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Celebrate International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March, with our amazing selection of books that showcase the incredible stories of women past and present. International Women’s Day globally recognises women’s achievements and aims to encourage a fairer, more inclusive world and this year the theme is Choose to Challenge. Discover wonderful fiction that challenges gender bias and inequality or delve deep into the biographies of some of the most influential and inspiring women. Our selection includes the award-winning Invisible Women and the international bestseller The Girl with The Louding Voice. Get inspired this March and enjoy our collection of titles that will help shape the future and encourage girls and women across the globe.

Top picks in fiction

The multi-award winning novel

Girl, Woman, Other : WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 - Bernardine Evaristo

This is Britain as you've never read it. This is Britain as it has never been told. From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years.

They're each looking for something - a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope...

'Bernardine Evaristo is one of the very best that we have' Nikesh Shukla on Twitter

'A choral love song to black womanhood in modern Great Britain' Elle

Beautifully interwoven stories of identity, race, womanhood, and the realities of modern Britain.

'You have to order it right now' Stylist 'Sparkling, inventive' Sunday Times

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Now available in paperback

We Are Displaced : My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World - From Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai - Malala Yousafzai

In this powerful and emotional New York Times bestseller, Nobel Peace Prize winner and activist Malala Yousafzai shares various stories of displacement, including her own.

Part memoir, part communal storytelling, We Are Displaced introduces readers to some of the incredible girls Malala has met on her many journeys and lets each tell her story - girls who have lost their community, relatives and often the only world they've ever known, but have not lost hope. Longing for home and fear of an uncertain future binds all of these young women, but each is unique.

In a time of immigration crises, war and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder that every single one of the 79.5 million currently displaced is a person - often a young person - with dreams for a better, safer world.

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