Hillary Clinton's long time top aide and advisor, the famously private Huma Abedin finally her own fascinating story. From her early years as the daughter of Pakistani and Indian intellectuals, to her ultimately heart-breaking marriage to Congressman Anthony Weiner, to her internship with Hillary Clinton that grew into an amazing career in public service, Abedin was "in the room" at some of the most crucial moments in our political history.
In this follow up to In the Company of Women, Grace Bonney celebrates the wisdom and power of older women. In this rich and multilayered collection of interviews, conversations, and intimate photographs, over 100 trailblazing women describe the ups, downs, and lessons learned while forging their unique paths. Great gift for humans of all ages.
If you are a fan of Nora Ephron, the essays of Zadie Smith and Rebecca Solnit, or Jia Tolentino's Trick Mirror, or if you read Ellman's first book Ducks, Newburyport, you are going to love this hilarious collection of essays on just about everything right up through the "events" of January 6. Lucy Ellmann is a necessary antidote to the misogyny and general annoyances that plague women and other humans. You're going to love it.
From the founder and activist behind the largest movement of the 20th and 21st century, Tarana Burke shares her never before revealed life story of how she first came to say 'me too' and launch one of the largest cultural events in American history.
Tarana's memoir explores how to piece back together our fractured selves. How to not just bring the 'me too' movement back to empathy, but how to empathize with our past selves, with out 'bad' selves, and how to begin to love ourselves unabashedly.
Before Christine Blasey Ford's courageous stand against Brett Kavanaugh, there was Anita Hill's courageous stand against Clarence Thomas.
Anita Hill's new manifesto about the origins and course of gender violence in our society is a combination of memoir, personal accounts, law, and social analysis, and a powerful call to arms from one of our most prominent and poised survivors. It is essential reading in the canon of books about women's rights.