A Finalist for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for Biography
Four influential women we thought we knew well—Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters—and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movement
An eye-opening, inspiring, and timely account of the complex relationship between notable suffragist Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson in her fight for women’s equality.
Woodrow Wilson lands in Washington, DC in March of 1913, a day before he is set to take the presidential oath of office.
In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" (San Francisco Chronicle) story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.$17.00ISBN: 9781101986639Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - March 5th, 2019
“This debut author rightfully earns his place on the storytelling totem pole with this wildly original short story collection.”—San Francisco Chronicle$17.00ISBN: 9781501160806Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Washington Square Press - March 5th, 2019
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown returns with an unforgettable novel “about people—about strength and tribal loyalty and what we unwittingly do when trying to show our boys how to be men” (Jojo Moyes).
Have you ever seen a town fall? Ours did.
Have you ever seen a town rise?$16.00ISBN: 9781524797768Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Del Rey - February 26th, 2019
In an irreverent new series in the tradition of Monty Python, the bestselling authors of the Iron Druid Chronicles and Star Wars: Phasma reinvent fantasy, fairy tales, and floridly written feast scenes.
“Ranks among the best of Christopher Moore and Terry Pratchett.”—Chuck Wendig$25.00ISBN: 9780316452243Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - March 5th, 2019Discover the trailblazing women who changed the world from their kitchens.If "a woman's place is in the kitchen," why is the history of food such an old boys' club?A Woman's Place sets the record straight, sharing stories of more than 80 hidden figures of food who made a lasting mark on history.$17.99ISBN: 9780062846792Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - January 15th, 2019
From the award-winning creator of My Dad Used to Be So Cool and Tough Guys Have Feelings Too comes a charming picture book inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing 19th-century doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants.$19.99ISBN: 9781250146731Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - October 2nd, 2018
Rebels, rulers, scientists, artists, warriors and villains
Women are, and have always been, all these things and more.