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International Women's Day 2023

International Women's Day on 8 March is a global recognition of women’s achievements, with the aim of championing a better, fairer society for all. This year, the campaign focuses on equity – recognising that each person has different circumstances and creating the opportunities needed to reach an equal outcome – supported by the message #EmbraceEquity. From incisive non-fiction to powerful stories for all ages, we have put together a selection of recommended reading – brilliant books that will help to create a more equal and equitable world.

Creating a Level Playing Field

Powerful reading to help us #EmbraceEquity

How Many More Women?
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Two Weeks Notice
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Eve
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Eve
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She’s In CTRL
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Why Women Grow
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Hags
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On Women
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How to Stand Up to a Dictator
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The Light We Carry
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The Story of Art without Men
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Enchantment
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Woman's Lore
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This Won't Hurt
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Destination Fabulous
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Motherhood
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What Women Want
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Milk
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Rescue Dogs
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Coming Soon from Female Authors We Love

Unmissable fiction and non-fiction on the horizon

The Fraud
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Yellowface
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Oh Miriam!
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Atalanta
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A Woman Like Me
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Queen Charlotte
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Emperor of Rome
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Atlas
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My Name is Barbra
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The Wake-Up Call
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Blue Sisters
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Loyalty
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The Shadow Cabinet
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Masters of Death
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House of Odysseus
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Immortal Longings
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The Maiden
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Fourteen Days
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From the acclaimed author of Inferior and Superior comes a rigorously researched and intelligent history of the concept of patriarchy and how different systems became embedded across the globe in ancient times.

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Thinking and Acting for Change

Our best books on feminist theory, politics and activism

My Body
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Strong Female Lead
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Bitch
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Rebel Bodies
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Girls Just Wanna Have Funds
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What They Don't Teach You About Money
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She Said
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Womb
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Manifesto
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Financial Feminist
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Fix the System, Not the Women
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Working Hard, Hardly Working
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The Deficit Myth
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We Need to Talk About Money
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Why Women Are Poorer Than Men
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The Making of a Manager
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Remarkable Lives

Our best biographies and memoirs of fascinating women

The Marriage Question
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Strong Female Character
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Dear Dolly
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Beryl
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Lean In
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Life in Her Hands
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Sophie Calle
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The Dress Diary of Mrs Anne Sykes
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This Much is True
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Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now
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A Fortunate Woman
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Lubaina Himid
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Spider Woman
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Maison Sonia Delaunay
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I'm Glad My Mom Died
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The Vanished Collection
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All Sorts of Lives
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Chanel in 55 Objects
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A warm and valuable toolkit for nurturing female friendships, To My Sisters is an inspiring celebration of the power of women and sisterhood from the hosts of the eponymous hit podcast.

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The Female Past

History explored with a female focus

Femina
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A Woman's World, 1850–1960
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In Defence of Witches
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Bloody Brilliant Women
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The Wife of Bath
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The Mirror and the Palette
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Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries
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Worn
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The Golden Thread
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Women & Power
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Unwell Women
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Red Memory
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Tomorrow Perhaps the Future
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Pandora's Jar
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A History of the World in 21 Women
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Elixir
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Woman Made
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Great Women Painters
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Imaginations Unlimited

Compelling fiction and poetry from our favourite female authors

Clytemnestra
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Old Babes in the Wood
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A Day of Fallen Night
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Nobody Asked For This
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Birnam Wood
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The Garnett Girls
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Furies
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Collected Poems
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Maame
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Healing Through Words
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Blue Horses
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Weyward
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Me vs Brain
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Last Things
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Really Good, Actually
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Heart Bones
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The Witch in the Well
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Love
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Gathering together all of Zing Tsjeng's Forgotten Women series into one beautifully produced hardback volume, this blazing tribute to female power ranges from pirate queen Grace O'Malley to Mexican-American botanist Ynes Mexia.

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Words That Empower

Young Adult books celebrating strong, independent women

V
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Say No to the Dress
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Not Here To Be Liked
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Blood Moon
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Run, Rebel
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This Book Is Feminist
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The Handmaid's Tale
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Feminism Is...
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Iron Widow
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Things a Bright Girl Can Do
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Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers
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Suffragette
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Jane Eyre
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I Capture the Castle
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Inspiring Future Changemakers

Fantastic female icons for younger readers

Girls Can Do Anything!
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Greta and the Giants
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Counting on Katherine
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Women in Science
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Beatrix Potter's Countryside
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Superheroes Are Everywhere
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Small’s Big Dream
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The Kindest Red
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The Pirate Mums
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A Dress with Pockets
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Malala
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
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