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Elaine's: The Rise of One of New York's Most Legendary Restaurants from Those Who Were There

by Amy Phillips Penn & Liz Smith

A tribute to legendary restaurateur Elaine Kaufman and her renowned Manhattan creative melting pot.

Elaine’s was a world-famous New York restaurant that became home to writers and celebrities. Owner Elaine...


The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West

by Michelle Goldberg

When the woman who would become Indra Devi was born in Russia in 1899, yoga was virtually unknown outside of India. By the time of her death, in 2002, it was being practiced everywhere, from Brooklyn to Berlin...


Lily Briscoe

by Mary Meigs

A compelling autobiography about the exercise of will, friendships, and dreaming.


The Box Closet: Finding Family

by Mary Meigs

A narrative woven of her parents’ diaries and letters that integrates Mary Meigs’s discoveries as a daughter and granddaughter.


Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me...

by Stevie Phillips

No star burned more ferociously than Judy Garland. And nobody witnessed Garland's fierce talent at closer range than Stevie Phillips. During the Mad Men era, Stevie Philips was a young woman muscling her way...


Vindicated: Confessions of a Video Vixen, Ten Years Later

by Karrine Steffans & Datwon Thomas

For a decade, Confessions of a Video Vixen author Karrine Steffans and the details of her private life have been the subject of debate and scrutiny. But, as gossipmongers and critics speculated, assumed, and...


It's Always Something

by Gilda Radner

To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource...


As Always: Memoir of a Life in Writing

by Madeleine Gagnon, Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

This poignant autobiography casts a sharp eye on contemporary Quebec society and traces the emergence of a distinct Quebec identity.


Diving Deep & Surfacing: Women Writers on Spiritual Quest

by Carol P. Christ

Diving Deep and Surfacing reveals how the writings of Kate Chopin, Margaret Atwood, Doris Lessing, Adrienne Rich, and Ntozake Shange can inform women's search for spiritual renewal. A new afterword testifies...


Fashion Is Spinach: How to Beat the Fashion Racket

by Elizabeth Hawes & Alice Gregory

After working as a stylist in Paris, Elizabeth Hawes (1903–71) launched one of the first American design houses in Depression-era New York. Hawes was an outspoken critic of the fashion industry and a champion...


Criminal That I Am: A Memoir

by Jennifer Ridha

A candid memoir from a talented young lawyer who becomes romantically entangled with the convicted drug felon she represents—Cameron Douglas, son of film actor Michael Douglas—and who soon makes the mistake...


Last Boat to Yokohama: The Life and Legacy of Beate Sirota Gordon

by Nassrine Azimi & Michel Wasserman

LAST BOAT TO YOKOHAMA: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF BEATE SIROTA GORDON tells a story of both tragedy and grandeur in the twentieth century. It recounts the life and work of Beate Sirota Gordon: the influence of her...


Madam Ambassador: Three Years of Diplomacy, Dinner Parties, and Democracy in Budapest

by Eleni Kounalakis

A helicopter ride to visit troops in the Afghanistan war zone, a tense meeting with the newly elected Prime Minister, and…a wild boar hunt! Eleni Kounalakis was forty-three and a land developer in Sacramento,...


The Way We Weren't

by Jill Talbot

After years of futon passion, Hemingway discussions, and three-mile runs, Jill Talbot’s relationship with a man carved in her doubts so deep she wrote to ignore them. And even though he was as unwilling to...


Whatever...Love Is Love

by Maria Bello

Am I damaged?

Am I resilient?

Am I enough?

Questioning the labels we wear when it comes to partnership, career, love, and sexuality is at the heart of Maria Bello’s Whatever . . . Love Is Love.

Written as a series...


Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

by Charlotte Gordon

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE SEATTLE TIMES

This groundbreaking dual biography brings to life a pioneering English feminist and the daughter she...


Forged From Silver Dollar

by Li Feng

'Deeply moving story of self-sacrifice and pride' - Jennifer Byrne, Australian Women's Weekly

One family's epic tale of survival in tumultuous twentieth-century China.

Li Feng grew up in Mao's communist China...


Who's the New Kid?: How an Ordinary Mom Helped Her Daughter Overcome Childhood Obesity - and You Can Too!

by Heidi Bond & Jenna Glatzer

At nine years old, Breanna Bond weighed a whopping 186 pounds. Just walking up the stairs to her room was a challenge. Her legs chafed to the point of bleeding from rubbing against each other, and her school...


The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects

by Deborah Lutz

An intimate portrait of the lives and writings of the Brontë sisters, drawn from the objects they possessed.

In this unique and lovingly detailed biography of a literary family that has enthralled readers for...


Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt.

by Jacob Abbott

THE story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and...