman needs. "Brilliant, hysterical, truthful and real. These essays illuminate the path for our future female leaders." - Reese...
Feminist Baby
Brantz, Loryn
This hilarious board book about a baby who loves being herself gleefully breaks gender stereotypes, making it the perfect baby-shower gift for today's new parents.
Gender a graphic guide
Barker, Meg-John
`An outstanding work¿ ¿ CN Lester, author of Trans Like Me Join the creators of Queer: A Graphic History (`Could totally change the way you think about sex and gender¿ VICE) on an illustrated journey of gender exploration. Is masculinity `toxic¿? Why are public toilets such a political issue? How...
Frida Kahlo : making her self up
Wilcox, Claire
Claire Wilcox and Circe Henestrosa's Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up presents a unique window into the artist's life. Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), as an artist and a woman, has a unique international appeal. Her instantly recognizable work draws extensively...
Fight like a girl : 50 feminists who changed the world
Barcella, Laura
Nearly every day there's another news story or pop cultural anecdote related to feminism and women's rights. #YesAllWomen, conversations around consent, equal pay, access to contraception, and a host of other issues are foremost topics of conversation in American (and worldwide) media right now....
Women, equality, power : selected speeches from a life of leadership
Clark, Helen
'Helen Clark has reshaped our views on women and politics and the right of women to take up the mantle of political leadership.' PROFESSOR JENNIFER CURTIN, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity
Butler, Judith
One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler's Gender Troubleis as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by...
Girl decoded : my quest to make technology emotionally intelligent - and change the way we interact forever
El Kaliouby, Rana
A captivating memoir from an Egyptian-born, pioneering scientist on a mission to humanise technology and revolutionize how we connect with one another We are entering an empathy crisis. Most of our communication is conveyed through non-verbal cues - facial expressions, tone of voice,...
Fighting hislam : women, faith and sexism
Carland, Susan
The Muslim community that is portrayed to the West is a misogynist's playground; within the Muslim community, feminism is often regarded with sneering hostility. Yet between those two views there is a group of Muslim women many do not believe exists- a diverse bunch who fight sexism...
Girl up
Bates, Laura
Already an international bestseller, this empowering survival guide provides no-nonsense advice on sex, social media, mental health, and sexism that young women face in their everyday life--from one of the emerging leaders in the feminist movement. They told you that you need to...
Girlish
Wulff, Alana
A guided journal for the twenty-first-century girl Being a girl freakin? rocks! But despite all the opportunities available to girls today, the fight for equality - and self-esteem - continues.Filled with information, inspiration, truth bombs and surprises, Girlish is a fun...
Give birth like a feminist : your body your baby your choices
Hill, Milli
As featured on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 5 Live Selected as one of the Independent's 10 best pregnancy books for expectant parents Birth is a feminist issue. It's the feminist issue nobody's talking about. For too long women have been told, 'a healthy baby is...
Good night stories for rebel girls. 2
Cavallo, Francesca
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, showcases 100 brand-new bedtime stories of incredible women throughout history and around the world. In this book,...
Harriet Tubman
Jazynka, Kitson
Discover the inspiring story of Harriet Tubman, a fearless activist and abolitionist who helped guide many slaves to freedom. Born into slavery in the 1820s, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North,...
He's a feminist too!
Brantz, Loryn.
He toots! He hoots! He wiggles and giggles! Feminist Baby is breaking down walls! Loryn continues to celebrate the joys of modern childhood with wit and humour that sets the stage for feminist girls and boys.
Harriet Tubman
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger' in this true story of her life.
Harriet Tubman and the freedom train
Gayle, Sharon Shavers.
Discover the inspiring true story of Harriet Tubman in this Level 3 Ready-to-Read storybook. Harriet Tubman was born a slave. But she always knew that someday she would be free. After realizing her dream, Harriet decided she had to help others find freedom, too. So she became a...
History vs women : the defiant lives that they don't want you to know
Sarkeesian, Anita
Rebels, rulers, scientists, artists, warriors and villains Women are, and have always been, all these things and more. Looking through the ages and across the globe, Anita Sarkeesian, founder of Feminist Frequency, along with Ebony Adams PHD, have reclaimed the stories...
Her again : becoming Meryl Streep
Schulman, Michael
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep--the "Iron Lady" of acting, nominated for nineteen Oscars and winner of three--that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with...
