Memoirs

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By (author) Maria Coffey
Categories: Memoirs

A compelling memoir about opting for adventure instead of motherhood, and the lifelong outcomes of that choice.

 

Instead captures Maria Coffey’s adventurous life through her biggest decisions along the ...

How to Clean a Fish

By (author) Esmeralda Cabral
Categories: Travel writing
Series: Wayfarer

How to Clean a Fish describes an extended family stay in Portugal, full of food, adventure, and the search for home. Offered the opportunity to live in Costa da Caparica for an extended period, Esmeralda ...

Agent of Change

By (author) Huda Mukbil
Categories: Memoirs

In Agent of Change Huda Mukbil takes us behind the curtain of a leading spy agency during a fraught time, recounting her experiences as an intelligence officer for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. ...

All Things Move

By (author) Jeannie Marshall
Categories: Memoirs

A deeply personal search for meaning in Michelangelo’s frescoes—and an impassioned defence of the role of art in a fractured age.

What do we hope to get out of seeing a famous piece of art? Jeannie ...

Crying Wolf

By (author) Eden Boudreau
Categories: Memoirs

It's a tale as old as time. Girl meets boy. Boy wants girl. Girl says no. Boy takes what he wants anyway.

After a violent sexual assault, Eden Boudreau was faced with a choice: call the police and explain ...

Our Voice of Fire

By (author) Brandi Morin
Categories: Biography: general

A wildfire of a debut memoir by internationally recognized French/Cree/Iroquois journalist Brandi Morin set to transform the narrative around Indigenous Peoples.
Brandi Morin is known for her clear-eyed ...

Blue Portugal and Other Essays

By (author) Theresa Kishkan
Categories: Literary essays
Series: Wayfarer

Using the richness of braided essays, Theresa Kishkan thinks deeply about the natural world, mourns and celebrates the aging body, gently contests recorded history, and considers art and visual phenomena. ...

Open Every Window

By (author) Jane Munro
Categories: Memoirs

Open Every Window reveals the pain and power inherent in loving and being loved. A poignant evocation for anyone who has experienced loss, it will entrance with its lyricism and comfort with the writer’s ...

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 ...

Burnt Snow

By (author) Kieran Moore
Categories: Memoirs

The author, an Irish Immigrant, who for five years was partially raised by a Métis family in Winnipeg, heads north in a soul-searching mission to find himself and his place in life. The reflections of ...