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My Organic Life

(Available April 21, 2015)
My Organic Life
Written by Nora Pouillon and Laura Fraser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385350754
Our Price: $26.95
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My Organic Life
How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today
Written by Nora Pouillon and Laura Fraser


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $26.95

A wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America’s first certified organic restaurant, My Organic Life is the story of an unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring delicious, wholesome foods to the American table.

While growing up on a farm in the Austrian Alps and later... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
My Organic Life
How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today
Written by Nora Pouillon and Laura Fraser


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $13.99

A wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America’s first certified organic restaurant, My Organic Life is the story of an unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring delicious, wholesome foods to the American table.

While growing up on a farm in the Austrian Alps and later... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Spinster

(Available April 21, 2015)
Spinster
Written by Kate Bolick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347136
Our Price: $26.00
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Spinster
Making a Life of One's Own
Written by Kate Bolick


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $26.00

A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate.

“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single. Using her own experiences as a starting point...

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Spinster
Making a Life of One's Own
Written by Kate Bolick


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $12.99

A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate.

“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single. Using her own experiences as a starting point...

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Spinster

(Available April 21, 2015)
Spinster
Written by Kate Bolick, Read by Kate Bolick
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553397451
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Spinster
Making a Life of One's Own
Written by Kate Bolick
Read by Kate Bolick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $40.00

A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate.

“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single. Using her own experiences as a starting point...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Spinster
Making a Life of One's Own
Written by Kate Bolick
Read by Kate Bolick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $20.00

A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate.

“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single. Using her own experiences as a starting point...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The Folded Clock

(Available April 7, 2015)
The Folded Clock
Written by Heidi Julavits
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385538985
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Folded Clock
A Diary
Written by Heidi Julavits


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $26.95

A raucous, stunningly candid, deliriously smart diary of two years in the life of the incomparable Heidi Julavits

Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she’d since...

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The Folded Clock
A Diary
Written by Heidi Julavits


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $13.99

A raucous, stunningly candid, deliriously smart diary of two years in the life of the incomparable Heidi Julavits

Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she’d since...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Going Off Script

(Available April 7, 2015)
Going Off Script
Written by Giuliana Rancic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553446654
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Going Off Script
How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections
Written by Giuliana Rancic


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $26.00

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic. 
 
Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices on Fashion Police, and giving viewers... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Going Off Script
How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections
Written by Giuliana Rancic


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $12.99

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic. 
 
Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices on Fashion Police, and giving viewers... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Going Off Script
How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections
Written by Giuliana Rancic
Read by Giuliana Rancic


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $17.50

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic. 
 
Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices on Fashion Police, and giving viewers... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

(Available April 7, 2015)
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty
Written by Diane Keaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984767
Our Price: $16.00
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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

Written by Diane Keaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Academy Award winner and bestselling author Diane Keaton comes a candid, hilarious, and deeply affecting look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself—no matter what anyone else thinks.

 
Diane Keaton has spent a lifetime coloring outside the lines of the conventional notion... Read more >
Michelle Obama

(Available April 7, 2015)
Michelle Obama
Written by Peter Slevin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307958822
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
Michelle Obama
A Life
Written by Peter Slevin


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $27.95

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Michelle Obama
A Life
Written by Peter Slevin


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $13.99

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Letters

Written by Mary Wortley Montagu


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 1, 2015
Price: $3.99

 

Immensely learned, self-educated in an era when formal schooling was denied to women, Mary Wortley Montagu was an admired poet, a consistently scandalous doyenne of eighteenth-century London society, and, in a period when letter-writing had been elevated to an art form, one of the greatest letter writers in the English language...

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Also available as a hardcover.
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

(Available March 31, 2015)
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
Written by Rosie Perez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952400
Our Price: $16.00
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Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling
Written by Rosie Perez


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $16.00

Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez’s never-before-told story of surviving a harrowing childhood and of how she found success—both in and out of the Hollywood limelight.
 
Rosie Perez first caught our attention with her fierce dance in the title sequence of Do the Right Thing and has since defined herself as a funny and... Read more >
Hissing Cousins

(Available March 31, 2015)
Hissing Cousins
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536011
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $28.95

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
Read by Suzanne Toren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $25.00

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Ordinary Light

(Available March 31, 2015)
Ordinary Light
Written by Tracy K. Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962669
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
Ordinary Light
A memoir
Written by Tracy K. Smith


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $25.95

From the dazzlingly original Pulitzer Prize-winning poet hailed for her “extraordinary range and ambition” (The New York Times Book Review): a quietly potent memoir that explores coming-of-age and the meaning of home against a complex backdrop of race, faith, and the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.

The youngest of five...

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Also available as an eBook.
Ordinary Light
A memoir
Written by Tracy K. Smith


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $12.99

From the dazzlingly original Pulitzer Prize-winning poet hailed for her “extraordinary range and ambition” (The New York Times Book Review): a quietly potent memoir that explores coming-of-age and the meaning of home against a complex backdrop of race, faith, and the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.

The youngest of five...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything
You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything
Written by Star Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804181082
Our Price: $11.99
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You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything

Written by Star Jones


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

Smart, funny, provocative--she writes it like she talks it on The View!

Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions--her many fans have come to expect all this and more from Star Jones, co-host of ABC-TV's hit show The View.

In this remarkable book, the former New York City prosecutor... Read more >
Rena's Promise
Rena's Promise
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807093139
Our Price: $16.00
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Rena's Promise
A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

An expanded edition of the powerful memoir about two sisters' determination to survive during the Holocaust featuring new and never before revealed information about the first transport of women to Auschwitz

In March 1942, Rena Kornreich and 997 other young women were rounded up and forced onto the first Jewish transport of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Queen Bess
Daredevil Aviator
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.95

Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as “Queen Bess,” a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539609
Our Price: $24.95
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $24.95

Haunting, lyrical, unforgettable, Girl in the Dark is a brave new memoir of a life without light.

     Anna Lyndsey was young and ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling in love. Then what started as a mild intolerance to certain kinds of artificial light developed into a severe sensitivity to all light. 
    ... Read more >
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