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That Went By Fast

by Frank White

Ex-logger and gas station owner Frank White says living to the age of one hundred is not all it’s cracked up to be but it has some plusses. When he trundles down to the local shopping centre in Pender Harbour...


The Voyageur Canadian Biographies 5-Book Bundle

by William Kilbourn, Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Mary Quayle Innis & Sydney Gordon et al.

Voyageur Classics is a series of special versions of Canadian classics, with added material and new introductory notes. In this bundle we find five biographical and autobiographical titles that shed light on...


7 Years with Jim Rohn

by Chris Widener

For the first time in history, Chris shares his insights on what made Jim Rohn tick during his years as speaker, author and leader. For 7 years, best-selling author and speaker Chris Widener was personally mentored...


The Memoir and the Memoirist

by Thomas Larson

The memoir is the most popular and expressive literary form of our time. Writers embrace the memoir and readers devour it, propelling many memoirs by relative unknowns to the top of the best-seller list. Writing...


A Leg to Stand On

by Colleen Haggerty

When Colleen Haggerty lost her leg in an accident during her senior year of high school, she could have retreated from life and let her disability become her defining quality—and no one would have blamed her...


Let's All Hold Hands and Drop Dead

by Elaine J. Cooper

Quietly step into a group therapy meeting and listen to the members and the celebrated group therapist struggle to connect in true relationship. Witness the Russian Revolution and famine through the eyes of...


Paper Sons and Daughters

by Ufrieda Ho

Ufrieda Ho’s compelling memoir describes with intimate detail what it was like to come of age in the marginalized Chinese community of Johannesburg during the apartheid era of the 1970s and 1980s. The Chinese...


Daring to Date Again

by Ann Anderson Evans

Ann has two kids, two careers, two divorces, a pile of friends and sings soprano in the church choir. But after twelve years single, she is sick of celibacy. She’s been through enough to know that marriage...


Finding Dad

by Kara Sundlun

"Think what her father would have missed if Kara hadn't been tenacious enough to pursue, not just her own identity, but his as well."—Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC's Morning Joe

Kara Hewes had never seen her father,...


Cardboard Ocean

by Mike McCardell

Bestselling author and TV personality Mike McCardell, known for his humorous and touching portraits of ordinary BC lives, turns a new page and crafts a bittersweet memoir of his own hardscrabble childhood in...


Where Have I Been All My Life?

by Cheryl Rice

Where Have I Been All My Life? is a compelling memoir recounting one woman’s journey through grief and a profound feeling of unworthiness to wholeness and healing. It begins with the chillingly sudden death...


Terra Incognita

by Joseph Isaac Abrahams

Terra Incognita provides an autobiographical account of Joseph Abrahams’ 75-year career as a psychoanalyst, with extensive scientific data, life-altering discoveries, and insightful conclusions. Each chapter...


Searching for Soul

by Bobbe Tyler & Lucia Capacchione

To dive deep into your inner life. To navigate its complexity and explore your story in depth. To discover who you are exactly—the courage you have when life breaks apart, how conscious you become in that...


The Last of His Mind

by John Thorndike

Joe Thorndike was managing editor of Life at the height of its popularity immediately following World War II. He was the founder of American Heritage and Horizon magazines, the author of three books, and the...


Say It Out Loud

by Roberta Dolan

Breaking the silence about sexual abuse is vital—but it’s only the first step. What happens next? For most survivors, the wounds caused left by such abuse are often left to fester, slowly destroying their...


Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

by Thomas Page McBee

Winner - Best Transgender Nonfiction - 2015 Lambda Literary Awards

Best Books of 2014 - Publishers Weekly

Best Books of 2014 - NPR Books

Best Nonficton Books of 2014 - Kirkus Reviews

10 Best Transgender Non-Fiction...


Your Life Isn't for You

by Seth Adam Smith

Give Your Life to Live Your Life

In this book, Seth Adam Smith expands on the philosophy behind his extraordinarily popular blog post “Marriage Isn't for You”—which received over 30 million hits and has...


Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You

by Lisa Leslie & Larry Burnett

Foreword by Earvin "Magic" Johnson

"Absolutely one of the best players ever to play the game." --Bill Walton

A three-time Olympic gold medalist, three-time MVP of the WNBA, and the first woman ever to dunk in...


The Coconut Latitudes

by Rita M. Gardner

Gold Medal Winner, Autobiography/Memoir, 2015 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards. A father makes the fateful decision to leave a successful career in the US behind and move to an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic....


Lessons in Taxidermy

by Bee Lavender

“Bee Lavender is a fantastic writer. Her work is deep and personal, and I don’t think there are any places she’s scared to go.” —Michelle Tea, author of The Chelsea Whistle

“Bee’s scrupulous, non-histrionic...