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A Reading List Celebrating Women in Politics

We’ve compiled a book list that highlights inspirational women in politics in the U. S. and around the world. Get started on these biographies and memoirs of some of our heroes, from local activists to Supreme Court justices who fought for change at every level of politics.

  1. 1

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    by Jane Sherron de Hart

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  2. 2

    The Firebrand and the First Lady

    by Patricia Bell-Scott

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  3. 3

    The Last Girl

    by Nadia Murad

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  4. 4

    My Life on the Road

    by Gloria Steinem

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  5. 5

    Four Queens

    by Nancy Goldstone

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  6. 6

    Maharanis

    by Lucy Moore

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  7. 7

    Empress Dowager Cixi

    by Jung Chang

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  8. 8

    The Truths We Hold

    by Kamala Harris

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  9. 9

    A Woman in Charge

    by Carl Bernstein

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  10. 10

    I Should Have Honor

    by Khalida Brohi

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  11. 11

    Women, Culture & Politics

    by Angela Y. Davis

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  12. 12

    From the Corner of the Oval

    by Beck Dorey-Stein

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  13. 13

    Becoming

    by Michelle Obama

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  14. 14

    My Beloved World

    by Sonia Sotomayor

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  15. 15

    Clementine

    by Sonia Purnell

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  16. 16

    Off the Sidelines

    by Kirsten Gillibrand

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  17. 17

    Mary Tudor

    by Anna Whitelock

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