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Becoming

Michelle Obama Author
(2018)

English

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States  #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WATCH THE EMMY-NOMINATED NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENT... Read more

The Code Breaker

Walter Isaacson Author
(2021)

English

A Best Book of 2021 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Time, and The Washington Post The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a "compelling" (The Washington Post) account of ... Read more

Ain't I a Woman

bell hooks Author
(2014)

English

A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slaver... Read more

The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank Author
(2010)

English

THE DEFINITIVE EDITION • Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder o... Read more

The Woman They Could Not Silence

Kate Moore Author
(2021)

English

From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes another dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman whose inspirati... Read more

All That She Carried

Tiya Miles Author
(2021)

English

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft a ... Read more

The Immortal Life of...

Rebecca Skloot Author
(2010)

English

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The story of modern medicine and bioethics—and, indeed, race relations—is refracted beautifully, and movingly.”—Entertai... Read more

A Woman of No Importance

Sonia Purnell Author
(2019)

English

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERChosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis St... Read more

My Body

Emily Ratajkowski Author
(2021)

English

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"My Body offers a lucid examination of the mirrors in which its author has seen herself, and her indoctrination into the cult of beauty as defined by powerful men. ... Read more

Unbound

Tarana Burke Author
(2021)

English

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Searing. Powerful. Needed." —Oprah"Sometimes a single story can change the world. Unbound is one of those stories. Tarana's words are a testimony to liberati... Read more

Dolly Parton, Songteller

Dolly Parton Author
Robert K. Oermann Author
(2020)

English

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words... Read more

Hidden Figures

Margot Lee Shetterly Author
(2016)

English

New York Times BestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major mot... Read more

Just as I Am

Cicely Tyson Author
(2021)

English

"In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only succeeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history." –President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom cere... Read more

Red Comet

Heather Clark Author
(2020)

English

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • The highly anticipated biography of Sylvia Plath that focuses on her remarkable literary and intellectual achievements, while restoring the woman behind the long-held... Read more

I Am Malala

Malala Yousafzai Author
Christina Lamb Author
(2013)

English

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."... Read more

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson Author
(2014)

English

A New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Red at the Bone, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.   Raised... Read more

The Chancellor

Kati Marton Author
(2021)

English

The "captivating" (The New York Times), definitive biography of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, detailing the extraordinary rise and political brilliance of the most powerful—and elusiveR... Read more

The Three Mothers

Anna Malaika Tubbs Author
(2021)

English

New York Times Bestseller"This dynamic blend of biography and manifesto centers on Louise Little, Alberta King, and Berdis Baldwin . . . Tubbs's book stands against the women's erasure, a monument ... Read more

The Girls Who Stepped Out of...

Mari K. Eder Author
(2021)

English

For fans of Radium Girls and history and WWII buffs, The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line takes you inside the lives and experiences of 15 unknown women heroes from the Greatest Generation, the women ... Read more

Hunger

Roxane Gay Author
(2017)

English

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself."I ate and ate ... Read more

The Churchill Sisters

Dr. Rachel Trethewey Author
(2021)

English

As complex in their own way as their Mitford cousins, Winston and Clementine Churchill's daughters each had a unique relationship with their famous father. Rachel Trethewey's biography, The Churchi... Read more

I Feel Bad About My Neck

Nora Ephron Author
(2006)

English

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look at women who ar... Read more

Shark Lady

Jess Keating Author
Marta Álvarez Miguéns Illustrator
(2017)

English

Named a Best Children's Book of 2017 by Parents Magazine!This is the story of a woman who dared to dive, defy, discover, and inspire. This is the story of Shark Lady. Eugenie Clark fell in love wit... Read more

The Doctors Blackwell

Janice P. Nimura Author
(2021)

English

New York Times Bestseller Finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Biography "Janice P. Nimura has resurrected Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell in all their feisty, thrilling, trailblazing splendor." ... Read more

We Should All Be Feminists

A Vintage Short (Series)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author
(2014)

English

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics—from the award-winning author of Americanah In this personal, eloquent... Read more

Come Fly the World

Julia Cooke Author
(2021)

English

Glamour, danger, liberation: in a Mad Men–era of commercial flight, Pan Am World Airways attracted the kind of young woman who wanted out, and wanted up Required to have a college education, ... Read more

My Own Words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Author
Mary Hartnett Author
(2016)

English

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 ... Read more

Sister Outsider

Audre Lorde Author
Cheryl Clarke Author of introduction, etc.
(2012)

English

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. “[Lorde's] works... Read more

Code Girls

Liza Mundy Author
(2017)

English

The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II—a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "s... Read more

Big Friendship

Aminatou Sow Author
Ann Friedman Author
(2020)

English

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that! But for all the rosy sentiments surrounding friendship, most peopl... Read more

Grandma Gatewood's Walk

Ben Montgomery Author
(2014)

English

Emma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person—man or woman—to walk it twice and three times and she did it all after the age ... Read more

Eleanor

David Michaelis Author
(2020)

English

The New York Times bestseller from prizewinning author David Michaelis presents a "stunning" (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America's longest-serving First La... Read more

Taste Makers

Mayukh Sen Author
(2021)

English

A New York Times Editors' Choice pick Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, Food Network, KCRW, WBUR Here & Now, Emma Straub, and Globe and Mail O... Read more

Lead from the Outside

Stacey Abrams Author
(2018)

English

A guide to harnessing the strengths of being an outsider by Stacey Abrams, slated to become the first black female governor in the United States.Leadership is hard. Convincing others—and ofte... Read more

The Nine

Gwen Strauss Author
(2021)

English

"[A] narrative of unfathomable courage... Ms. Strauss does her readers—and her subjects—a worthy service by returning to this appalling history of the courage of women caught up in a ti... Read more

Cleopatra

Stacy Schiff Author
(2010)

English

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, bu... Read more

The Almost Legendary Morris...

