How Former Slave Elizabeth Keckley Befriended the Lincolns

An excerpt from the memoir of a woman who bought her own freedom and became a dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.

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Together with The Woolfer, we're giving away a tote bag and an Amazon Fire 7 tablet loaded with books by amazing female authors.

Gloria Steinem's Favorite Books, in Her Own Words

The legendary feminist and activist reveals the books that have influenced her life and outlook.

20 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

10 Bad-Ass Sci-Fi Women

From Katniss to Meg, these heroines have left a mark on the science fiction genre.

Christina Crawford on Why It's So Important to Remember "Herstory"

The author of "Daughters of the Inquisition" tells us why she's so interested in women's history and how, by learning from the mistakes of the past, we can change the future.

9 Extraordinary Biographies About Strong Women

Dig into the histories of women who shaped the world.

Girl Squad: Fierce Females Throughout History

If girl squads were a thing in the past, these gals would put Taylor and her supermodels to shame.