Women Who Dare Book Group

When: Every Second Tuesday at 6 p.m. (unless otherwise noted, see individual listings)
Where: Central Library, Chairman's Office
Contact: Jill Schmidt at 816.701.3719

The Women Who Dare Book Group discusses fiction and nonfiction by and about ordinary women experiencing extraordinary challenges.


April 14
My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

May 12
What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal by Zoë Heller

June 9
The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma

July 14
The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood

August 11
Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen Thorpe

September 8
Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam by Zainab Salbi

October 13
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

November 10
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Lemmon

December 8
Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

January 12
Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende

See our previous selections >