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Unstuck In Provence: The courage to start over

by Carolyn Tate

Unstuck in Provence -The Courage to Start Over - a memoir At the age of 46, after years of single-motherhood and the unbearable feeling that life is going nowhere, Carolyn decides to get radically unstuck. After...


Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

by Carol Berkin

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . ....


The End of Eve: A Memoir

by Ariel Gore

At age 39, Ariel Gore has everything she’s always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college and a son in preschool. But life’s happy endings...


Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

by Janet Mock

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In 2011, Marie Claire magazine published a profile of Janet Mock in which she stepped forward for the first time as a trans woman. Those twenty-three hundred words were life-altering...


I Forgot to Remember: A Memoir of Amnesia

by Su Meck & Daniel de Vise

What would you do if you lost your past?

In 1988 Su Meck was twenty-two and married with two children when a ceiling fan in her kitchen fell and struck her on the head, leaving her with a traumatic brain injury...


Magic Gardens: The Memoirs of Viva Las Vegas

by Viva Las Vegas

A midwest preacher's daughter with a sophisticated academic pedigree, Viva could have pursued any career, but chose to become a stripper. This personalized tour of her milieu offers a unique perspective on a...


A Confederate Girl's Diary

by Sarah Morgan Dawson

Documented during the American Civil War, A Confederate Girl’s Diary provides a thorough account of civilian life in Louisiana during and after the war through the diary entries of Sarah Morgan Dawson, who...


Welcome to Your New Life

by Anna Goldsworthy

When classical pianist Anna Goldsworthy falls pregnant with her first child, she is both excited and anxious about what lies ahead. Should she indulge her craving for sausage after sixteen years without meat?...


Anna Letitia Barbauld: New Perspectives

by Olivia Murphy, William McCarthy & Stephen Bygrave

Anna Letitia Barbauld: New Perspectives, the first collection of essays on the work of this major British writer, is the indispensable volume for everyone who wants an introduction to Barbauld and to the most...


The Rebecca Notebook: and Other Memories

by Daphne Du Maurier

"In her heartfelt memories...one hears the genuine, thoughtful voice of a woman whose works have been loved by millions."-New York Times

Rebecca was one of Daphne du Maurier's greatest bestsellers. It has been...


Police, Lawyers, and Judges

by Kim Davis

This is a true store of a United Automobile Worker's journey to her third shift job. Construction on her exit forced her to exit in Buena Vista, Michigan, where she encountered two corrupt police officers. She...


Diana: Story of a Princess

by Tim Clayton & Phil Craig

Based on the groundbreaking ITV/The Learning Channel documentary series, and drawn from years of research and dozens of interviews with friends and associates speaking on the record for the first time, Diana...


Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P. L. Travers

by Valerie Lawson

The remarkable life of P.L. Travers, the creator of Mary Poppins.

An arresting life…Lawson is superb at excavating the details. –Library Journal

The spellbinding stories of Mary Poppins, the quintessentially...


Hannah Arendt: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

by Hannah Arendt

Arendt was one of the most important thinkers of her time, famous for her idea of "the banality of evil" which continues to provoke debate. This collection provides new and startling insight into Arendt's thoughts...


Confessions of a Mediocre Widow: Or, How I Lost My Husband and My Sanity

by Catherine Tidd

I spent my 11th wedding anniversary planning my husband's funeral. If I could just figure out how to make that rhyme, it would be the beginning of a great country song.

Involuntarily single. That's the true...


Child At War: The True Story of Hortense Daman

by Mark Bles

At the age of fifteen Hortense Daman embarked on a secret career. In her German-occupied hometown of Louvain, Belgium, she joined the resistance, first as a courier, then as a fighter. She ran terrifying risks,...


Diving for Pearls: A Thinking Journey with Hannah Arendt

by Katheen B. Jones

Kathleen B. Jones brings a scholar's insights and a lyrical voice to this philosophical memoir about her thirty-year fascination with Hannah Arendt, one of the 20th century's most controversial thinkers. With...


Minding the Manor: The Memoir of a 1930s English Kitchen Maid

by Mollie Moran

Born in 1916 in Norfolk, Mollie Moran is one of the few people still alive today who can recall working "downstairs" in the golden years of the early 1930's before the outbreak of WWII. She provides a rare and...


The Lady Upstairs

by Marilyn Nissenson

The Lady Upstairs is the dramatic story of Dorothy Schiff---liberal activist, society stalwart, and the most dynamic female newspaper publisher of her day. From 1939 until 1976 she owned and guided the New York...


Reclaiming Our Brains Without Losing Our Minds: Some Hows and Whys of a Reading Group

by Inga Wiehl

Reclaiming Our Brains without Losing Our Minds relates the story of a group of women in Yakima, Washington, who form a reading discussion group. Over the course of twenty-nine years, the women hone their minds,...