A skillful and engrossing blend of the author’s own coming-of-age story alongside her exploration of the Brontë sisters’ lives and works.
There is nothing quite like reading the lived experience of another woman and seeing yourself reflected in her story. Seal Press memoirs explore women’s lives through the many challenges and victories faced by authors such as Kara Richardson Whitely, Elizabeth Enslin, and Nancy K. Miller.
Part memoir, part mystery, The Future Tense of Joy is a haunting search for truth about a stranger’s suicide—a quest that ultimately frees the author, and her family, from the demons of the past.
Best-selling writers and therapists reveal the highs, lows, and misadventures in between that arise in the pursuit of mental health.
A deeply intimate, inspiring account of running’s power to build resilience, repair self-confidence, and provide comfort, paralleled with the author’s missteps with less suitable romantic partners.
One woman’s story of rebuilding life after heroin addiction, from homeless junkie to mother and addiction specialist, and a powerful perspective on the difficulties of recovery.
A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist.