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The Letters Of Rosa Luxemburg

Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Annelies Laschitza, Georg Adler and Peter Hudis
Translated by George Shriver


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The most comprehensive collection of letters by Rosa Luxemburg ever published in English, this book includes 190 letters written to leading figures in the European and international labor and socialist movements––Leo Jogiches, Karl Kautsky, Clara Zetkin and Karl Liebknecht––who were among her closest friends, lovers and colleagues. Much of this correspondence appears for the first... Read more >
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The Letters Of Rosa Luxemburg
The Letters Of Rosa Luxemburg
Written by Rosa Luxemburg, Edited by Annelies Laschitza, Georg Adler and Peter Hudis, Translated by George Shriver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681077
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The Letters Of Rosa Luxemburg

Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Annelies Laschitza, Georg Adler and Peter Hudis
Translated by George Shriver


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The most comprehensive collection of letters by Rosa Luxemburg ever published in English, this book includes 190 letters written to leading figures in the European and international labor and socialist movements––Leo Jogiches, Karl Kautsky, Clara Zetkin and Karl Liebknecht––who were among her closest friends, lovers and colleagues. Much of this correspondence appears for the first... Read more >
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Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Piper Kerman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812986181
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Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition)
My Year in a Women's Prison
Written by Piper Kerman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $16.00

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With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen... Read more >
Something Fierce
Something Fierce
Written by Carmen Aguirre
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345813831
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Something Fierce
Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter
Written by Carmen Aguirre


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $8.99

Six-year-old Carmen Aguirre fled to Canada with her family following General Augusto Pinochet's violent 1973 coup in Chile. Five years later, when her mother and stepfather returned to South America as Chilean resistance members, Carmen and her sister went with them, quickly assuming double lives of their own. At eighteen, Carmen became a... Read more >
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Death of a Jewish American Princess
Death of a Jewish American Princess
Written by Shirley Frondorf
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831163
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Death of a Jewish American Princess
The True Story of a Victim on Trial
Written by Shirley Frondorf


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1982, a sensational murder trial in Phoenix, Arizona, reverberated throughout the legal community. Restaurateur Steven Steinberg, who killed his wife by stabbing her 26 times, was acquitted; his legal defense portrayed the victim as an overpowering "Jewish American Princess" whose excesses may have provoked her violent end. Examining the structure... Read more >
Amelia Earhart
A Biography
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

She died mysteriously before she was forty. Yet in the last decade of her life Amelia Earhart soared from obscurity to fame as the best-known female aviator in the world. She set record after record—among them, the first trans-Atlantic solo flight by a woman, a flight that launched Earhart on a... Read more >
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Mother Daughter Me
Mother Daughter Me
Written by Katie Hafner
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ISBN: 9780812984590
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Mother Daughter Me
A Memoir
Written by Katie Hafner


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

The complex, deeply binding relationship between mothers and daughters is brought vividly to life in Katie Hafner’s remarkable memoir, an exploration of the year she and her mother, Helen, spent working through, and triumphing over, a lifetime of unresolved emotions.
 
Dreaming of a “year in Provence” with her mother, Katie... Read more >
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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307596918
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $24.95

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link
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ISBN: 9780385349673
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link, Read by Karen White
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804120715
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Read by Karen White


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $35.00

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link, Read by Karen White
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804120722
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Read by Karen White


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $17.50

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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The Richest Woman in America
The Richest Woman in America
Written by Janet Wallach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307474575
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The Richest Woman in America
Hetty Green in the Gilded Age
Written by Janet Wallach


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

No woman in the Gilded Age made as much money as Hetty Green, America’s first female tycoon. A strong woman who forged her own path, she was worth at least $100 million by the end of her life in 1916—equal to about $2.5 billion today.

Green was mocked for her simple...

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A Woman of Science
A Woman of Science
Written by Cardy Raper, Foreword by Remeline Damasco, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578264421
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A Woman of Science
An Extraordinary Journey of Love, Discovery, and the Sex Life of Mushrooms
Written by Cardy Raper
Foreword by Remeline Damasco, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $15.95

A STORY OF TRUE LOVE, DETERMINATION, SACRIFICE, AND DISCOVERY.
 
A Woman of Science catalogues a decades-long journey of inspirational hardship and success that serves as a model for what women can do in a field largely dominated by men.

