"I swear it to you on my common woman's head, the common woman is as common as a loaf of bread...and will rise." —Judy Grahn
Featuring works from authors of literary fiction, political non-fiction, and memoir, like Angela Davis, Alice Walker, Shere Hite, Arundhati Roy, Cathy Wilkerson, Bernardine Dohrn, and so many more.
The New Handbook for a Post-Roe America: The Complete Guide to Abortion Legality, Access, and Practical Support
Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel
Memoirs of a Born Free: Reflections on the New South Africa by a Member of the Post-apartheid Generation
Women's History Month can trace its beginnings back to the first International Working Women's Day in 1909. Before it's revival by feminist activists in the 1970's — and the UN's subsequent ratification in 1977 — International Women's Day's first appeared in 1908, when 15,000 women working in the garment industry went on strike in New York City to demand better working conditions. The following year, the Socialist Party of America declared the first International Working Women's Day.
To celebrate these radical roots, we're delighted to share the following works of literary fiction, memoir, political non-fiction, and other writings that we recommend for Women's History Month, and for the rest of the year, too.
Many of the problems we face as a country and even as a world today – the health pandemic,...
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