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2015 Women’s History Month Theme: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Come take a look at Horn Library’s display of some books that discuss women’s lives, including

  • Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History by Rhonda K. Garelick
  • The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice by Sandra Day O’Connor
  • Composing a Life by Mary Catherine Bateson
  • How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston, and Geoffrey Lewis
  • The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Scott Dodson
  • Margaret Thatcher: the Autobiography by Margaret Thatcher

Feel free to sign out any of these books.  Interested in others?  You can find many more on our shelves, for example

  • A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren
  • Petticoats and Pinstripes: Portraits of Women in Wall Street History by Sheri J. Kaplan
  • The Girls of Atomic City: the Untold Story of the Women who Helped win World War II by Denise Kiernan
  • Madam Secretary by Madeleine Korbel Albright
  • The Favored Daughter: One Woman’s Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future by Fawzia Koofi
  • No Higher Honor: A Memoir of my Years in Washington by Condoleezza Rice
  • Tough Choices: A Memoir by Carly Fiorina and/or Perfect Enough: Carly Fiorina and the Reinvention of Hewlett-Packard by George Anders
  • Ladies of Liberty: The Women who Shaped our Nation by Cokie Roberts
  • Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters by Nancy Pelosi
  • Hetty: The Genius and Madness of America’s First Female Tycoon by Charles Stack
  • Living History by Hilary Rodham Clinton
  • Why Women Should Rule the World: A Memoir by Dee Dee Myers

Or are you interested in the suffragettes and early feminists?  We’ve got

  • Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary M. Talbot (this is a graphic novel)
  • The Feminist Papers: From Adams to De Beauvoir by Alice S. Rossi
  • Betty Friedan’s books The Feminine Mystique, The Second Stage, and Beyond Gender: The New Politics of Work and Family
  • Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem
  • In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development by Carol Gilligan
  • Beyond God The Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation by Mary Daly
  • Margaret Fuller’s Cultural Critique: Her Age and Legacy edited by Babson professor Fritz Fleischmann

…and of course a lot more in our e-book collections.  Happy Reading!

We always welcome suggestions of which books to acquire, so please feel free to make recommendations.  Thank you.  Don’t know how to figure out what we have?  Search our catalog here.