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From Darkness to Light - Marine Byssus and Chiara Vigo

by Susanna Lavazza

It is a unique story, that of byssus; filaments produced by the largest mollusc in the Mediterranean, and Chiara Vigo, Sardinian from Sant'Antioco (Italy) and last Master left in the world capable of weaving...


Seasons Among the Vines, New Edition:  Life Lessons from the California Wine Country and Paris 

by Paula Moulton

In this second edition of Seasons Among the Vines, Moulton details the adventures that ensue when she leaves her home in Sonoma to face the unknown in France. In Paris, she has not only the struggles of living...


Arctic Twilight: Leornard Budgell and Canada's Changing North

by Claudia Coutu Radmore

In a series of beautifully crafted letters, former Hudson's Bay Company "servant" Leonard Budgell describes life in the Canadian North from the 1920s to the 1980s, as could only be done by someone who lived...


Astonishing General: The Life and Legacy of Sir Isaac Brock

by Wesley B. Turner

One of the most enduring legacies of the War of 1812 was the creation of heroes and heroines. The earliest of those heroic individuals was Isaac Brock. Its striking how a British general whose military role...


Innocents on the Ice

by John C. Behrendt

In 1956, John C. Behrendt had just earned his master's degree in geophysics and obtained a position as an assistant seismologist in the International Geophysical Year glaciological program. He sailed from Davisville,...


101 Things Everyone Should Know about Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider. President. American Icon.

by Sean Andrews

The inside story of Teddy's life and presidency!

You probably know that Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, but did you also know that he suffered great bouts of homesickness? Or...


I Am Resilient: A True Story of Dreams and Inspiration

by Jeffrey L. Croonen

Jeff Croonen was a force, both on and off the field. As a player for six years with the Canadian Football League, he was determined and unyielding. As a pharmaceutical sales representative, he was a sales award...


Xwelíqwiya: The Life of a Stó:lo Matriarch

by Rena Point Bolton & Richard Daly

Xwelíqwiya is the life story of Rena Point Bolton, a Stó:lō matriarch, artist, and craftswoman.


A Personal Calligraphy

by Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt is famous throughout Canada for her luminous paintings and prints. Her 1995 exhibition, The Art of Mary Pratt: The Substance of Light, drew record-breaking crowds on its tour of Canada. It also resulted...


Mister Mutt: A Dog's Tale

by Harold Rowland

A dog's life, from beginning to end.


Blue Thunder: The Truth About Conservatives from Macdonald to Harper

by Bob Plamondon

An unparalleled portrait of the Conservative Party and each of its nineteen leaders, Blue Thunder rollicks through 141 years of Canadian Conservative leadership.

A sprawling, page-turning exposé, Blue Thunder...


My Best Friend is a Wookie: One Boy's Journey to Find His Place in the Galaxy

by Pacitti Tony

In a galaxy far, far away a geek was born.

So begins the real-life hero's journey of Jedi Knight wannabe Tony Pacitti. In this hilarious coming-of-age memoir, Tony shows how Star Wars has served as a source of...


I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft

by S. T. Joshi

This new electronic edition of S. T. Joshi's monumental biography of H. P. Lovecraft includes the entire two-volume print edition in one file, providing the most detailed portrait of the life, work, and thought...


Life & Death In an American Harem

by L. M. Ollie

Based on true events which took place in the early 60's, this is a story that confirms the truth of the adage "Be careful what you wish for".

Determined to leave behind a life of poverty, Lizzie Lambert dreamt...


A Stone for Benjamin

by Fiona Gold Kroll

Since childhood, author Fiona Gold Kroll has been drawn to a photograph of her great-uncle, Benjamin Albaum, a Jewish man who disappeared from Paris at the beginning of World War II. A Stone for Benjamin is...


Starting from Loomis and Other Stories

by Hiroshi Kashiwagi & Tim Yamamura

A memoir in short stories, Starting from Loomis chronicles the life of accomplished writer, playwright, poet, and actor Hiroshi Kashiwagi. In this dynamic portrait of an aging writer trying to remember himself...


Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the '60s & '70s

by Linda Joy Myers, Amber Lea Starfire & Kate Farrell

These forty-eight powerful stories and poems etch in vivid detail the breakthrough moments experienced by women during the life-changing era that was the '60s and '70s. These women rode the sexual revolution...


Americashire: a Field Guide to a Marriage

by Jennifer Richardson

Jennifer Richardson and her husband bought a cottage in the Cotswolds in the hopes of finding respite from their stressful London existence-but instead, their new rural life forced Richardson to confront her...


Journey of Memoir: The Three Stages of Memoir Writing

by Linda Joy Myers

A unique workbook from National Association of Memoir Writers founder Linda Joy Myers that offers the tools writers need to begin, develop, and complete a memoir, including lessons on how to write a great scene,...


Splitting the Difference: A Heart-Shaped Memoir

by Tre Miller Rodriguez

Widowed at 34, Tré Miller Rodríguez finds New York life difficult to bear, so she sets off to travel the world, her husband's ashes in hand. This spontaneous act becomes a self-searching journey-one that ultimately...