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4/19/16

133. april reading



excited to learn something new this month? we're focusing on non-fiction for april and reading about some amazing women.


lab girl by hope jahren
this is jahren's debut memoir. as a geobiologist, she has spent her life studying plants, soils, seeds and flowers. through moving prose, she invites the reader to share in her passion for plant life all the while providing moving anecdotes from her life as a woman in science.


journalist sara marcus was on the front lines of the riot girrrl scene in the early 90's. she uses her experience to provide a unique perspective on the stories of influential bands like bikini kill, bratmobile and sleater-kinney as well as their continued effects on culture and politics.


following up 2013's bestselling the body book, diaz and bark consulted experts in science, medicine and nutrition to provide this informative resource on the aging female body. this book eschews the superficial and provides practical information on what women should expect from the aging process and how we can stay strong and healthy.



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