International Women’s Day

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This week, Alice and Kim discuss Idaho extremists, the women who made the internet, and how closely you should identify with Lord Byron (among other things).

We’re sponsored this week by:

She Caused a Riot: 100 Unknown Women Who Built Cities, Sparked Revolutions, and Massively Crushed It by Mackenzi Lee

Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful by Stephanie Wittels Wachs



Educated by Tara Westover (February 20th, 2018)

Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet by Claire L. Evans (March 6, 2018)

Fisherman’s Blues by Anna Badkhen (March 13, 2018)

The Wonder Down Under: The Insider’s Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina by Ellen Støkken Dahl and Nina Brochmann (March 6, 2018)


THEME OF THE WEEK: International Women’s Day

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War by Leymah Gbowee

A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa by Alexis Okeowo



White Houses by Amy Bloom

Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn

Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates and World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay
Who Is the Black Panther by Jesse Holland

Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom

Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack



I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Double Bind: Women on Ambition by Robin Romm



Books mentioned in passing:

The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt

The Radium Girls by Kate

Virgin: The Untouched History by Hanne Blank

Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim

Other Media:

The Dork Forest podcast (Michelle McNamara episodes)

100 Must-Read Titles About Women’s History