Seeking Books About Women Journalists

Gal’s Guide is building an independent women’s history library and is seeking works by women and about women in various career fields. This month we have a list of books by and about women journalists.

UPDATE: The Gal's Guide Library opened March 6, 2020.

Each link goes to our Amazon Smile Charity Wish List.

If you have these books and would like to donate used copies

Mail book donations to:
Gal’s Guide
c/o Nickel Plate Arts
107 S. 8th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Thank you!

Nellie Bly: Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist by Brooke Kroeger

The Complete Works of Nellie Bly by Nellie Bly

The Stories We Tell: Classic True Tales by America’s Greatest Women Journalists by Patsy Sims

Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space by Alice Fahs

The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader by Ida B. Wells

To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells by Mia Bay

Brilliant bylines: A Biographical Anthology of Notable Newspaperwomen in America by Barbara Belford

Journalism, Gender and Power by Cynthia Carter

The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II by Nancy Caldwell Sorel

Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action by John Garofolo

GOT IT!! Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters

Eve’s Century: A Sourcebook of Writings on Women and Journalism 1895-1918 edited by Anne Varty

GOT IT!! Personal History by Katharine Graham

The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour — and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News by Sheila Weller

GOT IT!! Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem

Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir by Martha Gellhorn

The White Album: Essays by Joan Didion

GOT IT! This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins

The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq by Dunya Mikhail

The Woman Who Fell from the Sky: An American Journalist In Yemen by Jennifer Steil

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