Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions. This month we want to expand our coverage of women in movies.
Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library!
AUDREY HEPBURN: An Audrey Hepburn Biography by Katy Holborn
The Cinema of Kathryn Bigelow: Hollywood Transgressor by
A Star Is Born: Judy Garland and the Film that Got Away by Lorna Luft and Jeffrey Vance
Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation by Mindy Johnson
Daughters of the Dust: The Making of an African American Woman’s Film by Julie Dash
The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer
Alice Guy Blaché: Lost Visionary of the Cinema by Alison McMahan
Lois Weber in Early Hollywood by Shelley Stamp
Directed by Dorothy Arzner by Judith Mayne
In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing by Melissa Silverstein
The Female Gaze: Essential Movies Made by Women by Alicia Malone
Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema 1896 to the Present by Ally Acker
Women Who Run the Show: How a Brilliant and Creative New Generation of Women Stormed Hollywood by Mollie Gregory
Backwards and in Heels: The Past, Present, And Future Of Women Working In Film by Alicia Malone
Anna May Wong: From Laundryman’s Daughter to Hollywood Legend by Graham Russell Gao Hodges
The Lonely Life: An Autobiography by Bette Davis
From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies by Molly Haskell
Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries? by Jane M Gaines
As If! The Oral History of Clueless As Told by Amy Heckerling, The Cast, And The Crew by Jen Chaney
The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron
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