Books tagged: Personal Memoirs

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Be Scared of Everything

By Peter Counter

"An incredible voice in horror"Tor Nightfire

Horror essays that read like Chuck Klosterman filtered through H. P. Lovecraft.

Slinging ectoplasm, tombstones, and chainsaws with aplomb, Be Scared of Everything is a frighteningly smart celebration of horror culture that will appeal ... Read more

Best Seat in the House

By Tom Stephen
With Keith Elliot Greenberg

 

For 15 years, Tom Stephen had the unique distinction of being both drummer and manager of the Jeff Healey Band. The dual role was fraught with conflicts of interest. One minute, he was leading the debauched life of a rock musician; the next, he was disciplining the band for ... Read more

Beyond the Legal Limit

By Pat Henman

On a sunny Sunday afternoon in June 2013, performer and singer Pat Henman, was driving home on the highway with her 19-year-old daughter, Maia, when they were struck head-on by a drunk driver. Pat and Maia's injuries were too complicated and life-threatening for the small hospital ... Read more

Big Reader

By Susan Olding

A book about memory, loss, and a love of books from one of Canada's finest essayists

Ever since childhood, Susan Olding has been a big reader, never without a book on the go. Not surprising, then, that she turns to the library to read her own life. From the dissolution of her ... Read more

Big Rig 2

By Don McTavish

Join McTavish and his fellow haulers as they. ..- hunt down and retrieve a stolen rig. - sweat bullets hauling burning boxcars and molten steel. - park a bulldozer in a living room to keep it warm. - slip, slide, and spin up and down icy inclines and muddy trails. - reveal the ... Read more

Birds of a Feather

By Linda Johns

Winner, Evelyn Richardson Memorial Prize for Non-Fiction

Well-known naturalist and artist Linda Johns shares her woodland home with a menagerie of injured wild birds — starlings, blue jays, pigeons, baby woodpeckers, a rose-breasted grosbeak, a semi-palmated sandpiper, and ... Read more

Bitter Medicine

By Clem Martini & Olivier Martini

Winner of The City of Calgary W. O. Mitchell Award

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 ... Read more

Bittersweet

By Philip Lee

Sometimes the life we have constructed needs to fall apart before we can begin the process of making something better. After his first marriage ended, Philip Lee found himself living with his younger brother in an old fisherman's house by the sea, trying to restore some order ... Read more