Women in Sports

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This week Kim and Alice go down a rabbit hole talking about A League of Their Own and talk nonfiction about women in sports.

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Nonfiction in the News

Barbara Ehrenreich, author who challenged American Dream myths, dies at 81 [Washington Post]

Recommending Books Based on the Weirdest Facts They Taught Me [Book Riot]

New Nonfiction

Thinking 101: How to Reason Better to Live Better by Woo-Kyoung Ahn

Off with Her Head: Three Thousand Years of Demonizing Women in Power by Eleanor Herman

The Godmother: Murder, Vengeance, and the Bloody Struggle of Mafia Women by Barbie Latza Nadeau

Africa Is Not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent by Dipo Faloyin

The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World by Max Fisher

Year of the Tiger: An Activist’s Life by Alice Wong

Women in Sports

Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League by Frankie de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo

Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory by Lydia Reeder

Baseball’s Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues by Andrea Williams

Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League by Martha Ackmann

Reading Now

Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon

I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff by Abbi Jacobson