20 Books Releasing This Year That Are About Women Who've Changed The World

    Women have been doing the most to make the world a better place, but their work often goes unacknowledged.

    1. Let's Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World by Danielle Friedman

    2. Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

    3. Secrets of the Sprakkar: Iceland's Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing the World by Eliza Reid

    4. The New Female Antihero: The Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television by Sarah Hagelin and Gillian Silverman

    5. See Me Naked: Black Women Defining Pleasure During the Interwar Era by Tara T. Green

    6. The Dark Queens: The Bloody Rivalry That Forged the Medieval World by Shelley Puhak

    7. In On the Joke: The Original Queens of Stand-up Comedy by Shawn Levy

    8. Sisters of Mokama: The Pioneering Women Who Brought Hope and Healing to India by Jyoti Thottam

    9. Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe by Keith O'Brien

    10. The Great Stewardess Rebellion: How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet by Nell McShane Wulfhart

    11. Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop by Danyel Smith

    12. Burn the Page: A True Story of Torching Doubts, Blazing Trails, and Igniting Change by Danica Roem

    13. Her Word Is Bond: Navigating Hip Hop and Relationships in a Culture of Misogyny by Cristalle "Psalm One" Bowen

    14. Fierce and Fearless, Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu and Gwendolyn Mink

    15. Let Me Be Frank: A Book About Women Who Dressed Like Men to Do Shit They Weren't Supposed to Do by Tracy Dawson

    16. Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life by Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman

    17. Public Faces, Secret Lives: A Queer History of the Women's Suffrage Movement by Wendy L. Rouse

    18. What's the Score?: 25 Years of Teaching Women's Sports History by Bonnie J. Morris

    19. Gamer Girls: 25 Women Who Built the Video Game Industry by Mary Kenney (Illustrated by Salini Perera)

    20. We Are the Troopers: The Women of the Winningest Team in Pro Football History by Stephen Guinan