Success Strategies for Women in Science: A Portable Mentor (Continuing Professional Development Series) A comprehensive text, worth the investment though some areas are addressed more than once. It gives a real insight into Academic careers.
Mrs Moneypenny's Careers Advice for Ambitious Women A direct approach, easy and enjoyable to read. The realities and some practical solutions are explained with feeling and humour. Wish I'd read this decades ago!
How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know Based on interviews with successful women you get authentic and varied insights. Might need some translation to the academic life but worth learning now.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead My newest book and I can't wait! Huge insights into how women can help themselves be noticed, considered and taken seriously!