Girl Tribe Recommends: Books

By Chloe Cornell


The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty

By Susan Page A biography of Barbara Bush, the beloved wife of President George Bush and mother to President George W. Bush making her the only woman in history to be alive to advise both her husband and son as President. An intelligent and powerful woman, Barbara Bush’s influence and accomplishments often went unacknowledged, but this book reveals both personal and public achievements. According to Amazon, the biography is based on “more than one hundred interviews with Bush friends and family members, hours of conversation with Mrs. Bush herself in the final six months of her life, and access to her diaries that spanned decades.”





The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

By Melinda Gates The third most powerful woman in the world has spent 20 years trying to solve problems around the world. She has discovered that in order to help society, there has to be gender equity (surprise, surprise!) The book shares stories of people who have inspired Gates, shares shocking data about gender inequality and issues women face around the world, and ultimately shows how we can all participate in lifting women up in our communities.






Chelsea Handler Memoir: Life Will Be The Death Of Me

Chelsea Handler’s memoir covering her year of self-discovery through therapy and increased self-sufficiency. With advance praise from Gloria Steinem, Ellen DeGeneres and Tiffany Haddish, this should be a great read.


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