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.
Besides diaries, journals, and notebooks, this list includes travel writing of a personal nature.
WriterTitleYear
Carmen AguirreSomething Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter2011
Jody AliesanTrue North / Nord Vrai2007
Francine AllardC’est pas toujours drôle1998
Vanessa AlleyneThere Were Times I Thought I was Crazy: A Black Woman's Story of Incest1997
Lisa AppignanesiLosing the Dead1999
Jann ArdenFalling Backwards: A Memoir2011
Luanne ArmstrongBlue Valley: An Ecological Memoir2007
Trysh Ashby-RollsTriumph: A Journey of Healing From Incest1991
Margaret AtwoodNegotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing2002
Moving Targets: Writing with Intent2004
Élaine AudetLa Passion des mots: journal1989
Margaret AvisonA Doctor’s Memoirs (Collab. A.I. Wolinsky)1960
Florence L. BauldBear River: Untapped Roots, Moving Upward1997
Marie-Claire BlaisParcours d'un ecrivain notes americaines / American Notebooks: A Writer's Journey (Trans. 1996)1993
Réjane BougéJe ne me lève jamais avant la fin du générique: récit2005
Dionne BrandA Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging2001
Marianne BrandisFinding Words: A Writer's Memoir2000
Elizabeth Winifred BrewsterThe Invention of Truth1991
Helen M. Buss (Margaret Clarke)Memoirs From Away: A New Found Land Girlhood1999
Sharon ButalaThe Perfection of the Morning: An Apprenticeship in Nature, or, Perfection of the Morning: A Woman's Awakening in Nature (1997)1994
Coyote's Morning Cry: Meditations and Dreams from a Life in Nature1995
Wild Stone Heart: An Apprentice in the Fields2000
Sue CalhounOle Boy: Memoirs of Canadian Labour Leader J.K. Bell1992
Elspeth CameronNo Previous Experience: A Memoir of Love and Change1997
Pat CapponiUpstairs in the Crazy House1992
Lisa CarducciL'Italie est ailleurs: récits, contes et nouvelles1997
Propos d'une étrangère en Chine2002
Ma Chine au quotidien2005
Vivre la Chine à ma façon2007
Emily CarrKlee Wyck1941
The Book of Small1942
The House of All Sorts1944
Pause: A Sketch Book (Ed. Ira Dilworth)1953
The Heart of a Peacock (Ed. Ira Dilworth)1953
Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr (Ed. Phyllis Inglis)1966
Sharon CarstairsNot One of the Boys1993
Anne Laurel CarterMy Wedding Dress2007
Michèle CausseBerthe ou Un demi-siècle auprès de l'Amazone - Souvenirs de Berthe Cleyrergue recueillis et précédés d'une étude sur Natalie C. Barney1980
Jill CimentHalf a Life1996
Anne ColemanI'll Tell You a Secret: A Memory of Seven Summers2004
Karen ConnellyTouch the Dragon: A Thai Journal, or, Dream of a Thousand Lives: A Sojourn in Thailand1992
One Room in a Castle: Letters from Spain, France and Greece1995
Burmese Lessons: A Love Story2010
Jill Ker ConwayThe Road from Coorain1990
True North1994
Janice CowanA Spy's Wife2006
Susan CoyneKingfisher Days, or, In the Kingdom of Fairies2002
Lorna CrozierSmall Beneath the Sky2009
Andrea CurtisInto the Blue: Family Secrets and the Search for a Great Lakes Shipwreck2003
Diane-Monique DaviauLa vie passe comme une étoile filante, faites un voeu: récits, fragments, éclats1993
Ma mère et Gainsbourg1999
Maggie de VriesMissing Sarah: a Memoir of Loss (Revised 2008 with an additional chapter)2003
Kristen den HartogThe Occupied Garden: Recovering the Story of a Family in the War-Torn Netherlands (Collab. Tracy Kasaboski)2008
