International Women's Day

March 3rd, 2022 , Posted by Marty Brown

International Women's Day (March 8, 2022) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Since the first International Women's Day gathering in 1911, the day has marked a call to action for accelerating women's equality. In the spirit of trailblazing women past and present, we're highlighting books from our catalog that feature women who have overcome enormous odds to #BreakTheBias. From now through the end of March, get 25% off and free shipping on any of these titles when you order directly through our website. Enter the promo code IWD22 at checkout to receive the discount.

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