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International Women's Day

7 Mar 2018

 

Respond to the call to #PressforProgress! Find out more about global women issues and gender parity by checking out a book from a specially curated selection at Li Ka Shing Library. Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler, Virginia Woolf, and Tina Fey are just a few of the notable women authors and activists featured in the selected readings. Visit the display at the New Arrivals shelf on Level 2 of Li Ka Shing Library through March 9, 2018.

 

No. Title / Author
1 A room of one's own / Virginia Woolf

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   PR6045.O72 Z474 2004

2 A thousand splendid suns / Khaled Hosseini

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PS3608.O832 T46 2007

3 Bossypants / Tina Fey

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PN2287.F4255 A3 2012 

4

Confidence code: the science and art of self-assurance - what women should know / Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   BF575.S39 K39 2014 

5

Enlightened power: how women are transforming the practice of leadership / Linda Coughlin, Ellen Wingard and Keith 

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD57.7 .E55 2005 

6

Everyday sexism / Laura Bates

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1237 .B382 2016  

7

Feminism & popular culture: investigating the postfeminist / Rebecca Munford and Melanie Waters

e-book

8

Feminism is for everybody : passionate politics / Bell Hooks

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1190 .H67 2000

9

Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity / Chandra Talpade Mohanty

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1870.9 .M64 2003 

10

Feminism, Inc: coming of age in girl power media culture / Emilie Zaslow

e-book

11

Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy / Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD6072 .G55 2004

12

Half the sky: turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide / Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1236.5.D44 K75 2009

13

How to be a woman / Caitlan Moran

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   PN5123.M683 A3 2016

14

I am an emotional creature: the secret life of girls around the world / Eve Ensler

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ777 .E57 2010 

15

I feel bad about my neck and other thoughts on being a woman / Nora Ephron

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PS3555.P5 I23 2008  

16

I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PS3551.N464 Z466 1997 

17

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead / Sheryl Sandberg

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HD6054.3 .S265 2013

18

My life on the road / Gloria Steinem

e-book

19

Nice girls don't get the corner office : 101 unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers / Lois P. Frankel

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1206 .F68 2010  

20

Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned" / Lena Dunham

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PN1992.4.D86 A3 2014 

21

Presence: bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges / Amy Joy Casselberry Cuddy

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   BF575.S39 C83 2015

20

Smart girls: success, school and the myth of post-feminism / Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

e-book

22

Stiletto network: inside the women's power circles that are changing the face of business / Pamela Ryckman

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD6053 .R93 2013

23

The aftermath of feminism / Angela McRobbie

e-book

24

The awakening / Kate Chopin

e-book

25

The gender effect : capitalism, feminism, and the corporate politics of development / Kathryn Moeller

e-book

26

The golden notebook / Doris May Lessing

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   PR6023.E833 G6 2007

27

The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PR9199.3.A8 H3 1996

28

The other elites: women, politics and power in the executive branch / MaryAnne Borrelli and Janet M. Martin

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   JK721 .O85 1997  

29

Transformations thinking through feminism / Sarah Ahmed, Jane Kilby, Celia Lury, Maureen Mcneil and Beverley Skeggs

e-book

30

Unfinished business : women, men, work, family / Anne-Marie Slaughter

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1075.5.U6 S575 2015 

31

Until we are free: my fight for human rights in Iran / Shīrīn ʻIbādī

Lifestyle Collection Level 2   KMH110.I23 A3 2017 

32

War is not over when it's over: women speak out from the ruins of war / Ann Jones

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   JZ6405.W66 J66 2010 

33

Warren Buffett invests like a girl: and why you should, too / LouAnn Lofton

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HG4515.15 .L64 2011

34

We should all be feminists / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1155 .A35 2015 

35

Well-behaved women seldom make history / Laurel Ulrich

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1121 .U517 2008 

36

What works for women at work : four patterns working women need to know / Joan Williams and Rachel Dempsey

e-book

37

Wild: a journey from lost to found / Cheryl Strayed

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   F851 .S77 2015 

38

Women and wars / Carol Cohn

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   JZ6405.W66 W645 2013

39

Women don’t ask:  negotiation and the gender divide / Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD58.6 .B33 2003

 

Women don’t ask:  negotiation and the gender divide / Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

e-book

40

Women who run with the wolves : contacting the power of the wild woman / Clarissa Pinkola

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   GR470 .E88 1992

41

Women's movements in the global era: the power of local feminisms / Amrita Basu

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HQ1155 .W686 2010

 

Last updated on 27 Mar 2018 .