How many emotions, feelings and meaning in the one word — women. They can be gentle and caring, skittish, kind and sensitive, but always strong and patient.
We have to sincerely admire the women and their daily, seemingly invisible feats. We present you a selection of books that will tell about the struggle and steadfastness of the beautiful half of humanity.
1. ""Desert flower — Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller
The famous story of Somali model Waris Dirie reveals to us the cruelty and unjustified primitive customs which still exist in the modern world.
2. "The war's unwomanly face" by Svetlana Aleksievich
We are accustomed to the fact that the war is the destiny of men. The book makes you think about the fact that no less participated in it and women who survived and fought in inhuman conditions of war.
3. "The courageous heart of Irena Sendler" — Jack Mayer
True story of a real feat young polka Irene Sendler. As a social worker and getting access to the Warsaw ghetto, Irene tries to persuade the Jews to give her their children and saves their lives. Sendler repeatedly tortured and eventually sentenced to death.
4. Gone with the wind — Margaret Mitchell
Novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) gone with the wind (1936) – a fascinating plot, ostrosotsialnye work, the main problem which is the fate of human values in the world of sales. The action of the book takes place in one of the most difficult periods in U.S. history and covers the Civil war years (1861-1865) and the subsequent her Reconstruction.
The book offers readers a vivid and amazing life of Mexican artist. An unforgettable person that has gone through a long physical suffering and was able to survive. Bizarre antics, romantic beliefs and progressive beliefs — even after half a century, the personality of Frida Kahlo is on the minds and hearts of many people around the world.
5. "The dawns here are quiet" Boris Vasilyev
Poignant and tragic story about the cruelty and injustice of war. Five young girls who only yesterday wore light dresses and elegant shoes, today should be soldiers. True heroism in the name of homeland, is a tale of heavy fate unfeminine.
6. Hunger games — Susan Collins
The acclaimed trilogy opens readers to the world of a 16 year old girl Katniss Everdeen, whose inner will and courage amaze from the very first pages. This is a story about strength, courage and desire to live. The story is simple at first glance, the girl who commits a truly heroic deeds.
7. "Atlas shrugged" — Ayn Rand
Dagny Taggart is the main character of the novel, fighting for their ideas but remains true to his principles to the end. The only woman in the company of men, Dagny not only meets them, but exceeds many with his intelligence, bravery and hard work.
8. "The girl with the dragon tattoo" — Stieg Larsson
In adolescence a Swedish court has recognized Lisbeth Salander is mentally unstable. The heroine of the book — an antisocial person with inner strength, iron will and brilliant mind, which makes her bright personality, from the very beginning of the breath-taking readers.
9. The Help — Kathryn Stockett
A story that tells us immediately about the three strong women. Restless and bold black maid, minny, good by nature, Aibileen and Skeeter, a young journalist tired of racism and unfair treatment. Women decide on a desperate act and tell the world about the oppression and humiliation that was put on the maids white gentlemen.
10. "Queen of the desert" — Georgina Howell
A true daughter of the desert, Queen of the East — so called by her contemporaries. Amazing woman, traveler, writer, archaeologist and intelligence officer, Gertrude bell left many notes and journals about his adventures, which formed the basis of the book. published
P. S. And remember, just changing your mind — together we change the world! ©
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