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Power of a Woman. Memoirs of a turbulent life: Eleanor of Aquitaine By Robert Fripp
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Eleanor of Aquitaine brings her astonishing odyssey to life in POWER OF A WOMAN, her memoir of marriages to two warring kings, Louis VII of France, then England's Henry II. Eleanor recalls wars,... More > intrigues and ruthless diplomacy while confessing her loves, her hopes for her children and their fates -- wresting power from kings and popes while carving space for the feminine in history. Dry wit marks Eleanor's tale of her Court of Ladies and her mystique as the femme fatale of her day. Chicago's Margaret Schmidt calls Robert Fripp "a rare magician, a writer's writer." Read reviews, excerpts and Melissa Snell’s full-length review of this "enjoyable, enlightening book."< Less
Local Time: a memoir of cities, friendships and the writing life By Inez Baranay
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“One last look at Europe” — that was the idea behind a 3-month trip in 2006. The weather was always good and that 3 months led to a life of unanchored travels, for years moving... More > among countries and continents. In Local Time: a memoir of cities, friendships and the writing life New York, London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Barcelona all have a chapter devoted to them, and Rome has more. Other chapters explore themes like sexuality, Europe, identity among hybrids and hyphens, family secrets, the self fiction creates, ageing, beginnings, the history of friendships, and a life in which writing has been the centre. Known for her stylish provocative work the author has once more gone in new directions in this memoir. www.inezbaranay.com< Less
Local Time a memoir of cities, friendships and the writing life By Inez Baranay
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“One last look at Europe” — that was the idea behind a 3-month trip in 2006. The weather was always good and that 3 months led to a life of unanchored travels, for years moving... More > among countries and continents. In Local Time: a memoir of cities, friendships and the writing life New York, London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Barcelona all have a chapter devoted to them, and Rome has more. Other chapters explore themes like sexuality, Europe, identity among hybrids and hyphens, family secrets, the self fiction creates, ageing, beginnings, the history of friendships, and a life in which writing has been the centre. Known for her stylish provocative work the author has once more gone in new directions in this memoir.< Less
Leaving the Hall Light On: A Mother's Memoir of Living with Her Son's Bipolar Disorder and Surviving His Suicide By Madeline Sharples
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"A moving read of tragedy, trying to prevent it, and coping with life after." - Midwest Book Review "Brave and Gritty. Innovative. Resourceful. Inspiring." - Story Circle Book... More > Reviews "Poetically visceral, emotionally honest. An extraordinary memoir." - Irvin D. Godofsky, MD "Moving, intimate and very inspiring." - Mark Shelmerdine, CEO, Jeffers Press Leaving the Hall Light On charts the near-destruction of one middle-class family whose son committed suicide after a seven-year struggle with bipolar disorder. Madeline Sharples, author, poet and web journalist, goes deep into her own well of grief to describe her anger, frustration and guilt. She describes many attempts -- some successful, some not -- to have her son committed to hospital and to keep him on his medication. The book also charts her and her family's redemption, how she considered suicide herself, and ultimately, her decision live and take care of herself as a woman, wife, mother and writer.< Less
Vagina Diary 3 By Ania Placzkiewicz
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'I’ve always thought that by now I would be rich and famous, have a house with a pool and a private jet. After wanting to become a famous singer, then a fashion designer, then an artist, now I... More > want to be a famous writer. I published a book, I quit my job and thought I would sell a million copies. It seems so easy to do, so why am I not famous yet?'< Less
The Journey By Niama Leslie Williams Ph.D.
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What does it mean to be young, Black, female, intelligent, gifted with second sight, on your way to a Ph.D. and in love for the first time The Journey presents us with exactly this young woman. The... More > pivotal question becomes is she sane and he deceitful, or has she lost her mind The answer is both. Not an easy, cohesive ride, the narrative thread of an African American female mystic falling deeply in love with a white psychiatrist is complicated by a gently suggested history of abuse, graduate school, and the subtle racism of still largely white academia. The Journey strokes the American psyche from within a very personal story of love and vision: she is in love; he is not, but he leads her in a merry dance, never quite revealing what emotion lies behind his warm brown eyes.< Less
The Journey By Niama Leslie Williams Ph.D.
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What does it mean to be young, Black, female, intelligent, gifted with second sight, on your way to a Ph.D. and in love for the first time? The Journey presents us with exactly this young woman. ... More > The pivotal question becomes is she sane and he deceitful, or has she lost her mind? The answer is both. Not an easy, cohesive ride, the narrative thread of an African American female mystic falling deeply in love with a white psychiatrist is complicated by a gently suggested history of abuse, graduate school, and the subtle racism of still largely white academia. The Journey strokes the American psyche from within a very personal story of love and vision: she is in love; he is not, but he leads her in a merry dance, never quite revealing what emotion lies behind his warm brown eyes.< Less
The Journey By Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D.
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What does it mean to be young, Black, female, intelligent, gifted with second sight, on your way to a Ph.D. and in love for the first time? The Journey presents us with exactly this young woman. ... More > The pivotal question becomes is she sane and he deceitful, or has she lost her mind? The answer is both. Not an easy, cohesive ride, the narrative thread of an African American female mystic falling deeply in love with a white psychiatrist is complicated by a gently suggested history of abuse, graduate school, and the subtle racism of still largely white academia. The Journey strokes the American psyche from within a very personal story of love and vision: she is in love; he is not, but he leads her in a merry dance, never quite revealing what emotion lies behind his warm brown eyes.< Less
THE JOURNEY By Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D. & Niama L. J. Williams
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What does it mean to be young, Black, female, intelligent, gifted with second sight, on your way to a Ph.D. and in love for the first time? The Journey presents us with exactly this young woman. The... More > pivotal question becomes is she sane and he deceitful, or has she lost her mind? The answer is both. Not an easy, cohesive ride, the narrative thread of an African American female mystic falling deeply in love with a white psychiatrist is complicated by a gently suggested history of abuse, graduate school, and the subtle racism of still largely white academia. The Journey strokes the American psyche from within a very personal story of love and vision: she is in love; he is not, but he leads her in a merry dance, never quite revealing what emotion lies behind his warm brown eyes.< Less
Entombed in Silence: Our Little Hearts Beat No More (black and white) By Janeen Noetling
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The recipe for changing a life is simple; it is rarely easy. For myself, it seemed a slow trudge to nowhere. The main ingredient was the getting up each morning and putting one foot before the other;... More > like a broken record, I got sick of it. I did it anyway.< Less

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