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Autobiographies / Memoirs

Aboud, Najah.

I, Who Did Not Die: A Sweeping Story of Loss, Redemption and Fate.

Co-author: Zahed Haftlang; with Meredith May.
New York: Regan Arts, 2017.
DS318.85 .H335 2017

Akhavan, Payam.

In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey.

Toronto: Anansi, 2017.
JC571 .A343 2017

Al Ethari, Lamees.

Waiting for the Rain: An Iraqi Memoir.

Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2019.
DS79.66.E84 A3 2019

Al Kontar, Hassan.

Man at the Airport: How Social Media Saved My Life–One Syrian’s Story.

New Westminster, BC: Tidewater Press, 2021.

Al Rabeeah, Abu Bakr.

Homes: A Refugee Story.

With Winnie Yeung.
Calgary: Freehand Books, 2018.
HV640.5 .I75 A47 2018

Ali, Kazim.

Northern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water.

Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane, 2021.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Alsaadi, Nawar.

The Bull of Heaven: The Story of a Boy Who Grew up in a War Zone to Become a French Stock Market Millionaire Fighting for Shareholder Justice in North America.

[unnamed: The Author], 2014.
HG5154.3 A47 2014

Al-Soyalee, Kamal.

Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes.

Toronto: HarperCollins, 2012.
PN4913.A425 A3 2012

Anand, Madhur.

This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart: A Memoir in Halves.

Toronto: Penguin Random House Canada, 2020.
PS8601.N31 T45 2020

Askar, Saoussan.

From Far Away.

Co-author: Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Toronto: Annick Books, 1995.

Reissued 2017 with new art by Rebecca Green.

Ayed, Nahlah.

A Thousand Farewells: A Reporter’s Journey From Refugee Camp to the Arab Spring.

Toronto: Viking, 2012.
PN4913.A494 A3 2012

Aziz, Omer.

Brown Boy: A Memoir.

New York: Scribner, 2023.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Bae, Paul.

You Suck, Sir: Chronicles of a High School English Teacher and the Smartass Students Who Schooled Him.

Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020.
Series: Robin’s Egg Books.

Bahari, Maziar.

Rosewater: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival.

With Aimee Molloy.
First published as: Then They Came for Me. 2011
Toronto: Random House Canada, 2014.
DS318.9 .B35 2014

Bains, Tara Singh.

The Four Quarters of the Night: The Life-Journey of an Emigrant Sikh.

With Hugh Johnston.
Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1995.
FC3849.R53 Z49 1995
Also available as an E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Bates, Judy Fong.

The Year of Finding Memory: A Memoir.

Toronto: Random House Canada, 2010.
PS8553.A827 Z478 2010

Barzanji, Jalal.

The Man in Blue Pyjamas: A Prison Memoir.

Based on a translation by Sabah A. Salih.
Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2011.
DS79.66 .B367 A313 2011

Begamudré, Ven.

Extended Families: A Memoir of India.

Regina: Coteau Books, 2017.
PS8553 .E342 Z46 2017

Benmergui, Ralph.

I Thought He Was Dead: A Spiritual Memoir.

Hamilton: James Street North Books, 2021.
PN1992.4.B428 A3 2021

Bhaneja, Balwant.

Troubled Pilgrimage: Passage to Pakistan.

Toronto: TSAR, 2013.
DS377 .B53 2013

Bhatia, Nav.

The Heart of a Superfan: A Memoir of Grit, Love, Family and Basketball.

With Tamara Baluja.
Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2024
publishing in Feb. 2024

Boullata, Issa J.

The Bells of Memory: A Palestinian Boyhood in Jerusalem.

Westmount, Quebec: Linda Leith Publishing, 2014.
DS109.93 .B67 2014

Campbell, Thanh.

Orphan 32.

Hamilton, Ont.: Hope for the World Productions, 2013.
DS559.8 .C53 C36 2013

Chang, Sophia.

The Baddest Bitch in the Room: A Memoir.

New York: Catapult, 2020.

Chariandy, David.

I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter to my Daughter.

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2018.
PS8605 .H3685 Z46 2018

Chiang, Hung-Min.

Home Is Where the Water Is.

Charlottetown, PEI: Island Studies Press, 2020.

Chitpin, Stephanie.

Keep My Memory Safe: Fook Soo Am, The Pagoda, A Memoir.

