Books tagged: Photographers

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Should Auld Acquaintance

By Melanie Murray

Robert Burns' "Belle of Mauchline" is given a voice in this lyrical and intimate depiction of the life of Jean Armour, known simply as the wife of the infamous poet and mother of nine of his children. Melanie Murray's biographical Should Auld Acquaintance reveals the historical ... Read more

Sister Language

By Christina Baillie & Martha Baillie
Edited by Stan Dragland

Sister Language is a collaboration, composed mainly of letters and other writings, between two sisters, one of whom, Christina, is schizophrenic. In the careful building of a bridge between sisters, a prose nonpareil is achieved, and a linguistic "bridge" created between readers ... Read more

Skin Boat

By John Terpstra

“I have thought every thought about how I would rather be somewhere else, anywhere else. I have thought that there is no place on earth that I would rather be. I have asked myself, Why do I persist?”

Skin Boat is John Terpstra’s frank reflection on faith and church in a ... Read more

Sonia

By Sheryl Salloum

After Sonia Cornwall?s father died in 1939, her mother inherited the Onward Ranch and a huge debt. To make the ranch viable, a nineteen-year-old Sonia traded paintbrush for pitchfork, labouring alongside the male ranch hands. But after marrying Hugh Cornwall in 1947, Sonia had ... Read more

Subject to Change

By Renee Rodin

Composed of stories that sketch the resonant heights and depths of an auto- biography, Subject to Change is a series of portraits along the road of a life well lived. Each story is an articulate, intelligent, passionate record of how an encounter with a significant ?other,” ... Read more

Talking to a Portrait

By Rosalind Pepall

Behind the scenes at the world’s major art museums, the life of a curator can be thrilling, amusing, disappointing—but never boring.

In these fifteen essays we encounter artists falling in and out of love, family tragedies, the creation of the Stanley Cup, the secrets of ... Read more

The Art and Passion of Guido Nincheri

By Mélanie Grondin

Guido Nincheri's work has been appreciated by connoisseurs of stained-glass windows and frescoes in church interiors scattered across Canada and New England. Although considered to have been the most prolific religious artist in North America, his work is not well known. The ... Read more

The Geography of Arrival: A Memoir

By George Sipos

In The Geography of Arrival, George Sipos revisits the city of London, Ontario, where his family settled after immigrating to Canada from Hungary in 1957. Divided into short chapters, each related to a different local landmark, the book depicts the world through the eyes of ... Read more