By Women, for Women:
Louise Erdrich latest novel takes place between November 2019 to November 2020, a year that would erupt into chaos on multiple fronts. It weaves together the protests against police violence, the beginning of the pandemic, and the mystery of a murdered young woman who is haunting a Minneapolis bookstore.
When Cicely Tyson passed away last year at the age of 96, the world lost not only a great actress but a woman with an incredible drive to succeed. Tyson had plenty of stories left to tell, and thankfully, she was able to see her memoir Just as I Am receive the praise it deserves.
Through careful, analytical study, Criado Perez revealed that data has a gender bias. She asserts that “women pay tremendous cost for this bias, in time, money, and often with their lives.”
The book follows Casey Peabody, a 31-year-old woman who has just lost her mother and feels like her chance to live the creative life she always imagined is slipping away. She splits her time between waiting tables and writing her novel—a novel that’s been in the works for six years.
In this emotionally honest memoir, Japanese Breakfast singer-songwriter Michelle Zauner tells the story of her life—growing up Korean American in Oregon, having a complicated relationship with her parents, and pursuing a career in music.