In Big Men Fear Me, award-winning historian Mark Bourrie tells the remarkable story of George McCullagh’s inspirational rise and devastating fall, and with it sheds new light on the resurgence of populist politics, challenges to collective action, and attacks on the free press that characterize our own tumultuous era.
An excerpt from "Makeup Tips From Auschwitz" by Tommy Schnurmacher
A unique, fully illustrated autobiography in full colour covering over 60 years of the life, art, and ruminations of a Catholic Priest and accomplished Sculptor...a life worth discovering and appreciating!
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.
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.
In Fool's Gold, Donaldson explores the legacy of Joachim Foikis. On April 1, 1968, a tall, bespectacled, 35-year-old former social worker named Joachim Foikis received $3,500 from the Canada Council for the Arts in order to finance a unique, self-imposed mission unseen since Elizabethan England: reinvent the vanished tradition of "Town Fool."
Molly Lamb and Bruno Bobak shot to prominence as war artists during the Second World War. Marrying shortly after the end of the war, they moved first to Vancouver and then, in 1960, to Fredericton, where they settled permanently.
in 2008, at the age of eighteen, Louise Johnson moved from the suburbs of Toronto, Canada to Manhattan to begin her dream internship at the cosmetic giant, Elizabeth Arden. She knew nothing about the beauty industry, but was fascinated by the woman behind the brand whose inspiring legacy was at risk of falling through the cracks of history.
Sherill Grace’s mammoth work on one of Canada’s greatest writers sets us on course for an exhaustive exploration, not only of Timothy Findley’s life, as the title indicates, but also into his creative mind, heart and spirit.
Charlie Rhindress takes his reader on a Canadian coast to coast journey as we travel with this drifter man, Stompin’ Tom Connors.
Frederick Walker "Casey" Baldwin—athlete, engineer, aeronaut, sailor, politician, activist, conservationist—was a true gentleman, modest to a fault. As one of Alexander Graham Bell's young associates, Casey was the first Canadian to fly.