Montreal: Baraka Books, 2023.

Chong, Kevin.

My Year of the Racehorse: Falling in Love with the Sport of Kings.

Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2012.
SF334 .C56 2012

Chong, Tommy.

Cheech & Chong: The Unauthorized Autobiography.

Gallery Books, 2008.

Chong, Vivian.

Dancing After TEN.

Vivian Chong and Georgia Webber.
Seattle: Fantagraphic Books, 2020.
PN6727.C497 Z46 2020

Chopra, Shiv.

Corrupt to the Core: Memoirs of a Health Canada Whistleblower.

Caledon, ON: Kos Publishing Inc., 2009.

Chow, Olivia.

My Journey.

Toronto: HarperCollins Canada, 2014.
FC641 .C56 A3 2014

Choy, Wayson.

Not Yet: A Memoir of Living and almost Dying.

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2009.
PS8555 .H6658 Z534 2009

Paper Shadows: A Chinatown Childhood.

Toronto: Penguin Books, 2000.
PS8555 .H6658 Z53 2000

Clarkson, Adrienne.

Heart Matters.

Toronto: Viking, 2006.
FC636 .C56 A3 2006

Dashtgard, Annahid.

Breaking the Ocean: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion and Reconciliation.

Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2019.
FC106 .I5 D37 2019

Der, Hung.

Journey of a Paper Son: A Memoir.

Toronto: Legacies, 2016.
CT310.D47 A3 2016

Dib, Kamal.

Beirut Culture Shock: A Canadian Tale.

Beirut: Editions Dar An-Nahar, 2013.

Dosanjh, Ujjal.

Journey After Midnight: A Punjabi Life from India to Canada.

Vancouver: Figure 1 Publishing, 2016.
New Delhi: Speaking Tiger Press, 2023. (paperback reprint)

Duong, Anh.

Dear Da-Lê: A Father’s Memoir of the Vietnam War and the Iranian Revolution.

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2024.
forthcoming Sept. 2024.

Fraser, Tara Sidhoo.

When My Ghost Sings.

Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2023.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Fung, Melissa.

Under the Afghan Sky: A Memoir of Captivity.

Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
DS371.43 .F86 A3 2011

Gatchalian, C. E.

Double Melancholy: Art, Beauty, and the Making of a Brown Queer Man.

Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2019.
PS8613 .A875 Z46 2019

Garebian, Keith.

Pain: Journeys Around My Parents.

Oakville, Ont.: Mosaic Press, [2000].
PN1708 .G3 A3 2000

Ghadery, Hollay.


Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2021.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Ghomeshi, Jian.


Toronto: Viking, 2012.
ML3534.6 .C2 G56 2012

Ghulam, Elen.

Don’t Shoot! … I Have Another Story to Tell You.

ihath publishing, 2016.

Gill, Charlotte.

Almost Brown: A Mixed-race Family Memoir.

Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2023.
HT1523 .G535 2023

Gill, Rupinder.

On the Outside Looking Indian: How My Second Childhood Changed My Life.

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2011.
FC106 .E2 G55 2011

Goel, Sima.

Fleeing the Hijab: A Jewish Woman’s Escape From Iran.

Renfrew, Ont.: General Store Publishing House, 2014.

Goh, Chan Hon.

Beyond the Dance: A Ballerina’s Life.

With Cary Fagan.
Toronto: Tundra Books, 2002.

Gu, Xiong.

The Yellow Pear.

Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 1997.
N6549.X56 A2 1997

Habib, Samra.

We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir.

Toronto: Viking, 2019.
HQ75.4 .H38 A3 2019

Haftlang, Zahed.

I, Who Did Not Die: A Sweeping Story of Loss, Redemption and Fate.

Co-author: Najah Aboud; with Meredith May.
New York: Regan Arts, 2017.
DS318.85 .H335 2017

Haidar, Ensaf.

Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story.

Co-author: Andrea C. Hoffmann; translated by Shaun Whiteside.
London: Little Brown, 2016.
DS233.526 .B23 H2513 2016

Henein, Marie.

Nothing But the Truth: A Memoir.

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2021.
KE416.H46 A3 2021

Ho, Tuan (as told by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch).

Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival.

Art by Brian Deines.
Toronto: Pajama Press, 2016.
PZ10 .S58 A47 2016

Hoang, Jolie Phuong.

Three Funerals for My Father.

