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Last Goldfish, The

By Anita Lahey

Twenty-five years ago and counting, Louisa, my true, essential, always-there-for-everything friend, died. We were 22.

When Anita Lahey opens her binder in grade nine French and gasps over an unsigned form, the girl with the burst of red hair in front of her whispers, Forge it! ... Read more

Letters to Brian

By Martha Brooks

In daily love letters written to her husband and soul companion, Brian, over the year following his death from brain cancer, critically acclaimed author, playwright, and jazz singer Martha Brooks leads us on a journey through grief that is both deeply personal and undeniably ... Read more

Live Your Life's Purpose

By Dorothy Ratusny

Knowing your life's purpose allows you to feel intrinsic happiness. Living your life's purpose evokes a true sense of fulfillment as you share your innate gifts with the rest of the world. Whatever stage you may be at in your journey of growth and evolution, Live Your Life's ... Read more

Locations of Grief

Edited by Catherine Owen

Exploring the landscapes of death and grief, this collection takes the reader through a series of essays, drawn together from twenty-four Canadian writers that reach across different ages, ethnicities and gender identities as they share their thoughts, struggles and journeys ... Read more

Love Me True

Edited by Fiona Tinwei Lam & Jane Silcott

Modern love confessions and reflections just in time for Valentines Day, written by award-winning writers like Lorna Crozier, Susan Olding, Yasuko Thanh, Samra Zafar, and Michael Crummey.What keeps us together? What breaks us apart? In LOVE ME TRUE, 27 creative nonfiction writers ... Read more

M Word

Edited by Kerry Clare

A CNQ Editors' Book of the Year

A Dropped Threads-style anthology, assembling original and inspiring works by some of Canada's best younger female writers — such as Heather Birrell, Saleema Nawaz, Susan Olding, Diana Fitzgerald Bryden, Carrie Snyder, and Alison Pick — The ... Read more

Men of Action

By Howard Akler

After his father, Saul, undergoes brain surgery and slips into a coma, Howard Akler begins to reflect on Saul's life, the complicated texture of consciousness, and Akler's struggles with writing and his own unpredictable mind. With echoes of Paul Auster's The Invention of Solitude ... Read more

Migrant Heart, A

By Denis Sampson & Denis Sampson

A Migrant Heart is about departures and arrivals, uprooting and attachment, resettling and returning. Denis Sampson left Ireland as a student, leaving behind the farming countryside of his childhood, the city of Dublin where he was educated, and the history and culture of his ... Read more

Moments of Glad Grace

By Alison Wearing

 

“As a writer, Wearing is all luscious texture and running narrative. ” — The Globe and Mail

Moments of Glad Grace is a moving and witty memoir of aging, familial love, and the hunt for roots and belonging. The story begins as a trip from Canada to Ireland in search of ... Read more

Mothers Talk Back

Edited by Margaret Dragu
By Sarah Sheard & Susan Swan

Humorous, ribald, powerful, and filled with wisdom, anecdotes, and shared affrmations, this collection of voices -- single and working moms, moms creating extended families, a mom with a special-needs child, moms trying to balance their needs against those of their children ... Read more