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Angry, Queer Somali Boy

Writing from a homeless shelter in downtown Toronto, Mohamed “Mo” Ali chronicles how he ended up there in this powerful and often irreverent memoir of exile, addiction, and racism.  

Kidnapped by ...

The Listener

In The Listener, a daughter receives a troubling gift: her mother’s stories of surviving World War II in Poland.  During the Holocaust, Irene Oore’s mother escaped the death camps by concealing ...

Florence of America

Born on the Idaho frontier, Florence James was a New York City suffragette. The first to put Jimmy Cagney on stage, she founded both the Negro Repertory Theatre and the Seattle Repertory Playhouse. She ...

In My Own Moccasins

Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, intergenerational ...

American Refugees

When it became clear that Donald Trump would become the new US president on election night in 2016, the website for Citizenship and Immigration Canada crashed. It was overwhelmed by Americans afraid that ...

Finding Father

“So much respect in these voices. And yearning. And generosity. And love. ” —David Bergen, author of The Time in Between and Stranger

Finding Father is a collection of stories about Mennonite fathers ...

Voice

 In Voice, Adam Pottle explores the crucial role deafness has played in the growth of his imagination, and in doing so presents a unique perspective on a writer’s development. Born deaf in both ears, ...

The Unexpected Cop

The cop who blew the whistle on Saskatoon’s notorious “Starlight Tours,” Ernie Louttit is the bestselling author of two previous “Indian Ernie” books. He demonstrates in this latest title that ...

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 ...

Man of the Trees

Includes a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales and an introduction by Jane Goodall

Richard St. Barbe Baker was an inspirational visionary and pioneering environmentalist who is credited with saving and ...