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Matilda: Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England

By Borman, Tracy

Daughter of the East: An Autobiography

By Bhutto, Benazir

Victorian Girls: Lord Lyttelton's Daughters

By Sheila Fletcher

Barbara Hepworth: A Life of Forms

By Festing, Sally

Grace Darling

By Tarbuck, Cheryl

Living with Cannibals and Other Women's Adventures

By Slung, Michele B.

The Veiled Kingdom

By Carmen Bin Ladin

Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II

By Colman, Penny

Portrait of a Marriage

By Nicolson, Nigel

Loitering with Intent

By Spark, Muriel

Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo

By Hayden Herrera, Herrera, Hayden

George Eliot: A Life

By Ashton, Rosemary

Pilgrimage 1 (Virago Modern Classics)

By Richardson, Dorothy

Close Encounters of the Furred Kind

By Tom Cox

A Leap of Faith: Memoir of an Unexpected Life

By Noor, Her Majesty Queen

Swan Song: Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019

By Greenberg-Jephcott, Kelleigh

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria: A Mum's Diary of Hope

By Victoria Derbyshire

Mother Teresa (Revised Edition): An Authorized Biography

By Spink, Kathryn

Antonia White: A Life

By Dunn, Jane

Secrets of a Woman's Heart: A Later Life of Ivy Compton-Burnett, 1920-69 (Penguin Literary Biographies)


The Necessary Aptitude: A Memoir

By Pam Ayres, Ayres, Pam

The Commonsense Book of a Countrywoman

By Hannah Hauxwell, Barry Cockcroft

Mrs. Milburn's Diaries: An Englishwoman's Day to Day Reflections, 1939-45

By Milburn, Clara Emily, Donnelly, Peter

Carbon Queen: The Remarkable Life of Nanoscience Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus

By Weinstock, Maia


Wicked Women of the Screen

By Quinlan, David

Strong Woman: Ambition, Grit and a Great Pair of Heels

By Brady, Karren

Anne Fine (Tell Me About S.)

By Powling, Chris

Maurice and Therese: The Story of a Love

By Ahern, Patrick

Raquela, a Woman of Israel: A Woman of Israel

By Gruber, Ruth