Today marks International Women’s Day, a celebration of women around the world that has been observed since the early 1900′s. . In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s Day is a national holiday. In Britain, Professor Elisabeth Kelan will discuss her book – Rising Stars - an examination of the next generation’s female leaders.
Books to read to celebrate the day… what books would you add to the list?
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff