National Women’s History Month
Happy Women’s History Month! March was designated as National Women’s History month in 1987 by US Congress. We recommend these fantastic listens about and by women who have made history! For more options, check out our Women’s History Month playlist.
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.
by Margot Lee Shetterly
The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space.
by Sam Maggs
“In this delightful book, Maggs introduces readers to amazing women who changed history through their creativity, inventions, and remarkable paths of service in areas overwhelmed by men.”
—Bookseller recommendation from Sally Van Wert at Macdonald Bookshop
by Claire L. Evans
Female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation–they’ve just been erased from the story. Until now. Evans shows us how these women built and colored the technologies we can’t imagine life without.
by Jennifer Palmieri
This audiobook is an empowering letter from former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women working to succeed in any field.
by Katharine Graham
As seen in the new movie The Post, here is the captivating, inside story of the woman who helmed the Washington Post during one of the most turbulent periods in the history of American media.
Find more great Women’s History Month listens on our Women’s History Month playlist!