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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 ...

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 ...

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

A nationally bestselling book on the struggle of addiction and the power of Indigenous resilience.  

Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers ...

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

“From his small community in northern Ontario to the military and the Saskatoon Police Service, Ernie Louttit has made an incredible journey helping others and protecting Canadians. Known as ‘Indian ...

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 ...