New Westminster, B.C.: Tidewater Press, 2021.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Honda, Keiko.

Accidental Blooms

Qualicum Beach, BC: Caitlin Press, 2023.

Househ, Mowafa Said.

Under the Nakba Tree: Fragments of a Palestinian Family in Canada.

Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2021.
FC106.P35 H68 2022
Also available from the publisher’s website as a free PDF.

Hoy Price, Lily.

I Am Full Moon: Stories of a Ninth Daughter.

Victoria, B.C.: Brindle & Glass, 2009.
FC3849 .Q48 Z49 2009

Hui, Ann.

Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada’s Chinese Restaurants.

Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2019.
TX945.4 .H85 2019

Ito, Sally.

The Emperor’s Orphans.

Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2018.
PS8567 .T63 Z46 2018

Jaggernath, Awadh.

From Innocence to Impudence [Growing up in Trinidad, The Story of One Family].

Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 2016.
F2121 .J33 2016

From Explorations to Enlightenment [Reflections of the Glamorous Summers Experienced at Bigwin Island Resort on the Lake of Bays, Muskoka].

[Place?]: Awadh N. Jaggernath, 2019.

Jahanbegloo, Ramin.

Time Will Say Nothing: A Philosopher Survives an Iranian Prison.

Regina: University of Regina Press, 2014.
DS318.84 .J35 2014

Jang, Lucia.

Stars Between the Sun and Moon: One Woman’s Life in North Korea and Escape to Freedom.

Co-author: Susan McClelland.
Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2014.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Jauhal, Pritam Singh.

A Soldier Remembers: Lieutenant Colonel Pritam Singh Jauhal, World War II Veteran: A Memoir.

Co-author: Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra.
Abbotsford, BC: Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, University of the Fraser Valley, 2013.
The Centre has been renamed the South Asian Studies Institute.
The publication may be available as an open access pdf e-book.

Jin Guo: Voices of Chinese Canadian Women

The Women’s Book Committee, Chinese Canadian National Council.
Toronto: Women’s Press, 1992.
FC106 .C5 J56 1992

Jones, Kimberley.

East Within West: A Memoir.

[Toronto]: Kimberley Jones, 2022.

Kai Ellis, Jackie.

The Measure of My Powers: A Memoir of Food, Misery and Paris.

[Canada]: Appetite by Random House, 2017.

Khalili, Hassan.

A Life Spent Listening.

St. John’s, NL: Breakwater Books, 2022.

Knight, Chelene.

Dear Current Occupant: A Memoir.

Toronto: Book*hug, 2018.
PS8621 .N53 D43 2018

Koul, Scaachi.

One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter.

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2017.
Available: Popular Reading KOU

Kurdi, Tima.

The Boy on the Beach: My Family’s Escape From Syria and Our Hope for a New Home.

Toronto: Simon & Schuster Canada, 2018.
FC106 .S98 Z7 2017

Kwan, Michael David.

Things that Must not be Forgotten: A Childhood in Wartime China.

Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 2000.
DS777.5195 .K82 A3 2000

Ladha, Mansoor.

Memoirs of a Muhindi: Fleeing East Africa for the West.

Regina: University of Regina Press, 2017.
PN4913 .L33 A3 2017

Lau, Evelyn.

Inside Out: Reflections of a Life So Far.

Toronto: Anchor Canada, 2002, c.2001.
PS8573 .A7815 Z53 2002

Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid.

Toronto: HarperCollins, 1989.
HQ799 .C22 V36 1989

Lee, Edwin S.

Sum Yung Guys: Untold Stories About Growing Up in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

[Surrey, BC: Edwin Lee], 2014.
FC3847.26 .L44 S95 2014

Lee, Jen Sookfong.

Superfan: How Pop Culture Broke My Heart: A Memoir.

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2023.
P94.5.C572 C35 2023

Lee, J. J. (James-Jason).

The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit.

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2011.
TT505 .L44 A3 2011

Lee, Jessica J.

Turning: A Year in the Water.

Toronto: Hamish Hamilton, 2017.

Two Trees Make a Forest: Travels Among Taiwan’s Mountains & Coasts in Search of My Family’s Past.

Toronto: Hamish Hamilton, 2020.
FC106.T35 L44 2020

Lee, Sang-Chul.

The Wanderer: [The Autobiography of a United Church Moderator].

