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Anonymous in Their Own Names: Doris E. Fleischman, Ruth Hale, and Jane Grant

by Susan Henry

Anonymous in Their Own Names recounts the lives of three women who, while working as their husbands' uncredited professional partners, had a profound and enduring impact on the media in the first half of the...


Getting Genki in Japan: The Adventures and Misadventures of an American Family in Tokyo

by Karen Pond & Akiko Saito

The unexpected gift of a favored bottle of shiraz from her husband leads to the adventure of a lifetime for Karen Pond and her family—moving from rural Maine to the largest city in the world: Tokyo, Japan....


Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil

by Deborah Rodriguez & Kristin Ohlson

Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering humanitarian aid to this war-torn nation. Surrounded by men and women whose skills–as doctors,...


The Package Deal: My (not-so) Glamorous Transition from Single Gal to Instant Mom

by Izzy Rose

Meet Izzy Rose–a hilarious and chic new stepmom trying to come to terms with the package deal. A single “middle-class socialite” living in San Francisco, Izzy loved her career as a successful, Emmy Award-winning...


Failure Is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words

by Lynn Sherr

Juxtaposed with contemporary reports and biographical essays, the words of this legendary suffragist reveal Susan B. Anthony as a loyal, caring friend, and an eloquent, humorous crusader. "More than a collection...


The Net Result - Book 4

by Lucille Orr & John Rich

This final book in a series of four books; includes the success stories of business and professional women who won the title of "Telecom Australian Executive Woman of the Year" in its inaugural year as a national...


Taking My Life

by Jane Rule & Linda Morra

This delightful memoir by Jane Rule showcases the origins and contexts that gave shape to her rich intellectual life.


Two Feet, Four Paws: Walking the Coastline of Britain

by Spud Talbot-Ponsonby

The heart-warming tale of one dog and her owner, who face daily physical and mental challenges with a sense of humor and determination as the walk the entire coastline of Britain

 

Take one headstrong dog and...


Abandoned Women: Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas

by Lucy Frost

From the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a...


Antonia and Her Daughters

by Marlena de de Blasi

Seeking some peace and quiet from renovations at via Del Duomo, Marlena de Blasi escapes to the mountains of Tuscany where she meets the extraordinary Antonia, imperious matriach of four generations of strong-willed...


Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life: Or How I Learned to Love the House, the Man, the Child

by Faulkner Fox

When Salon.com published Faulkner Fox’s article on motherhood, “What I Learned from Losing My Mind,” the response was so overwhelming that Salon reran the piece twice. The experience made Faulkner realize...


Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table

by Ruth Reichl

BONUS: This edition contains a Comfort Me with Apples discussion guide and an excerpt from Ruth Reichl's Delicious!

In this delightful sequel to her bestseller Tender at the Bone, Ruth Reichl returns with more...


A Walk on the Beach: Tales of Wisdom From an Unconventional Woman

by Joan Anderson

Shortly after arriving on Cape Cod to spend a year by herself, Joan Anderson’s chance encounter with a wise, playful, and astonishing woman helped her usher in the transformations and self-discoveries that...


Running with the Bulls: My Years with the Hemingways

by Valerie Hemingway

A chance encounter in Spain in 1959 brought young Irish reporter Valerie Danby-Smith face to face with Ernest Hemingway. The interview was awkward and brief, but before it ended something had clicked into place....


The Men Who Would Be King

by Josephine Ross

Courting the Virgin Queen

For more than half a century, Elizabeth I was pursued by kings, princes, and nobles from across Europe. During the marriage negotiations, romance blended with diplomacy as suitor after...


All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year-Long Journey with Jane

by Amy Smith

"An illuminating insight...fascinating."-Amanda Grange, bestselling author of Mr. Darcy's Diary

"A journey through both a physical landscape and the geography of the human heart and mind...delightfully entertaining...


In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

by , Qanta Ahmed

The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.


Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue

by Jane Pauley

“Truth arrives in microscopic increments, and when enough has accumulated–in a moment of recognition, you just know. You know because the truth fits. I was the only member of my family to lack the gene for...


The Liars' Club: A Memoir

by Mary Karr

The dazzling, prizewinning, wickedly funny tale of Mary Karr’s hardscrabble Texas childhood—the book that sparked a renaissance in memoir

When it was published in 1995, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club took...


The Rabbi's Daughter

by Reva Mann

In this honest, daring, and compulsively readable memoir, Reva Mann paints a portrait of herself as a young woman on the edge—of either revelation or self-destruction. Ricocheting between extremes of rebellion...