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. Throughout the course of her career she endured humiliation, prison, hunger strikes ...

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette

Mary Talbot

From the publisher:

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is a gripping inside story of the campaign for votes for women. Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is another stunning collaboration from Costa Award ...