Genres


Below is the list of works in your selected genre, sorted alphabetically by writer's last name. Click the link to download a PDF version of this list, or use the menu on the left to select another genre.
WriterTitleYear
Lisa AppignanesiSimone de Beauvoir1988
Sally ArmstrongMila1992
The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor: The First Woman Settler of the Miramichi2007
Joan BaxterThe Hermit of Gully Lake: the life and times of Willard Kitchener MacDonald2005
Lita-Rose BetchermanErnest Lapointe: Mackenzie King's Great Quebec Lieutenant2002
Court Lady and Country Wife: Two Noble Sisters in Seventeenth-Century England2005
La Poesie se Mange Crue2010
Mary Harelkin BishopMoving Forward: the Journey of Paralympian Colette Bourgonje2010
Liz BradyMarian Engel and Her Works1987
Kate BraidRed Bait!: Struggles of a Mine Mill Local (Collab. Al King)1998
Emily Carr: Rebel Artist2000
Marianne BrandisFrontiers and Sanctuaries: A Woman's Life in Holland and Canada2006
Marcelle BrissonPar delà la clôture1975
Maman1977
Martha BrooksA Hill for Looking1982
Ruth Matheson BuckThe Doctor Rode Side-Saddle1974
June CallwoodEmma1984
Twelve Weeks in Spring1986
Jim: A Life with AIDS1988
The Man Who Lost Himself: The Terry Evanshen Story2000
Elspeth CameronHugh MacLennan: A Writer's Life1981
Irving Layton: A Portrait1985
Earle Birney: A Life1994
Great Dames (Ed. with others)1997
No Previous Experience: A Memoir of Love and Change1997
And Beauty Answers: The Life of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle2007
Marjorie Wilkins CampbellThe Silent Song of Mary Eleanor, or, The Silent Song: a Daughter's Tribute to a Reluctant Pioneer (1992)1983
Natalee CapleThe Semiconducting Dictionary: Our Strindberg2010
Margaret CarneyMargaret of Cortona1976
The First Franciscan Woman: Clare of Assisi and Her Form of Life1993
Sylvie ChaputMargaret Fuller (1810-1850)1988
Denise ChongThe Concubine’s Children: Portrait of a Family Divided1995
The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War2000
Egg on Mao2009
Anne CimonSusanna Moodie: Pioneer Author2006
Adrienne ClarksonTrue to You In My Fashion1971
Norman Bethune2009
Bev ClineThe Lombardo Story1979
Mary Frances CoadySteve Podborski: Fast-Faster-Fastest1983
Champion on Wheels: A Biography of Jocelyn Lovell1987
The Hidden Way1998
With Bound Hands: A Jesuit in Nazi Germany2003
Joy CoghillSong of this Place2003
Anne ComptonMeetings with Maritime Poets: Interviews2006
Nathalie CookeMargaret Atwood: A Biography1998
Gail Helena CorbettKatherine Wallis, Canadian Sculptor (1861-1954)1997
Arlette CoustureAussi vrai qu'il y a du soleil derrière les nuages1982
Susan CreanThe Laughing One: A Journey to Emily Carr2001
Julie CruikshankLife Lived Like a Story: Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders1990
Beverley DaurioThe Power to Bend Spoons: Interviews with Canadian Novelists1998
Dream Elevators: Interviews With Canadian Poets2000
Corinne De VaillyLa chance était au rendez-vous: Biographie de Louise Deschâtelets1995
Patricia DemersThe World of Hannah More1996
Emma DonoghueWe Are Michael Field1998
Bronwyn DrainieLiving the Part: John Drainie and the Dilemma of Canadian Stardom1988
Evelyn EatonHeart in Pilgrimage1946
Kim EchlinElizabeth Smart: A Fugue Essay on Women and Creativity2004
Dorothy FarmiloeIsabella Valancy Crawford: The Life and the Legends1984
The Legend of Jack Munroe1994
Joan FinniganGiants of Canada's Ottawa Valley1981
Judith FitzgeraldMarshall McLuhan: Wise Guy2001
Stacey May FowlesShe's Shameless: Women Write About Growing Up, Rocking Out and Fighting Back (Ed. with Megan Griffith-Green)2009
Victoria FreemanDistant Relations: How My Ancestors Colonized North America2000
Irene GammelBaroness Elsa: Gender, Dada, and Everyday Modernity / Die Dada Baroness : das wilde Leben der Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (Trans. Gammel 2003)2002
The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery (Ed.)2005
Looking for Anne: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic2008
Anne's World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables (Collab. Benjamin Lefebvre)2010
Sondra GotliebFirst Lady, Last Lady1981
Wife Of...An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington1985
