• White Like Her: My Family’s Story of Race and Racial Passing
      By Gail Lukasik
      $22.99
      Air Date/Time December 8, 3 pm CST
      1st ed., hardcover, 316 p.

      Gail’s journey of self-discovery and redemption begins with her appearance on PBS Genealogy Roadshow. Introducing herself with the words “I’m a mystery author who’s never been able to solve my own family mystery”, she learns in a very public way the very private history her mother kept secret.

      In the historical context of the Jim Crow South, Gail explores her mother’s...Learn More

    • Funding Feminism:
      Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967
      by Joan Marie Johnson
      $39.95
      Air Date/Time: December 9, 12pm (Central)
      320 pages, hardcover

      How did a group of affluent white women beginning in the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries advance the status of all women? Through acts of philanthropy. This cadre of activists included Phoebe Hearst, the mother of William Randolph Hearst; Grace Dodge, granddaughter of Wall Street “Merchant Prince” William Earle Dodge; and Ava Belmont, who married into the Vanderbilt family fortune.

      Motivated by their...Learn More

    • Divided on D-Day

      Divided on D-Day:
      How Conflicts and Rivalries Jeopardized the
      Allied Victory at Normandy
      By Ed Gordon &  David Ramsay
      $26.00
      Air Date/Time: November 9, 5pm (Central)
      1st ed., 461p., cloth

      In anticipation of the 75th anniversary of D-Day comes this fresh perspective on the Normandy invasion — -the beginning of the end of World War II. The book highlights the conflicting egos, national rivalries, and professional abilities of the principal D-Day commanders who planned and executed the OVERLORD Operation and its...Learn More

    • Beyond the Crossroads

      Beyond the Crossroads:
      The Devil and The Blues Tradition
      by Adam Gussow
      $29.95
      Air Date/Time: November 4, 1pm (Central)
      416p, paperback

      The devil is the most charismatic and important figure in the blues tradition. He’s not just the music’s namesake (“the devil’s music”), but a shadowy presence who haunts an imagined Mississippi crossroads where, it is claimed, Delta bluesman Robert Johnson traded away his soul in exchange for extraordinary prowess on the guitar. Yet, as scholar and musician Adam Gussow argues, there is...Learn More

    • Goat Castle

      Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race
      and the Gothic South
      by Karen Cox
      $26.00
      Air Date/Time October 4, 3:30pm (Central)
      1st ed., 240p., cloth

      The incredible true story of a murder, a mansion, madness… and goats.

      In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi was hit with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery—known in the press as the “Wild Man” and the “Goat...Learn More

    • The Best of Us

      The Best of Us: A Memoir
      by Joyce Maynard
      $27.00
      Air Date/Time September 12, 3:30pm (Central)
      1st ed., 448 pages., hardcover

      “Heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life.” (Anne Lamott)
      In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard met the first true partner she had ever known. Jim wore a rakish hat over a good head of hair; he asked real questions and gave real answers; he loved to see Joyce shine, both in and...Learn More

    • My Sister’s Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin’s Siberia
      by Donna Solecka Urbikas
      $26.95
      Air Date/Time August 1, 2pm (Central)
      1st ed., 312p., hardcover

      In 1940, Janina Slarzynska and her five-year-old daughter Mira were taken by Soviet secret police (NKVD) from their farm in eastern Poland and sent to Siberia. 

      In the 1950s, younger daughter Donna yearns for a “normal” American life. In this unforgettable memoir, Donna recounts her family history,  finally understanding the damaged mother who had saved her sister.

      Finalist, Best Traditional Non-Fiction...Learn More

    • The Witch's Cauldron

      The Witch’s Cauldron
      by Laura Tempest Zakroff
      $15.99
      Air Date/Time July 25, 2pm (Central)
      1st ed., 288p., paperback

      Explore the spellbinding history, tradition, and modern uses of the Witch’s cauldron. From blessing and using your cauldron in ritual and divination to practicing kitchen witchery with it, this easy-to-use book provides essential information for Witches of all ages and skill levels.

      The Witch’s Cauldron shows you the ins and outs of one of the most iconic tools in Witchcraft. Learn about the cauldron’s role in...Learn More

    • The Radium Girls

      The Radium Girls
      by Kate Moore
      $26.99
      Air Date/Time May 11, 2:30pm (Central)
      1st ed., 496p., cloth with dj

      The incredible true story of the women who fought America’s undark danger…

      The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War.

      Meanwhile, hundreds of girls toil amidst...Learn More

    • Girl In Disguise

      Girl in Disguise
      by Greer Macallister
      $25.99
      Air Date/Time April 13, 3pm (Central)
      1st ed., 320p., hardcover

      Inspired by the real story of investigator Kate Warne, this spirited novel follows the detective’s rise during one of the nation’s times of crisis, bringing to life a fiercely independent woman whose forgotten triumphs helped sway the fate of the country.

      With no money and no husband, Kate Warne finds herself with few choices. The streets of 1856 Chicago offer a desperate widow mostly trouble and ruin―unless that...Learn More

    • Algren: A Life

      Algren: A Life
      By Mary Wisniewski
      $30.00
      Air Date/Time January 17,  6pm  (Central)
      1st ed., Cloth, with dj.

      A tireless champion of the downtrodden, Nelson Algren, one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century, lived an outsider’s life himself. He spent a month in prison as a young man for the theft of a typewriter; his involvement in Marxist groups earned him a lengthy FBI dossier; and he spent much of his life palling around with the sorts of drug addicts, prostitutes, and poor laborers...Learn More