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Ella Elgar Bird Dumont: An Autobiography of a West Texas Pioneer

by Ella Elgar Bird Dumont, Tommy J. Boley & Emily Cutrer

A crack shot, expert skinner and tanner, seamstress, sculptor, and later writer-a list that only hints at her intelligence and abilities-Ella Elgar Bird Dumont was one of those remarkable women who helped tame...


Distaff Diplomacy: The Empress Eugénie and the Foreign Policy of the Second Empire

by Nancy Nichols Barker

The Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III and one of the most beautiful women ever to grace a throne, was the victim of her own inconstant mind. A daughter of an aristocratic Spanish family, she had a natural...


Changing the Rules the Engagement: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Leadership from Women in the Military

Frigid Women

by Victoria Riches, Sue Riches & Dawn French

"Men like to conquer, fight, or subdue the Arctic, while we had a different attitude. We felt that we had to go along with what we were faced with. . . . We tried to have the Arctic on our side instead of confronting...


An Afternoon in Summer: My Year on a South Sea Island, Doing Nothing, Gaining Everything, and Finally Falling in Love

by Kathy Giuffre

In an attempt to escape from her stressful life as a single working mother of two young boys, Kathy Giuffre books a year-long trip for four in a tropical paradise. At the last minute, her boyfriend announces...


Marilyn Monroe

by Barbara Leaming

Barbara Leaming's Marilyn Monroe is a complex, sympathetic portrait that will totally change the way we view the most enduring icon of American sexuality. To those who think they have heard all there is to hear...


Not My Story: A Kitchen Sink Memoir Featuring a Home Invasion, Sexual Assault, Recovery, Restorative Justice, Parenting and a Love a

by Pip Brennan

Imagine you have found the ideal new home for yourself and your young daughter after several years of upheaval. You can't believe your luck! Not only is the new house wonderful, but your handsome (single) neighbour...


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,...


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...