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The Bread of Angels: A Journey to Love and Faith

by Stephanie Saldana

A riveting memoir about one woman's journey into Syria under the Baathist regime and an unexpected love story between two strangers searching for meaning.

 

When Stephanie Saldaña arrives in Damascus, she is...


Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself

by Rachel Lloyd

A deeply moving story by a survivor of the commercial sex industry who has devoted her career to activism and helping other young girls escape "the life"

At thirteen, Rachel Lloyd found herself caught up in a...


Elizabeth Taylor, A Passion for Life: The Wit and Wisdom of a Legend

by Joseph Papa

From the time she appeared in National Velvet, the film that skyrocketed her to international fame at age twelve in 1944, until her death, Elizabeth Taylor's beauty, allure, and personal strength captivated...


D.V.

by Diana Vreeland

Brilliant, funny, charming, imperious, Diana Vreeland—the fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar and editor-in-chief of Vogue—was a woman whose passion and genius for style helped define the world of high fashion...


A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love, and American Idol

by Kara Dioguardi

Kara DioGuardi is an award-winning hitmaker, a savvy record executive, and a successful music publisher whose songs have been recorded by such superstars as Pink, Carrie Underwood, Britney Spears, Christina...


Sacred Flesh: Memoirs of a Modern Concubine

by Vicky Lee

This is the true story of a 13 year old child who has a profound vision in the middle of the night to become a preacher. She graduates U.C. Berkeley at age 20 with honors bent on entering Harvard Divinity as...


Sleep With Angels

by Lorene Humpal

Longing to return to beer halls and boys, a teenager gives birth to a daughter during the Great Depression, but shows the ultimate lack of maternal instinct when her baby goes missing. Though she claims that...


Timeless

by Lucinda Franks

"Words by the millions have been printed about you, but none have revealed your real life, your secret life—–which is that you belong to me." In this beautifully rendered literary memoir, Lucinda Franks,...


Improper Pursuits

by Carola Hicks

With these words to Boswell, Samuel Johnson dismissed Lady Di Beauclerk, the wife of one of his closest friends, a woman of the highest rank, the daughter of a duke, who had forsaken her reputation, her place...


When We Remember They Call Us Liars

by Suzanne Covich

Growing up in the 1960s in a small rural community, Suzanne Covich is the kind of girl who won’t cry, who plays dead, and whose vulnerability is disguised beneath Huck Finn bravado. Her father, on the other...


Remember Me

by Liz Byrski

Separated from her true love at the age of 18, Liz dreamt of the day he would return to marry her, but fate had other plans. Thirty-seven years later, Liz answers the telephone to hear a voice from the past...


Lessons in Taxidermy: A Compendium of Safety and Danger

by Bee Lavender

A riveting memoir of sickness and survival from Punk Planet Books!


Kissing the Sword: A Prison Memoir

by Shahrnush Parsipur & Sara Khalili

An internationally acclaimed writer is locked up in Iran, a prisoner without a crime, and witness to the mounting terror.


Life and Death in Shanghai

by Cheng Nien

Life and Death in Shanghai, Nien Cheng’s searing memoir of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, was an instant international best-seller on its original hardcover publication by Grove Press. This phenomenal, unforgettable...


Purple Dandelion

by Farida Sultana & Shila Nair

For many Muslim women, life is a continual struggle to realise their true potential and assert their right to a peaceful life. An unconventional child, Farida Sultana, struggled through her adulthood and married...


Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong

by Susan Blumberg-Kason

A stunning memoir of an intercultural marriage gone wrong

When Susan, a shy Midwesterner in love with Chinese culture, started graduate school in Hong Kong, she quickly fell for Cai, the Chinese man of her dreams....


Lina and Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev

by Simon Morrison

The dramatic, untold story of Lina and Serge Prokofiev, a doomed love story and a shattering portrait of an artist.


Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture

by Mervyn Morris

The career of Louise Bennett ('Miss Lou') is an essential component in any reckoning of Jamaican culture. This book offers a brief account of her life (1919-2006): a story of challenges and blessings, of a journey...


Magic Gardens: The Memoirs of Viva Las Vegas

by Viva Las Vegas

A midwest preacher's daughter with a sophisticated academic pedigree, Viva could have pursued any career, but chose to become a stripper. This personalized tour of her milieu offers a unique perspective on a...


American Women's Rights Movement:

by Paul D. Buchanan & Adolph Caso

More than 140 entries in this book depict events which have had lasting national significance in opening opportunities in the struggle for equal civil rights and opportunities for women. The impact of many of...