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  • Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
    Sarah Smarsh
    Hardcover: 09/18/2018
     
    A perfect companion to Evicted and Nickel and Dimed, Heartland reveals one woman's experience of working class...
  • I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad
    Souad Mekhennet
    Paperback: 06/26/2018
     
    "I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification, and would have to leave my cell phone, audio...
  • The Good Mothers: The Story of the Three Women Who Took on the World's Most Powerful Mafia
    Alex Perry
    Hardcover: 06/05/2018
     
    The electrifying, untold story of the women born into the most deadly and obscenely wealthy of the Italian ...
  • The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    Kate Moore
    Paperback: 03/06/2018
     
    The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger.
  • Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory
    Lydia Reeder
    Paperback: 12/05/2017
     
    The Boys in the Boat meets A League of Their Own in this true story of a Depression-era championship women's ...
  • Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    Liza Mundy
    Hardcover: 10/10/2017
     
    "Code Girls reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a crucial role in ending World ...
  • A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
    Alexis Okeowo
    Hardcover: 10/03/2017
     
    In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by ...

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