manakii's Must-Read Biographies & Memoirs

manakii's Must-Read Biographies & Memoirs

      manakii, a female-founded and run company, celebrates the accomplishments of the women who came before us. There are often too many amazing stories that don’t receive the recognition they deserve. We’ve collected a list of the most inspirational and badass biographies we think every woman should read at least once in their lifetime. 


If you’ve ever wondered, ‘How far can I go?”

Read Reaching for the Moon The Autobiography of Katherine Johnson.

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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine  Johnson: Johnson, Katherine: 9781534440838: Books

If you’ve ever pondered the question, “Who am I?”

Read Wild by Cheryl Strayed.

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Wild: Cheryl Strayed: 9781782390626: Books

If you’ve ever felt torn between two worlds

Born Bright by C. Nicole Mason.

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Born Bright: A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in America:  Mason, C. Nicole: 9781250069924: Books

If you want to explore the story of how education can change your life

Read Educated by Tara Westover.

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Educated: A Memoir: Westover, Tara: 9780099511021: Books

If you’re looking for a story about resilience and redemption

Read The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.

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The Glass Castle: A Memoir: Walls, Jeannette: 9780743247542:  Books

If you’re looking for an exhilarating and inspiring story that also satisfies your inner history nerd

Read The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom.

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The Hiding Place eBook by Corrie ten Boom - 9781441269386 | Rakuten Kobo  United States

If you want to discover the story of one of the most influential women in publishing and journalism.

Read Katharine Graham's autobiography "Personal History".

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Personal History: Graham, Katharine: 9780375701047: Books

If you want the read the female real-life version of Jack Ryan.

Read The Widow Spy by Martha D. Peterson.

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The Widow Spy: Peterson, Martha D.: 9780983878124: Books


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Author || McKenna Robertson