Women's History

With Tori Telfer at the wheel, reading these tales of plunder—littered with diamonds, fancy cars, mansions, booze and furs—is a fun, spicy romp.

With Tori Telfer at the wheel, reading these tales of plunder—littered with diamonds, fancy cars, mansions, booze and furs—is a fun, spicy romp.

Come Fly the World is an eye-opening account of female flight attendants’ successes and struggles in the not-so-distant past.

Come Fly the World is an eye-opening account of female flight attendants’ successes and struggles in the not-so-distant past.

Lisa Robinson offers a panoramic view of the women rockers she’s interviewed over the course of her decadeslong career in Nobody Ever Asked Me About the Girls.

Lisa Robinson offers a panoramic view of the women rockers she’s interviewed over the course of her decadeslong career in Nobody Ever Asked Me About the Girls.

In Looking for Miss America, historian Margot Mifflin encourages us to view Miss America as more complicated than just sashes, hairspray and high heels.

In Looking for Miss America, historian Margot Mifflin encourages us to view Miss America as more complicated than just sashes, hairspray and high heels.

Kathryn Aalto provides biographical profiles and brief introductions to the work of 25 nature and environmental writers who are women.

Kathryn Aalto provides biographical profiles and brief introductions to the work of 25 nature and environmental writers who are women.

Helen Hamilton Gardener may be the most famous suffrage activist you’ve never heard of, and Free Thinker is the compelling narrative of her life.

Helen Hamilton Gardener may be the most famous suffrage activist you’ve never heard of, and Free Thinker is the compelling narrative of her life.

Susan J. Douglas’ book In Our Prime will inflame the hearts of feminists who joined the movement in the 1970s and those who cut their teeth on #MeToo.

Susan J. Douglas’ book In Our Prime will inflame the hearts of feminists who joined the movement in the 1970s and those who cut their teeth on #MeToo.

Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism critiques feminism’s exclusionary preference for white women and exhorts those who support changing it for the better.

Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism critiques feminism’s exclusionary preference for white women and exhorts those who support changing it for the better.

The women behind Disney’s most famous animated features finally get their due in this well-researched book.

The women behind Disney’s most famous animated features finally get their due in this well-researched book.

Film-history buffs and lovers of all things Disney will adore Nathalia Holt’s invaluable account of the studio’s overlooked female artists and writers.

Film-history buffs and lovers of all things Disney will adore Nathalia Holt’s invaluable account of the studio’s overlooked female artists and writers.

This account is a moving tribute of the power and persistence of American women. 

This account is a moving tribute of the power and persistence of American women. 

As Kristen Richardson reminds us in this engaging and thought-provoking history, dismissing debutante traditions means dismissing a key part of women’s history.

As Kristen Richardson reminds us in this engaging and thought-provoking history, dismissing debutante traditions means dismissing a key part of women’s history.

Rachel Frankel reconsiders the history of women in popular music in these short but thorough essays on big names like Beyoncé, Selena and Dolly Parton.

Rachel Frankel reconsiders the history of women in popular music in these short but thorough essays on big names like Beyoncé, Selena and Dolly Parton.

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