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Biography & Autobiography - Women
The Correspondents Cover
Author: Judith Mackrell
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The untold history of six revolutionary women who wrote the narrative of the war from their own bold perspective.On the front lines of the Second World War, a contingent of female journalists were bravely waging their own battle. Barred from combat z...
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Madam Cover
Author: Debby Applegate
Release Date: November 02, 2021
Meet the real-life figure to rival the fictional Great Gatsby. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Most Famous Man in America, the compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping life of the notorious madam who played hostess to every gang...
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Taste Makers Cover
Author: Mayukh Sen
Release Date: November 02, 2021
America’s modern culinary history told through the lives of seven pathbreaking chefs and food writers.Who’s really behind America’s appetite for foods from around the globe? This group biography from an electric new voice in food...
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The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting Cover
Author: Evanna Lynch
Release Date: October 19, 2021
A searing memoir from actress and activist Evanna Lynch about the tragedy and the glory of growing up, mourning girlhood, and navigating the path between fears and dreams.Evanna Lynch has long been viewed as a role model for people recovering from an...
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The Plant Hunter Cover
Author: Cassandra Leah Quave
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A leading medical ethnobotanist tells us the story of her quest to develop new ways to fight illness and disease through the healing powers of plants in this uplifting and adventure-filled memoir. Plants are the basis for an array of lifesaving and h...
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Author: Catherine Prendergast
Release Date: October 05, 2021
"The Gilded Edge is a compelling read from start to finish. Gripping, suspenseful, cinematic. This is narrative nonfiction at its best."–Lindsey Fitzharris, Bestselling Author of The Butchering ArtAstonishingly well written, painstaki...
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Bessie Smith Cover
Author: Jackie Kay
Release Date: September 21, 2021
A beautiful genre-bending tribute to the larger-than-life blues singer Bessie Smith. Scotland’s National Poet blends poetry, prose, fiction, and nonfiction to create an entirely unique biography of the Empress of the Blues.There ...
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The Gambler Wife Cover
Author: Andrew D. Kaufman | Narrator: Kathleen Gati
Release Date: August 31, 2021
A revelatory new portrait of the courageous woman who saved Dostoyevsky’s life—and became a pioneer in Russian literary historyIn the fall of 1866, a twenty-year-old stenographer named Anna Snitkina applied for a position with a writer sh...
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Stag's Leap Cover
Author: Sharon Olds | Narrator: Sharon Olds
Release Date: August 17, 2021
In this wise and intimate new book, Sharon Olds tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom. As she carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending, Olds opens her heart to the reader, sh...
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The Almost Legendary Morris Sisters Cover
Author: Julie Klam | Narrator: Julie Klam
Release Date: August 10, 2021
New York Times–bestselling author Julie Klam’s funny and moving story of the Morris sisters, distant relations with mysterious pasts. Ever since she was young, Julie Klam has been fascinated by the Morris sisters, cousins of her grandmoth...
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Black White and Jewish Cover
Author: Rebecca Walker | Narrator: Rebecca Walker
Release Date: August 10, 2021
The Civil Rights movement brought author Alice Walker and lawyer Mel Leventhal together, and in 1969 their daughter, Rebecca, was born. Some saw this unusual copper-colored girl as an outrage or an oddity; others viewed her as a symbol of harmony, a ...
Black White and Jewish Cover
Author: Julie Flavell | Narrator: Polly Lee
Release Date: July 20, 2021
Finally revealing the family’s indefatigable women among its legendary military figures, The Howe Dynasty recasts the British side of the American Revolution. In December 1774, Benjamin Franklin met Caroline Howe, the sister of British Adm...