Julie Klam Author
(2021)

English

A Washington Post best nonfiction book pick of 2021“It is biography as an expression of love.” – The New York TimesNew York Times–bestselling author Julie Klam’s funny... Read more

My Beloved World

Sonia Sotomayor Author
(2013)

English

A “searching and emotionally intimate memoir” (The New York Times) told with a candor never before undertaken by a sitting Justice. This “powerful defense of empathy” (The W... Read more

All the Way to the Top

Annette Bay Pimentel Author
Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins Author of introduction, etc.
(2020)

English

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children's Honor Book (American Library Association)Experience the true story of lifelong activist Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins and her participation in the Capit... Read more

Women in White Coats

Olivia Campbell Author
(2021)

English

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!For fans of Hidden Figures and Radium Girls comes the remarkable story of three Victorian women who broke down barriers in the medical field to become the first women doct... Read more

The Source of Self-Regard

Toni Morrison Author
(2019)

English

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Here is the Nobel Prize winner in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades that "speaks to today’s social an... Read more

The Secret History of Home...

Danielle Dreilinger Author
(2021)

English

The surprising, often fiercely feminist, always fascinating, yet barely known, history of home economics. The term "home economics" may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or s... Read more

The Dark Queens

Shelley Puhak Author
(2022)

English

"A well-researched and well-told epic history. The Dark Queens brings these courageous, flawed, and ruthless rulers and their distant times back to life."—Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Times... Read more

Girly Drinks

Mallory O'Meara Author
(2021)

English

"At last, the feminist history of booze we've been waiting for!" —Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken BotanistFrom Los Angeles Times bestselling author Mallory O'Meara comes a lively and engro... Read more

Dinosaur Lady

Linda Skeers Author
Marta Álvarez Miguéns Illustrator
(2020)

English

A beautifully illustrated picture book biography of Mary Anning that will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of female scientists, perfect for fans of The Gi... Read more

When Women Ruled the World

National Geographic & Yellow Border Design (Series)

Kara Cooney Author
(2018)

English

This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra—women who ruled with real power—and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of wome... Read more

Wake

Rebecca Hall Author
Hugo Martínez Illustrator
(2021)

English

A Best Book of 2021 by NPR and The Washington Post Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour-de-force that tells the "powerful" (The New York Times Book Review) story of women-le... Read more

Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie

Lisa Napoli Author
(2021)

English

A group biography of four beloved women who fought sexism, covered decades of American news, and whose voices defined NPR In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace sti... Read more

The Daughters of Kobani

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Author
(2021)

English

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won“The Daughters of Kobani is an unforgettable and nearly mythic tale of women's power and c... Read more

18 Tiny Deaths

Bruce Goldfarb Author
Judy Melinek Author of introduction, etc.
(2020)

English

A captivating blend of history, women in science, and true crime, 18 Tiny Deaths tells the story of how one woman changed the face of forensics forever.Frances Glessner Lee, born a socialite to a w... Read more

This Is Your Time

Ruby Bridges Author
(2020)

English

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • CBC KIDS’ BOOK CHOICE AWARD WINNERCivil rights icon Ruby Bridges—who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elemen... Read more

Being Heumann

Judith Heumann Author
Kristen Joiner Author
(2020)

English

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Nonfiction"...an essential and engaging look at recent disability history."— BuzzfeedOne of the most influential disability rights activists... Read more

Elizabeth & Margaret

Andrew Morton Author
(2021)

English

Perfect for fans of The Crown, this captivating biography from a New York Times bestselling author follows Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret as they navigate life in the royal spotlight.Th... Read more

History Smashers

History Smashers (Series)

Kate Messner Author
Dylan Meconis Illustrator
(2020)

English

Myths! Lies! Secrets! Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Perfect for fans of I Survived and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.In 1920, Susan B. Anthony pass... Read more

Civil Rights Queen

Tomiko Brown-Nagin Author
(2022)

English

With the US Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson, “it makes sense to revisit the life and work of another Black woman who profoundly shaped the law: Constance Baker Motley&rdqu... Read more

Frontier Grit

Marianne Monson Author
(2016)

English

These are the stories of twelve women who "heard the call" to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey: the East Coast, Europe, and as far away as New Zealan... Read more

Confident Women

Tori Telfer Author
(2021)

English

A thoroughly entertaining and darkly humorous roundup of history's notorious but often forgotten female con artists and their bold, outrageous scams—by the acclaimed author of Lady Killers.Fr... Read more

Victoria: the Queen

Julia Baird Author
(2016)

English

The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our tim... Read more

In Defense of Witches

Mona Chollet Author
Sophie R. Lewis Translator
(2022)

English

Mona Chollet's In Defense of Witches is a "brilliant, well-documented" celebration (Le Monde) by an acclaimed French feminist of the witch as a symbol of female rebellion and independence in the fa... Read more

Birthing the West

Jennifer J. Hill Author
(2022)

English

Childbirth defines families, communities, and nations. In Birthing the West, Jennifer J. Hill fills the silences around historical reproduction with copious new evidence and an enticing narrative, ... Read more

Born Hungry

Alex Prud'homme Author
Sarah Green Illustrator
(2022)

English

How did Julia Child become one of America's most celebrated and beloved chefs? Her grandnephew reveals her story in this picture book that Jacques Pepin calls a "vivid portrait . . . an enjoyable r... Read more