They paid with their lives.

Their final fight was for justice.

Clock face from book cover

Upcoming events.... [see all events]

June 1

12:00pm - BookExpo, AAP Librarians Lunch

Room 1E07/08, Javits Center

655 W 34th St

New York, NY 10001


May 30

6pm - Conversation with Marie Benedict

Penguin Bookshop

417 Beaver Street

Sewickley, PA 15143



May 31

3:15pm - Library Journal’s Day of Dialog, Top Nonfiction Panel

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

524 W 59th St

New York, NY 10019



June 1

10am - BookExpo | Sourcebooks

Booth #2521, Javits Center

655 W 34th St

New York, NY 10001


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"In this thrilling and carefully crafted book, Moore tells the shocking story of how early 20th-century corporate and legal America set about silencing dozens of working-class women who had been systematically poisoned by radiation ... Moore [writes] so lyrically ... FIVE STARS" - Mail on Sunday


"...a must-read for anyone interested in American and women's history" - STARRED review, Library Journal



To this website, which celebrates the Radium Girls: the American women from the Roaring Twenties who were poisoned by their work and courageously fought for justice, and who inspired the multi-award-winning and New York Times bestselling book The Radium Girls by Kate Moore.


This website is intended as a companion site to Moore’s book. Here you can read more about the women, listen to interviews with the author, read reviews and find answers to some frequently asked questions.

Enjoy browsing the site. Thank you for visiting, but most of all for taking time to remember the Radium Girls.