While there are several exceptional options for books written about and by women who are journalists, we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for May.
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OUR RECOMMENDED READS:
Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem by Gloria Steinem
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
The Unspeakable And Other Subjects of Discussion by Meghan Daum
Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay
Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Feel free to let us know what you think of our selections, or add your own in the comment section below!