New Books to Read During Women’s History Month
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Washington University Libraries are highlighting some recently published books that tell stories of women from all walks of life, who have broken barriers, ignited change, and redefined womanhood. The books are available in John M. Olin Library and other Danforth campus libraries.
The reading list was created by AJ Robinson, subject librarian for women, gender, and sexuality studies.
On This Day She: Putting Women Back into History One Day at a Time by Jo Bell, Tania Hershman, Ailsa Holland
Hail Mary: the Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League by Frankie De La Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo
Still Mad: American Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar
In on the Joke: The Original Queens of Stand-Up Comedy by Shawn Levy
Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop by Danyel Smith
We Were There: The Third World Women’s Alliance and the Second Wave by Patricia Romney
For questions about the listed books or other reading recommendations, please contact AJ Robinson.