From one of the most beloved media personalities of his generation comes a one-of-a-kind reflection on Blackness, faith, language, pop culture, and the challenges and rewards of finding your way in the world.
If I Cry I’ll Fill the Ocean is the true story of how tears of cleansing and forgiveness are sacrificed to keep memories alive . . . and sanity in reach. This kind of courage only exists in the hearts and souls of those who have endured the unendurable. “An amazing, shattering story told by an amazing, unshatterable woman.” — Marjorie Simmins, Author, Journalist, and Teacher
Fishing With Tardelli contemplates the relations among four parents ― mother, father, stepfather, and a Brazilian fishing companion ― and the author.
On the morning of Boxing Day 2009, the poet Fraser Sutherland and his wife found their son, Malcolm, dead in his bedroom in their house. He was twenty-six and had died from a seizure of unknown cause. Malcolm had been living with schizophrenia since the age of seventeen.
An Excerpt from the Award-Winning "Gone Viking II: Beyond Boundaries" by Bill Arnott.
The ability to distill a wealth of information into the cogent facts, and then weave those facts into a story that reads logically and builds to a conclusion is a skill, and Mansbridge and Bulgutch have executed it well.
Ray Guy: Portrait of a Rebel is a testament and a toast to Ray Guy’s brilliant writing. It is also a compelling biography of a complex man with an incredible gift.
I Am Because We Are illuminates the role of kinship, family, and the individual’s place in society, while revealing a life of courage, how community shaped it, and the web of humanity that binds us all.
The Canadian first lady of Iceland pens a book about why this tiny nation is leading the charge in gender equality, in the vein of The Moment of Lift.
A rewarding mixture of personal recollection and social commentary, this is a story about growing up in a family and country you didn’t choose and coming of age in the country and with the people you did.
Who was behind the brutal murder of my great-grandmother? wondered Wayne Hoffman, a New York City-based journalist and novelist. The crime wasn't just a family legend-it made headlines across Canada in 1913-but her killer had never been found. In The End of Her, Hoffman meticulously researches this century-old tragedy, while facing another: his mother's decline from Alzheimer's.
A deeply personal account of love's restorative ability as it leads renowned novelist Donna Morrissey through mental illness, family death, and despair to becoming a writer--told with charm and inimitable humour.
An excerpt from Dear Braveheart – A Caregiver’s Loving Journey Through Alzheimer’s Dementia by Sheridan Rondeau, published by Crossfield Publishing.
An intimate look at the life and climbs of Swiss alpine guide Edward Feuz Jr., patriarch of Canadian alpinism and genuine lover of mountains.
Can’t Help Falling: A Long Road to Motherhood by Tarah Schwartz, is about one woman’s perilous journey toward motherhood—toward mothering her son.