Books tagged: Nonfiction

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Bitter Medicine

By Clem Martini & Olivier Martini

In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend and cope with a devastating illness, frustrated by a health care system lacking ... Read more

Death Threat

By Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Ness Lee

Finalist, Lambda Literary Award and Doug Wright Award

In the fall of 2017, the acclaimed writer and musician Vivek Shraya began receiving vivid and disturbing transphobic hate mail from a stranger. Celebrated artist Ness Lee brings these letters and Shraya's responses to them ... Read more

Exactly Twelve Cents and Other Convictions

By Paul Davies

This is a book of observation and comment about comic books?in particular the Marvel hero comics of the early 1960s?and the influence those stories and drawings had on the lives of the young people that grew up with them. The topic is not brought under hard analysis: the comics ... Read more

Little Russia

By Francis Desharnais

Guyenne is a small village north-east of Amos. Unlike other communities in Abitibi, Guyenne is a cooperative: 50% of all the money its inhabitants make goes to developing the colony. People in the vicinity have a nickname for it: they call it "Little Russia. " Inspired by the ... Read more

Mary Pickford, Queen of the Silent Film Era

By (artist) George A. Walker

In this wordless biography, wood engraver George A. Walker provides a fitting stage to explore the life of Mary Pickford, a silent film star whose groundbreaking contributions to the motion picture industry earned her the title `Queen of the Movies'.

Mile End

Illustrated by Michel Hellman
Text by Michel Hellman

A candid memoir which chronicles life in the Mile End, Montreal's hippest neighborhood, Michel Hellman's book begins with the author moving in as a student looking for a cheap apartment and ends with the birth of his first child. Nominated for a Bédéis Causa Award and a Bédélys ... Read more

Preoccupied with My Father

By Simon Schneiderman

In Preoccupied with My Father, Simon Schneiderman has created a graphic memoir about his late father, Yoel. With paintings and poetry, the book depicts his father's life, changed forever by the Holocaust. A life, where, ultimately, Yoel Schneiderman’s ?. . . balance was always ... Read more

Such a Lovely Little War

By Marcelino Truong
Translated by David Homel

This riveting, beautifully produced graphic memoir tells the story of the early years of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young boy named Marco, the son of a Vietnamesediplomat and his French wife. The book opens in America, where the boy's father works for the ... Read more