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Author: Julia Baird | Narrator: Lucy Rayner
Release Date: December 21, 2021
The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this st...
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Author: Suzanne Cope
Release Date: November 09, 2021
Two unsung women whose power using food as a political weapon during the civil rights movement was so great it brought the ire of government agents working against them.In early 1969 Cleo Silvers and a few Black Panther Party members met at a communi...
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Author: Judith Mackrell
Release Date: November 02, 2021
"Gripping...One of the best books I have read in years. It is thrilling from the first page to the last."—Mary Gabriel, author of Ninth Street Women The riveting, untold history of a group of heroic women reporters who revolutionized the n...
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Author: Debby Applegate
Release Date: November 02, 2021
Meet the real-life figure to rival the fictional Great Gatsby. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Most Famous Man in America, the compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping life of the notorious madam who played hostess to every gang...
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Author: Mayukh Sen
Release Date: November 02, 2021
One of the Milions's Most Anticipated Books of 2021 America’s modern culinary history told through the lives of seven pathbreaking chefs and food writers. Who’s really behind America’s appetite for foods from around ...
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Author: Heidi Ardizzone
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The secret life of the sensational woman behind the Morgan masterpieces, who lit up New York society.What would you give up to achieve your dream? When J. P. Morgan hired Belle da Costa Greene in 1905 to organize his rare book and manuscript coll...
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Author: Evanna Lynch
Release Date: October 19, 2021
A searing memoir from actress and activist Evanna Lynch about the tragedy and the glory of growing up, mourning girlhood, and navigating the path between fears and dreams.Evanna Lynch has long been viewed as a role model for people recovering from an...
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Author: Cassandra Leah Quave | Narrator: Cassandra Leah Quave
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A leading medical ethnobotanist tells us the story of her quest to develop new ways to fight illness and disease through the healing powers of plants in this uplifting and adventure-filled memoir. Plants are the basis for an array of lifesaving and h...
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ISBN: 9780593402191
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Author: Catherine Prendergast
Release Date: October 05, 2021
"The Gilded Edge is a compelling read from start to finish. Gripping, suspenseful, cinematic. This is narrative nonfiction at its best."–Lindsey Fitzharris, Bestselling Author of The Butchering ArtAstonishingly well written, painstaki...
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Author: Jackie Kay
Release Date: September 21, 2021
A beautiful genre-bending tribute to the larger-than-life blues singer Bessie Smith. Scotland’s National Poet blends poetry, prose, fiction, and nonfiction to create an entirely unique biography of the Empress of the Blues.There ...
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Author: Andrew D. Kaufman | Narrator: Kathleen Gati
Release Date: August 31, 2021
A revelatory new portrait of the courageous woman who saved Dostoyevsky’s life—and became a pioneer in Russian literary historyIn the fall of 1866, a twenty-year-old stenographer named Anna Snitkina applied for a position with a writer sh...
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Author: Sharon Olds | Narrator: Sharon Olds
Release Date: August 17, 2021
In this wise and intimate new book, Sharon Olds tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom. As she carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending, Olds opens her heart to the reader, sh...
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