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Week Of Women: April 19-25, 2019

by Lydia Wang

It’s Beyoncé week! If you’ve already seen the Netflix doc and listened to the album start to finish, don’t worry: we have a lot of other recs for you this week, too, from a new Tessa Thompson film to even more music by Lizzo. Enjoy!



Out now on Netflix, Homecoming offers a full and behind-the-scenes look into Beyoncé’s Beychella performance at last year’s Coachella. Stay tuned for more coverage on

Little Woods

Tessa Thompson and Lily James play sisters grappling with financial struggles in Nia DaCosta’s first feature film. Out April 19, and find our review soon on


In Family, Taylor Schilling plays a me-first career woman whose life is shaken up when she’s put in charge of her preteen niece. Out April 19, and read our review soon on

Gentleman Jack


Based on a fascinating true story, HBO’s newest drama follows Anne Lister, a woman trying to revive her home of Shibdhen Hall and find a wife in 1830s England. Out April 22.

Red Joan


Judi Dench stars in Red Joan as a widow reliving her past while facing an interrogation for providing the Soviet government with classified scientific information. Out April 19, and watch out for our review on


Homecoming: The Live Album by Beyoncé


Yes, we mentioned the film earlier, but also worth noting is the full live album, now out on streaming services. (Also, this time next week we’ll have Lemonade on Spotify—excellent news all around.)

Big Wows by Stealing Sheep


Stealing Sheep explore life in the digital age with Big Wows, out April 19. Our review coming soon on

Cuz I Love You by Lizzo


At long last, Lizzo’s album is here! Cuz I Love You is out April 19.


Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting by Anna Quindlen

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Writer Anna Quindlen made a name for herself talking about motherhood and family, and in her latest book, she explores the ups and downs of being a grandmother. Out April 23.

Top photo via YouTube / Beyoncé

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