Books tagged: Essays

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A Brief History of Oversharing

By Shawn Hitchins
Narrator Shawn Hitchins

 

Musings from a “one-man flash mob” (Toronto Star)

Comedian Shawn Hitchins explores his irreverent nature in this debut collection of essays. Hitchins doesn’t shy away from his failures or celebrate his mild successes — he sacrifices them for an audience’s amusement. ... Read more

A Friend Sails in on a Poem

By Molly Peacock

For the last forty-five years, the distinguished poets Molly Peacock and Phillis Levin have read and discussed nearly every poem they’sve written—an unparalleled friendship in poetry. Here Peacock collects her most important essays on poetic form and traces the development ... Read more

A Green Reef

By Stephen Henighan

In spite of its disturbing implications, the impact of climate change on our physical environment can be difficult for us to understand or imagine. Moving from a memoir of a journey through an abundant yet fragile natural world to the daunting scientific evidence that climate ... Read more

A Green Reef

By Stephen Henighan

In spite of its disturbing implications, the impact of climate change on our physical environment can be difficult for us to understand or imagine. Moving from a memoir of a journey through an abundant yet fragile natural world to the daunting scientific evidence that climate ... Read more

A Life Out of Whack

By Les Essif

A Life Out of Whack has two parts. The first part is autobiographical and sketches the atypical early life of a future academic scholar from family poverty to marriage and divorce at nineteen, from eight years in big-city and federal law enforcement to starting college at the ... Read more

A Profession of Hope

By Jenna Butler

Winner of the Canadian Authors Association Exporting Alberta Award

Gold Medal for the Green Living category in the Living Now Book Awards

Finalist for the High Plains Book Award for creative nonfiction

"This is not the story of a ready-made farm, complete with generations of history, ... Read more

A Ragged Pen

By Robert Finley, Patrick Friesen, Aislinn Hunter, Anne Simpson, and Jan Zwicky

A Ragged Pen brings to the page five essays on memory. First delivered in Vancouver in the spring of 2005, these talks–by Robert Finley, Patrick Friesen, Aislinn Hunter, Anne Simpson and Jan Zwicky–examine the narrative challenges, lyric energy and questions of verity that ... Read more