The best-selling career guide for working women



Little Black Book: A Toolkit For Working Women is the career guide every woman needs, whether you’re just starting out or already have years of experience. 

Packed with fresh ideas and no-nonsense practical advice, this travel-sized career handbook is guaranteed to become your go-to resource when it comes to building the career you want.

A Sunday Times bestseller, Little Black Book takes you through everything you need to build a successful self-made career: from how to negotiate a pay-rise to building a killer personal brand, via a crash course in networking like a pro, and indispensable advice on how to thrive as a freelancer.

With contributions from trailblazing creative women including acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Refinery29 co-founder Piera Gelardi, The Gentlewoman's Editor-in-Chief Penny Martin, and many more, Little Black Book is a curation of essential wisdom and hard-won career insights.

Available in French, Dutch, Italian, Serbian, Lithuanian, Japanese and Norwegian.

Forthcoming translations include Spanish and Vietnamese.



Little Black Book is THE book of the year for working women.
— Refinery29
A compact gem.
— Stylist Magazine
A must-read for anyone looking to be as prolific as Uwagba herself.
— Sunday Times
Otegha Uwagba has the answer to all your creative career challenges. This book is a must-read guide for all creative women looking to navigate the world of work.
— Elle
Inspiring, insightful, ambitious.
— Porter Magazine
Avoids all the clichés of the ‘self-help’ genre.
— Dazed
Such a useful little book packed with knowledge, I definitely could have done with reading this when I went freelance.
— Reni Eddo-Lodge
A toolkit for women in the creative industry that covers all the usual opportunities for instruction – but does it in a friendly, straightforward, non-pandering way.
— Fast Company
A travel-sized pocket book full of professional gems and expert advice.
— Fader
Concrete, straight-to-the-point guidance that covers every challenge under the sun. Reading it feels like having lunch with a wise, wildly successful best friend – informative, reassuring, and most of all, inspiring.
— Heather Havrilesky (Ask Polly)