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Under an Afghan sky : a memoir of captivity —Fung, Mellissa.

"In October 2008, Melissa Fung, a long-time journalist for CBC's The National, was reporting on the effects of the war in Afghanistan on the local population. As she was leaving a refugee camp outside of Kabul, she was g...

Friends and enemies : a memoir —Amiel, Barbara, author.

"The long-awaited memoir of one of Canada's most talked about and controversial figures, Friends and Enemies is shockingly honest, richly detailed, and pulls no punches as it traverses the highs and lows of Barbara Amiel...

Living up to a legend : my adventures with Billy Bishop's ghost —Bishop, Diana, author.

"Diana never knew her famous grandfather, First World War flying ace Billy Bishop. Still, his heroic legacy has towered over Diana even from the grave, shaping her life in ways that she never expected. Now she presents a...

Finding myself in fashion —Beker, Jeanne.

"More than 40 years ago, Jeanne Beker set out to live a life that was not just great but extraordinary. In Finding myself in fashion, she recalls some of the high and the low points of the last turbulent decade...Through...

Hello! I want to die, please fix me : depression in the first person —Paperny, Anna Mehler, author.

"Frank, eye-opening, heartbreaking and disarmingly funny, Anna Mehler Paperny is a fabulous, vibrant new voice. In her galvanizing memoir-meets-exposé, writing with riveting vitality and intelligence about surviving sui...

Memoirs of a muhindi : fleeing East Africa for the West —Ladha, Mansoor, author.

"In Memoirs of a Muhindi, Mansoor Ladha bears witness to what happens when nations turn against entire religious and ethnic groups. When Ugandan president Idi Amin expelled Africans of Indian descent from the country in ...

Year I turned 25 : a memoir about sex, anxiety and a dog named she-devil —Fletcher, Raquel.

I always thought twenty-five was the year I'd finally be grown up, the year the world would finally start taking me seriously, the year I would finally know what I wanted. And yet..." The Year I Turned 25 catalogues the ...

Being Kurdish in a hostile world —Nuri, Ayub, author.

"A stringer for The Washington Post and The New York Times, Ayub Nuri's work on the front lines in Iraq has been portrayed in best-selling books by award winning journalists. Now he tells his own story and that of his pe...

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