Washington Rollercoaster1990
Sherrill E. Grace Sursum Corda! The Collected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Volume I: 1926-1946 (Ed. Grace)1995
Sursum Corda! The Collected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Volume II: 1947-1957 (Ed. Grace)1996
Inventing Tom Thomson2004
Making Theatre: A Life of Sharon Pollock2008
Agnes GrantJames McKay: A Métis Builder of Canada1994
Finding My Talk: How Fourteen Canadian Native Women Reclaimed their Lives after Residential School2004
Charlotte GrayMrs. King: The Life and Times of Isabel Mackenzie King1997
Flint and Feather: E. Pauline Johnson1998
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill1999
Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention2006
Sisters in Two Worlds: A Visual Biography of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill (Collab. Michael Peterman)2007
Megan Griffith-GreenShe's Shameless: Women Write About Growing Up, Rocking Out and Fighting Back (Ed. with Stacey May Fowles)2009
Phyllis GrosskurthJohn Addington Symonds: A Biography, or, The Woeful Victorian1964
Leslie Stephen1968
Gabrielle Roy (Ed. William French)1969
Havelock Ellis: A Biography1980
Melanie Klein: Her World and Her Work1986
Margaret Mead: A Life of Controversy1988
Byron: The Flawed Angel1997
Sandra GwynMary Pratt1989
Lyn HancockTell Me, Grandmother (Reissued as The Ring)1985
Anne HartThe Life and Times of Miss Jane Marple1985
The Life and Times of Hercule Poirot1990
The Woman Who Mapped Labrador: The Life And Expedition Diary Of Mina Hubbard (Collab. Roberta Buchanan)2005
Joyce HaydenVictoria Faulkner: Lady of the Golden North2002
Margaret Ann HayesI'm Only the Editor2004
Joyce HemlowThe History of Fanny Burney1958
Clara HofferLand of Hope (Collab. F.H. Kahan)1960
Irene HowardGold Dust on His Shirt: The True Story of a Pioneer Mining Family2008
Beverly Hungry WolfThe Ways of my Grandmothers1980
Shadows of the Buffalo: A Family Odyssey Among the Indians (Collab. Adolf Hungry Wolf)1983
Nancy HustonTombeau de Romain Gary1995
Pat Duffy HutcheonLonely Trail2009
Grace IrwinThe Seventh Earl: A Dramatized Biography1976
Three Lives in Mine1986
Sheilagh JamesonThe Wyndham family1959
Malcolm McCrimmon: pioneer railroad contractor1962
W. J. Oliver, Life through a Master's Lens1984
Paula JohansonWill Hobbs2005
Yvonne JohnsonStolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman (Collab. Rudy Wiebe)1998
Hélèna KatzThe Mad Trapper: The Incredible Tale of a Famous Canadian Manhunt2004
Rose KeefeGuns and Roses: The Untold Story of Dean O'Banion, Chicago's Big Shot Before Al Capone2004
The Man Who Got Away: the Bugs Moran Story2004
Betty C. KellerPauline: A Biography of Pauline Johnson1982
Black Wolf: The Life of Ernest Thompson Seton1984
Pauline Johnson: The First Aboriginal Voice1999
Pender Harbour Cowboy: The Many Lives of Bertrand Sinclair2000
A Thoroughly Wicked Woman2010
Deirdre KesslerA Century on Spring Street: Wanda Lefurgey Wyatt of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 1895-19981999
Betty Nygaard KingAlexander Brott: My Lives in Music (Collab. Alexander Brott)2005
Suzanne KingsmillFrancis Scrimger: Beyond the Call of Duty1991
Anne KingstonThe Edible Man: Dave NIchol, President's Choice, and the Making of Popular Taste1994
Heather KirkMazo de la Roche: Rich and Famous Writer2006
Valerie KnowlesFirst Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator1988
From Telegrapher to Titan: The Life of William C. Van Horne2004
Capital Lives: Profiles of 32 Leading Ottawa Personalities2005
Capital Lives Vol. II: Profiles of 32 Leading Ottawa Personalities2010
William C. Van Horne: Railway Titan2010
Myrna KostashHer Own Woman (Collab. Melinda McCracken, Valerie Miner, Erna Paris and Heather Robertson)1975
Micheline La FranceDenise Pelletier, ou, La folie du théâtre1979
Rina LasnierLa Grande dame des pauvres1959
Ruth LattaThe Memory of All That: Canadian Women Remember World War II1992
Grace MacInnis: A Woman to Remember (Collab. E. Joyce Trott)2001
Marie Le FrancEnfance marine1959
Peggy Dymond LeaveyMary Pickford: Canada’s Silent Siren, America’s Sweetheart2011
Nadine MackenzieLa lumière dans la nuit: la vie de Mary Munn1984
Preston Manning1995
Jill MacLean (Sandra Field, Jan MacLean, Jocelyn Haley)Jean Pierre Roma1977