Cardy Raper succeeded in becoming what she dreamed of as a young girl: a... Read more >
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A Woman of Science
An Extraordinary Journey of Love, Discovery, and the Sex Life of Mushrooms
Written by Cardy Raper
Foreword by Remeline Damasco, M.D.


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $3.99

A STORY OF TRUE LOVE, DETERMINATION, SACRIFICE, AND DISCOVERY.

A Woman of Science catalogues a decades-long journey of inspirational hardship and success that serves as a model for what women can do in a field largely dominated by men.

Cardy Raper succeeded in becoming what she dreamed of as a young girl: a... Read more >
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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Written by Charles Moore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307958945
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Margaret Thatcher
From Grantham to the Falklands
Written by Charles Moore


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $35.00

With unequaled authority and dramatic detail, the first volume of Charles Moore’s authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher reveals as never before the early life, rise to power, and first years as prime minister of the woman who transformed Britain and the world in the late twentieth century. Moore has had unique...

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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Written by Charles Moore
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ISBN: 9780307958952
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Margaret Thatcher
From Grantham to the Falklands
Written by Charles Moore


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.99

With unequaled authority and dramatic detail, the first volume of Charles Moore’s authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher reveals as never before the early life, rise to power, and first years as prime minister of the woman who transformed Britain and the world in the late twentieth century. Moore has had unique...

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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Written by Alison Wearing
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807618
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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Growing Up with a Gay Dad
Written by Alison Wearing


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.99

A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love.
 
Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she learned, at the age of 12, that her family was a little more complex than she had...

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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Written by Alison Wearing
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ISBN: 9780345807571
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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Growing Up with a Gay Dad
Written by Alison Wearing


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $24.00

A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love.
 
Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she learned, at the age of 12, that her family was a little more complex than she had...

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Dearie
Dearie
Written by Bob Spitz
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ISBN: 9780307473417
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Dearie
The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Written by Bob Spitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.00

A Time, Washington Post, and NPR Best Book of the Year

The stunning story of how Julia Child transformed herself into the cult figure who touched off a food revolution that has gripped the country for more than fifty years. Spanning Pasadena to Paris, acclaimed author Bob Spitz reveals the history behind... Read more >
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Written by Anna Quindlen
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ISBN: 9780812981667
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Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

Written by Anna Quindlen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.00

INCLUDING AN EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATION BETWEEN MERYL STREEP AND ANNA QUINDLEN

“[Quindlen] serves up generous portions of her wise, commonsensical, irresistibly quotable take on life. . . . What Nora Ephron does for body image and Anne Lamott for spiritual neuroses, Quindlen achieves on the home front.”—NPR
 
In this irresistible memoir, Anna... Read more >
Terry:
Terry:
Written by George McGovern
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830418
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Terry:
My Daughter's Life-and-Death Struggle with Alcoholism
Written by George McGovern


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

Rarely has a public figure addressed such difficult, intimate issues with such courage and bravery. In a moving, passionate memoir, former Senator George McGovern recalls the events leading up to his daughter Terry's death as a result of alcoholism. What McGovern learned from Terry is an unforgettable, poignant tale certain to... Read more >
A Spoonful of Sugar
A Spoonful of Sugar
Written by Brenda Ashford, Read by Jean Gilpin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362429
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A Spoonful of Sugar
A Nanny's Story
Written by Brenda Ashford
Read by Jean Gilpin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $25.00

Brenda Ashford is the quintessential British nanny. Prim and proper, gentle and kind, she seems to have stepped straight out of Mary Poppins. For more than six decades Nanny Brenda swaddled, diapered, dressed, played with, sang to, cooked for, and looked after more than one hundred children. From the pampered sons... Read more >
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A Spoonful of Sugar
A Spoonful of Sugar
Written by Brenda Ashford
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ISBN: 9780385536424
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A Spoonful of Sugar
A Nanny's Story
Written by Brenda Ashford


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.99

Brenda Ashford is the quintessential British nanny. Prim and proper, gentle and kind, she seems to have stepped straight out of Mary Poppins. For more than six decades Nanny Brenda swaddled, diapered, dressed, played with, sang to, cooked for, and looked after more than one hundred children. From the pampered sons... Read more >
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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961983
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $26.95

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
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ISBN: 9780307961990
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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