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The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501178412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them—women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.

She couldn’t have been more than seven or eight years old. “Go ahead, ask your question,” her father urged, nudging her forward.

Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525541936
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 1st, 2019


"A hands-on, real talk guide for navigating the hot-button issues that so many families struggle with."--Reese Witherspoon

Tired, stressed, and in need of more help from your partner? Imagine running your household (and life!) in a new way...

Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice (New Directions in Native American Studies #19) Cover Image
By Ada Deer, Theda Perdue (Contribution by), Charles Wilkinson (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780806164274
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - October 31st, 2019

This stirring memoir is the story of Ada Deer, the first woman to serve as head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Deer begins, "I was born a Menominee Indian.

Whose Story Is This?: Old Conflicts, New Chapters Cover Image
ISBN: 9781642590180
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 3rd, 2019

New feminist essays for the #MeToo era from the international best-selling author of Men Explain Things to Me.

No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316286541
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 15th, 2019

"Gail Collins inspires women to embrace aging and look at it with a new sense of hope" in this lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist (Parade Magazine)

Wanderlust: The Amazing Ida Pfeiffer, the First Female Tourist Cover Image
ISBN: 9789813250765
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Published: National University of Singapore Press - November 8th, 2019

I found no one to accompany me, and was determined to do; so I trusted to fate, and went alone.

In 1797 in Vienna, Ida Pfeiffer was born into a world that should have been too small for her dreams. The daughter of an Austrian merchant, she made clear from an early age that she would not be bound by convention, dressing in boys’ clothing and playing sports.

Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250235169
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - November 5th, 2019

In her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center.

The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807013816
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

A bold and uncompromising feminist manifesto that shows women and girls how to defy, disrupt, and destroy the patriarchy by embracing the qualities they’ve been trained to avoid.

God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062878502
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 22nd, 2019

An NPR Best Books of 2019

Represent: The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781523502974
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 3rd, 2019

“Over the last few years we’ve seen a remarkable surge of women running for office, and even better, winning. Running takes courage, passion, and commitment, but it also takes books like this.

Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399179754
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Published: Random House - September 10th, 2019

A gripping account of thirteen women who joined, endured, and, in some cases, escaped life in the Islamic State—based on years of immersive reporting by a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612197920
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Published: Melville House - August 13th, 2019

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

“Smart, funny, and fearless.” —THE BOSTON GLOBE

Women have always been seen as monsters. Men from Aristotle to Freud have insisted that women are freakish creatures, capable of immense destruction.
Maybe they are. And maybe that’s a good thing....

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