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Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own

by Susannah Joel Glusker & Carlos Monsivais

Journalist, historian, anthropologist, art critic, and creative writer, Anita Brenner was one of Mexico's most discerning interpreters. Born to a Jewish immigrant family in Mexico a few years before the Revolution...


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: The Givens Collection

by Harriet Jacobs & Louise Meriwether

Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is one of the most compelling accounts of slavery and one of the most unique of the one hundred or so slave narratives -- mostly written by men -- published...


Flim-Flam Man: A True Family History

by Jennifer Vogel

One frosty winter morning, Jennifer Vogel opened the newspaper and read that her father had gone on the run. John Vogel, fifty-two, had been arrested for single-handedly counter-feiting nearly $20 million in...


Barbara Bush: A Memoir

by Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush endures as one of America's most popular First Ladies. She has won worldwide acclaim for her wit, compassion, and candor as both a presidential wife and mother. In this #1 New York Times bestselling...


Porch Stories

by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction Jewell Parker Rhodes is a master of her craft, under-standing how both real and imagined stories can serve as a pathway to enlightenment. Porch Stories is Rhodes's...


Misty: Digging Deep in Volleyball and Life

by Misty May-Treanor & Jill Lieber Steeg

The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal–winning beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor.

More than any Olympics in history, the 2008 Beijing Summer Games captured the world’s...


From Darkness to Light - Marine Byssus and Chiara Vigo

by Susanna Lavazza

It is a unique story, that of byssus; filaments produced by the largest mollusc in the Mediterranean, and Chiara Vigo, Sardinian from Sant'Antioco (Italy) and last Master left in the world capable of weaving...


Border Healing Woman: The Story of Jewel Babb as told to Pat LittleDog (second edition)

by Jewel Babb & Pat Littledog

The story of Jewel Babb, from her early years as a tenderfoot ranch wife to her elder years as a desert healing woman, has enthralled readers since Border Healing Woman was first published in 1981. In this second...


The Shocking Miss Pilgrim: A Writer in Early Hollywood

by Frederica Sagor Maas

" Freddie Maas's revealing memoir offers a unique perspective on the film industry and Hollywood culture in their early days and illuminates the plight of Hollywood writers working within the studio system....


That Takes Ovaries!: Bold Females and Their Brazen Acts

by Rivka Solomon

Having ovaries: unabashed, gutsy, feisty, playful, challenging, full of chutzpah, mettlesome, naughty, victorious, straight from the hip, full-flavored, outrageous, righteous, loving, inspiring, bold as brass,...


Muffins and Mayhem: Recipes for a Happy (if Disorderly) Life

by Suzanne Beecher

"While it’s well known that food and stories make for a great combination, Muffins & Mayhem takes their relationship to a whole new level. Brimming over with the stuff of life, this is a book to curl up with...


Abigail Adams

by Woody Holton

Winner of the Bancroft Prize

The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice

American Heritage, Best of 2009

In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, Bancroft...


To Have Not

by Frances Lefkowitz

At the age of seven, Frances Lefkowitz began to realize other people had things that she did not and might never have. This was the moment when the world divided in two, between the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots'....


The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths

by Pat Brown & Bob Andelman

In 1990, a young woman was strangled on a jogging path near the home of Pat Brown and her family. Brown suspected the young man who was renting a room in her house, and quickly uncovered strong evidence that...


Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography

by Alexandra Popoff

As Leo Tolstoy’s wife, Sophia Tolstoy experienced both glory and condemnation during their forty-eight-year marriage. She was admired as the muse and literary assistant to one of the world’s most celebrated...


Sniffing the Cork: And Other Wine Myths Demystified

by Judy Beardsall

A user-friendly guide to ordering, buying, and collecting wine, by a woman with twenty years’ experience in the male-dominated industry.

Sniffing the Cork is a user-friendly guide that tells you everything...


Show Me the Way: A Memoir in Stories

by Jennifer Lauck

Carl Jung said, "Children are driven, unconsciously, in a direction that is intended to compensate for everything that was left unfulfilled in the life of their parents." It is this very statement that haunts...


A Dash of Daring: Carmel Snow and Her Life In Fashion, Art, and Letters

by Penelope Rowlands

Carmel Snow, who changed the course of our culture by launching the careers of some of today's greatest figures in fashion and the arts, was one of the most extraordinary women of the twentieth century. As editor...


Waiting Wives: The Story of Schilling Manor, Home Front to the Vi

by Donna Moreau

In 1964, as the first B-52s took flight in what would become America's longest combat mission, an old Air Force base on the plains of Kansas became Schilling Manor -- the only base ever to be set aside for the...


Shattered: Reclaiming a Life Torn Apart by Violence

by Debra Puglisi Sharp

In April 1998, Debra Puglisi Sharp -- wife, nurse, and mother of teenage twins -- was tending the roses in her garden when a factory worker with a cocaine habit slipped in through an open door and waited for...