Books tagged: Family

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buckled into the sky

By Adele Graf

Why do we travel the world to discover where home really is? Even if we find it in the place we started from, is it ever really the same? In buckled into the sky, Adele Graf routes our search for home through ancestors in their own country and family who settled abroad.  

Yet ... Read more

calling down the sky

By Rosanna Deerchild

"Calling Down the Sky" is a compelling poetry collection that describes deep personal experiences and post-generational effects of the Canadian Aboriginal residential school confinements in the 1960s when thousands of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children were placed in ... Read more

Chenille or Silk

By Emma McKenna

CHENILLE OR SILK is a startling first collection of confessional poetry examining the slippery relations of desire, class, embodiment and trauma. Emma McKenna's writing traverses the bounds and the wounds of a family marked by poverty and intergenerational trauma. The collection ... Read more

Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan

By Alden Nowlan
Edited by Brian Bartlett

Alden Nowlan (1933-1983) once wrote of a desire to leave behind "one poem, one story / that will tell what it was like / to be alive. " In an abundance of memorable poems, he fulfilled this desire with candour and subtlety, emotion, and humour, sympathy and truth-telling. For ... Read more

Correspondent

By Dominique Bernier-Cormier

An on-the-scene report of a childhood abroad. A child's vision of real-world events made real (and unreal) by the presence of his father.

Memories of snow falling on Quebec City's copper roofs; scientists tracking the location of a sinking submarine near the Russian Coast. Children ... Read more

Don't Try This at Home

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

Dream of No One but Myself

By David Bradford

An expansive, hybrid, debut collection of prose poems, self-erasures, verse, and family photo cut-ups about growing up in a racially trinary, diversely troubled family.

Dream of No One but Myself is an interdisciplinary, lyrical unravelling of the trauma-memoir-as-proof-it's-now-handled ... Read more