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Ashley's War

by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

In 2010 the U.S. Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, a pilot program to put women on the battlefield alongside Army Rangers, Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and other special operations...


My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today

by Nora Pouillon & Laura Fraser

A wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America’s first certified organic restaurant, My Organic Life is the story of an unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring delicious,...


Arctic Daughter: A Wilderness Journey

by Jean Aspen

Set in the Arctic wilderness of Alaska in the 1970s, here is an extraordinary journey of self-discovery and a lyrical odyssey. This remarkable tale of survival and courage measures the value of dreams against...


Capital Dames

by Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts, the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, turns her attention to the Civil War in a riveting exploration of the ways in which the conflict...


Petals and Bullets: Dorothy Morris ¿ New Zealand Nurse  in the Spanish Civil War

by Mark Derby

This book is based on the vivid, detailed, and evocative letters New Zealand nurse Dorothy Morris sent from Spain and other European countries. They have been supplemented by wide-ranging research to record...


The Life of Joan of Arc

by Andrew Lang

JOAN OF ARC was perhaps the most wonderful person who ever lived in the world. The story of her life is so strange that we could scarcely believe it to be true, if all that happened to her had not been told...


Pandora's Daughters

by Kalyani Shankar

Pandora's Daughters looks at eight prominent women leaders in modern India who have achieved great power in the male-dominated world of Indian politics, examining their traits and personalities, tactics and...


Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections

by Giuliana Rancic

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic. 

 

Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing...


Victorian Secrets: What a Corset Taught Me about the Past, the Present, and Myself

by Sarah A. Chrisman & Sue Lean

On Sarah A. Chrisman’s twenty-ninth birthday, her husband, Gabriel, presented her with a corset. The material and the design were breathtakingly beautiful, but her mind immediately filled with unwelcome views....


The Story: A Reporter's Journey

by Judith Miller

Star reporter for the New York Times, the world’s most powerful newspaper; foreign correspondent in some of the most dangerous fields; Pulitzer winner; longest jailed correspondent for protecting her sources,...


Forgiveness: A Memoir

by Chiquis Rivera

“I wrote this book not to dismiss a rumor but to share something much more important: my journey to forgiveness.”

Chiquis Rivera is a singer and the daughter of the late music superstar Jenni Rivera. In...


Michelle Obama: A Life

by Peter Slevin

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely first lady...


Eating Rome

by Elizabeth Helman Minchilli

Elizabeth Minchilli has been eating her way through Rome since she was 12 years old. Eating Rome, based on her popular blog Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome, is her homage to the city that feeds her, literally and...


Harem Years: The Memoirs of an Egyptian Feminist, 1879-1924

by Huda Shaarawi & Margot Badran

Married at 13 against her wishes, Shaarawi grew up to be an early leader of Egypt's feminist movement.


What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir

by Abigail Thomas

From the bestselling author of A Three Dog Life, which “shines with honest intelligence” (Elizabeth Gilbert): a fresh, exhilarating, superbly written memoir about aging, family, creativity, tragedy, friendship,...


You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything

by Star Jones

Smart, funny, provocative--she writes it like she talks it on The View!

Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions--her many fans have come to expect all this and more from...


Heaven Is a Beautiful Place: A Memoir of the South Carolina Coast

by Genevieve C. Peterkin & William P. Baldwin

Peterkin's recounting of stories of her family circle and her lowcountry home now available in paperback


Pixie Annat: Champion of Nurses

by Colleen Ryan Clur

Isobel Mary “Pixie” Annat grew up in rural Queensland and trained to be a nurse shortly after World War II. Working first at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, she went on to forge an extraordinary career as matron,...


Bon Appetempt: A Coming-of-Age Story (with Recipes!)

by Amelia Morris

When Amelia Morris saw a towering, beautiful chocolate cake in Bon Appétit and took the recipe home to recreate it for a Christmas day brunch she was hosting, it resulted in a terrible (but tasty) mess that...


Subject to Change

by Renee Rodin

Subject to Change is a series of self-portraits along the road of a life well lived.