Women in Math: Books and Movies

Below is a list of recommended books and movies of women in mathematics.

Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of MathematicsTalithia Williams
My Remarkable Journey: A MemoirKatherine Johnson
Rise of the Rocket GirlsNathalia Holt
When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of ThoughtJim Holt
Ada’s Algorithm: How Lord Byron’s Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital AgeJames Essinger
Letters to a Young Mathematician (Art of Mentoring)Ian Stewart
What if?Randall Munroe
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens DemocracyCathy O’Neil
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’tNate Silver
Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical ProblemSimon Singh
“Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”: Adventures of a Curious CharacterRichard P. Feynman
The Kingdom of Infinite Number: A Field GuidBryan Bunch
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain ScienceNorman Doidge
The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen-ScientistRichard P. Feynman
The Three-Body ProblemCixin Liu
Exhalation: StoriesTed Chiang
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical TruthPaul Hoffman
Stories of Your Life and OthersTed Chiang
Hidden Figures (2016)
Journeys of Women in Mathematics (2018)
Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani (2021)
Picture a Scientist (2020)
Arrival (2016)