Book picks as published in the March 8, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Difficult women : short stories
By Roxane Gay
A collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail. Wry, beautiful and haunting.
Bad girls throughout history : 100 remarkable women who changed the world
By Ann Shen
The 100 revolutionary women highlighted here were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change.