Non-Fiction

It’s Not Just Ticks It’s Not Just Lyme by Charles Benjamin Boucher, MD

Dr. Ben Boucher wrote It’s Not Just Ticks, It’s Not Just Lyme to provide the general public as well as…

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Straggle: Adventures in Walking While Female by Tanis MacDonald

Tanis MacDonald walks the reader down many paths, pointing out the sights, exclaiming over birds, sharing stories and asking questions…

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Dear Billie: A World War II Love Story by Karen Lundy

Based on the full text of ninety-two letters written during the Second World War and beyond, Dear Billie tells the…

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Best Canadian Essays 2023, Edited by Mireille Silcoff

Selected by editor Mireille Silcoff, the 2023 edition of Best Canadian Essays showcases the best Canadian nonfiction writing published in…

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An Unrecognized Contribution: Women and Their Work in 19th-Century Toronto by Elizabeth Gillan Muir

Women's stories are told in this wide-ranging collection of biographies, the result of Muir’s research on early street directories and…

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The Sea Wins by Eric Allaby

The Sea Wins: Shipwrecks of the Bay of Fundy vividly recounts more than forty dramatic tales of the real people…

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Life Savers and Body Snatchers by Dr. Tim Cook

From Tim Cook, Canada’s top war historian, comes a definitive medical history of the Great War.

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Excerpt: The Swirl In My Burl by Miriam Edelson

An excerpt from "The Swirl in My Burl" a collection of essays by Miriam Edelson

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Excerpt: Writing With My Eyes: Staying Alive While Dying by Angela Parker-Brown

An excerpt from "Writing With My Eyes: Staying Alive While Dying" by Angela Parker-Brown.

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Return Stroke: Essays & Memoir by Doa Dueck

"Dora Dueck’s beautifully written essays and memoir make her an insightful and generous companion."

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On Time and Water by Andri Snær Magnason

On Time and Water is both deeply personal and globally minded: a travel story, a world history, a desperate plea…

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Big Men Fear Me by Mark Bourrie

In Big Men Fear Me, award-winning historian Mark Bourrie tells the remarkable story of George McCullagh’s inspirational rise and devastating…

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Boldly Go: Reflections on a Life of Awe and Wonder, by William Shatner with Joshua Brandon

The beloved star of Star Trek, recent space traveler, and living legend William Shatner reflects on the interconnectivity of all…

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The Battle Cry of the Siamese Kitten by Philipp Schott, DVM

From Dr. Schott’s 30 years in veterinary practice come over 60 heartwarming, funny, and adorable stories about angry pelicans, bug-eyed…

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Excerpt: Makeup Tips From Auschwitz How Vanity Saved My Mother’s Life by Tommy Schnurmacher

An excerpt from "Makeup Tips From Auschwitz" by Tommy Schnurmacher

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