Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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The Plague & I

University of Washington Press

An upbeat account of her battle at age thirty, The Plague and I is MacDonald’s witty take on her experiences in a Seattle sanitarium, where the author spent almost a year (1938-39) battling tuberculosis.

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Considerations of Difficult Questions

University of Washington Press
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Holy Moli

Albatross and Other Ancestors

Oregon State University Press

A natural history of the albatross woven with the author’s moving homage to her ancestors.

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The Call of the World

A Political Memoir

UBC Press, On Point Press

In this fiercely intelligent memoir, Bill Graham – Canada’s minister of foreign affairs and minister of defence during the tumultuous years following 9/11 – takes us on a personal journey through a period of upheaval in global and domestic politics, arguing that global institutions based on international law offer the best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and just world.

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Leaving Iran

Between Migration and Exile

Athabasca University Press

An intimate portrait of one family’s displacement after the 1979 Iranian Revolution and their search for identity.

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Take It as a Compliment

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A collective graphic memoir telling real life stories of sexual abuse, violence and harassment and a call to action for change.

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