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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is a politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer, and public speaker. She served as First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as a United States senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and as the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 until 2013.
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The Agitators
Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights
Dorothy Wickenden - Mar 30, 2021
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From the author of the New York Times bestseller Nothing Daunted, The Agitators chronicles the revolutionary activities of Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, and Martha Wright: three unlikely collaborators in the quest for abolition and women’s rights. In Auburn, New York, in the mid-nineteenth century, Martha Wright and Frances Seward, inspired by Ha...
Hillary Clinton
Mar 30, 2021
As we close out Women's History Month, I’d like to recommend a book I loved so much I blurbed it. Dorothy Wickenden’s The Agitators tells the story of three women who fought for abolition & women’s rights, and I hope it'll inspire you as much as it did me.      source
You're Fired
The Perfect Guide to Beating Donald Trump
Paul Begala - Aug 04, 2020
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“You’re fired!” Donald Trump became famous bellowing those words in a make-believe boardroom. In November, tens of millions of Americans want to yell it right back at him. Yet Trump has seemed to almost defy the laws of political physics. Paul Begala, one of America’s greatest political talents, lays out the strategy that will defeat him and send h...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 04, 2020
With his trademark wit and intelligence, my friend @PaulBegala has run down the hundreds of reasons we should tell Donald Trump #yourefired. Feel free to tag @realdonaldtrump today and let him know your top reason, after ordering Paul’s new book.      source
OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?
A Non-Boring Guide to How Our Democracy is Supposed to Work
Ben Sheehan - Apr 14, 2020
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Do you know what the Constitution ACTUALLY says?This witty and highly relevant annotation of our founding document is the go-to guide to how our government really works (or is supposed to work).Written by political savant and entertainment veteran, Ben Sheehan, and vetted for accuracy by experts in the field of constitutional law, OMG WTF Does the ...
Hillary Clinton
Jul 24, 2020
For anyone who's unclear or, say, has an elected official who's unclear: @thatbensheehan's new book, “OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?” explains our founding document in modern-day terms.      source
The Color Purple
A Novel
Alice Walker - Dec 10, 2019 (first published in 1982)
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature, The Color Purple depicts the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia. Separated as girls, sisters Celie and Nettie sustain their loyalty t...
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott - Aug 28, 2014 (first published in 1868)
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Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help w...
West with the Night
Beryl Markham - Jan 22, 2013 (first published in 1942)
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If the first responsibility of a memoirist is to lead a life worth writing about, Markham succeeded beyond all measure. Born Beryl Clutterbuck in the middle of England, she spent her life defying all expectations of how a woman should live and what a single person can achieve.Markham and her father moved to Kenya when she was a girl, and she grew u...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
This is a beautifully written life story of one of the greatest woman adventurers of all time, from her growing up in sub-Saharan Africa to her exploits as a pilot.       source
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The Joy Luck Club
A Novel
Amy Tan - Sep 21, 2006 (first published in 1989)
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Four mothers, four daughters, four families, whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's telling the stories. In 1949, four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, meet weekly to play mahjong and tell stories of what they left behind in China. United in loss and new hope for their daughters' futures, they call themselves...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
This novel opened my eyes, not only to the distinct and special traditions of the Chinese-American culture but also to the ways in which immigrant women of different generations adapted and adjusted to life in this country.      source
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The Clan of the Cave Bear
Earth's Children, Book One
Jean M. Auel - Jun 25, 2002 (first published in 1980)
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This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean M. Auel's magnificent storytelling we are taken back to the dawn of modern humans, and with a girl named Ayla we are swept up in the harsh and beautiful Ice Age world they shared with the ones who called themselves the Clan ...
The Return of the Prodigal Son
A Story of Homecoming
Henri J. M. Nouwen - Mar 01, 1994 (first published in 1991)
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A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on a long spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell.In seizing the inspiration that came to him through Rembrandt's depiction of th...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
Had a profound effect on me, and that I believe will be equally meaningful to others.      source
Wild Swans
Three Daughters of China
Jung Chang - Sep 01, 1991
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Three remarkable women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--struggle to survive in a true-life saga that spans 20th-century China with all its violence: wars, invasions, revolution, and continuing upheaval. A thrilling adventure story, Wild Swans is an important work of history, and a breathtaking testimony to the human spirit. 16 pages of photograp...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
An inspiring tale of women who survived every kind of hardship, deprivation and political upheaval with their humanity intact.      source
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Holy Bible
English Standard Version.
Esv - Apr 01, 2012
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The English Standard Version of the Bible, the world's fastest-growing Bible translation....
Hillary Clinton
At the risk of appearing predictable, the Bible was and remains the biggest influence on my thinking. I was raised reading it, memorizing passages from it and being guided by it. I still find it a source of wisdom, comfort and encouragement.       source