Rise Up Women!

100 years ago, the right to vote was extended to (some) women in Britain, following a long and heroic struggle by the Suffragists and Suffragettes. Here's a selection of books to mark the event, and its centenary.

My Own Story

Emmeline Pankhurst

From the publisher:

Don’t miss Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst in the major motion picture Suffragette. Emmeline Pankhurst grew up all too aware of the prevailing attitude of her day: that ...

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette

Mary Talbot

From the publisher:

Discover the stunning graphic novel from the Costa Award-winning authors of Dotter of her Father’s Eyes. Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is a gripping inside story of the ...