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I Survived an Acid Attack

by Patricia Lefranc, Sébastien Yernaux & Untold Stories

December 2009. The life of Patricia Lefranc shatters into pieces.

As Patricia is entering her building's lobby, her ex-boyfriend smashes her on the ground and attacks her with acid. The nightmare lasts several...


The Monkey on My Back: A Memoir

by Debbi Morgan

A deeply personal memoir spanning three generations of women, this is the intimate autobiography of Emmy Award–winning actress Debbi Morgan, best known as Angie Hubbard on the long-running soap opera All My...


Getting Real

by Gretchen Carlson

A candid, funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner

 

Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for...


Irrepressible

by Emily Bingham

Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta Bingham was offered the helm of a publishing empire. Instead, she ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald...


Nursing Through Shot & Shell: A Great War Nurse's Story

by Beatrice Hopkinson & Dr. Vivien Newman

Nursing Through Shot and Shell is the previously unpublished memoir of Beatrice Hopkinson, who served in France as a Territorial Nursing Sister from 1917-19. Beatrice worked close to the front line at casualty...


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...


Screenplay of "1000 - The Sword In The Stone"

by Guido Maria Giordano

Historical movie set in Italy between the year 1000 and the year 1180, told through the dialogue of real people. It tells the story of the Sword in the Stone. An adventurous and exciting journey through Medieval...


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...


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 a partner?

am I forgiving?

am I a bad girl?

am I resilient?

am I enough?

In the summer of 2013, lying in a hospital bed, her body riddled with parasites, Maria Bello realized that waiting to do something isn't...


Forged From Silver Dollar

by Li Feng

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

Li Feng grew up in Mao's communist China with her mother's motto burning in her ears - Success demands two things: unconditional sacrifice...


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...