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  • No Hurry to Get Homeby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    Originally published in 1970, under the title  Times and Places , this book is a collection of twenty-three of her articles from the  New Yorker , published between 1937 and 1970. Well reviewed upon first publication, the book was re-published under the current title in 2000 with a foreword by Sheila McGrath, a longtime colleague of hers at the  New... more...

  • My Several Worldsby Pearl S. Buck

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    The extraordinary and eventful personal account of the life of Pearl S. Buck, the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature Often regarded as one of Pearl S. Buck?s most significant works, My Several Worlds is the memoir of a major novelist and one of the key American chroniclers of China. Buck, who was born to missionary parents... more...

  • Looking Backby Joyce Maynard

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 14.99

    A special anniversary edition of Joyce Maynard?s groundbreaking memoir about coming of age in one of America?s most defining decades Joyce Maynard was eighteen years old when her 1972 New York Times Magazine cover story catapulted her to national prominence. Published one year later, Looking Back is her remarkable follow-up?part memoir,... more...

  • Das Mädchen und der Kriegby Sönke C. Weiss

    Brendow & Sohn 2013; US$ 9.45

    Die wahre Geschichte des 12-jährigen Mädchens Hope, das von den Rebellen der "Widerstandsarmee des Herrn" im Norden Ugandas verschleppt wurde. Als Kindersoldatin und Sexsklavin musste sie schier unerträgliches Leid erdulden und wurde Zeugin der Gräueltaten an ihrem eigenen Volk, ja ihrer eigenen Familie! Hope teilt das Los ungezählter Kinder, die in... more...

  • Whatever...Love Is Loveby Maria Bello

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.99

    The acclaimed actress and dedicated activist shares her personal journey of discovery, and destroys outdated ideas about partnership, love and family that will resonate with anyone in an unconventional life situation. Actress and activist Maria Bello made waves with her essay, ?Coming Out as a Modern Family,? in the New York Times popular ?Modern... more...

  • Ich bin nicht farbigby Cheyenne Reeves

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24

    Shary Reeves ist schwarz. Geboren ist sie in Deutschland. Ihr Vater war ein Philosophieprofessor aus Kenia, ihre Mutter stammt aus Tansania. Ihre Eltern trennten sich, als sie noch nicht geboren war. Sie kam in Köln zur Welt, die Mutter gab sie in eine Pflegefamilie, die auch Sharys jüngeren Bruder aufnahm. Die Pflegeltern waren weiß, bürgerlich, kinderreich.... more...

  • Live aus Chinaby Barbara Lüthi

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13

    In spannenden Geschichten spiegelt sich die Faszination, aber auch die Besorgnis um ein Land wider, das die China-Korrespondentin des Schweizer Fernsehens seit über einem Jahrzehnt in Atem hält. Wo liegen Chinas Stärken, Schwächen und Herausforderungen? Ist China eine Supermacht, die Verantwortung für die weltweite Ordnung übernehmen kann? Ein kritischer... more...

  • This Crazy Thing Called Loveby Susan Braudy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.00

    In 1955, Ann Woodward shot her husband, Billy, in their Oyster Bay, Long Island, home. While she was cleared by a grand jury, which believed her story that she had mistaken Billy for a prowler who had been recently breaking into neighboring houses, New York society was convinced that she had deliberately murdered Billy and that her formidable mother-in-law,... more...

  • Lady Loreneby Tom Dawkins

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 20.90

    The inspiring true story of an ordinary woman who became a truck-driving, sheep wrangling legend in one of the most male dominated and old fashioned environments imaginable. more...

  • Cooking as Fast as I Canby Cat Cora

    Scribner 2015; US$ 25.00

    Remarkably candid, compulsively readable, renowned chef Cat Cora?s no-holds-barred memoir on Southern life, Greek heritage, same sex marriage, and the meals that have shaped her memories. Before she became a celebrated chef, Cathy Cora was just a girl from Jackson, Mississippi, where days were slow and every meal was made from scratch. Her passion... more...