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Author: Catherine Bailey
Release Date: October 29, 2019
"I was gripped by A Castle in Wartime--it contained more tension, more plot in fact--than any thriller."--Kate Atkinson, author of Big Sky and Case HistoriesAn enthralling story of one family's extraordinary courage and resistance amidst the horrors ...
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Author: Jung Chang
Release Date: October 29, 2019
One of the best-known modern Chinese fairy tales is based on the story of three real-life sisters from Shanghai. It was sometimes said that "One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country", but there was far more to the Soong sisters than...
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Author: Caitlin Moscatello | Narrator: Caitlin Moscatello
Release Date: August 27, 2019
From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms.  After November 8, 2016, first came the sadness; then came the rage, th...
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Author: Mary Beard | Narrator: Mary Beard
Release Date: May 21, 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A modern feminist classic."—The Guardian From the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power.  At long last, Mary Bea...
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Author: Sonia Purnell | Narrator: Juliet Stevenson
Release Date: April 09, 2019
 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Excellent…This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down.” -- The New York Times Book Review"A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a ...
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Author: Danielle L. McGuire | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: March 12, 2019
Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery’s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the ...
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Author: Lucasta Miller | Narrator: Elizabeth Jasicki
Release Date: March 05, 2019
A lost nineteenth-century literary life, brilliantly rediscovered--Letitia Elizabeth Landon, hailed as the female Byron; she changed English poetry; her novels, short stories, and criticism, like Byron though in a woman's voice, explored the dark sid...
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Author: Maria Popova | Narrator: Natascha McElhone
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of...
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Author: Hugh Ambrose and John Schuttler | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and John Schuttler
Release Date: October 16, 2018
A provocative new take on the women behind a perennially fascinating subject--Prohibition--by bestselling author and historian Hugh Ambrose.The passage of the 18th Amendment (banning the sale of alcohol) and the 19th (women's suffrage) in the same ye...
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Author: Sam Maggs | Narrator: Sam Maggs
Release Date: October 02, 2018
A fun and feisty tour of famous girl BFFs from history who stuck together and changed the world.A modern girl is nothing without her squad of besties. But don't let all the hashtags fool you: the #girlsquad goes back a long, long time. In this hilari...
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Author: Mimi Swartz | Narrator: Lydia Mackay
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Mimi Swartz's "Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.Many Americans ...
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Author: Elaine Weiss | Narrator: Tavia Gilbert and Elaine Weiss
Release Date: March 06, 2018
"Both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for every reader"--Hillary Rodham ClintonSoon to Be a Major Television EventThe nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amen...
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