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The Book of Sarahs

by Catherine E. McKinley

Suffused with longing, this rueful, passionate memoir about an adopted woman's search for her birth parents explores themes of race and family. Catherine McKinley was one of only a few thousand African American...


The Writing Life

by Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. A gregarious recluse,...


Epilogue

by Anne Roiphe

Anne Roiphe was not quite seventy years old when her husband of nearly forty years unexpectedly passed away. But it was not until her daughters placed a personal ad in a literary journal that Roiphe began to...


Dancing to the Precipice

by Caroline Moorehead

Her canvases were the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; the Great Terror; America at the time of Washington and Jefferson; Paris under the Directoire and then under Napoleon; Regency London; the battle...


The Loveliest Woman in America

by Bibi Gaston

Her name was Rosamond Pinchot: hailed as "The Loveliest Woman in America," she was a niece of Pennsylvania governor Gifford Pinchot; cousin to Edie Sedgwick; half sister of Mary Pinchot Meyer, JFK's lover; friend...


Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph

by Jennifer Pharr Davis

In 2011, Jennifer Pharr Davis became the overall record holder on the Appalachian Trail. By hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days -- an average of 47 miles per day -- she became the first female to ever set that mark....


Becoming Mama-San: 80 Years of Wisdom

by Mary Matsuda Gruenewald

In this book, 86-year-old author Mary Matsuda Gruenewald has distilled her lifetime of wisdom into ten stories, each one conveying an essential life lesson. Each chapter is a story from the author's life and...


The Spy Who Loved

by Clare Mulley

The Untold Story of Britain's First Female Special Agent of World War II

In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her name was Christine...


Joan

by Donald Spoto

Since her death at the age of nineteen in 1431, Joan of Arc has maintained a remarkable hold on our collective imagination. She was a teenager of astonishing common sense and a national heroine who led men in...


America's Mom: The Life, Letters, and Legacy of Ann Lan

by Rick Kogan

For two generations of Americans, reading Ann Landers's daily column was as important as eating breakfast. For nearly fifty years an entire nation turned to this quick-witted, worldly-wise counselor for advice...


The Rare and the Beautiful

by Cressida Connolly

Like the better-known Mitfords, the Garman sisters took center stage in Bohemian London during the first half of the twentieth century. Beautiful, flamboyant, and headstrong, they broke away from middle-class...


Riding Barranca: Finding Freedom and Forgiveness on the Midlife Trail

by Laura Chester

In this remarkable one-year journal, skilled horsewoman and adventurer Laura Chester brings us into her world, where we deeply connect with the earth and its seasons, with beauty and sometimes danger. While...


Unmastered

by Katherine Angel

One of O Magazine's Must-Read Books for June 2013

A provocative and personal meditation on sex, power, and female desire

Today's women, we're told, have more options in exercising their desire than ever before...


Jane Doe No More: My 15-Year Fight to Reclaim My Identity--A True Story of Survival, Hope, and Redemption

by M. William Phelps & Donna Palomba

In 1993, Donna Palomba was raped by a masked assailant in her own home. Yet, her story is more than a victim’s tale of physical and emotional recovery. It is a story of one woman’s hunt for justice while...


Its Head Came Off by Accident: A Memoir

by Muffy Mead-Ferro

Its Head Came Off by Accident is a humorous, yet poignant reflection on gratitude and loss. It describes a childhood that takes place on a vast Wyoming landscape--more than 6,000 acres near near Jackson Hole...


How Georgia Became O'Keeffe: Lessons on the Art of Living

by Karen Karbo

A fresh, revealing look at the artist who continues to inspire new generations of women.


Running of the Bride: My Frenzied Quest to Tie the Knot, Tear Up the Dance Floor, and Figure Out Why My 15 Minutes of Fame

by Rachel Eddey

My frenzied quest to tie the knot, tear up the dance floor, and figure out why my 15 minutes of fame included commercial breaks.


Lola Montez - Influential Women in History

by Anon.

This book is part of a series on historical female figures. It features Lola Montez, a dancer and actress born Eliza Gilbert in Ireland who made a career as a Spanish dancer and courtesan. Her elopement and...


George Sand (Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin) - Influential Women in History

by Anon.

This book is part of a series on historical female figures. It features Baroness Dudevant who was best known by her pseudonym George Sand. She was the first female writer to become famous in France and was as...


Emily Dickenson - Influential Women in History

by Anon.

This book is part of a series on historical female figures. It features the American poet, Emily Dickenson (1830-1886) who is often considered as an eccentric and whose poetry was published, in the main, posthumously....