Mariel Hemingway began acting at age 14 in a breakout role in Lipstick and received Best Supporting Actress Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations for her role in Woody Allen’s Manhattan. Her poignant and compelling memoir is about growing up and escaping the tragic legacy of mental illness, suicide, addiction, and depression in one of America’s most famous families: the Hemingways.
The Power of “And”: Groundbreaking Leaders, Fierce, First and Feminine
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon writes about the profoundly moving stories of women around the world who live their lives at war and in conflict zones. She is the bestselling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana and Ashley’s War, about the creation of an all-women special ops team within the US military, inspired by true events.
Lessons From a Maestra: Leadership, Innovation & Risk-taking
Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra in Brazil, reveals her inspiring story of when she realized she wanted to work in music, her mother’s support of her dream, and the challenge of becoming the first female conductor of a major American orchestra.
The Glass Castle: Demon Hunting and Other Life Lessons
Jeannette Walls shares her epic adventure of how she survived a childhood that would have defeated most of us. The Glass Castle is a memoir of the nomadic lifestyle of her childhood when she lived in near-unimaginable poverty in West Virginia. It demonstrates the extraordinary power of the human spirit and was on the New York Times Best Seller List for 100 weeks.