Books tagged: Southern Manitoba: Winnipeg Capital Region
By Wayne Tefs
Wayne Tefs is the Dead Man on a Bike in his posthumous follow-up memoir to Roller Coaster: A Cancer Journey. Diagnosed with a rare cancer in 1994, Tefs spent the next 20 years raising a family, writing acclaimed works of fictions, battling cancer, and cycling. Always cycling. ... Read more
The moon migrates, seasons cycle, and the body ebbs and flows. Drawing together the skeins of existence and his family's nearness, Dennis Cooley's departures joyously intermingles poetry and science. In the end, faced with his own mortality, Cooley fights back with great big ... Read more
By Daria Salamon & Rob Krause
Rob Krause and Daria Salamon sold their car, rented out their Winnipeg home, and packed up their two young children to embark on a 12-month journey around the world. In this dual retelling of their ambitious year abroad, Don't Try This at Home chronicles the hilarious and sensational ... Read more
Fox moves on quick and elegant feet through the terror and exhilaration of Winnipeg's 1919 General Strike, the most turbulent period of the city's history. In a novel of remarkably vivd, kinetic power, the collision of the wealthy and working classes after the First World War ... Read more
“A journey down the rabbit hole of LA's most subtly toxic industry . .. funny, brilliant, coy, playful, and wise. ” — LENA DUNHAM, author of Not That Kind of Girl
Musician Hayley Gene Penner tells all in this harrowingly honest memoir.
Singer-songwriter Hayley Gene Penner's ... Read more
After years of secrecy and silence, Rowan McCandless leaves an abusive relationship and rediscovers her voice and identity through writing.
She was never to lie to him. She was never to leave him; and she was never supposed to tell.
Persephone’s Children chronicles Rowan McCandless’s ... Read more
Poor Wally. It's the mid-1990s, and middle-aged history professor Wally Baxter is recently divorced and looking for love. No easy task in this age of hyper-political correctness. Wally's mind boggles at the complicated set of romantic rules that have sprung up in the last 20 ... Read more