Co-author: Erich Weingartner.
Winfield, BC: Wood Lake Books, 1989.
BX9883 .L44 A3 1989

Lim, John.

At Grandmother’s House.

Montreal: Tundra Books, 1977.

Merchants of the Mysterious East.

Montreal: Tundra Books, 1981.

Lim, Sing.

West Coast Chinese Boy.

Montreal: Tundra Books, 1991, c1979.

Lin, Amy.

Here After: A Memoir

[Santa Monica, CA?]: Zibby’s Books, 2024.

Lin, Paul T. K.

In the Eye of the China Storm: A Life Between East and West.

Co-authored with Eileen Chen Lin
Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011.
DS779.29 .L55 A3 2011

Liu, Simu.

We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Superhero Origin Story.

Toronto: HarperCollins, 2022.
PN2308.L58 A3 2022

Lou, Ethan.

Field Notes from a Pandemic: A Journey Through a World Suspended.

[Toronto]: Signal/McClelland & Stewart, 2020.
RA644.C67 L69 2020

Lui, Elaine.

Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter to Do? A Memoir (Sort of).

Toronto: Random House Canada, 2014.
PN4913 .L85 A3 2014

Luo, Katherine.

The Unceasing Storm: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2018.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Maclear, Kyo.

Birds Art Life.

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2017.
QL686.5 .O5 M176 2017


Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2023.
PS8625.L435 Z46 2023

Maharaj, Joshna.

Take Back the Tray: Revolutionizing Food in Hospitals, Schools, and Other Institutions.

Toronto: ECW Press, 2020.
TX943 .M34 2020

Mak, Starkie.

Coming to Canada.

Toronto: At Bay Press, 2021.

Mapa, Lorina.

Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me: A Graphic Memoir.

Wolfville, NS: Conundrum Press, 2017.
PN6733 .M34 Z85 2017

Martis, Eternity.

They Said this would be Fun: Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up.

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2020.
LC212.43.C2 M37 2020

Massoudi, Mehrnaz.

Never Without Love: A Memoir.

Toronto: Inanna Publications, 2019.
DS318.84 .M37 2019

Matin, Sumaiya.

The Shaytan Bride: A Bangladeshi Canadian Memoir of Desire and Faith.

Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2021.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)


Where Flowers Bloom: [Memories of Burma].

[Saskatchewan: Memuna], 2015.

Mikado, Tayo.

This Grief Thing F**king Sucks.

Altona, MB: Friesen Press, 2022.

Miki, Art.

Gaman=Perseverance: Japanese Canadians’ Journey to Justice.

Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2023.
FC106.J3 M53 2023

Mohammed, Rahaf (as told to Sally Armstrong).

Rebel: My Escape from Saudi Arabia to Freedom.

Toronto: HarperCollins, 2022.
HQ1730 .M64 2022

Mukbil, Huda.

Agent of Change: My Life Fighting Terrorists, Spies, and Institutional Racism.

Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2023.
e-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

The Muslimah Who Fell to Earth: Personal Stories by Canadian Muslim Women.

Edited by Saima S. Hussain.
Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2016.
HQ1170 .M88 2016

Nadir, Leilah.

The Orange Trees of Baghdad: In Search of My Lost Family.

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2007.
DS79.66.N33 A3 2007

Nakano, Takeo.

Within the Barbed Wire Fence: A Japanese Man’s Account of His Internment in Canada.

New edition.
Toronto: James Lorimer & Co., 2012.
FC106 .J3 N34 2012

Naked, Bif.

I, Bificus.

[New York; Toronto]: HarperCollins, 2016.

Nawaz, Zarqa.

Laughing All the Way to the Mosque.

Toronto: Collins Canada, 2014.
PN1992.4 .N29 A3 2014

Nayar, Rita.

Ordeal by Fire: A Memoir.

Toronto: TSAR Publications, 2003.
FC106 .E2 Z7 2003a

Nemat, Marina.

After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed.

Toronto: Viking Canada, 2010.
DS318.84 .N46 A3 2010

Prisoner of Tehran: A Memoir.

Toronto: Viking, 2007.
DS318.84 .N46 A3 2007

Ngo, Wilson, and Rose Wilson.

Journey Home: From Cambodia to Canada and Beyond.

Vancouver: Granville Island Publishing, 2022.

Nuri, Ayub.

Being Kurdish in a Hostile World.

