This week's Nonfiction November prompt is "be the expert/ask the expert/become the expert," hosted by Sophisticated Dorkiness. Since I am a self-admitted expert of nothing, today I'm seeking out your recommendations! History books are filled with stories of men doing heroic and important things, but it's only been in recent years that there has been a push towards the female contribution. I want to read the previously untold stories of women who have done amazing things, who have made great contributions without recognition, who worked behind-the-scenes or performed tasks you wouldn't normally have thought women would do.
I have three books currently on my TBR to help me with my quest:
So now I throw it to you, fellow readers - what are some of your favorite nonfiction reads about unsung female heroes? What women do I need to know about?