Bold Voices take on Nonfiction

Don’t miss these Nonfiction picks that are new to the Pratt shelves this spring!

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
By Melinda Gates

Throughout her journey, it has become increasingly clear to Melinda Gates: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this moving and compelling book, she shares lessons learned from the inspiring people she’s met during her work and travels around the world.

Read the Book

Woman of Color
By Latonya Yvette

Blogger/Stylist LaTonya Yvette gets candid about life’s trials, including motherhood, love, death, and racism. Her first book, Woman of Color, is part memoir, part lifestyle guide, packed with moving essays, gorgeous original photographs, and practical style and beauty advice.

Read | Download

Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of “The View”
By Ramin Setoodeh

With The View, Barbara Walters revolutionized morning TV. The daily chatfest didn’t just comment on the news. It became the news. Award-winning journalist Ramin Setoodeh takes readers backstage and behind the scenes with stunning interviews with nearly every host.

Read the Book

The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation
By Jodie Patterson

Witness a mother reshaping her attitudes and beliefs to meet the needs of her transgender son, Penelope– and opening the minds of everyone in her family who absolutely, unequivocally refused to conform. Jodie Patterson also shares her family’s history–particularly incidents within the Black community around sexism, racism, and civil rights.

Read the Book