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Life of Mary Jemison: White Woman of the Genesee

by James E Seaver

Taken captive at the early age of thirteen by Seneca Indians, Mary Jemison was trained in the wilderness to the ordinary duties of the Indian female. Embedded with the sentiments and lifestyle of the Seneca's...


Perfection: A Memoir of Betrayal and Renewal

by Julie Metz

Julie Metz's life changes forever on one ordinary January afternoon when her husband, Henry, collapses on the kitchen floor and dies in her arms. Suddenly, this mother of a six-year-old is the young widow in...


Exotic Life: Travel Tales of an Adventurous Woman

by Lisa Alpine

Winner of the Best Women's Adventure Memoir in the BAIPA Book Awards. "Exotic Life is a sprawling anthology of 19 travel tales. Alpine is an inspiration to women travelers everywhere. She fearlessly wanders...


Children of Separation and Loss

by Gertrude Pollitt

Gertrude Pollitt recounts the challenges of her adventurous life. After a privileged childhood in Vienna, she fled the Nazis, survived the London Blitz, helped war-traumatized children in Germany, and emigrated...


The Romanov Sisters

by Helen Rappaport

"Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses." —People magazine

"The public spoke of the sisters in a gentile, superficial manner, but Rappaport captures sections of letters and...


The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish

by Linda Przybyszewski

A history of the women who taught Americans how to dress in the first half of the 20th century—and whose lessons we’d do well to remember today.


Breaking the Silence

by Gwendolyn M Rolle

Healing is a process that can only be embarked upon by the brave. It is not sufficient to acknowledge that you are in crisis. Have you had your treasure stripped from you? Your self-esteem smashed into millions...


Dare to Dream

by Heidi M. Thomas

At the start of the 1940s, Montana cowgirl Nettie Brady Moser has overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles on the journey toward her dream of being a professional rodeo rider. In the 1920s, she struggled...


Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography

by Charlotte Chandler

In Marlene, the legendary Hollywood icon is vividly brought to life, based on a series of conversations with the star herself and with others who knew her well. In the mid-1970s Charlotte Chandler spoke with...


Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother

by Priscila Uppal

Abandoned in childhood, Priscila Uppal, reunites with her long lost mother after a twenty-year absence.


Emma Goldman

by Kathy E. Ferguson

Emma Goldman has often been read for her colorful life story, her lively if troubled sex life, and her wide-ranging political activism. Few have taken her seriously as a political thinker, even though in her...


Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

by Diane Keaton

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Academy Award winner and bestselling author Diane Keaton comes a candid, hilarious, and deeply affecting look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself—no...


Memoir of an Independent Woman: An Unconventional Life Well Lived

by Tania Grossinger

When you reach the age where there is more to look back at than forward to, what do you regret, if anything?  One woman’s brave memoir about a life well lived.

It takes a certain kind of woman to have the...


How to Shovel Manure and Other Life Lessons for the Country Woman

by Gwen Petersen

It's not a job you want to take on without a sense of humor. Oops--it's not a job at all. It's an all-encompassing life, being a country woman on the ranch or farm, and with wit and equanimity like Gwen Petersen's,...


Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses

by Sarah Gristwood

To contemporaries, the Wars of the Roses were known collectively as a “cousins’ war.” The series of dynastic conflicts that tore apart the ruling Plantagenet family in fifteenth-century England was truly...


Insatiable: Porn ¿ A Love Story

by Asa Akira

Asa Akira (28) has already had an extremely unusual life. Educated at the United Nations International School in Manhattan, she soon was earning a good living by stripping and working as a dominatrix at a sex...


The Real Mrs Miniver

by Ysenda Maxtone Graham

In 1937 the Court Page of the London Times began publishing a series of articles featuring a charming, upper-middle class English housewife named Mrs Miniver. The articles depicted an idyllically happy family...


The Woman Who Censored Churchill

by Ruth Ive

During the second World War, the only way Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosevelt could communicate was through a top secret transatlantic telephone link. Ruth Ive, a young stenographer working in the Ministry...


The Women of the Nobel

by Massimo di Terlizzi

Forty-four women. Forty-four stories of incredible lives, each different from the other, but linked by the same leitmotif of excellence, perseverance and passion. This book aims at being a homage to all the...


Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love, and Death in Renaissance Italy

by Sarah Bradford

The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet,...