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Under the Nakba Tree

Athabasca University Press

In this moving memoir, a Palestinian man recalls his childhood in Canada and the struggles he faced at the intersection of indigeneity, national identity, and marginality.

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Able to Lead

Disablement, Radicalism, and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley

UBC Press

Able to Lead tells the forgotten story of the life of double amputee E.T. Kingsley, a pioneering politician, and labour and justice activist.

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Emergency Deep

Cold War Missions of a Submarine Commander

University of Alabama Press
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Being a Ballerina

The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life

University Press of Florida
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Top To Bottom

A Memoir and Personal Guide Through Phalloplasty

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A witty, practical and insightful memoir and guide to the emotional and physical journey of having phalloplasty.

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Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!

The Story of the Trans Women of Color Who Made LGBTQ+ History

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A picture book about the trans women of colour who started an LGBTQ+ revolution.

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Caroline's Dilemma

A Colonial Inheritance Saga

UBC Press

This extraordinary book skillfully blends diverse historical evidence to tell the harrowing story of Caroline Kearney and her struggles against the paternalistic inheritance laws of the nineteenth century colonial world.

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Stone Motel

Memoirs of a Cajun Boy

University Press of Mississippi

Dispatches from the childhood of a Louisiana son raised in a roadside motel.

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XOXY

A Memoir (Intersex Woman, Mother, Activist)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Jessic Kingley Publishers

This provocative and life-affirming memoir, by one of the world's foremost intersex activists, charts the author's journey from discovering she is intersex through to self-acceptance and becoming an international human rights defender, and the impact this has had on her personal and family life.

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The Shoe Boy

A Trapline Memoir

UBC Press, Purich Books

The Shoe Boy is an evocative exploration of Indigenous identity and connection to the land, expressed in guise of a unique coming-of-age memoir set on a trapline in northern Quebec.

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The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

University Press of Mississippi

A new, vivid account of the final months of the esteemed writer’s life.

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Everything is Relevant

Writings on Art and Life, 1991-2018

Concordia University Press

A compelling and illuminating collection of Canadian artist Ken Lum’s diverse writings from the early 1990s to the present.

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Bootstraps Need Boots

One Tory’s Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada

UBC Press, On Point Press

In this deeply personal memoir, Hugh Segal looks back on a life that took him from childhood poverty to the heights of Canadian politics and how these early experiences shaped his life-long advocacy for the poor.

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A World without Martha

A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference

UBC Press, Purich Books

A World without Martha is an unflinching yet compassionate memoir of how one sister’s institutionalization for intellectual disability in the 1960s affected the other, sending them both on separate but parallel journeys shaped initially by society’s inability to accept difference and later by changing attitudes towards disability, identity, and inclusion.

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Journey to the Center of the Mind

Health and Happiness through the Eyes of a World-Renowned Neurosurgeon

Universitas Press

Amidst the personal reminiscences of a world-renowned neurosurgeon and professor lie the knowledge and wisdom of a happy and fulfilling life, something we look for ourselves.

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Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

Athabasca University Press

A poetic setting of a World War I soldier's diary.

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Dear Alzheimer's

A Diary of Living with Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Capturing Keith Oliver's journey from diagnosis to the present day, this empowering book combines reflective diary entries with retrospective pieces to provide a unique insight into life with dementia.

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The Last Suffragist Standing

The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson

UBC Press

The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering Canadian suffragist and politician and an illuminating work on the history of feminism, socialism, internationalism, and activism in Canada.

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Yuan Shikai

A Reappraisal

UBC Press

This first major comprehensive study of Yuan Shikai in more than half a century explores the controversial life of one of the most important figures in China’s transition from empire to republic.

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Amma’s Daughters

A Memoir

Athabasca University Press
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