Great Reads by Fantastic Women in Celebration of International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate women, their rights, and their contributions to the world. In honor of this auspicious day, we bring you five excellent reads by women from our sister site Longreads.

Explore the lives of history’s most adorably diabolical monarchs with
 Anne Thériault ; find out about Dolly Parton by Jessica Wilkerson ;
The Unforgiving Minute by Laurie Penny lets us see what happens when women place their own needs first for a change;
The Difference Between Being Broke and Being Poor by Erynn Brook reminds us that women experience more poverty than men; and
Bundyville by Leah Sottile explores the world of men who think of themselves as “Sovereign Citizens”, alpha males (in their own minds) who answer to no laws but their own.

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