Books tagged: Biography: Literary

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Dear Current Occupant

By Chelene Knight

Winner of the 2018 City of Vancouver Book Award

From Vancouver-based writer Chelene Knight, Dear Current Occupant is a creative non-fiction memoir about home and belonging set in the 80s and 90s of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Using a variety of forms, Knight reflects on her ... Read more

Ejaculations From the Charm Factory

By Sky Gilbert

Kissing and telling … You’ve heard about Sky Gilbert: he’s loved by fans of his novels, plays, poetry, and columns; hated by the Toronto Sun and by some members of the gay community. His alter ego Jane, a drag queen, was charged with not wearing a seat belt in a cab, took ... Read more

Ice Diaries

By Jean McNeil

 

Winner of the Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Prize and one of the Guardian’s Best Books of 2016, now in paperback.

“Ice Diaries is stunningly written and should be on the shelf of anyone fascinated by the globe’s final geographic and psychic frontier. ” — The ... Read more

Salal

By Laurie Ricou

Salal is a unique book about a commonplace plant. Part travel narrative, part literary memoir, part "ethnography" of a plant that usually goes unnoticed, Laurie Ricou's book traces the poetry and culture of salal, while letting readers in on its secrets. Salal's high-gloss leaves ... Read more