6 Books Starring Women You'll Root For
The women at the center of these six titles are united in their attempts to navigate a host of issues including sexism, violent boyfriends, family secrets and many more.
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I'm Just a Person
Girl meets girl, girl gets life-threatening intestinal infection, girl's mother dies, girl breaks up with girl, girl gets breast cancer, girl performs groundbreaking comedy routine about said tragedies, girl skyrockets to pop culture stardom. Notaro's story is funny not because it's true (although it is), but because it's told by the world-class stand-up with wit and vulnerability.