Female authors heralded on International Women's Day

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 08:40 Inspiring books by and about women are being hailed for International Women's Day, as J K Rowling and Germaine Greer are named among 17 authors on the Guardian's Top 100 Inspirational Women list. Female novelists are holding events to mark the occasion and authors are being celebrated today [8th March], the day the initiative reaches its centenary year. International Women's Day is celebrated in 25 countries around the globe, celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present, and future. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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