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Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World by Rachel Swaby (Broadway, 2015)

“Swaby tells the scientists’ stories with energy and clarity. Refreshingly, spouses and children are mentioned only when relevant—and the book is recipe-free.”—New York Times Book Review

“A corrective—a spur to change… Swaby’s subjects are all worthy women who deserve more publicity.”—Wall Street Journal

“Rachel Swaby’s no-nonsense and needed Headstrong dynamically profiles historically overlooked female visionaries in science, technology, engineering, and math.”—Elle

Eve Claxton