She Says

The lives of these women make compelling books.
Bossypants

The Astronaut Wives Club
by Lily Koppel

Recommended by Marni Blomquist

Read about military wives launched into the spotlight when their husbands were chosen for the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo projects.

Grace of Silence: a Family Memoir
by Michele Norris

Recommended by Laura Carlson

The NPR host grew up in Minneapolis. She uses stories from her upbringing here, as well as those of her ancestors, to look at race and how it impacts life in America.

Bossypants
by Tina Fey

Recommended by Laura Carlson

Comedy fans should definitely check this book out. Not only is Fey funny when writing about how she grew up, but she also gives the reader entertaining insights about working in Chicago’s Second City and on the set of Saturday Night Live.