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Kate Moore    

New York Times Best-Selling Author; Known for "The Radium Girls"

Kate Moore is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of "The Radium Girls," which won the 2017 Goodreads Choice Award for Best History, was voted U.S. librarians’ favourite nonfiction book of 2017, and was named a Notable Nonfiction Book of 2018 by the American Library Association.

A British writer based in London, Moore writes across a variety of genres and has had multiple titles on the Sunday Times bestseller list. Her latest book is the critically acclaimed "The Woman They Could Not Silence," which, among other accolades, was named runner-up for Best History in the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards and a 2021 Booklist Editor's Choice.

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The Radium Girls

Bestselling author Kate Moore introduces the Radium Girls, the American women from the Roaring Twenties who were poisoned by the radium paint they worked with, and shares their horrifying, courageous and inspiring story. As well as describing the women’s strength and sacrifice, she makes clear their importance to world and science history, and takes the audience behind the scenes on her research for her New York Times bestselling book on the women, sharing anecdotes and memories of how she brought their forgotten story back to life.

The Woman They Could Not Silence

New York Times bestselling author Kate Moore introduces the incredible true story of Elizabeth Packard, a nineteenth-century housewife who was committed to an insane asylum by her husband just because she disagreed with him, but who inspirationally overcame all obstacles to become a pioneering activist who changed the world.

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