I happen to live with a nonprofit immigration lawyer, and let me tell you, the number of times the name “Ruth Bader Ginsburg” is said and praised in our household is quite high. So there is no doubt we’ll be rushing out to see the new movie On the Basis of Sex (starring Felicity Jones) when it hits theaters this Christmas. (There’s a good chance we’ll abandon our families and see it on Christmas, if I’m being truthful.) So, while we wait for the movie’s release, from my partner’s bookshelf to yours, here are the top books you should read or buy for the notorious RBG fan in your life.
SISTERS IN LAW portrays the fascinating relationship between Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices. Linda Hirshman’s dual biography describes how these trailblazers fought for their own recognition in a male-dominated profession—battles that would ultimately benefit every American woman.