The third volume of "Letters..." covers years in which Christina Rossetti lost several important family members, including her mother, her brother Dante, and a young nephew, Michael. In the face of her loss, she turned increasingly to religion and wrote works of devotional prose.
Lady Arbella Stuart, claimant to the English throne, traditionally has been portrayed as either a hero or fool for marrying against King James's edict and attempting to flee from France. This is Stuart's story as told in the more than 100 letters she wrote to her husband, relatives and friends.
Diary of a Child Called Souad presents Nawal El Saadawi's earliest piece of creative writing. An autobiographical piece of fiction, the book explores the early years of a woman who later became one of the most challenging writers and activists of her time.