Irving’s Coat

Writing a movie script for Sammy Davis, Jr., breaking up a fight between Len Gasparini and Irving Layton, letting Layton borrow his coat because someone swiped his, playing practical jokes on the American icon Joyce Carol Oates and establishing one of the first cre- ative writing departments in Canadian universities . . . These are... Read more »

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Calling the Wild

From acclaimed novelist and Governor General’s Award-winning poet Robert Hilles comes a book that’s part memoir, and part lament for the wild. He investigates what we mean by the word today in a world where it is a rapidly depleting commodity. Drawing extensively from his childhood growing up outside Kenora in northwestern Ontario, Hilles takes us back... Read more »

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When the Red Light Goes On Get Off

Canadian comedian John Wing’s life in comedy has taken him to appearances on the Tonight Show, David Letterman and on stage in Las Vegas as well as comedy clubs and appearances across North America. This is his memoir.

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The Alphabet Table

Stories create the individual and language creates the stories. In Alphabet Table: Memoir of a Childhood in the Language, Bruce Meyer tells the story of how an author emerges into his identity and personality by acquiring the power of language. In narratives that are humorous, moving, and often very familiar, Meyer recounts the journey through... Read more »

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