From the creator of Brain Pickings, here is a kaleidoscopic and
original illumination of the lives and ideas of half a dozen women
artists, writers, and scientists, whose paths would influence the
lives of those who followed.
Genius is local, governed by the protective spirit of a place,
embedded, nurtured by circumstances and moments that are random,
uncalculated, errant, and only later observed as fateful.
The child's diary that awakened the conscience of the
When Zlata’s Diary was first published at the height
of the Bosnian conflict, it became an international bestseller and
was compared to The Diary of Anne Frank, both for the
freshness of its voice and the grimness of the world it describes.
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First
Lady of the United States
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama
has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our
era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first
African-American to serve in that role—she helped create the
most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also
establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in
From an award-winning journalist comes this real-life
cloak-and-dagger tale of Vera Atkins, one of Britain’s
premiere secret agents during World War II.
As the head of the French Section of the British Special Operations
Executive, Vera Atkins recruited, trained, and mentored special
operatives whose job was to organize and arm the resistance in
An inspiring and radical celebration of 70 women, girls, and
gender nonbinary people who have changed--and are still
changing--the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall
riots through Black Lives Matter and beyond.
With a radical and inclusive approach to history, Modern
HERstory profiles and celebrates seventy women and nonbinary
champions of progressive social change in a bold, colorful,
illustrated format for all ages.
An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a
century ago by a mother and her daughter--fiction writers with no
formal training in psychology--and how it insinuated itself into
our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyond
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality
test in the world.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like talk to Parker
Posey. On an airplane, with Parker as your seat companion, perhaps.
Parker’s irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir gives
you the incredible opportunity. Full of personal stories, whimsical
how-tos, recipes, and beautiful handmade collages created by the
author herself, You’re On an Airplane is a delight in