Biography & Autobiography Books - Women

Acceptance: A Memoir By Emi Nietfeld Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593489475
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Published: Penguin Press - August 2nd, 2022

“Nietfeld’s gifts for capturing the fury of living at the mercy of bad circumstances, for critiquing the hero’s journey even while she tells it, make Acceptance a remarkable memoir.” —The New York Times Book Review


Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories By Kelly Ripa Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063073302
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 27th, 2022

A sharp, funny, and honest collection of real-life stories from Kelly Ripa, showing the many dimensions and crackling wit of the beloved daytime talk show host.


Tanqueray By Brandon Stanton, Stephanie Johnson Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250278272
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 12th, 2022

“A deeply touching memoir . . . A beautiful, sometimes shocking NC-17 story, kept out of the lily-white, upper crust canon of literature—until now.” —The Washington Post


Normal Family: On Truth, Love, and How I Met My 35 Siblings By Chrysta Bilton Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316536547
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 12th, 2022

“Hilarious, wrenching, and achingly tender”memoir of one wildly unconventional family that gains new meaning with each newly discovered member (Susan Orlean).

PEOPLE Magazine’s “Book of the Week”

What is a “normal family,” and how do you go about making one?


Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy By Damien Lewis Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541700666
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Published: PublicAffairs - July 12th, 2022

Singer. Actress. Beauty. Spy. During WWII, Josephine Baker, the world's richest and most glamorous entertainer, was an Allied spy in Occupied France. 

Prior to World War II, Josephine Baker was a music-hall diva renowned for her singing and dancing, her beauty and sexuality; she was the highest-paid female performer in Europe.


Rough Draft: A Memoir By Katy Tur Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982118181
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - June 14th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“It’s a hell of a story.” —The New York Times
“A stunning and revelatory memoir.” Oprah Daily

From MSNBC anchor and New York Times bestselling author Katy Tur, a shocking and deeply personal me


Not My First Rodeo: Lessons from the Heartland By Kristi Noem Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538707050
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Published: Twelve - June 28th, 2022

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem tells her rough and tumble story of growing up on a ranch, and how a blessed life of true grit taught her how to lead.

“We don’t complain about things, Kristi.


The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir By Ingrid Rojas Contreras Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385546669
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Published: Doubleday - July 12th, 2022

A TIME BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER From the bestselling author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree, comes a dazzling, kaleidoscopic memoir reclaiming her family's otherworldly legacy.


Acne: A Memoir By Laura Chinn Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306828881
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Published: Hachette Books - July 19th, 2022

From the creator and star of Florida Girls comes a hilarious and profound memoir about family, happiness, and really aggressive acne.

Despite having dirty-blonde hair and fair skin, Laura Chinn is mixed-race: the daughter of a Black father and a white mother, which on its own makes for some funny and insightful looks at identity.


Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer By Kathy Kleiman Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538718285
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 26th, 2022

“Fans of Dava Sobel’s The Glass Universe and Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures are in for a treat” (Publishers Weeky) with this untold, World War II-era story of the six American women who programmed the world's first modern computer.

After the end of World War II, the race for technological supremacy sped on.


Also a Poet: Frank O'Hara, My Father, and Me By Ada Calhoun Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159786
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Published: Grove Press - June 14th, 2022

A staggering memoir from New York Times-bestselling author Ada Calhoun tracing her fraught relationship with her father and their shared obsession with a great poet

When Ada Calhoun stumbled upon old cassette tapes of interviews her father, celebrated art critic Peter Schjeldahl, had conducted for his never-completed biography of poet Frank O'Hara, she set out to finish the book he


Corrections in Ink: A Memoir By Keri Blakinger Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250272850
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 7th, 2022

“Brave, brutal . . . a riveting story about suffering, recovery, and redemption. Inspiring and relevant.”
—The New York Times

An electric and unforgettable memoir about a young woman's journey—from the ice rink, to addiction and a prison sentence, to the newsroom—and how she emerged with a fierce determination to expose the broken system she experienced.