How to raise a feminist
Vale, Allison
'We are all equally fascinating, equally valuable, equally capable of altruism, equally able to change the world for the better. That's feminism, isn't it? And it's what every parent wants for their kids . . . every parent that's not a d*ck, that is.' Growing up...
How women decide : what's true, what's not, and why it matters
Huston, Therese
When a man faces a difficult decision, he needs to make a judgement. When a woman faces the same decision, she must also deal with being judged. It's hardly surprising then that even the smartest women mislabel their rational decisions as a product of their 'female intuition' - a long...
How it was
Ellis, Janet, (Novelist)
'IMMERSIVE, AMAZING, REMARKABLE' MARIAN KEYES 'WONDERFUL' EMMA KENNEDY 'JANET ELLIS WRITES WITH TENDERNESS AND WISDOM' ERIN KELLY 'AN ATMOSPHERIC, CLEVER NOVEL THAT WILL GET UNDER YOUR SKIN' RED Marion Deacon sits by the hospital bed of...
I know why the caged bird sings
Angelou, Maya
Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS's American Masters. Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself....
It's not about the burqa : Muslim women on faith, feminism, sexuality and race
Khan, Mariam
In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the "traditional submissiveness" of Muslim women. Mariam felt pretty sure she didn't know a single Muslim woman who would describe herself that way. Why was she hearing about Muslim women from people who...
Ladies get paid : the ultimate guide to breaking barriers, owning your worth, and taking command of your career
Wasserman, Claire
Written by career coach and founder of career development organisation Ladies Get Paid, Claire Wasserman provides the tools and talking points women can use to successfully navigate gender power dynamics in the workplace. The goal? Rise up and get paid. Filled with Claire's personal stories and...
Keep marching : how every woman can take action and change our world
Rowe-Finkbeiner, Kristin
A GROUNDBREAKING, DEFINITIVE WORK ON HOW TO BUILD WOMEN'S POWER "A perfect primer for women everywhere who want to take action-whether their heading to their first town hall meeting or running for office." -- Cecile Richards, New York Times bestselling author of Make...
Little women : an annotated edition
Alcott, Louisa May
Little Women has delighted and instructed readers for generations. For many, it is a favorite book first encountered in childhood or adolescence. Championed by Gertrude Stein, Simone de Beauvoir, Theodore Roosevelt, and J. K. Rowling, it is however much more than the "girls' book" intended...
Make more noise!
Carroll, Emma
An incredible collection of brand new short stories, from ten of the UK's very best storytellers, celebrating inspirational girls and women, being published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK.
Let Her Fly : A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality
Carpenter, Louise
In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood and his lifelong fight for equality - proving there are many faces of feminism. "Whenever anybody has asked me how Malala became who she is, I...
Living a feminist life
Ahmed, Sara
In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work. Building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship in particular, Ahmed offers a poetic and personal meditation on how...
Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead
Sandberg, Sheryl.
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER * "A landmark manifesto" (The New York Times) that's a revelatory, inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth that will empower women around the world to achieve their full potential.  In her famed TED...
Malala's magic pencil
Yousafzai, Malala
Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Malala Yousafzai's first picture book, inspired by her own childhood. Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala...
Men explain things to me
Solnit, Rebecca
A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today.
I should have honor : a memoir of hope and pride in Pakistan
Brohi, Khalida
A fearless memoir about tribal life in Pakistan--and the act of violence that inspired one ambitious young woman to pursue a life of activism and female empowerment "Khalida Brohi understands the true nature of honor. She is fearless in her pursuit of justice and...
Misogynation : the true scale of sexism
Bates, Laura
A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF THE EVERYDAY SEXISM PROJECT, LAURA BATES.  'Following [Everyday Sexism] will make most women feel oddly saner.' Caitlin Moran 'Piercingly astute.' Stylist
My body
Ratajkowski, Emily
A deeply honest investigation of what it means to be a woman and a commodity from Emily Ratajkowski, the archetypal, multi-hyphenate celebrity of our time._______________'This is the book for every woman trying to place their body on the map of consumption vs control, and every...
My life in full : work, family, and our future
Nooyi, Indra
'A must-read for working women and the men who work with us, love us and support us' Hillary Rodham Clinton 'Surprising and compelling' Financial Times The much-anticipated and inspiring memoir by Indra Nooyi, the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo...
