Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs
Maggs presents a fun and feminist look at the brilliant, brainy and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers and inventors, along with interviews with real-life women in STEM careers.
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt
Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites.
Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
Solnit takes on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about how men wrongly assume women don’t know things, about why this arises, and how the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters.
Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation by Judith Mackrell
Presents a revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity through the lives of six figures that exemplified it, including Lady Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, and Tallulah Bankhead.
The End of Men: And the Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin
Men have been the dominant sex since, well, the dawn of mankind. Rosin was the first to notice that this truth is, astonishingly, no longer true. At this unprecedented moment, women are no longer gaining on men: They have pulled decisively ahead.
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter
Looks at the suffering, discrimination, and abuse suffered by women throughout the world, often as a result of distorted readings of religious texts, as witnessed by the author and the testimony of women representing different regions and religions.
Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World by Ann Shen
Featuring some of the fiercest women of all time: the famous, the infamous, and the ones yet to be heard of. Explore the notable works, impressive feats, and striking portraits of these wild women from around the globe who challenged the status quo.
Rejected Princesses: Tales of History's Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics by Jason Porath
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Turning the ubiquitous "pretty pink princess" stereotype on its head, an entertaining blend of biography, imagery and humor, pays homage to strong, fierce and, sometimes weird, women who refused to behave and meekly accept their place.
Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz
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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world.