Charlotte MacLeod (Alisa Craig)Had She But Known: A Biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart1994
Gail MacMillanCharlie's Centennial2011
Margaret MacMillanExtraordinary Canadians: Stephen Leacock2009
Barbara W. Tuchman2012
Margaret MacphersonNellie McClung: Voice for the Voiceless2003
Rachel ManleyIn My Father's Shade2004
Horses in her Hair: A Granddaughter's Story2008
Ainslie MansonAlexander MacKenzie, from Canada by Land2003
Lee MaracleBobby Lee: Indian Rebel (Revised 1990)1975
Daphne MarlattOpening Doors in Vancouver's East End (Ed. with Carole Itter)2011
Shirlee Smith MathesonYoungblood of the Peace: The Authorized Biography of Father Emile Jungbluth1991
Fredelle Bruser MaynardThe Tree of Life1989
Susan MayseGinger: The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin1990
Christina McCallTrudeau and Our Times, Vol. 1: The Magnificent Obsession (Collab. Stephen Clarkson)1990
Trudeau and Our Times, Vol. 2: The Heroic Delusion (Collab. Stephen Clarkson)1994
Melinda McCrackenHer Own Woman (Collab. Myrna Kostash, Valerie Miner, Erna Paris and Heather Robertson)1975
Jean McKayGone to Grass1983
Audrey McKimHer Special Vision: A Biography of Jean Little (Collab. Barbara Greenwood)1987
Barbara MeadowcroftPainting Friends: The Beaver Hall Women Painters1999
Gwethalyn Graham (1913-65): A Liberated Woman in a Conventional Age2008
Elaine Kalman NavesRobert Weaver: Godfather of Canadian Literature2008
Rosemary NeeringW.A.C. Bennett1981
Louis Riel2000
Iris NowellHot Breakfast for Sparrows: My Life with Harold Town1992
Joyce Wieland: A Life in Art2001
Madeleine Ouellette-MichalskaLéo-Paul Tremblé1992
Erna ParisHer Own Woman (Collab. Myrna Kostash, Melinda McCracken, Valerie Miner and Heather Robertson)1975
Molly PeacockThe Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 722010
Hélène PedneaultNotre Clémence1989
Charlotte Bronte PerryOne Man's Journey: Roy Prince Edward Perry, 1905-19721982
Emily Pohl-WearyBetter to Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril (Collab. Judith Merril)2002
Helen Fogwill PorterBelow the Bridge: Memories of the South Side of St. John's1979
Liza PotvinCougarman Percy: Percy Dewar2005
Aviva RavelFaithful Unto Death: The Story of Arthur Zygielbaum1980
Denyse Gervais ReganThe Thirteenth One (Adap. Gervais Regan)2009
Helen Evans ReidAll Silent, All Damned: The Search for Isaac Barr1953
Heather RobertsonHer Own Woman (Collab. Myrna Kostash, Melinda McCracken, Valerie Miner and Erna Paris)1975
The Flying Bandit1981
Measuring Mother Earth: How Joe the Kid became Tyrrell of the North2007
Linda RogersThe Broad Canvas: Portraits of Women by Women1989
George Fetherling and His Works (Ed.)2005
Veronica RossTo Experience Wonder: Edna Staebler: A Life2003
Mary RubioWriting a Life: L.M. Montgomery (Collab. Elizabeth Waterston)1995
Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings2008
Rosemary SadlierLeading the Way: Black Women in Canada1994
Judy SchultzAn Appetite for Life2006
Carol ShieldsJane Austen2001
Nan ShipleyThe James Evan Story1966
Anna and the Indians1967
Maggie SigginsBassett: John Bassett’s Forty Years in Politics, Publishing, Business and Sports1979
Louis Riel: A Life of Revolution1994
Marie-Anne: The Extraordinary Life of Louis Riel’s Grandmother2008
Norma SlumanJohn Tootoosis1982
Patricia SmartHubert Aquin, agent double1973
Claire Martin : Dans un Gant de fer2004
Nora Foster StovelMargaret Drabble: Symbolic Moralist1989
Rosemary SullivanBy Heart: Elizabeth Smart, a Life1991
Shadowmaker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen1995
Carol TalbotThe Saga of Anne-Marie Weems, Fugitive Girl of 15 (Collab. George Boyd)1977
Ellie TesherThe Dionnes1999
Ethel C. TibbetsOn to the Sunset1953
Maria TippettEmily Carr: A Biography1979
Portrait in Light and Shadow: The Life of Yousuf Karsh1997
Stormy Weather: F.H. Varley, A Biography1999
Bill Reid: The Making of an Indian2003
Jane UrquhartExtraordinary Canadians: Lucy Maud Montgomery2009
Jo VellacottFrom Liberal to Labour with Women's Suffrage: The Story of Catherine Marshall1993
Betty WilsonRudy! the People's Governor2005
Janet WilsonThe Ingenious Mr. Peale: Painter, Patriot, and Man of Science1996
Adele WisemanOld Woman at Play1978
Betty Jane WylieThe Clear Spirit1966