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Beyond the High Blue Air: A Memoir

by Lu Spinney

"Like The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion, Beyond the High Blue Air is a spare, sharp memoir about the speed with which a comfortable existence can be blighted by grief."

-Bee Wilson,

The Sunday Times...

And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy

by Adrian Shirk

  • A thoughtful, complex spiritual quest and narrative revisionist history
  • Written from a female perspective, contextualized within a feminist history of American religious traditions: And Your Daughters Shall...

  • Beyond the High Blue Air

    by Lu Spinney

  • Beyond the High Blue Air is a gorgeously written and vital literary contribution to the conversation surrounding assisted deaths, the right to die, the ambiguity of loss, and the tenuous nature of consciousness....

  • America's Daughter

    by Maria Nhambu

    In America’s Daughter, the second book of the trilogy, the author arrives in the United States in the company of Catherine Murray, an American high-school teacher. Her adjustment to a new culture includes...

    A Maverick Traveller

    by Mary Jane Walker

    Whether it was eating dog unintentionally in Indonesia, meeting the rapper 50 Cent at a backpackers or kicking a US nuclear submarine in New Zealand, A Maverick Traveller is filled with the unique stories and...

    Help! I'm Not Me

    by David Berthelot

    Carol Royce begins life as a male then one day following an accident fully realises that she is trapped in the wrong sex. With great humour and pathos along the way her story leads to comment on the state of...

    The Three Graces of Val-Kill

    by Emily Herring Wilson

    The Three Graces of Val-Kill changes the way we think about Eleanor Roosevelt. Wilson examines what she calls the most formative period in Roosevelt's life, from 1922 to 1936, when she cultivated an intimate...

    The Sacred Willow

    by Mai Elliott

    A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Duong Van Mai Elliott's The Sacred Willow illuminates recent Vietnamese history by weaving together the stories of the lives of four generations of her family. Beginning with...

    Reflecting Rogue: Inside the Mind of a Feminist

    by Pumla Dineo Gqola

    Reflecting Rogue is the much anticipated and brilliant collection of experimental autobiographical essays on power, pleasure and South African culture by Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola.In her most personal book...

    A Woman's Place Is at the Top

    by Hannah Kimberley

    Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist....

    Happiness: A Memoir

    by Heather Harpham

    A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that require nearly unimaginable choices.

    Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted...

    Head for the Hills

    by Glennyce Eckersley

    HEAD FOR THE HILLS is a warm and funny eyewitness account of 1960s Hollywood and some of its iconic stars. Glennyce Eckersley's autobiography offers a unique glimpse into a fascinating period of history. Leaving...

    The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder

    by Carolyn Murnick

    A gripping memoir of friendship with a tragic twist—two childhood best friends diverge as young adults, one woman is brutally murdered and the other is determined to uncover the truth about her wild and seductive...

    Still I Rise: The Persistence of Phenomenal Women

    by Marlene Wagman-Geller & Laurel Corona

    From the author of BEHIND EVERY GREAT MAN we now have Still I Rise, the inspiring stories of the women whose lives brought them to their knees-but refused to remain there. As a result, they not only survived...

    Defiance: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Anne Barnard

    by Stephen Taylor

    The first major biography of eighteenth-century writer and socialite Lady Anne Barnard.

    Born in Scotland in 1772, Lady Anne Barnard lived at the heart of Georgian society. She wrote one of the most popular ballads...

    Apples & Oranges

    by Jan Clausen

    Sexuality and identity are the twin goddesses that lend Jan Clausen’s Apples & Oranges its grace and urgency. In the late 1980s, after more than a decade living within a strong Brooklyn lesbian community with...

    And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy: Stories From the Byways of American Women and Religion

    by Adrian Shirk

    As one woman grapples with her messy spiritual heritage, she unravels the complex tales of America's female prophets.

    The Book of Awesome Women

    by Becca Anderson

    • 2016 ushers in a new attention to women’s accomplishments with the United State’s first women nominee by a major party for president. This book contains MANY females firsts • Feminism has gotten a...

    What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories

    by Laura Shapiro

    "Fascinating." Moira Hodgson, Wall Street Journal

    "How lucky for us readers that Shapiro has been listening so perceptively for decades to the language of food.”

    Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air

    Six  “mouthwatering”...

    Elizabeth Gaskell: The Complete Novels

    by Elizabeth Gaskell

    Here you will find an extensive biography of Elizabeth Gaskell and all her novels (in the chronological order of their original publication).

    - Elizabeth Gaskell: A Biography

    - Mary Barton

    - Cranford

    - Ruth

    - North...