Looking at food, art, music, and more, these books featuring historic and groundbreaking women make the perfect gift to illuminate these cultural and historical trailblazers.
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Mirror in the Sky
The Life and Music of Stevie Nicks
by Simon Morrison
A stunning musical biography of Stevie Nicks that paints a portrait of an artist, not a caricature of a superstar.
This biography from distinguished music historian Simon Morrison examines Nicks as a singer and songwriter before and beyond her career with Fleetwood Mac, from the Arizona landscape of her childhood to the strobe-lit Night of 1000 Stevies celebrations.
“Written with respect and admiration, Mirror in the Sky analyzes Stevie Nicks’s music with care, noting how it expressed the sentiments of a generation.”—Foreword Reviews
An Unexpected Life in Food Politics
by Marion Nestle
Marion Nestle reflects on her late-in-life career as a world-renowned food politics expert, public health advocate, and a founder of the field of food studies after facing decades of low expectations.
In this engrossing memoir, Marion Nestle reflects on how she achieved late-in-life success as a leading advocate for healthier and more sustainable diets.
“Marion Nestle is one of my heroes. After reading her riveting memoir, I admire her more than ever. She is one of the most important voices in the food world…“—Ruth Reichl, former editor of Gourmet magazine
by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
Newly restored, this version of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s masterpiece honors the author’s original intentions and vision for the book. Originally published in 1982, Dictee is a classic of modern Asian American literature.
“Too often, of course, the colonizing function of language goes about its invisible work without comment, but in Dictee each scene, each image, each poem or letter purposefully refers us back to it.”—Paris Review
Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue
A Life’s Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union
by Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Amanda L. Tyler
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s last book is a curation of her own legacy, tracing the long history of her work for gender equality and a “more perfect Union.”
“Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a feminist icon, a legal titan, and an inspiration to so many, including me. Her final work gives readers a glimpse at the person behind the accomplishments and shines a light on her life and legacy as she saw it…”—Hillary Rodham Clinton, former United States Secretary of State