Literary Figures

All My Cats
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All My Cats

In the autumn of 1965, flush with the unexpected success of his first published books, the Czech author Bohumil Hrabal bought a cottage in Kersko. ...

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Almost Islands
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Almost Islands

Almost Islands is a powerfully introspective memoir of the author’s friendship with legendary Canadian poet Phyllis Webb – now in her nineties and ...

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Bon Echo
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Bon Echo

Bon Echo: The Denison Years documents the era when famous artists, intellectuals and theatrical personalities visited the strikingly beautiful Lake...

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Boundless
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Boundless

The long-awaited follow up to Annabel and Kathleen Winter’s first work of narrative nonfiction.In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter took a j...

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Gabrielle Roy
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Gabrielle Roy

In 1945, Gabrielle Roy skyrocketed to fame and fortune when her first novel, The Tin Flute, was an instant hit. Over 700,000 copies sold in the Uni...

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Good as Gone
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Good as Gone

After falling in love with and marrying a man two lifetimes older than her, Irving Layton’s last wife shares the story of her life with the acclaim...

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Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack
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Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack

From the award-winning author of The Polished Hoe comes this delightful memoir about the trials, joys, and ultimate disillusionment of a small Barb...

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If I Could Turn and Meet Myself
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If I Could Turn and Meet Myself

At his death in 1985, Alden Nowlan stood in the first rank of Canadian writers. Today, his poetry is beloved by Maritimers and popular across Canad...

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Imagining Anne
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Imagining Anne

L. M. Montgomery's beautiful Island scrapbooks, covering a period from 1893 to mid-1910, are finally back in print. Reflecting Montgomery's youth a...

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Isabella Valancy Crawford
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Isabella Valancy Crawford

Considered one of the finest of Canada’s early poets, the raw intellect and emotional appeal of Isabella Valancy Crawford’s poetry drew author Eliz...

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John Buchan
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John Buchan

Soldier, spy, politician, bestselling thriller writer, and governor general of Canada — John Buchan was a man of many seasons and talents. An accom...

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Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Lucy Maud Montgomery

Born into a dark, unhappy childhood and battling severe mental and physical health issues all through her adulthood, Lucy Maud Montgomery had a cha...

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Mazo de la Roche
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Mazo de la Roche

In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her no...

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Mistakes to Run With

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER A devastatingly frank memoir that tears open the past to examine how circumstances--and the choices we make--dictate the peop...

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Myself Through Others
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Myself Through Others

Born in London, England, of Cornish stock, David Watmough arrived on Canada’s West Coast in 1961 and quickly became a fixture on the Canadian cultu...

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Random Illuminations
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Random Illuminations

A great conversation can offer insight into the hearts and minds of its participants. In this intimate, wide-ranging collection of conversations (a...

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Robertson Davies
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Robertson Davies

Born in Thamesville, Ontario, a student at Queen’s University in Kingston in the 1930’s, and editor and later publisher of the Peterborough Examine...

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Running The Rapids
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Running The Rapids

Poet, travel writer, teacher, quiz-show presenter, broadcaster, adventurer - Kildare Dobbs has played many parts, met many people, and been many pl...

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Virtual Clearcut
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Virtual Clearcut

In the Bowron River valley of British Columbia, there is a logging clearcut so vast that astronauts can see it. Sixty kilometers to the northwest l...

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Where It Hurts
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Where It Hurts

FINALIST IN THE 2017 GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR NON-FICTION!Where It Hurts is a highly-charged collection of personal essays, haunted by...

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Wisdom in Nonsense

I broke all the rules that my dad gave me. It was he who had given me, in part, the confidence to think of my life as being worthy to mix with tho...

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With Borges
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With Borges

During the 1960’s, Alberto Manguel, then a teenager, worked after school at a bookstore in Buenos Aires. One day, the legendary Jorge Luis Borges, ...

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Yours, for Probably Always
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Yours, for Probably Always

(starred review) Somerville makes an impressive book debut with a life of novelist, journalist, and intrepid war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (1...

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’Membering
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’Membering

2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature — Longlisted2016 RBC Taylor Prize — LonglistedThe unforgettable memoir of Giller Prize–winning author...

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