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The Illustrated Life of Trailblazing Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Paved the Way for Women in Media
The Illustrated Life of Trailblazing Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Paved the Way for Women in Media

A warm celebration of the fearless pioneer who championed journalists’ responsibility to “the whole wide world of mankind: good, bad and indifferent.”

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What Girls Are Good For: 20-Year-Old Nellie Bly’s 1885 Response to a Patronizing Chauvinist
What Girls Are Good For: 20-Year-Old Nellie Bly’s 1885 Response to a Patronizing Chauvinist

How the trailblazing female journalist got her start at speaking truth to power.

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Nellie Was a Lady: 1945 Radio Dramatization of Pioneering Female Journalist Nellie Bly’s Life
Nellie Was a Lady: 1945 Radio Dramatization of Pioneering Female Journalist Nellie Bly’s Life

“The life, loves, and laughter of one of America’s most fascinating women.”

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Ten Days at the Mad-House: How Nellie Bly Posed as Insane in 1887 in Her Brave Exposé of Asylum Abuse
Ten Days at the Mad-House: How Nellie Bly Posed as Insane in 1887 in Her Brave Exposé of Asylum Abuse

A timeless and sobering reminder that the true measure of power is not how deftly we can assert our authority but how much kindness and compassion we can show others in their greatest moments of vulnerability.

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The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013
The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013

From Alan Turing to Susan Sontag, by way of a lost cat, a fierce Victorian lady-journalist, and some very odd creative habits.

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How to Pack Like Pioneering Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Circumnavigated the Globe in 1880 with Just a Small Duffle Bag
How to Pack Like Pioneering Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Circumnavigated the Globe in 1880 with Just a Small Duffle Bag

Two Victorian women race against each other around the world, countering the cultural inertia of their era.

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