28 February 2014

International Women's Day 2014: Inspiring Change

Posted by Rachael Beale

2014 marks a hundred years since 8 March was established as the official date for the celebration of International Women's Day, although a 'Women's Day' has been observed on other dates and in other forms since 1908. We asked some inspiring women to recommend inspiring books (also by women) – work that they felt deserved appreciation, celebration and the widest possible audience.

Over the next few days, you can look forward to, amongst others:

Check in daily for picks by these and many more writers, and perhaps a surprise or two from our archives.