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  • A little over a year ago, you would not have been able to convince the majority of the population that a musical based on the life of one of America’s founding fathers would ever succeed. Let alone blow us all away with its incredible music, lyrics, and cast.

    Today, August 18th, marks the anniversary of the Women's Suffrage Amendment being ratified. In celebration of this amazing achievement, we’re highlighting some incredible women from history that deserve to be immortalized alongside the likes of Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington in their own epic Broadway musical. Because women all earned that honor.

  • It’s the anniversary of the ratification of the Women’s Suffrage Amendment and here at Quirk Books we couldn’t be happier. We’re throwing confetti and counting down to the next election. So without further ado, here are some of the toughest women in American history.

  • Many women writers were forced to live in their husband’s shadow. In some cases, the work was genuinely not as strong, but, in others, it was because of the tastes of the time (or straight-up sexism). In an effort to give them the recognition they deserve, we have compiled a list of women writers who were overshadowed by their literary husbands during their lifetimes.

  • Summer has arrived and with it comes a cool batch of the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links that the internet has to offer. Celebrate summer with some homemade funnel cakes and a new book to honor the season. Most importantly, make sure to have an excellent week!

    All Things Bookish

    Here’s a list of books that take place over one summer.

  • Happy birthday month, Maurice Sendak! We love how Max wears his wolf costume, even if it does inspire him to wreak havoc and get in trouble. In tribute to his sartorial daring, we made a list of five characters who wear costumes on days other than October 31.

     

  • We don’t know about you, but we have been anxiously awaiting New York Fashion Week to see the latest style trends. Alas, it is months away in September. In order to tide us over, we have compiled a list of our favorite fashion-forward book characters.

     

    The Wife of Bath from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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