March is Women’s History Month and we’re featuring books that honor the women who changed history and women who are paving the way for generations of girls to come.
The thrilling, cinematic story of a city shattered by disaster—and Genie Chance, a part-time radio reporter and working mother who would play an unlikely role in the wake of the disaster, helping to put her fractured community back together.
The timely, never-before-told story of five brilliant, passionate women who, in the early 1960s, converged at the newly founded Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study and became friends as well as artistic collaborators, and who went on to shape the course of feminism in ways that are still felt today.
The inspiring and deeply personal memoir from highly acclaimed chef Dominique Crenn. Filled with stories from the years Crenn spent working in the male-centric world of professional kitchens, tracking her career from struggling cook to being named the World’s Best Female Chef, Rebel Chef is a disarmingly honest and revealing look at one woman’s evolution from a daring young chef to a respected activist and the story of one woman making a place for herself in the kitchen, and in the world.
In a captivating memoir, an Egyptian American visionary and scientist provides an intimate view of her personal transformation as she follows her calling—to humanize our technology and how we connect with one another.
“A vivid coming-of-age story and a call to each of us to be more mindful and compassionate when we interact online.”—Arianna Huffington
A history and analysis of women’s cycling—beginning with its origins as a political statement and feminist act—that chronicles notable cyclists and groups around the world in hopes of inspiring more women to take up space on the road and elsewhere.
From a black, gay woman who broke into the boys’ club of Silicon Valley comes an empowering guide to finding your voice, working your way into any room you want to be in, and achieving your own dreams.
A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are—and have always been—instrumental in shaping our country.