Ann DiamondMy Cold War2007
Marguerite Downes ((Peggy Downes)Military and Music: Personal Reflections1990
Danielle DubéUn été en Provence1999
Le bonheur est dans le fjord: excursion au pays du Saguenay2008
Evelyn EatonSnowy Earth Comes Gliding1974
I Send a Voice1978
The Shaman and the Medicine Wheel1982
Miriam EdelsonMy Journey with Jake: A Memoir of Parenting and Disability2000
Caterina EdwardsFinding Rosa2008
Jean EwenChina Nurse1981
Madeleine FerronAdrienne, une saga familiale1993
Cheryl FoggoPourin’ Down Rain1990
Sylvia FraserMy Father's House1987
Lise GauvinUn automne à Paris2005
Catherine GildinerToo Close to the Falls: A Memoir1999
After the Falls2009
Lorna GoodisonFrom Harvey River2008
Elizabeth GoudieWoman of Labrador1973
Linda GoyetteThe Story that Brought Me Here: To Alberta from Everywhere (Ed.)2008
Phyllis GrosskurthThe Memoirs of John Addington Symonds (Ed.)1984
Kristjana GunnarsZero Hour1991
Joyce HarriesGirdles and Other Harnesses I Have Known2000
Elizabeth HayThe Only Snow in Havana1992
Captivity Tales: Canadians in New York1993
Margaret Ann HayesSafarini: Many Journeys2007
Dorothy Campbell HendersonThe Long, Long Trail: A Memoir2000
Tales in the Life of a Farmer's Wife - Sense and Nonsense2001
Edith HewsonAll God's Kids1988
Anne Marie HiltonCoeur au beurre noir (Collab. Jeannie Hilton)2004
Jeannie HiltonCoeur au beurre noir (Collab. Anne Marie Hilton)2004
Nicole HoudeLettres à Cher Alain1990
Nancy HustonJournal de la création1990
Nord perdu / Losing North: Musings on Land, Tongue, and Self (Trans. Huston 2002)1999
Suzanne JacobAh--!1996
Susan JubyNice Recovery2011
Monique JuteauDes nouvelles d'Asie1999
Le voyage a dit: récit2005
Tracy KasaboskiThe Occupied Garden: Recovering the Story of a Family in the War-Torn Netherlands (Collab. Kristen den Hartog)2008
Janice Kulyk KeeferHoney and Ashes: A Story of Family1998
Sheila Kindellan-SheehanSheila’s Take2003
Mary-Ann KirkbyI Am Hutterite2007
Anne KonradRed Quarter Moon: A Search for Family in the Shadow of Stalin2011
Myrna KostashLetters from Kiev (Collab. Solomea Pavlychko and Bohdan Krawchenko)1992
The Doomed Bridegroom: A Memoir1998
Prodigal Daughter: A Journey to Byzantium2010
Pat KrauseActs of Love2007
Zoë LandaleSlice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian Creative Nonfiction (Ed. with Luanne Armstrong)2011
Monique LaRuePromenades littéraires dans Montréal (Collab. Jean-Franà§ois Chassay)1989
Mona Latif-GhattasMomo et Loulou (Collab. Louise Desjardins)2004
Evelyn LauRunaway: Diary of a Street Kid1986
Inside Out: Reflection on a Life So Far2001
Margaret LaurenceThe Prophet's Camel Bell1963
Dance on the Earth: A Memoir1989
Linda LeithÉpouser la Hongrie / Marrying Hungary (Trans. Aline Apostolska)2004
Naomi K. LewisIn Case of Fire (Collab. Spencer Beach)2010
Joycelyn LoeffelholzIsland Interlude: A Memoir1998
Eswyn Lyster (Eswyn Ellinor-Lyster)Most Excellent Citizens, A History of the Canadian War Brides of World War II (Posthumous)2010
Dorothy MacleanMemoirs of an Ordinary Mystic2010
Catherine MacleodWaking Up in the Men's Room1998
Michèle MailhotLa vie arrachée: cahiers1984
Notes de parcours1986
Alice MajorMemory's Daughter2010
Rachel ManleyEdna Manley: The Diaries (Ed.)1989
Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood1996
