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Scratching River

By (author) Michelle Porter
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Life Writing

Scratching River weaves multiple stories and voices across time to explore the strengths and challenges of the ways in which Métis have created, and continue to create, home through a storied and mobile ...

Joséphine Marchand et Raoul Dandurand

Cette biographie a ceci de particulier qu’il s’agit de la biographie d’un couple. Ils sont nés la même année, en 1861, tous deux de parents férus de politique. Ils se sont admirés avant de ...

Once a Bitcoin Miner

By (author) Ethan Lou
Categories: Currency / Foreign exchange

Part autobiography and part investigation, the book describes the wackiness, the fraudulence, and the cycle of Bitcoin boom and bust and boom. We begin with scandal and conflict in Canada’s cryptocurrency ...

Flora!

Flora Isabel MacDonald – politician, humanitarian, adventurer, and role model for a generation of women – was known across Canada and beyond simply as Flora. In her memoir, co-authored by award-winning ...

Impact

Twenty-one women writers consider the impacts of concussion on their personal and professional lives. Their stories reveal the work that goes into redefining identity and regaining creative practice after ...

The Fire and the Ashes

By (author) Andrew Jackson
Categories: Politics and government

In The Fire and the Ashes, long-time union economist and policy analyst Andrew Jackson looks back on a fascinating career in the labour movement, the NDP, and left politics, combining keen historical ...

Fuse

By (author) Hollay Ghadery
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Memoir and Biography

Drawing on her own experiences as a woman of Iranian and British Isle descent, writer Hollay Ghadery dives into conflicts and uncertainty surrounding the biracial female body and identity, especially ...

The Queer Evangelist

By (author) Cheri DiNovo
Foreword by Kathleen Wynne
Categories: Biography: general

In The Queer Evangelist, Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo (CM) tells her story, from her roots as a young socialist activist in the 1960s to ordained minister in the ’90s to member of provincial parliament. As ...

Bushman’s Lair, The

By (author) Paul McKendrick
Categories: Biography: general

Evocative of John Vaillant’s The Golden Spruce and Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, this fascinating portrait of John Bjornstrom—a far-from-ordinary fugitive—makes for a page-turning read. | The ...

Enlightenment and Ecology

Throughout his life, prophetic American philosopher Murray Bookchin created social ecology as a comprehensive social program for the challenges of our present era. Enlightenment and Ecology is an international ...