Women In Public
Any non-fiction books about women in public spaces - offices, politics, colleges, sports, films, engineering - what have you, and their stories, challenges and triumphs. Books should include some detail other than their identity as mothers, wives or daughters
1 Let the People in: The Life...
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2 The Diary of a Young Girl
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3 Living History
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4 I, Phoolan Devi
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4 I Just Kept Hoping
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6 Bossypants
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6 Notes from My Travels: Visi...
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6 The Woman Behind the New De...
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9 Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyo...
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10 Take What You Got And Fly W...
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11 A Stolen Life
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12 Personal History
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13 Why Loiter?: Women and Risk...
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13 Even After All This Time: A...
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13 The Peacemakers: India and ...
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13 Infidel
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13 Madam Secretary: A Memoir
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13 From strength to strength
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13 Grace
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20 Lady Sings the Blues
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21 America's Queen: The Life o...
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21 Unplanned: The Dramatic Tru...
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21 In the Middle of Nowhere
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24 The Bandit Queen of India: ...
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24 Honky Tonk Girl: My Life in...
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24 The Kennedy Women: The Saga...
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24 Eat, Pray, Love
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24 Jane Addams: Spirit in Action
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24 Not Afraid of Life: My Jour...
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30 The Accidental Feminist: Ho...
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30 Everyday Icon: Michelle Oba...
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30 Born to Win, The Authorized...
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30 Bombay Anna: The Real Story...
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34 We Are Poor But So Many: Th...
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34 Holy Ghost Girl: A Memoir
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34 The Rivals: Chris Evert vs....
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34 Annabel: An Unconventional ...
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38 Lilavati's Daughters. The w...
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38 Self-Portrait
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38 Wonder Girl: The Magnificen...
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38 The Hospital by the River: ...
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42 The Prisons We Broke
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42 How To Be A Party Girl
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42 Clementine Churchill: The B...
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42 Moon Princess
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46 Is Everyone Hanging Out Wit...
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46 Katya and the Prince of Siam
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48 I Have Lived a Thousand Yea...
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48 Saved by Cake
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48 Ball of Fire: The Tumultuou...
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48 Mary, Crown Princess of Den...
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52 The History of Doing: An Il...
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52 Open Wide The Freedom Gates...
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52 Time Without Clocks
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55 A Life Less Ordinary
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55 Then Again
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55 Sandra Day O'Connor: How th...
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55 The Million Dollar Mermaid
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59 Fields Of Protest: Women's ...
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59 Simple Times: Crafts for Po...
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59 Marilyn
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59 The Original Million Dollar...
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63 Rewriting History: Life and...
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63 Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Li...
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63 Revolution from Within: A B...
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63 That Woman: The Life of Wal...
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67 Writing The Women's Movemen...
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67 Cocktail Hour Under the Tre...
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67 By Myself
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67 The Glitter and the Gold
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71 Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self-Por...
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71 Great Gals: Inspired Ideas ...
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71 It's Always Something
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71 Stanwyck
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75 Leela: A Patchwork Life
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75 Wendy and the Lost Boys: Th...
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75 Me: Stories of My Life
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75 Elephant Dance
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79 Helen: The Life and Times o...
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79 With Grit and By Grace: Bre...
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79 Planet Elephant
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82 I'm Just Sayin'!: Three Dea...
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82 Lady Almina and the Real Do...
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84 The Reading Promise: My Fat...
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84 Lady Catherine and the Real...
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86 All That Is Bitter and Swee...
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86 The Dead Do Talk
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88 And the Pursuit of Happiness
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89 Just Kids
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90 Shockaholic
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