Aspirational Bookshelf for Women's History Month

By Editing Without Ego

By Editing Without Ego

Who Cooked the Last Supper?: The Women's History of the World

Rosalind Miles

$15.00 $13.80

A comprehensive study of everything you were never taught about women throughout history.

Tomboyland: Essays

Melissa Faliveno

$14.95 $13.75

This collection of essays explores the authorโ€™s experience as a Midwesterner grappling with the otherness of queer gender and desire in a culture that has prescriptive norms dictating who she is supposed to be, and with questions of class as she travels away from the land that raised her.

Feel Free: Essays

Zadie Smith

$18.00 $16.56

Essays by accomplished novelist and essayist Zadie Smith.

Bingo Love Volume 1: Jackpot Edition

Tee Franklin, Alyssa Cole, et al.

$14.99 $13.79

A comic book series about teenage girls who meet at a bingo game at church and fall in love in the 1960โ€™s.

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters

Priya Parker

$17.00 $15.64

Parker presents a critique of the ways people come together, and offers a new perspective on how to make gatherings more meaningful

Olivia on the Record

Ginny Z. Berson

$18.95

A recounting of the joys and pitfalls of creating new spaces and outlets for women and lesbians to share art and resources during the 60โ€™s and 70โ€™s feminist movements. Written by one of the founders of the exemplary Olivia Records.

She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Joan Morgan

$24.00 $22.08

An analysis of the wide-reaching cultural impact of Lauryn Hill's groundbreaking 1998 album.

The Priory of the Orange Tree

Samantha Shannon

$20.00 $18.40

This 800-page tome has a central lesbian relationship and a woman-centric fantasy universe.

Freshwater

Akwaeke Emezi

$16.00 $14.72

An autobiographical novel by an Igbo-Tamil writer from Nigeria, this book draws on Igbo religion, imagery and language to discuss mental health from a non-Western perspective. Edited by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Social Creature

Tara Isabella Burton

$16.00 $14.72

A psychological thriller focusing on a central prince(ss) and the pauper relationship, where our โ€œpauperโ€ protagonist has a dark past and a vested interest in maintaining her new, lavish life.

A Menopausal Gentleman: The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw

Peggy Shaw

$33.54

Peggy Shaw has written several solo acts about butch existence, and the scripts are compiled here into a single volume.

Other Girls Like Me

Stephanie Davies

$16.95 $15.59

Autobiographical lesbian feminist theory exploring the complexities of growing up as a gay girl.

Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and Madeline D. Davis

$53.94

Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community.

My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love

Dessa

$17.00 $15.64

The debut memoir by genre-defying musician, Dessa.

To Throw Away Unopened: A Memoir

VIV Albertine

$24.95 $22.95

A โ€gaping woundโ€ of a memoir about English punk/counterculture pioneer Viv Albertine, former member of the girl group The Sits. The memoir spotlights her relationship with her mother.

Becoming

Michelle Obama

$32.50 $29.90

This one was a smash hit about the history-making First Lady.

Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger

Soraya Chemaly

$17.98 $16.54

A compilation of stories on the power women can harness in an emotion usually reserved for men.