What to read now during Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. So, Stanford magazine compiled a list of inspirational works by Stanford alumnae.

Women's History month books
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Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield, Ginny Hogan, ’13; Morrow Gift. The best humor touches on the truth; this snarky gem is a full-on embrace.

The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, MA ’75; Simon & Schuster. Mothers and daughters find hope in the form of a female golem during World War II.

Worn on This Day: The Clothes That Made History, Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, ’94; Running Press. A meticulous, fascinating collection of stories, from the men’s clothing used to convict Joan of Arc to Princess Diana’s flak jacket.

The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, ’01; Simon & Schuster. Consider this a sourcebook of heroes.

The Tubman Command, Elizabeth Cobbs, MA ’84, PhD ’88; Arcade Publishing. When you think of Harriet Tubman, do you think Civil War spy and military leader? You will.

Read this article and more on the Stanford magazine website.