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- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 25.99
Melissa Kite's hilarious and honest memoir draws readers in to her exploits in not having it all in the world of leaning in?complete with dating misadventures, heroic plumbers, and clinically obese fish. Does a great weekend for you mean scrubbing all the grouting in your bathroom with a toothbrush? Do you fantasize about the handyman who in three... more...
- Infinite Words 2015; US$ 16.00
A deeply personal memoir spanning three generations of women, this is the intimate autobiography of Emmy Award?winning actress Debbi Morgan, best known as Angie Hubbard on the long-running soap opera All My Children . Raised in the South Bronx and beloved for the diverse and captivating characters she?s played, Debbi Morgan enjoyed a thirty-year... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 14.99
Beryl Markham?s classic, engrossing memoir?a triumph of the pioneer spirit and an adventure-charged chronicle of a life lived to the fullest Beryl Markham?s life was a true epic, complete with shattered societal expectations, torrid love affairs, and desperate crash landings. A rebel from a young age, the British-born Markham was raised in Kenya?s... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 9.99
A National Book Award nominee: Hortense Calisher?s autobiography captures the making of a distinct literary voice Although Hortense Calisher?s fiction often draws on autobiographical elements, Herself is a disciplined documentation of the award-winning author?s life and work. She surveys the various decades and landscapes she has inhabited,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.24
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...
- 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...