Books tagged: Personal Memoirs

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Butter Cream

By Denise Roig

What happens when a 56-year-old fiction writer decides to ditch it all and attend professional pastry chef school for a year? In writing that brings to mind the work of journalist/chef Michael Ruhlman, Butter Cream: A Year in a Montreal Pastry School tells the story of eleven ... Read more

Casting into Mystery

By Robert Reid
By (artist) Wesley W Bates

Casting into Mystery celebrates the meditative sport of fly fishing, rejoicing in the camaraderie and quietude to be found not only in the gentle flow of river currents, but also in the community and culture of anglers past and present.

Catalysts

By Catherine Owen

With her characteristic fearlessness Catherine Owen examines what drives her to write and the influences that shape her writing. From her childhood memories in suburban Vancouver to her willingness to risk all for a glimpse of her muse, the essays in Catalysts allow readers unparalleled ... Read more

Cease

By Lynette Loeppky

Finalist 2015 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Award for Non-Fiction

 

Finalist 2015 Lambda Literary Award"It would be one thing for me to leave, another entirely for herto be taken away."

 

Cease, the tough-and-tender debut memoir from Alberta writer Lynette Loeppky tells the story ... Read more

Chasing Utopia

By David Leach

 

A fascinating, non-partisan exploration of an incendiary region

Say the word “Israel” today and it sparks images of walls and rockets and a bloody conflict without end. Yet for decades, the symbol of the Jewish State was the noble pioneer draining the swamps and making ... Read more

Choosing Hope

By Munira Premji

Choosing Hope: One Woman. Three Cancers. is the story of how Munira Premji battled three advanced cancers: Stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Stage 3 multiple myeloma, and Stage 3 breast cancer, within a period of five years. Written as a series of anecdotes based on entries from ... Read more

Clearly Now, the Rain

By Eli Hastings

A deeply personal rumination on the existential explanations for the desperation and sadness experienced by those suffering from addiction and mental disorder, this nuanced memoir brings to life the troubled, decade-long relationship between Eli Hastings and his friend Serala. ... Read more

Comfort Heart

By Carol Ann Cole
With Anjali Kapoor

A memoir by the woman known as the Comfort Heart Lady. The story of the founder of the Comfort Heart Initiative is as inspiring as the power of the Comfort Hearts themselves. Carol Ann Cole was born in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, and at the age of 18 left to find a career ... Read more