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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?...


When Hope Whispers

by Zoleka Mandela

Despite being only 33 years old, Zoleka Mandela has endured enough to fill several lifetimes. While she may be a member of South Africa’s own royal family, Zoleka has not led a sheltered life. She has traveled...


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...


Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

by Wanda A. Hendricks

The biography of a key activist of the Progressive Era


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...


Mother to the Motherless: The inspiring true story of one woman's devotion to the orphaned children of Kenya

by Mama Zipporah

Following the life and doings of Mama Zipporah, a modern day saint, Mother to the Motherless is the memoir of an incredible woman's inspiring true story of rising from the depths of abuse and poverty to found...


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...


Anna Held and the Birth of Ziegfeld's Broadway

by Eve Golden

" Anna Held (1870?-1918), a petite woman with an hourglass figure, was America's most popular musical comedy star during the two decades preceding World War I. In the colorful world of New York theater during...