Mutual Admiration Society
Moulton, Mo
Mother Teresa
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Mother Teresa, in this true story of her life.
My past is a foreign country
Talkhani, Zeba
'Brilliant and brutally honest, this memoir ropes you in with every page. The intimacy that Zeba evokes will remind you of your own sister opening her heart to you.' Meena Kandasamy, author of When I Hit You, shortlisted for The Women's Prize 28-year-old Zeba Talkhani...
No difference between us : teaching children about gender equality, respectful relationships, feelings, choice, self-esteem, empathy, tolerance, and acceptance
Sanders, Jayneen
Jess and Ben are twins. Jess is a girl and Ben is a boy but in all the BIG ways, there is NO difference between them! Explore with children the issues of gender equality and respectful relationships. Combining cheerful illustrations and a simple but effective narrative, children will understand that...
Outspoken : why women's voices get silenced and how to set them free
Rueckert, Veronica
Are you done with the mansplaining Have you been interrupted one too many times Don't stop talking. Take your voice back. Women's voices aren't being heard--at work, at home, in public, and in every facet of their lives. When they speak up, they're seen as pushy, loud, and...
On violence and on violence against women
Rose, Jacqueline
A blazingly insightful, provocative study of violence against women from the peerless feminist critic.
Pleasure activism : the politics of feeling good
Brown, Adrienne M.
How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? How can we awaken within ourselves desires that make it impossible to settle for anything less than a fulfilling life? Editor Adrienne Maree Brown finds the answer in something she calls 'Pleasure Activism,' a politics of healing...
My own words
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader
The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg--"a comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one of our generation's most influential voices in both law and public opinion" (Harper...
Our stories, our voices : 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America
Reed, Amy Lynn
From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America. This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors...
Rebel writers : the accidental feminists : Shelagh Delaney, Edna O'Brien, Lynne Reid-Banks, Charlotte Bingham, Nell Dunn, Virginia Ironside, Margaret Forster
Brayfield, Celia
'Make this your next inspirational read. Trust us, it's Oprah's Book Club worthy' Vice In London in 1958, a play by a 19-year-old redefined women's writing in Britain. It also began a movement that would change women's lives forever. The play was A Taste of...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life
De Hart, Jane Sherron
The first full life--private, public, legal, philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews...
Raising empowered daughters : a dad-to-dad guide
Adamick, Mike
A fists-up handbook for helping dads help their daughters resist the patriarchy, written by popular feminist dad blogger Mike Adamick As a primary male role model in a girl's life, a father influences his daughter in profound ways, from the way she defines her female...
Sexual revolution : modern fascism and the feminist fightback
Penny, Laurie
An urgent, hopeful, and unapologetically radical new book about consent, democracy, desire, and the future of sexual politics from award-winning writer Laurie Penny. "I can't really think of another writer who so consistently and bravely keeps thinking and talking and...
Queen Boudica's secret diary
Deary, Terry
  From the bestselling team behind Horrible Histories! It's time to delve into the totally true (sort of) and incredibly intriguing pages of Boudica's Secret Diary. Terry Deary steps into the mind of one of history's most powerful warriors, bringing you Boudica's...
Sojourner Truth : path to glory
Merchant, Peter.
Sojourner Truth had a tough childhood. She was born a slave, and many of the families she worked for treated her poorly. But when she was finally freed, Sojourner used her life to teach others about women's rights and the power of freedom.
She is fierce : brave, bold and beautiful poems by women
Sampson, Ana.
A stunning gift book containing 150 bold, brave and beautiful poems by women - from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices. From suffragettes to school girls, from spoken word superstars to civil rights activists, from aristocratic ladies to kitchen maids, these are...
Smart women, smart habits : powerful practices to create your ideal financial future
Ramaraj, Obu
Everybody loves money because it is the main currency on planet earth to buy things. When children are young, very rarely are they taught the right way to handle money - be it at school or at home or anyone they spend time with. Unless you have super savvy parents, it can be hard to manage...
Sontag : her life
Moser, Benjamin
WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY Selected as a Book of the Year 2019 by the SPECTATOR, TELEGRAPH, NEW STATESMAN and FINANCIAL TIMES 'Definitive and delightful' Stephen Fry 'There can be no doubting the brilliance...
The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world
Mayor, Adrienne
The real history of the Amazons in war and love Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles displayed their valor in duels with Amazon queens, and the Athenians reveled in...

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