Biography & Autobiography Books - Women

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The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781492696728
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Published: Sourcebooks - June 22nd, 2021

From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes another dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman hero whose inspirational journey sparked lasting change for women's rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.


The Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250239297
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 4th, 2021

"[A] narrative of unfathomable courage... Ms. Strauss does her readers—and her subjects—a worthy service by returning to this appalling history of the courage of women caught up in a time of rapacity and war." —Wall Street Journal

"Utterly gripping." —Anne Sebba, author of Les Parisiennes


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All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984854995
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Published: Random House - June 8th, 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • KIRKUS PRIZE FINALIST • A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives.


Becoming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524763145
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Published: Crown - March 2nd, 2021

Now in paperback—the intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States, featuring a new introduction by Michelle Obama, a letter from the author to her younger self, and a book club guide with 20 discussion questions and a 5-question Q&A
 


Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525480259
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2021

Known for her outstanding performances on the groundbreaking television series The Good Wife and ER, Julianna Margulies deftly chronicles her life and her work in this deeply powerful memoir.
 


Broken Horses: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593237243
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Published: Crown - April 6th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about faith, sexuality, parenthood, and a life shaped by music in “one of the great memoirs of our time” (Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed).


The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982115852
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 9th, 2021

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled T


Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250312341
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Published: Celadon Books - April 6th, 2021

**New York Times Bestseller**

From Erin French, owner of the critically acclaimed The Lost Kitchen, a TIME world dining destination, a life-affirming memoir about survival, renewal, and finding a community to lift her up


Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781538750698
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Published: Twelve - April 20th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 

The definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in American political history, written by New York Times bestselling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page.

 
Featuring more than 150 exclusive interviews with those who know her best—and a series of in


Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419750403
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 13th, 2021

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982123895
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

From award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the “captivating portrait” (The Wall Street Journal) of New York’s most famous residential hotel—The Barbizon—and the remarkable women who lived there.

Welcome to New York’s legendary hotel for women.

Liberated from home and hearth by World War I, politically enfranchised and ready to work


I Am a Girl from Africa Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982113018
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Published: Scribner - April 20th, 2021

A “profound and soul-nourishing memoir” (Oprah Daily) from an African girl whose near-death experience sparked a lifelong dedication to humanitarian work that helps bring change across the world.

When severe drought hit her village in Zimbabwe, Elizabeth Nyamayaro, then only eight, had no idea that this moment of utter devastation would come to define her life&rsqu