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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."


50 Women: Book One

by Jessica Buchleitner

50 Women, Book One is the first part of a two book anthology series of personal stories of strength and perseverance told by 50 different women from 30 countries. In these individual stories, the women discuss...


Polly: Sex Culture Revolutionary

by Polly Whittaker

Polly has lived three lives: A rebellious latex fashion designer with a penchant for dancing on tables, an irrepressibly optimistic social innovator with a mad plan to save the world, and a lonely girl defined...


Arctic Son: Fulfilling the Dream

by Jean Aspen

The chronicle of a family's first year alone in Alaskan wilderness, Arctic Son is a poetic journey of discovery into what we value in life.


Mary Chesnut's Diary

by Mary Boykin Chesnut & Catherine Clinton

An unrivalled account of the American Civil War from the Confederate perspective.

One of the most compelling personal narratives of the Civil War, Mary Chesnut's Diary was written between 1861 and 1865. As...


Call Of The Litany Bird: Surviving The Zimbabwe Bush War

by Susan Gibbs & Lord Carrington

A compelling personal account of living through the atrocities as Rhodesia became Zimbabwe, whilst bringing up a family on a farm amidst the chaos. As a trained nurse, newly married to the son of the Governor...


Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words

by Lisa Rogak

Lisa Rogak, author of the New York Times bestseller Barack Obama in His Own Words, now brings readers Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words—quotations from the former First Lady, Senator from New York, and Secretary...


Afloat and Adrift : A Story About Letting Go

by Jan Forsyth

When a discontented career woman begins to question what life should really be about, she makes a courageous change that sets her adrift from financial and personal security. Moving from the west to the east...


Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

by Will Harlan

Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America. She eats road kill, wrestles alligators, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built herself in an island wilderness. She’s had...