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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,...


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...


A Constant Longing - Memoirs of a Palestinian Woman

by Halima Alaiyan

A Constant Longing - Memoirs of a Palestinian Woman (with a Foreword by Prof. Rita Süssmuth, Bundestagspräsidentin a.D.) is the moving story of an Arab woman's brave and difficult journey to independence,...


Only in Spain: A Foot-Stomping, Firecracker of a Memoir about Food, Flamenco, and Falling in Love

by Nellie Bennett

Why don't' you...run away with the gypsies?

Ten-hour shifts in a high-end department store and catering to snooty customers...Nellie Bennett's life wasn't supposed to turn out this way. But maybe all she needs...


Maeve Binchy

by Piers Dudgeon

Maeve Binchy’s heartwarming tales of love, life, and loss made her one of America’s best-loved storytellers. Her novels, which sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, captured imaginations on both sides...


Sisters of Fortune: America's Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad

by Jehanne Wake

Perfect for fans of the Emmy Award–winning series Downton Abbey, whose creator, Julian Fellowes, raved that Sisters of Fortune is “absolutely fascinating”—a real-life Jane Austen story, that follows...


Teed Off: My Life as a Player's Wife on the PGA Tour

by Sherrie Daly

Sherrie Daly, the former wife of PGA tour superstar John Daly, takes a swing at the controversial man they call “Wild Thing” in this jaw-dropping memoir about what really goes on behind the scenes of professional...


A Place of Her Own: The  Legacy of Oregon Pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin

by Janet Fisher

 After leaving home at a young age and defying her parents to marry the dashing Garrett Maupin, Martha Maupin's future became bound up with some of the most extraordinary events in antebellum American history,...


You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek)

by Eleni Sikelianos

A memoir of Melena, five-times married, mother, burlesque dancer, and "the hardest-assed woman to ever eat wood and bite nails."