The best thing about women can be that they know how to tell a good story, or explain something very thoroughly. To paint a picture.
The following writers that we wanted to highlight for Women's History Month stem from writers of fiction, writers of feminist progression, writing on depression, how to start up and maintain your business and your life.
Check out these amazing authors below, and view the reasons why should read the books here.
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— roxane gay (@rgay) March 16, 2017
Roxane Gay has brought about many talks when it comes to the feminist movement. With her writings on Bad Feminist, she surpassed her excitement on An Untamed State, and her most recent book, called Difficult Women, which was released in the beginning of the year, tells a story of what Amazon calls “privilege and poverty,” as well as some very twisted intertwinements of their inner circle.
Doris Lessing is a writer that is known for many great books, but The Golden Notebook is always on the list of best female writer's books. It's shared as a "feminist masterpiece" by The Guardian, noting that the books highlighted male - female relationships.
A Pulitzer Prize Winner, Toni Morrison ranks as one of the best female actors, and was ranked as "the single best work of American fiction published in the last twenty-five years," Slate shares about a New York Times poll in 2006.
The Guardian's 100 best novels lands author Virginia Woolf on the list at #50, which is her fourth novel. The book takes place in one full day, in which she tackles depression, thoughts on sexuality, and more, all while planning a party for her husband.
Though Natalie Baszile has only released one book, she hit it out of the park with her first novel called Queen Sugar. The book ended up being morphed into an OWN Network TV Series produced by Oprah Winfrey, about a woman who loses her father, and has to uproot her life in LA with her 11 year old daughter, and move to Louisiana to revive the farm, or lose it to charity. There’s no option to sell. This sort of story takes you on a world of emotional hardship, as well as tackling Southern Stereotypes. She’s definitely an author to watch in hopes of a new story.
A columnist for The Times Of London, Moran fights all of the restraints on women society, and blurts out if you are a woman and want to be in charge of your *lady business* - "Congratulations! You're a feminist." Her write up is blunt, and not for the faint hearted, but is noted as one of the modern day drivers for women who want to revolutionize the world.
“Although now I live in the northeast, my imagination lives in Atlanta.” This is a very true statement coming from Tayari Jones, in which her groundbreaking book Leaving Atlanta focuses on Atlanta’s child murders in the late ‘70’s and early ‘80’s. Documented by Amazon, she shares that the particular choice of that topic was because it was her way of documenting the history of that time and it was to “remind myself and my readers what it was like to be eleven and at the mercy of the world.”
Despite the fact that Sophia Amoruso has had some failed businesses in her life, she has some great pointers on how to start up a business and how sometimes you have to fail to succeed in business.
Though much of this book is directed to a young female, this book is helpful to all people trying to get organized and set their life up for success. From write-ups on how to look for apartments, how to properly move your life, when to cut people out of your life, and how to limit your spending, this book has it all. Success and organization does not have an age cap.
Amy Cooper is the type of journalist that when asked "What do you bring to the table," she replies "I am the table.