Memoirs

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Nothing Trivial

By (author) John Haney
Categories: Memoirs

In this delightful fact-filled memoir, John Haney writes about the people and relationships that led to the creation of one of the best-loved board games in history, Trivial Pursuit.

John’s life began ...

More Richly in Earth

By (author) Marilyn Bowering
Categories: Memoirs

Mary MacLeod (Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh) was a rarity: a female bard in seventeenth-century Scotland. While her lyrics were honoured, she was also marginalized, denigrated as a witch, and exiled, ...

Called by Mother Earth

By (author) Greg F. Naterer
Categories: Memoirs

This raw and intimate memoir takes us inside the mind of a father who embarked on a ten-month journey through rugged and remote terrain in British Columbia in search of his missing son.

After setting out ...

The Definition of Beautiful

By (author) Charlotte Bellows
Categories: Memoirs

Shortlisted for the 2024 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize

A stunning memoir of coming of age and recovering from anorexia in the 2020s

Charlotte Bellows wrote The Definition of Beautiful between the ages ...

Drink in the Summer

Since childhood, Tony Fabijančić has travelled frequently to Yugoslavia and Croatia, the homeland of his father. He spent time with his peasant family in the village of Srebrnjak in the north and escaped ...

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

Shortlisted for the 2024 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction

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, ...

A Life Spent Listening

By (author) Hassan Khalili
Categories: Memoirs

***2023 ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARD – HONOURABLE MENTION***

A unique and engaging perspective of humanity – a journey to wisdom shared through stories of self-awareness, acceptance, and discovery, by acclaimed ...