Bygone Badass Broads

52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World



ISBN: 9781419729256 Category:

Mackenzi Lee


Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC and continuing to the present, the book takes a closer look at bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside the traditional gender roles of their time. Coupled with riveting illustrations and Lee’s humorous and conversational storytelling style, this book is an outright celebration of the badass women who paved the way for the rest of us.

Additional information

Weight 481 g
Dimensions 15.5 x 21.3 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 February 2018
Number of pages 176
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Petra Eriksson
Dimensions 15.5 x 21.3 cm
Weight 481 g


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Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Simmons College. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the historical fantasy novels This Monstrous Thing and The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, as well as The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (2018) and Semper Augustus (2019). She calls Boston home, where she works as an independent bookstore manager.