13 Must-Read Books If You Loved Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures is a devastatingly moving, hilarious and poignant film, and we’ve been taking everyone we know to see it. The movie is more than a girl-power flick. It highlights the lives of three incredibly talented female mathematicians and engineers, along with the racism and sexism they had to overcome in order to find success at NASA. In honor of this powerful movie, we’re sharing 13 more lady-driven stories that will have you laughing, crying and recommitting yourself to changing the world.
4. Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky ($17): On the hunt for more ladies who’ve changed the world? Run straight to the bookstore, grab this book and revel in the girl power that exists within the lab.
10. Black Ice by Lorene Cary ($15): Lorene Cary’s memoir about growing up as a scholarship student at an elite, all-white boarding school in New Hampshire will change the way you think about everything from those awkward teenage years to race and sexism. It’s a can’t-miss read.