BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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Beryl

Par (auteur) Dustin Galer
Avant-propos de Judy Rebick
Catégories: Réalités sociales du handicap

Beryl Potter was a reserved working-class mother of three living a decent life, or so it seemed, when a harmless slip and fall marked the unravelling of everything that she had known about herself and ...

The Mantle of Struggle

Par (auteur) Irving Andre
Avant-propos de David Austin
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)

Rosie Douglas, former prime minister of Dominica, had a life unlike any other modern politician. After leaving home to study agriculture in Canada, he became a member of the young Conservatives, under ...

There Is No Blue

Par (auteur) Martha Baillie
Catégories: Psychopathologie

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: BOOKS TO READ IN FALL 2023

THE GLOBE AND MAIL BEST 100 BOOKS OF 2023

CBC BOOKS BEST CANADIAN NONFICTION OF 2023

Martha Baillie’s richly layered response to her mother’s passing, ...

Instead

Par (auteur) Maria Coffey
Catégories: Mémoires

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 ...

It's All about the Land

Par (auteur) Taiaiake Alfred
Édité par Ann Rogers
Avant-propos de Pamela Palmater
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)

Illuminating the First Nations struggles against the Canadian state, It’s All about the Land exposes how racism underpins and shapes Indigenous-settler relationships. Renowned Kahnawà:ke Mohawk activist ...

The Definition of Beautiful

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

Charlotte Bellows wrote The Definition of Beautiful between the ages of fifteen and seventeen, in the wake of lockdown and in ...

One Man's Journey

Par (auteur) Calvin White
Catégories: Biography & Autobiography

With a story spanning over seventy years of the life of respected Elder Calvin White, One Man’s Journey weaves personal history with White’s account of the Mi’kmaw movement and his role in the reclamation ...

Unbroken

Par (auteur) Angela Sterritt
Catégories: Études sur les femmes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER: A Globe and Mail and Toronto Star Bestseller

A finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Writers’ Trust Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction.

"A remarkable life story. ...

The Life and Times of Augustine Tataneuck

One of the few biographies of an Inuk man from the 19th Century—separated from his family, community, and language—finding his place in history.
 
Augustine Tataneuck was an Inuk man born near the ...

Who Gets In

An eye-opening account of the Jewish immigration experience in the 1930s, and one man’s battle against anti-Semitic immigration policies.
 
In 1930, a young Jewish man, Yehuda Yosef Eisenstein, arrived ...