Daughters and Dames, poets and politicians, composer and psychoanalyst, academics and activists, broadcasters and barristers, mothers and sisters, novelists and impresarios, journalists and comedians, doctor and playwright, cultural commentators and artists, wives and writers. Here are fifty shades and more, of women who think, who act, who inspire - in technicolour. .
Editors: Lisa Appignanesi is a novelist, cultural commentator and the award-winning author of Mad, Bad and Sad, Women and the Mind Doctors, among many nonfiction books. She is a Visiting Professor in Literature and the Medical Humanities at King´s College London
Rachel Holmes was the Director of Literature & Spoken Word at London´s Southbank Centre. Writer, activist, programmer & teacher, she is currently working on a biography of Eleanor Marx.
Susie Orbach is a psychotherapist and activist, renowned for her work on the female mind and body. Her iconic Fat is a Feminist Issue has been followed by many ground-breaking books, the most recent is Bodies.