Famous Women

Fame has pluses and minuses: the power, influence, ability to make a difference and possible fortune versus the inevitable, inescapable spotlight on every achievement and every mistake. Women in the glare earned their top spots – often with a hard climb; they know the pros and cons, and now they’re sharing what they’ve learned.

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Summaries

How to Break Free and Succeed as You Are

Alicia Menendez

HarperBusiness, 2019

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The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion

Michelle Dean

Grove, 2018

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Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

Toni Morrison

Knopf, 2019

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How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Flatiron Books, 2019

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Discovering Your Life's Direction and Purpose

Oprah Winfrey

Flatiron Books, 2019

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Michelle Obama

Crown, 2018

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Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms

Maureen Chiquet

HarperBusiness, 2017

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The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Caroline Fraser

Metropolitan Books, 2017

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Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead

Cecile Richards

Touchstone, 2018

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