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The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: This Is My Story

by Farida Khalaf & Andrea C. Hoffmann

“Farida Khalaf’s story is harrowing but crucial—especially when it comes to understanding what ISIS actually is and does.” —Glamour

“As gripping as it is appalling…a compelling testament to the...

Violent Obsession: The Stalker Next Door- The amazing true story of lust, fixation, courage and survival

by Jackie Eigner & Simon Gullifer

To her, he was just the boy next door. To him she was something more. They were never lovers. They were never friends. They were never anything more than neighbours. But one day that would all change.

If this...

Life of the Party: The Remarkable Story of How Brownie Wise Built, and Lost, a Tupperware Party Empire

by Bob Kealing

The incredible story of Brownie Wise, the Southern single mother—and postwar #Girlboss—who built, and lost, a Tupperware home-party empire

Before Mary Kay, Martha Stewart, and Joy Mangano, there was Brownie...

Florence Foster Jenkins

by Nicholas Martin & Jasper Rees

Florence Foster Jenkins was the most famous, though untalented, soprano in twentieth century America. Her extraordinary story is now a film directed by Stephen Frears starring Meryl Streep as the indomitable...

Freedom: My Book of Firsts

by Jaycee Dugard

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges...

Wear and Tear: The Threads of My Life

by Tracy Tynan

A candid, entertaining memoir told through clothes.

Tracy Peacock Tynan grew up in London in the 1950’s and 60s, privy to her parents’ glamorous parties and famous friends—Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh,...

Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel

by Nicolaia Rips

“Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise—a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents” (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float...

A Fox's Tale: Insights from one of Africa's most creative strategic thinkers

by Chantell Ilbury & Daryl Ilbury

Sit down with one of Africa's most creative strategic minds, and really get to know her and how she thinks ... In this book, and for the first time, Chantell Ilbury - bestselling business author, renowned scenario...

Everyday Matters: Selected Letters of Dora Taylor, Bessie Head & Lilian Ngoyi

by M. J. Daymond

This important book brings together the previously unpublished letters of three women, Lilian Ngoyi, Bessie Head, and Dora Taylor. While Ngoyi, Head, and the lesser-known Taylor each made vital and perhaps underappreciated...


by Grizelda Grootboom

Exit! is the story of Grizelda Grootboom life of prostitution and her ultimate escape from it all. Grizelda's life was dramatically changed when she was gang raped at the age of nine by teenagers in her township....

A House Full of Daughters

by Juliet Nicolson

A family memoir that traces the myths, legends, and secrets of seven generations of remarkable women

All families have their myths and legends. For many years Juliet Nicolson accepted hers--the dangerous beauty...

The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home

by Natalie Livingstone

For fans of Downton Abbey comes an immersive historical epic about a lavish English manor and a dynasty of rich and powerful women who ruled the estate over three centuries of misbehavior, scandal, intrigue,...

Accidental Soldier: A Memoir of Service and Sacrifice in the Israel Defense Forces

by Dorit Sasson

When nineteen-year-old Dorit Sasson realized she had no choice but to distance herself from her neurotic, worrywart of a mother in order to become her own person, she volunteered for the Israel Defense Forces-and...

Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the Women Who Made the Game

by Erica Westly

If you think softball is just a “women’s version” of the great American pastime of baseball—well, think again.

Fastpitch softball is one of the most widely played sports in the world, with tens of millions...

I Have Life: Alison's Journey as told to Marianne Thamm

by Marianne Thamm

Like an apparition, conjured out of the darkness, a young man with light blond hair pushed his face into the car. I immediately spotted the knife. It was a long, thin weapon, almost like a letter opener, with...

The Fires Beneath: The Life of Monica Wilson, South African Anthropologist

by Seán| Morrow

The life of Monica Wilson is a story of groundbreaking scholarship, passionate creativity and personal tragedy during South Africa's bitter and divided twentieth century. As a young anthropologist in the 1930s,...

Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Outwitted the Gestapo

by Siân| Rees

Brilliant, intensely political, and inseparable for nearly 70 years, Lucie Aubrac and her husband, Raymond, are legendary figures of the French Resistance. Founding leaders of Libération-Sud, one of the most...

The Latter Days: A Memoir

by Judith Freeman

An arresting, lyrical memoir about the path the author took—sometimes unwittingly—out of her Mormon upbringing and through a thicket of profound difficulties to become a writer.


At twenty-two, Judith...

This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself

by Juliana Buhring

This Road I Ride is the remarkable story of one woman’s solo journey around the world by bicycle.

Juliana Buhring had been mired in a dark hole of depression after the death of a man she loved, and when an...

Jane Doe January

by Emily Winslow

In the vein of Alice Sebold’s Lucky, comes a compelling, real-life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims.

On the morning of September...