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The Girl from Dream City

Vivid stories from a Canadian literary icon, who shares a life spread across continents and immersed in books.

It’s the life that many young women dream of: education in some of Europe’s most beautiful ...

The Way of the Gardener

Reverence takes on a new meaning in this original memoir of an avid gardener walking the Camino de Santiago.

The Camino de Santiago has been a journey for pilgrims for more than 1,000 years, testing—to ...

White Coal City

A moving, unflinching exploration of life in Prince Albert, SK, as told through one family’s multigenerational story.

Robert Boschman grew up in the living quarters of the King Koin Launderette in Prince ...

After the Holocaust

Bringing together some of the last Holocaust survivor stories in living memory, After the Holocaust shares Jewish scholarship, activism, poetry, and personal narratives which tackle the changing face ...

Genocidal Love

“Fox tears beauty from the jaws of genocide, daring to claim love beyond settler imaginings—love that nurtures decolonial futures and makes possible a more just world. ” —Sam McKegney, author ...

A Radiant Life

Award-winning author Merle Massie brings to the page the life and career of Sylvia Fedoruk (1927-2012), which encompassed some of the most ground-breaking scientific, athletic and public transformations ...

The Organist

Harry Abley was a nightmare of a father: depressive, self-absorbed, unpredictable, emotionally unstable. He was also a dream of a father: gentle, courageous, artistically gifted. Mark Abley, his only ...

Angry Queer Somali Boy

“A tour de force. ” —Omayra Issa, Radio-Canada

Kidnapped by his father on the eve of Somalia’s societal implosion, Mohamed Ali was taken first to the Netherlands by his stepmother, and then later ...

In My Own Moccasins

An unflinching memoir of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and the wounds of sexual assault from a resilient, emerging Indigenous voice.

Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to ...

Out of My Mind

On paper, psychologist Dr. Shalom Camenietzski seemed to have it all—a beautiful family, a thriving practice, and supportive friends and colleagues. But in reality, he lived a life of turmoil—obsessive ...