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Insatiable Readers – Celebrate Women’s History, March 2017

The library’s new Readers’ Group discussed Women’s History on Saturday, March 18.  The titles presented are listed below:

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik

Empress Dowager CIXI by Jung Chang

Amelia to Zora by Cynthia Chin-Lee

The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway

The Woman Who Would Be King by Kara Cooney

Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman

Scarlet Women by Ian Graham

Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt

The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore

Wonder Women by Sam Maggs

Freedom’s Daughters by Lynne Olson

Radioactive by Lauren Redniss

Dust Bowl Girls by Lydia Reeder

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Headstrong by Rachel Swaby

Because of Sex by Gillian Thomas

All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Nothing Daunted by Dorothy Wickenden

 

Makers: Women Who Make America (PBS series available on DVD)

Story of Women and Art (BBC Documentary available on DVD)

 

The History Chicks website and podcast

 

Womenshistorymonth.gov

 

Feed your need for great nonfiction titles and bookish conversations!  Join us in the Plaza Reading Room on Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. for “April Fools: It’s Always Good to Laugh.”  There will be free coffee and lots of reading fun!

-Pam

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