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6 Featured Titles

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A Memoir
Written by Amy Jo Burns

Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-3703-4 (0-8070-3703-6)

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Also available as an eBook.

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The Woman Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Written by Kara Cooney

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $28.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95676-7 (0-307-95676-8)

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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Not That Kind of Girl
A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Written by Lena Dunham

Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $28.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-9499-5 (0-8129-9499-X)

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely candid collection of personal essays establishes Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the most original young talents writing today.
In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham illuminates the experiences that are part of making... Read more >

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Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore

Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94883-0 (0-307-94883-8)

National Book Award Finalist
Time Magazine #1 Nonfiction Book of 2013
The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013
Kirkus Best Books of 2013

From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Elsa Schiaparelli
A Biography
Written by Meryle Secrest

Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-70159-6 (0-307-70159-X)

Her name was Elsa Schiaparelli. She was known as the Queen of Fashion; a headline attraction in the international glitter-glamour show of the late twenties and thirties, feted in Rome (where she was born), Paris, New York, London, Moscow, Hollywood . . .

Her style was a social revolution through clothing—luxurious, eccentric... Read more >
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Queen Anne
The Politics of Passion
Written by Anne Somerset

Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-8041-7160-1 (0-8041-7160-2)

Winner of the 2013 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography

Five years after ascending the throne in 1702, Queen Anne united England and Scotland and became the first queen of modern Great Britain. By the end of her reign, Britain had emerged as a major power; the victories won by her general... Read more >
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