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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...


Women of Spirit: True-Life Stories of Inspiring Country Women

by Anne Crawford

Inspiring true-life stories of women who've grown up connected with the country or who've fallen in love with it or with the men working it. Women who've struggled through bushfires, floods, poverty, discrimination...


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...


A Constant Longing - Memoirs of a Palestinian Woman

by Halima Alaiyan

A Constant Longing - Memoirs of a Palestinian Woman (with a Foreword by Prof. Rita Süssmuth, Bundestagspräsidentin a.D.) is the moving story of an Arab woman's brave and difficult journey to independence,...


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...


Prepared for a Purpose: The Inspiring True Story of How One Woman Saved an Atlanta School Under Siege

by Antoinette Tuff & Alex Tresniowski

The incredible true story of how one woman talked a school shooter down from the brink, and the amazing journey of how God prepared her for that moment.


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,...


A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940

by Victoria Wilson

Frank Capra called her “The greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known.” She was one of its most natural, timeless, and underrated stars. Now, Victoria Wilson gives us the first full-scale life...


My Path Leads to Tibet: The Inspiring Story of How One Blind Woman Brought Hope to the Blind Children of Tibet

by Sabriye Tenberken

She was twenty-six, blonde and beautiful, sensitive and intelligent . . . and blind. Alone, she set off to help the blind of Tibet. Here is the incredible story of a woman many have called a contemporary Mother...


Ruth Benedict: Stranger in This Land

by Margaret M. Caffrey

Poet, anthropologist, feminist—Ruth Fulton Benedict was all of these and much more. Born into the last years of the Victorian era, she came of age during the Progressive years and participated in inaugurating...