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International Women's Day 2018

Thursday 8 March

This International Women's Day, as we celebrate 100 years of women’s right to vote in Britain, we bring together our selection of 100 books which represent the wealth and diversity of women’s writing throughout history. Historians, novelists, thinkers, activists, campaigners, scientists and politicians; pioneering women of the past, inspirational voices of the future.

Pioneers

Votes for Women! As we celebrate the centenary, our recommended reading on the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain.

Deeds Not Words
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£25.00
Hardback
The Century Girls
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£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Rise Up Women!
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£30.00
Hardback
Sophia
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£10.99
Paperback
My Own Story
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£7.99
Paperback
Rebel Voices
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£12.99   £9.99
Hardback
Suffragettes
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£8.99
Paperback
Hearts And Minds
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£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Emmeline Pankhurst
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Things a Bright Girl Can Do
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£7.99   £6.49
Paperback


Revolutionaries

The changing face of women's rights: some of the greatest feminist non-fiction writing from Mary Wollstonecraft to Laura Bates.

We Should All Be Feminists
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The Female Eunuch
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£10.99
Paperback
A Room of One's Own
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Bad Feminist
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£13.99   £10.49
Paperback
Men Explain Things to Me
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Your Silence Will Not Protect You
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Testosterone Rex
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£8.99
Paperback
Misogynation
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£14.99
Hardback


Trailblazers

Ground-breaking feminist literature from world-renowned favourites to contemporary classics.

The Handmaid's Tale
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£14.99   £12.99
Hardback
The Power
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Left Hand of Darkness
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Kindred
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£8.99
Paperback
The Color Purple
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£8.99
Paperback
The Awakening
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£6.99
Paperback
The Bees
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£8.99   £6.99
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Mythmakers

Without a vote, not without a voice: classic literature. 

Emma
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£5.99
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Frankenstein
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£5.99
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Middlemarch
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£6.99
Paperback
The Tale of Genji
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Jane Eyre
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£5.99
Paperback
Little Women
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£5.99
Paperback
Wuthering Heights
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£4.99
Paperback
The Well of Loneliness
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Uncle Tom's Cabin
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Storytellers

Our selection of some of the finest modern classics, boldly realised worlds from the magic of Manderley to Brick Lane.

Crooked House
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£8.99
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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Rebecca
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£14.99
Hardback
Cold Comfort Farm
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Agnes Owens
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£10.99
Paperback
Their Eyes Were Watching God
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To Kill A Mockingbird
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£6.99   £5.49
Paperback
The Bell Jar
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£12.99
Hardback
Brick Lane
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£8.99
Paperback
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
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£8.99   £7.99
Paperback


Role Models

Future pioneers: contemporary writers changing the face of women's fiction today.

Home Fire
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£8.99   £6.99
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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
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A Closed and Common Orbit
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Little Fires Everywhere
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The Essex Serpent
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Secret History
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Vegetarian
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
On Beauty
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£8.99
Paperback
My Brilliant Friend
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£12.99   £9.99
Paperback


Prophets

Reinterpreting and redefining: women who change how we understand the world.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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Persepolis I & II
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£9.99   £7.99
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I Am Malala
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£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
The Diary of a Young Girl
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Trans
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£9.99
Paperback
H is for Hawk
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£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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How To Be a Woman
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Wild
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£8.99   £6.99
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Visionaries

Re-imagining and reinventing: women who change how we see and experience the world.

The Atlas of Beauty
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£25.00   £19.99
Hardback
Strong Is the New Pretty
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On Photography
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£9.99
Paperback
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
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Eat Up
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£12.99   £9.99
Hardback
The Lonely City
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£9.99
Paperback
Seeing Ourselves
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Modern Women
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£20.00
Hardback
The Most of Nora Ephron
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The Female Lead
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£35.00
Hardback


Icons

Her story: inspiring and extraordinary women's lives.

Women & Power
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£7.99
Hardback
A History Of God
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£10.99
Paperback
An Unquiet Mind
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The Unwomanly Face of War
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Hidden Figures
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Lean In
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£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Living Mountain
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£8.99   £6.99
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Negroland
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£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
Silent Spring
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£9.99
Paperback
Quiet
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£9.99   £6.99
Paperback


Spell-Casters

Some of our best-loved and newly-discovered children's writers, opening doors in children's imaginations.

The Lie Tree
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The Hate U Give
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£7.99
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A Wrinkle in Time
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The Hunger Games
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£7.99   £6.49
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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The Outsiders
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£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Naughtiest Girl Collection 1
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The Girl of Ink & Stars
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£6.99   £5.49
Paperback
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
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£6.99   £5.49
Paperback


Gifts for Rebel Girls

Feminist Journal
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Suffragettes Badges (Set of 4)
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£3.99
General merchandise
Little Feminist Playing Cards
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A Room Of One's Own Bag
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£12.99
General merchandise
I Like Big Books Pin Badge
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£5.99
General merchandise
Women In Science 100 Postcards
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A Room Of One's Own Tea Towel
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£8.99
General merchandise
I Totally Got This Inner-Truth Journal
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£11.95
Notebook / blank book
Book Worm Red Pin Badge
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£5.99
General merchandise
Hermione Granger Pop! Vinyl Figure
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Excellent Women Mug
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£12.98
Miscellaneous print
The Common Reader - Mug (light Blue)
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£8.99
General merchandise
Letters to My Future Self
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Valley of the Dolls unlined notebook
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Book Nerd
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£10.00
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