Atlantic Canada

Love Will Out: A Newfoundland Story by David Michael

St. John's was a visceral shock to them. In a hansom cab, on their way to the Crosbie Hotel on…

6 days ago

The Great Saint John Fire of 1877: The rise, destruction and recovery of Canada’s leading port city  by Mark Allan Greene

What most of us don’t know is this: it was the single most devastating urban fire in the 19th century…

2 months ago

Cooking Tips for Desperate Fishwives: An Island Memoir by Margot Fedoruk

Part love story, part survival story, part meditation on family dysfunction, this offbeat memoir chronicles the unpredictable life of a…

2 months ago

Lucien & Olivia by André Narbonne

The protagonist, Lucien, is a marine engineer on a Canadian tanker. While on one—month leave in Halifax, he meets Olivia,…

3 months ago

McNutt’s Island Journal by Elizabeth Walden Hyde

McNutt's Island Journal is Elizabeth Walden Hyde's candid record of her life on this small island off Shelburne, Nova Scotia,…

3 months ago

Rig Wives by Kelly Earle

Kelly Earle’s husband, who works offshore in the oil industry, inspired her to write Rig Wives. Interviews with other rig…

4 months ago

Operation Masonic by Helen C. Escott

The Freemasons' Most Worshipful Grand Master has been murdered. His body has been laid out in the ritualistic Chamber of…

4 months ago

Some Hellish by Nicholas Herring

Some Hellish is a story about anguish and salvation, the quiet grace and patience of transformation, the powers of addiction…

4 months ago

Birth Road by Michelle Wamboldt

Episodic in nature, Birth Road by Michell Wamboldt tells the story of Helen, a young woman from Truro, whose life…

4 months ago

Adventures of A Lightkeeper: A Memoir by Barry Porter

For twenty-three years, Barry Porter worked as a lighthouse keeper with the Canadian Coast Guard on the northeast coast of…

5 months ago

The Volunteers: How Halifax Women Won the Second World War by Lezlie Lowe

Thoroughly researched and compellingly told, and with a dozen archival images, The Volunteers examines the untold stories of the hardworking…

5 months ago

Dulse to Donairs: An Irreverent History of Food in Nova Scotia by Steven Laffoley

Far from the canned ravioli and Jell-O salads of his youth, Laffoley discovered that Nova Scotian food could be fresh…

5 months ago

A Life Spent Listening by Hassan Khalili

In A Life Spent Listening, Dr. Hassan Khalili reflects on four decades of being a frontline community psychotherapist and shares…

5 months ago

The Wards by Terry Doyle

The Wards are a working-class Newfoundland family on the cusp of upheaval. The children are becoming adults, the adults are…

5 months ago

Rags of Night in Our Mouths by Margo Wheaton

Radiant, grieving, and intensely musical, Rags of Night in Our Mouths is an exploration of human and environmental states of…

5 months ago

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