Vulture shares a list of Must-Read Books for Women’s History Month (Recommended by Women Writers)

By Luis Diaz | March 26 2019 | Humanities & Social Sciences

Penguin Random House is proud to highlight some of the amazing women from this article whose work we’re fortunate enough to share with the world. See some of their selections below.

 

 

Lisa See, author of The Island of Sea Women

The Woman Warrior, by Maxine Hong Kingston

 

Amber Tamblyn, author of Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., by Samantha Irby

 

Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Daisy Jones and the Six

I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections, by Nora Ephron

 

Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie

Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

Polly Rosenwaike, author of Look How Happy I’m Making You

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

Laila Lalami, author of The Other Americans

The Source of Self Regard, by Toni Morrison

 

 

 The following authors also contributed their recommendations:

 

Halle Butler, author of The New Me

Claire Harman, author of Murder by the Book: The Crime That Shocked Dickens’s London

Mira Jacob, author of Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

 

To see a full list of authors and their must-read lists, click here.


Essays
978-1-101-91219-5
From the author of Meaty and creator of the blog Bitches Gotta Eat comes a smart, edgy, hilarious, and unabashedly raunchy collection of essays about navigating new relationships, growing older, and jobs that get in the way of one's television habit. A Vintage Paperback Original.
$15.95 US | $21.95 CAN
May 30, 2017
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
288 Pages
Vintage
US, Canada, Open Mkt

And Other Reflections
978-0-307-74280-3
Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life, and recalling with her signature clarity and wisdom everything she hasn’t (yet) forgotten.
$15.00 US | $20.00 CAN
Nov 01, 2011
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
160 Pages
Vintage
US, Canada, Open Mkt



Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations
978-0-525-52103-7
The Source of Self-Regard is a new nonfiction collection by Toni Morrison—a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.
$28.95 US | $38.95 CAN
Feb 12, 2019
6-1/4 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
368 Pages
Knopf
US, Canada, Open Mkt