A searching, self-deprecating memoir of a man on his way to eating himself to death before discovering the anxiety and fulfillment of distance running.
A memoir that reckons with the high costs of European settlement and Indigenous dispossession on the Great Plains.
From the highs and lows of London to beginning anew in New Brunswick, Brit Happens tells gut-busting stories of success and failure and the unpredictable grind of stand-up comedy. It also offers a laugh-out-loud look at life in Atlantic Canada from the region’s funniest outsider-turned-local.
Author Linda Schuyler was the writer, creator and director of Degrassi, and she weaves a great story in her memoir, taking us through the idea and concept of Degrassi, the difficulty of being a woman in television in the 70s, life lessons, infertility and acceptance of people where they are at.
The story of two seasoned and intrepid Canadian travellers, Lesley and Linda Choyce, who embark on a new adventure with their West Highland terrier, Kelty.
What follows is an exclusive excerpt from Cassoulet Confessions: Food, France, Family and the Stew That Saved My Soul (Hardie Grant Books), available In Canada and the United States in September.
“Drawn from 55 years of excessive obsession with trout, water, streams, and flies, this collection of essays from Canada’s most widely read flyfishing author since Roderick Haig-Brown reveals the depth of engagement that this sport engenders. Poised and polished words reveal the flaws and virtues of humanity, the strength of Mother Nature, the beautiful mystery that is a wild trout, and the obsessed’s inexplicable need to outsmart a creature with a brain the size of a pea.”
Inspired by George Orwell’s Down and Out in Paris and London, A Waiter in Paris is a brilliant portrait of the underbelly of contemporary Paris through the eyes of a young waiter scraping out a living in the City of Light.
Queasy is a set of essays, in chronological order, looking at different parts of Madeline Sonik's teenage experience in England, the directionless wandering through life she’s engaged in, and her desire to be a writer, despite the fact that she dropped out of high school in Canada and knows she needs to do something to get more education.
The true story of an adventurous young nurse who provided much-needed health care to the rural communities of the Cariboo-Chilcotin in the 1960s.
This is an excerpt from the title chapter of Fuse, Hollay Ghadery's memoir in mediations on mixed-race identity and mental illness.
n 1917, a small fleet of six schooners sailed from Nova Scotia and Newfoundland ports as live bait for German U-boats.
An excerpt from the forthcoming book from Bill Arnott, the award-winning author of the "Gone Viking" travel adventure books.
Generations tells the story of a visionary family and their engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art.
This book is about the top 50 musical artists of the East Coast, who have been either born on the East Coast or been long time residents who are associated with the region. Groups are also included.