Booklist - Women's Activism

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There are 119 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State by Nadia Murad, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780349009773

Ahed Tamimi: A Girl Who Fought Back by Manal Tamimi, Paul Heron, Paul Morris and Peter Lahti, £13.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9789188441263

Feminist Freedom Warriors by Linda E. Carty and Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Editors), £15.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781608468973

We Shall Fight Until We Win: A Century of Pioneering Political Women, The Graphic Novel Anthology by Various authors, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781910775165

Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Sharif, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781471164422

Riot Days by Maria Alyokhina, £8.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780141986616

A Daughter of Isis: The Early Life of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781786993069

The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran by Masih Alinejad, £14.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780349008943

On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back by Stacey Dooley, £14.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781785942983

Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire by Katherine Connelly, £14.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780745333229

Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth by Jess Phillips, £8.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781786090065

Of Women: In the 21st Century by Shami Chakrabarti, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780141985350

Brave by Rose McGowan, £20.00 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9780008291082

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele, £16.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781786893024

Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean by Jennifer Browdy (Editor), £15.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780807088197

How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest by Sarah Corbett, £12.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9781783524075

Why We March: Signs Of Protest And Hope by Artisan, £11.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781579658281

Jane Austen, The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781785781889

Why I March: Images from the Women's March Around the World by Various photographers, £11.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781419728853

The War on Women by Sue Lloyd Roberts, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781471153921

Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781846045028

Nasty Women by Various authors, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780995623828

Modern Women: 52 Pioneers by Kira Cochrane, £20.00 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9780711237896

Women's Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp (Editor), £19.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781783609086

Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Woman Who are Transforming the Arab World by Katherine Zoepf, £14.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780143109945

Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice by Marlene G Fried, Elena Gutiérrez, Loretta Ross, and Jael Silliman, £14.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781608466177

Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, £20.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780822362951

See Red - Women's Workshop - Feminist Posters 1974-1990 by See Red members, with a foreword by Sheila Rowbotham, £19.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781909829077

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781780749204

Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham, £25.00 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781784785888

Princess: Secrets to Share by Jean Sasson, £7.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780857503084

Get A Life: The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood, £16.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781781254981

Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer by Kristina DuRocher, £24.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781138786882

Hope: My Life in Football by Hope Powell, £16.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781472925565

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780241973035

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace by Vandana Shiva, £16.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781783607747

The Hammer Blow: How Ten Women Disarmed a Warplane by Andrea Needham, £10.00 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780946409204

Dare to be Free: Women in Trade Unions, Past and Present by Bernadette Hyland and Michael Herbert, £3.95 (, 2016) ISBN 9780993224713

Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780241270530

The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot, £16.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9780224102346

Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Frank, £11.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781608465354

Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens and Mai’a Williams (Editors), £15.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781629631103

Cut: One Woman by Hibo Wardere, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781471153983

Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom - My Husband, Our Story by Ensaf Haidar and Andrea C Hoffmann, £14.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781408707937

Do it Like a Woman... And Change the World by Caroline Criado-Perez, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781846275814

No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923 by Sinead McCoole, £14.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781847177896

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781474602112

Eleanor Marx: A Life by Rachel Holmes, £12.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781408852897

Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781408835470

Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings by Clara Zetkin, Edited by Philip S. Foner, Foreword by Angela Y. Davis and Rosalyn, £12.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781608463909

Women in Dark Times by Jacqueline Rose, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781408845165

The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster by Brian W. Lavery, £12.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781909954144

Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism, and Mothering by Rosemarie Freeney Harding with Rachel Elizabeth Harding, £16.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780822358794

The Strength to Say No: One Girl's Fight Against Forced Marriage by Rekha Kalindi with Mouhssine Ennaimi, £10.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780720617924

I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli by Andrea Pakieser, £12.00 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781849351959

Friends of Alice Wheeldon: The Anti-War Activist Accused of Plotting to Kill Lloyd George by Sheila Rowbotham, £16.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780745335759

Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland, £5.95 (, 2015) ISBN 9780993224706

How to Start a Revolution by Lucy-Anne Holmes, £2.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780552172066

Compañeras: Zapatista Women's Stories by Hilary Klein, £12.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781609805876

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis, £16.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780807033326

Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity by Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Nira Yuval-Davis (Editors), £17.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781909831025

Voicing Demands: Feminist Activism in Transitional Contexts by Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultan, £19.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781780329673

Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir by Mona Prince, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9789774166693

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781783601783

Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat by Kara Davis and Wendy Lee (Editors), £16.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781590564196

Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview by Jonathan Cott, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780300199024

Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby, £16.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780300205855

Here We Stand: Women Changing the World by Helena Earnshaw and Angharad Penrhyn Jones (Editors), £10.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781909983021

Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Angélique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick, £20.00 (hardback, 2014) ISBN 9780062071798

Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India by Amana Fontanella-Khan, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781780744063

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot by Masha Gessen, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781847089342

Kicking the Kremlin: Russia's New Dissidents and the Battle to Topple Putin by Marc Bennetts, £11.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781780743486

Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears by Penny Rosenwasser, £19.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780988918702

Everybody Matters: A Memoir by Mary Robinson, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781444723335

Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life by Vivian Gornick, £10.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780300198232

Pussy Riot!: A Punk Prayer for Freedom by Pussy Riot, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781558618343

The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights by Minky Worden, £14.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781447307365

A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781908323125

Remembering Che: My Life with Che Guevara by Aleida March, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780987077936

Leila Khaled: Icon of Palestinian Liberation by Sarah Irving, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780745329512

Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics by Sonja Tiernan, £17.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780719082320

Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd, £10.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780061582066

Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution by Vilma Espín, Asela de los Santos, and Yolanda Ferrer, £15.00 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781604880366

Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent by Laurie Penny, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780745332086

Edith Cavell: Nurse, Martyr, Heroine by Diana Souhami, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781849163613

A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to be a Woman by Lisa Shannon, £11.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781580053594

A Life in Motion by Florence Howe, £17.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781558616974

Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 by Nadine Gordimer, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781408800966

The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice by Kathryn Bolkovac and Cari Lynn, £11.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780230115224

Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and Their Place in History by Louise Raw, foreword by Sheila Rowbotham, £16.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781441114266

Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century by Sheila Rowbotham, £10.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781844677030

Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment by Carole Boyce Davies (Editor), £16.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780956240163

Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman by Cathy Wilkerson, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781583229255

117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law by Ruth First, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844086306

Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781604862003

Dreaming of Baghdad by Haifa Zangana, £11.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781558616059

Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out by Malalai Joya, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781846041501

Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France by Agnes Humbert, £12.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780747596745

Rush! The Making of a Climate Activist by Tamsin Omond, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780714531465

Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown by Jennifer Scanlon, £17.99 (hardback, 2009) ISBN 9780195342055

Walking through Fire: The Later Years of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi, £13.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781848132290

Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones by Carole Boyce Davies, £22.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780822341161

A Deafening Silence: Hidden Violence Against Women and Children by Patrizia Romito, £21.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781861349613

Unbowed: My Autobiography by Wangari Maathai, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780099493099

Infidel: My Life by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781416526247

The Women's movement against sexual harrassment by Carrie N. Baker, £21.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780521704946

Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst, £19.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781558615311

The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women's Political Writings from Chartism to Suffrage by Edited by Jane Aaron and Ursula Masson, £8.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781870206907

Fight Like a Girl: How to Be a Fearless Feminist by Megan Seely, £18.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780814740026

Breaking the Silence: French Women by Fadela Amara and Sylvia Zappi, £27.00 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0520246217

Don't Shoot the Clowns: Taking a circus to the children of Iraq by Jo Wilding, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1904456480

The Bone Woman by Clea Koff, £8.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 1843541394

Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma's Frontiers by Edith Miranted, £17.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9745240508

From Homebreakers to Jailbreakers: Southall Black Sisters by Rahil Gupta (editor), £17.99 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 1842774417

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs, £8.95 (paperback, 2001) ISBN 0393976378

Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968-1980 by Kimberly Springer, £18.99 (paperback, 1995) ISBN 9780822334934

Feminist Groupwork by Sandra E Butler & Claire Wintram, £32.99 (paperback, 1991) ISBN 9780803982109

Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Davis, £12.99 (paperback, 1989) ISBN 9780717806676

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou, £9.99 (paperback, 1986) ISBN 9781844085040