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A Freethinker's Memorial to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Throughout her life, along with being a Supreme Court Justice, Ginsburg has been a prolific writer and public speaker. She has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. Get to know celebrated Ruth Bader Ginsburg through these books we've selected for both young and adult.

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Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

Who Was?

By Patricia Brennan Demuth & Who HQ
Narrated by: Barbara Heller
Length: 56 minutes

You've probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving New Yorker always spoke her mind; as a young lawyer, RBG advocated for gender equality and women's... Read more »

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A Life

By Jane Sherron de Hart
Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
Length: 24 hours 3 minutes

The first full life—private, public, legal, philosophical—of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the justice, her husband, her children, her... Read more »

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Decisions and Dissents of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A Selection
Penguin Liberty: Book #2

By author
Narrated by: Maggi-Meg Reed
Length: 5 hours 5 minutes

National Indie Bestseller

The trailblazing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her own words. Her most essential writings on gender equality and women's rights, reproductive health care, and voting and civil rights, now available in a short, accessible volume as part of the new Penguin Liberty series.

A Penguin Classic

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Conversations with RBG

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law

By Jeffrey Rosen
Narrated by: Suzanne Toren & Peter Ganim
Length: 6 hours 55 minutes

"The audiobook version includes recorded conversations between the two from the 1990s to the present, delivering a compelling informal profile. As a permanent record of Ginsburg’s voice and fighting spirit, it’s an inspiring listen." — Paste

This program includes recorded conversations between Jeffrey Rosen and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
Narrated by: Andi Arndt
Length: 2 hours 58 minutes

"A tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that does more than catalog her achievements; it conveys her spirit, one that will leave readers in awe."*

This acclaimed version of the New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG is an excellent way to share with middle grade readers just why Justice Ginsburg was such a powerful role model. This...

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Notorious RBG

The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
Narrated by: Andi Arndt
Length: 5 hours 9 minutes

New York Times Bestseller

Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary RBG

"It was beyond my wildest imagination that I would one day become the 'Notorious RBG." — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2019

She was a fierce dissenter with a serious collar game. A legendary, self-described “flaming feminist litigator” who made the world more equal. And an...

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My Own Words

By Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Narrated by: Linda Lavin
Length: 13 hours 16 minutes

The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993—a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women’s rights, and popular culture.

My Own Words offers Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender... Read more »

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