Slipstream: A Daughter Remembers2000
Conni MassingOn the Road with the Buffalo Gals2010
Fredelle Bruser MaynardRaisins and Almonds1972
Jean McKayExploded View: Observations on Reading, Writing and Life2001
Maureen McTeerIn My Own Name2003
Mary MelfiItaly Revisited: Conversations with My Mother2009
Beatrice Culleton MosionierCome Walk with Me2009
Rona MurrayJourney Back to Peshawar1993
Memory of Elsewhere2000
Susan MusgraveYou’re in Canada Now, Motherfucker: A Memoir of Sorts1989
Musgrave Landing1994
Elaine Kalman NavesPutting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers (Ed.)1998
Shoshanna's Story2003
Madeleine Ouellette-MichalskaLa Tentation de dire: journal1985
Molly PeacockParadise, Piece by Piece1998
Hélène PedneaultLes carnets du lac2000
Mon enfance et autres tragédies politiques2004
Penny PetroneBreaking the Mould1995
Embracing Serafina2000
Schoolmarm2007
Nathalie PetrowskiMaman Last Call1995
Anna PorterThe Storyteller: A Memoir of Secrets, Magic and Lies2000
Liza PotvinWhite Lies (For My Mother)1992
Henia ReinhartzWith A Yellow Star And A Red Cross: A Doctor In The Lodz Ghetto (Trans. with Nochem Reinhartz; by Arnold Mostowicz, foreward Antony Polonsky)2005
Bits and Pieces2007
Evelyn RichardsonWe Keep a Light, or, We Bought an Island1945
My Other Islands1960
A Voyage to Australia1976
B...Was for Butter and Enemy Craft1976
Eden RobinsonThe Sasquatch at Home: Traditional Protocols & Modern Storytelling2011
Chava RosenfarbGe¥to un Andere Lider: Oykh Fragmentn fun a Tog Bukh1948
Mary RubioThe Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery (Ed. with Elizabeth Waterston)1985
Judy SchultzMamie’s Children: Three Generations of Prairie Women1997
The Food Lover’s Trail Guide to Alberta (Collab. Mary Bailey)2003
Karen Shadd-EvelynI'd Rather Live in Buxton1993
Carolyn SmartAt the End of the Day2001
Linda SpaldingThe Brick Reader (Ed. with Michael Ondaatje)1991
Riska, Memories of a Dayak Girlhood (Ed.; memoir by Riska Orpa Sari)1999
Edna StaeblerMust Write: Edna Staebler’s Diaries1999
Addena Sumter-FreitagBack in the Days2009
Anne SzumigalskiA Woman Clothed in Words2010
Janice TaitThe Devil's Snare2005
Carol TalbotGrowing Up Black in Canada1984
Miriam ToewsSwing Low: A Life2000
Betsy WarlandBloodroot: Tracing the Untelling of Motherloss2000
Alison WattThe Last Island: A Naturalist’s Sojourn on Triangle Island2002
Of Water and Creatures2005
Alison WearingHoneymoon in Purdah: An Iranian Journey2001
Helen Waldstein WilkesLetters from the Lost: A Memoir of Discovery2009
Janice WilliamsonCrybaby!1998
Heather Gemmen WilsonStartling Beauty: My Journey from Rape to Restoration2004
Katherine Wilson-SimmieLights out: A Canadian Nursing Sisters Tale1981
Adele WisemanMemoirs of a Book Molesting Childhood and Other Essays1987
Jan WongRed China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now1996
Jan Wong's China: Reports from a Not-So-Foreign Correspondent1999
Lunch with Jan Wong2000
Beijing Confidential: a Tale of Comrades Lost and Found2007
Out of the Blue, a Memoir of Loss, Recovery, Renewal and, Yes, Happiness2011
Betty Jane WylieBetty Jane's Diary: Lessons Children Taught Me1981
The Book of Matthew: The Story of a Learning Disabled Child1984
Betty Jane's Diary: Holidays & Celebrations1991
Betty Jane's Diary: Passages: Life's Journey1991