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From the New York Times best-selling author of Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses , a ferocious, sexy, hilarious memoir about going off the rails at midlife and trying to reconcile the girl she was with the woman she has become. Claire Dederer is a happily…

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A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and Robert Pattinson and directed by Werner Herzog, and of the documentary Letters from…

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Now the subject of a new film directed by Pablo Larrain, "Jackie", starring Natalie Portman Acclaimed biographer Sarah Bradford explores the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the woman who has captivated the public for more than five decades, in a definitive…
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|August 14, 2012

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Beryl Markham’s classic, engrossing memoir—a triumph of the pioneer spirit and an adventure-charged chronicle of a life lived to the fullest Beryl Markham’s life was a true epic, complete with shattered societal expectations, torrid love affairs, and desperate…
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|February 15, 2017

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« Débusqueuse d’espoir, Chantal avance malgré le pire. Dans ses sourires, il y a la preuve que le courage existe. » - Pierre Duchesne Le ciel est clair et lumineux : Chantal est l’une des premières agentes de correction au Service correctionnel du Canada. Elle se…
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As a teenage girl, author Shazia Bajwa faced some challenging times, and she chronicled those events in The House of Fathepore. Based on Bajwa’s diary entries, this memoir captures her coming-of-age experience as a teenage Indian-American girl and tells how her…

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Nora Ephron meets Bridget Jones's Diary in Guardian columnist Stella Grey’s heartrendingly honest, witty memoir about her online odyssey to find real love in a virtual world. “The literary equivalent of the When Harry Met Sally line, ‘tell me I’ll never be out…

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The incredible story of a girl from tribal Pakistan who risked everything just to play and ended up taking on the Taliban and inspiring the world. Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal region, where women are forbidden from…
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|November 16, 2010

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Le secret ! Quel mot pourrait mieux décrire la jalousie avec laquelle Janine Sutto a conservé pour elle-même, toute sa vie durant, les vraies émotions qui l'ont tourmentée ? Artiste au talent immense, cette femme, que son vieil associé Gilles Latulippe surnomme «…
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Fleeing the Depression: Finding Refuge in World War II chronicles the adventures of a small town girl defying 2Oth century rules to become a strong, independent woman. Growing up, Penelope heard the older women’s euphemisms about sex and mating. Never satisfied…

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In What My Mother Gave Me, women look at the relationships between mothers and daughters through a new lens: a daughter’s story of a gift from her mother that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life. The…
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Bettina Ballard, Paris-based correspondent and later Fashion Editor for US Vogue, was at the centre of the fashion world from the 1930s to the ’50s and an intimate of Coco Chanel, Cristóbal Balenciaga and Elsa Schiaparelli. With journalistic flair, she captures…