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Keeping Hope Alive: One Woman--90,000 Lives Changed

by Hawa Abdi & Sarah J. Robbins

The moving memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for over 20 years in Somalia.

Dr. Hawa Abdi, "the Mother Teresa of Somalia"...


Art from Adversity: A Life with Bipolar

by Anne Therese Naylor

Winner, Certificate of Commendation, NSW Mental Health Awards 2013. Winner, IP Picks 2012 Best Creative Non-Fiction. Enhanced by the author's paintings, 'Art From Adversity' shines the spotlight on mental illness,...


Two in the Far North

by Margaret E Murie & Terry Tempest Williams

This autobiography by the "mother of the American environmental movement" is compelling, and insightful into the long 101 year life of an ordinary woman who accomplished extraordinary things.


Gifts of Gratitude: The Joyful Adventures of a Life Well Lived

by Elizabeth Gaylynn Baker

Elizabeth Baker celebrates life: yours and hers, with this collection of deeply stirring stories. Within the covers of Gifts of Gratitude - The Joyful Adventures of a Life Well Lived, She narrates a series of...


Breaking Through My Limits: An Olympian Uncovered

by Alexandra Orlando

Alexandra Orlando is an Olympic athlete who dedicated seventeen years of her life to the sport of rhythmic gymnastics, winning almost two hundred medals. Despite injury, she competed at the Beijing Olympic Games...


Crossing Stars

by Peggy Wolff Lewis

When Phillip Creighton faces his diagnosis of cancer alone, he thinks back on his humble beginnings and painful love affairs. Moving from 1930’s Wyoming, through 1950’s Spain and Kenya, to modern Texas and...


The Other Woman

by Tunette Powell

The Other Woman is a bold and emotional memoir based on a sixteen-line rap written by the daughter of an addict. In this honest portrayal of addiction, Nette loses herself in the stories of her father's struggles....


Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home

by Leigh Newman

Part adventure story, part love story, part homecoming, Still Points North is a page-turning memoir that explores the extremes of belonging and exile, and the difference between how to survive and knowing how...


The Baroness: The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild

by Hannah Rothschild

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had,...


Debutantes and the London Season

by Lucinda Gosling

Until the middle of the last century, the dominant feature of London's social calendar was 'the Season', and central to this was the phenomenon of the debutante. As the privileged classes descended on the capital...


Everybody's Autobiography

by Gertrude Stein

“Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.” In 1933 Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself...


Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2014

by Megan Marshall

The award-winning author of The Peabody Sisters takes a fresh look at the trailblazing life of a great American heroine—Thoreau’s first editor, Emerson’s close friend, first female war correspondent, passionate...


Until I Say Good-Bye

by Susan Spencer-Wendel & Bret Witter

In June 2011, Susan Spencer-Wendel learned she had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—Lou Gehrig's disease—an irreversible condition that systematically destroys the nerves that power the muscles. She was...


Cautious Rebel: A Biography of Susan Clay Smitzky

by Lindsey Apple

"Willa Cather wrote that 'the history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman.' This is the story of the heart-and of the mind-and the conflicts within. It is the country's story. It is our...


Splitting the Difference: A Heart-Shaped Memoir

by Tre Miller Rodriguez

Widowed at 34, Tré Miller Rodríguez finds New York life difficult to bear, so she sets off to travel the world, her husband's ashes in hand. This spontaneous act becomes a self-searching journey-one that ultimately...


With A Woman's Voice: A Writer's Struggle for Emotional Freedom

by Lucy Daniels

Daniels, author of Caleb, My Son, here tells of her troubled childhood, which included bouts of anorexia and mental illness. Her struggle to overcome her problems resulted in a bestselling book and a Guggenheim...


The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

by Denise Kiernan

THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC C ITY

AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Thousands...


Mary Lincoln - Wife and Widow

by Carl Sandburg

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Telling Border Life Stories: Four Mexican American Women Writers

by Donna M Kabalen de Bichara

Voices from the borderlands push against boundaries in more ways than one, as Donna M. Kabalen de Bichara ably demonstrates in this investigation into the twentieth-century autobiographical writing of four women...


Memory Lake: The Forever Friendships of Summer

by Nancy S. Kyme

Coming of age novel-memoir, told from a point of mature wisdom. Characters surmount fear and grief while forming friendships and finding faith. Set along the shores of Lake Michigan.