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"Just Mary": The Life of Mary Evelyn Grannan

by Margaret Anne Hume

An examination of the life of Mary Grannan, whose radio shows, including Just Mary and Maggie Muggins, shaped the legacy of children's programming on CBC.


Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery

by Alexandra Heilbron

One of Canadas best-loved authors is remembered through first-hand reminiscences of the people who knew her.


World Enough and Time: Conversations with Canadian Women at Midlife

by Andrea Mudry

This collection features intriguing conversations with women 45 to 55 years of age from various backgrounds across Canada.


Flim-Flam Man: A True Family History

by Jennifer Vogel

One frosty winter morning, Jennifer Vogel opened the newspaper and read that her father had gone on the run. John Vogel, fifty-two, had been arrested for single-handedly counter-feiting nearly $20 million in...


Last Days in Babylon: The History of a Family, the Story of a Nation

by Marina Benjamin

Marina Benjamin grew up in London feeling estranged from her family's exotic Middle Eastern ways. She refused to speak the Arabic her mother and grandmother spoke at home. She rejected the peculiar food they...


Call Me True: A Biography of True Davidson

by Eleanor Darke

An account of the life and varied careers of East York Mayor True Davidson a fascinating and indomitable woman who was always ahead of her time.


The Personal Journal of an Ordinary Person

by Katharine Taylor Brennan & Elizabeth Parsons Kirchner

Diagnosed with diabetes at sixteen Katharine Tayler Brennan strove for an ordinary life. Her cousin, Elizabeth Parsons Kirchner, has lovingly preserved and edited these moving memoirs.


Margaret Laurence: The Making of a Writer

by Donez Xiques

Traces Laurences literary growth, focusing on the years she spent in Africa. Includes a previously unpublished short story.


Mrs. Simcoe's Diary

by Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe & Mary Quayle Innis

Elizabeth Simcoes diary, describing Canada from 1791 to 1796, is history written as it was being made an account instilled with excitement and delight.


The Secret of the Blue Trunk

by Lise Dion & Liedewij Hawke

In 1940 Armande Martel, a young nun from Quebec, is arrested by the Germans at her religious order in Brittany. She is sent as a POW to Buchenwald where she barely survives. After the war, she leaves religious...


Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters

by Diane Jacobs

For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters.

 

“Never sisters loved each other better than...


Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet

by Jenifer Ringer

A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet

In her charming and self-effacing voice, Jenifer Ringer covers the highs and lows of what...


Her Last Death: A Memoir

by Susanna Sonnenberg

Her Last Death begins as the phone rings early one morning in the Montana house where Susanna Sonnenberg lives with her husband and two young sons. Her aunt is calling to tell Susanna her mother is in a coma...


Abigail Adams

by Woody Holton

Winner of the Bancroft Prize

The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice

American Heritage, Best of 2009

In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, Bancroft...


Reflections: Life After the White House

by Barbara Bush

"There is a myth in the United States -- you've heard it many times. It says that all American mothers hope that their child will grow up to be President of the United States. In my case that certainly is a...


Tales from the Bed

by Valerie Estess, Jenifer Estess & Katie Couric

Jenifer Estess is a beautiful, successful, thirtysomething New Yorker with dreams of starting her own family when she is diagnosed with ALS, a fatal disease. Doctors tell her to max out her credit cards and...


Barbara Bush: A Memoir

by Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush endures as one of America's most popular First Ladies. She has won worldwide acclaim for her wit, compassion, and candor as both a presidential wife and mother. In this #1 New York Times bestselling...


No More Words: A Journal of My Mother, Anne Morrow Lindbergh

by Reeve Lindbergh

In 1999 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, the famed aviator and author, moved from her home in Connecticut to the farm in Vermont where her daughter, Reeve, and Reeve's family live.

Mrs. Lindbergh was in her nineties...


Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

by Carol Berkin

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . ....


Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

by Janet Mock

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In 2011, Marie Claire magazine published a profile of Janet Mock in which she stepped forward for the first time as a trans woman. Those twenty-three hundred words were life-altering...