Author(s): Grace Bonney
New York Times Bestseller
"I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long."
--Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers
Over 100 exceptional and influential women describe how they embraced their creative spirit, overcame adversity, and sparked a global movement of entrepreneurship. Media titans and ceramicists, hoteliers and tattoo artists, comedians and architects--taken together, these profiles paint a beautiful picture of what happens when we pursue our passions and dreams.
The widely anticipated second book from Grace Bonney, bestselling author of Design*Sponge at Home, profiles in words and pictures 100 influential women who have forged their own paths in business and work, bridging the worlds of lifestyle and business like never before.
Grace s excellent book is full of empowering business advice from a diverse group of inspirational and talented women. Martha Stewart Grace Bonney has given us our favorite icons, heroes, and bandit queens in one of the oldest living forms of communication: a book. Enjoy, dear readers, for each page turn is a meditation on the power of the Divine Feminine. Jill Soloway, creator of Transparent These amazing stories will surely spark something deep within us all: the courage to dream and the fortitude to make those dreams happen. Joanna Gaines, owner of Magnolia, host of HGTV s Fixer Upper A joyful book that celebrates both the diversity of beauty and the beauty of diversity: in race, age, size, sexuality, and ways of thinking. Hanya Yanagihara, New York Times bestselling author of A Little Life I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long. Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers A world of insight from an array of intriguing, trailblazing women. And the photography is gorgeous! Padma Lakshmi, author of Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir I hope this book becomes an almanac that will continue to expound on the work and the lives of everyday cis, trans, and queer women and women of color who are building and becoming businesses, and that will remind other exceptional women that they are in good company. Angelica Ross, founder of TransTech and star of Her Story "
Grace Bonney is the founder of Design*Sponge, a daily website dedicated to the creative community. Design*Sponge was founded in 2004 and currently reaches over 1.5 million readers per day. A native of Virginia Beach, Bonney has worked as a contributing editor at publications such as "House & Garden," "Domino," and "Craft" magazine. She is passionate about supporting all members of the creative community; she runs an annual scholarship for up-and-coming designers, writes a free business column for creatives, and is the host of a weekly radio show, "After the Jump," which reaches over 500,000 listeners per episode. Her first book, Design*Sponge at Home, is a national bestseller and has over 100,000 copies in print. After 12 years in Brooklyn, Bonney now lives in New York s Hudson Valley with her wife and their three pets."