Today is #InternationalWomensDay. You’ve probably seen it everywhere. GOOD!
I was just writing on this day to recommend a super lovely book (2 volumes actually) that celebrates extraordinary women (Layers, musicians, writers, astronauts, journalist… even a volcanologist!) that although history did not grant them the tag of ‘superstar’ (to most of them) they deserve it so very much.
Culottées (Tome 1): Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu’elles veulent AND Culottées (Tome 2): Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu’elles veulent.
Here you have just a taste of what is in them. This group of sisters was once ranked by Kurt Cobain as No. 5 on his 50 best albums list.
The stories about the sisters and the rest of women included in the book are truly inspiring and engaging and it can be a marvelous resource for those learning French.
Lastly, here you have an interview with Pénélope Bagieu about the book: