International Women's Day book list: age 16+

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We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Fourth Estate)

A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change, Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi (Cornerstone)

As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand, and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change.

Becoming, Michelle Obama (Penguin)

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.

Women Don't Owe You Pretty, Florence Given (Octopus)

Through Florence's story you will learn how to protect your energy, discover that you are the love of your own life, and realise that today is a wonderful day to dump them.

Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez (Vintage)

Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives.

Ladies Can't Climb Ladders, Jane Robinson ( Transworld)

It is a myth that the First World War liberated women.

Ordinary People, Diana Evans (Penguin)

London couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning. Michael, growing daily more accustomed to his commute, still loves Melissa but can't quite get close enough to her to stay faithful.

The Little Book of Feminist Saints, Julia Pierpont, Manjit Thapp ( Little Brown)

In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant and surprising biographies with stunning full-colour portraits of secular female 'saints': champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds - including