Life Writing

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What the Oceans Remember

Par (auteur) Sonja Boon
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)
Séries: Life Writing

Sonja Boon’s heritage is complicated. Although she has lived in Canada for more than 30 years, she was born in the UK to a Surinamese mother and a Dutch father. An invitation to join a family tree project ...

Canadian Graphic

Canadian Graphic: Picturing Life Narratives presents critical essays on contemporary Canadian cartoonists working in graphic life narrative, from confession to memoir to biography. The contributors draw ...

Wait Time

Explores the profound connection between disease and creativity in how we cope with illness.

When poet and essayist Kenneth Sherman was diagnosed with cancer, he began keeping a notebook of observations ...

Kinds of Winter

“Dave Olesen’s four midwinter dogsled journeys project struck me as a wonderfully sane choice of place and self-exploration, reminding me of how Thoreau walked many days across thickets and swamps ...

In the Unlikeliest of Places

“Cinematically gripping (. . . ) A moving tale that’s emotionally powerful and historically edifying. ” –Kirkus Reviews

“The deeper I went into In the Unlikeliest of Places, the more I found ...


“The voices emerging from the pages are haunting: replete with powerful emotions and modernity. " –Isabelle Laflèche

Motherlode is Carolyne Van Der Meer’s Orphic journey to reclaim the past of ...

The Unwritten Diary of Israel Unger

Par (auteur) Carolyn Gammon & Israel Unger
Catégories: Mémoires
Séries: Life Writing

At the beginning of the Nazi period, 25,000 Jewish people lived in Tarnow, Poland. By the end of the Second World War, nine remained. Like Anne Frank, Israel Unger and his family hid for two years in ...

Burdens of Proof

Autobiographical impostures, once they come to light, appear to us as outrageous, scandalous. They confuse lived and textual identity (the person in the world and the character in the text) and call into ...

Leaving Fundamentalism

Édité par G. Elijah Dann
Catégories: Intégrisme religieux
Séries: Life Writing

In a time when religious conservatives have placed their faith and values at the forefront of the so-called “culture wars,” this book is extremely relevant. The stories in Leaving Fundamentalism provide ...


Par (auteur) Michael Englishman
Catégories: La Shoah
Séries: Life Writing

163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman’s astonishing story of courage, resourcefulness, and moral fibre as a Dutch Jew during World War II and its aftermath, from the Nazi occupation of ...