Most Excellent; sounds like a great read that I can’t wait to own.!!!
by Julia Pierpont
“Let us pick up our books and pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the onlysolution.”
Malala Yousafzai, Matron Saint of Students (Feast Day 12th July)
Its publication date scheduled to coincide with International Women’s Day, Julia Pierpont’sThe Little Book of Feminist Saints is a joyous celebration of one hundred women who achieved something of significance during their lives.
A variety of female voices contributed to the final selection of names included in the collection, from friends and editor of the author to people working at Random House. Pierpont says that when the list reached four-hundred it was, with some difficulty, whittled down to a more compact but concise selection of “matron saints”, each with her own unique feast day. We are told that during…
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