Regina: University of Regina Press, 2017.
DS59 .K86 N87 2017

Ondaatje, Michael.

Running in the Family.

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982.
PS8579 .N2 Z53 1982
Also available as an audio book and reprinted in the New Canadian Library.

Pachai, Bridglal.

Accidental Opportunities: A Journey Through Many Doors: An Autobiography.

Halifax, N.S.: Roseway Publishing, 2007.
FC2327.1 .P33 A3 2007

My Africa, My Canada.

Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1989.

Parsi, Arsham.

Exiled for Love: The Journey of an Iranian Queer Activist.

Arsham Parsi with Marc Colbourne.
Halifax, N.S.: Roseway Publishing, 2015.
HQ75.8 .P373 A3 2015

Pawagi, Manjusha.

Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy.

Toronto: Second Story Press, 2017.
PS8581 .A8463 Z46 2017

Peters, Russell.

Call Me Russell.

Russell Peters with Clayton Peters and Dannis Koromilas.
Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2010.
PN2308 .P48 A3 2010

Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi.

Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home.

Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015.
PS8631 .I46 Z53 2015

Premji, Munira.

Choosing Hope: 1 Woman, 3 Cancers: A Story of Inspiration, Resilience, and Courage.

Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2020.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Premji, Zul.

Malaria Memoirs: My Life Journey as a Public Health Doctor in Tanzania.

Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2021.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Quan, Elizabeth.

Beyond the Moongate: True Stories of 1920s China.

Toronto: Tundra Books, 2013.

Once Upon a Full Moon.

Toronto: Tundra Books, 2007.

Quan: My Life, My Art: A Collection of Autobiographical Essays and Poetry.

Toronto: Sounds Canadian, 1999.

Rafiee, Maryam.

Dear Baba: A Story Through Letters.

[New Orleans?]: UNO Press, 2019.
HV9785.2 .R33 2019


The Life of a Children’s Troubadour: An Autobiography.

Vancouver: Homeland Press, 1999.
ML420.R137 A3 1998

Raj, Rupert.

Dancing the Dialectic: True Tales of a Transgender Trailblazer.

[North Charleston, S.C.]: CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2017.
HQ77.8 .R25 A3 2017

Ramadan, Danny.

Crooked Teeth: A Queer Syrian Refugee Memoir.

Toronto: Viking, 2024.

Ratnavel, Roy.

Prisoner #1056: How I Survived War and Found Peace.

Toronto: Viking, 2023.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Ray, Lisa.

Close to the Bone: A Memoir.

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2020.
First published: HarperCollins India, 2019.

Saeed, Jamal.

My Road From Damascus: A Memoir.

Translated by Catherine Cobham.
Toronto: ECW Press, 2022.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Safdie, Moshe.

If Walls Could Speak: My Life in Architecture.

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2022.
E-book (Access restricted to members of the university community)

Saltzman, Devyani.

Shooting Water: A Mother-Daughter Journey and the Making of a Film.

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2005.
PN1997.2 .W38 S24 2005

Sando, Tom.

Wild Daisies in the Sand.

Edmonton: NeWest Press, 2002.
D805 .C3 S26 2002

Sandhu, Gian Singh.

An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled Out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream.

Vancouver: ECHO Storytelling, 2018.
FC106 .S55 S26 2018

Sarin, Vic.

Eyepiece: Adventures in Canadian Film and Television.

Calgary: Durvile Publications, 2017.
PN1998.3 .S27 A3 2017

Sarkar, Prasanta.

Shackles of Independence: A Memoir of an Unknown Indian.

Bloomington: Xlibris Corporation, 2013.

Shah, Chandrakant P.

To Change the World: My Work with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Canada.

Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2023.

Shan, Jacqueline.

The Jacqueline Shan Story: Pursuing a Dream, Never Giving Up.

Toronto: Barlow Book Publishing, 2014.
Electronic book (access restricted to Toronto Metropolitan University community members)

Sharif, Omar, Jr.

A Tale of Two Omars: A Memoir of Family, Revolution, and Coming Out During the Arab Spring.

Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2021.

Sharifirad, Yadi

The Flight of the Patriot (Escape from Revolutionary Iran)

With PJ Reece.
Toronto: Thomas Allen, 2010.
UG626.2.S49 A3 2010

Sheikh, Nazneen.

Moon Over Marrakech: A Memoir of Loving Too Deeply in a Foreign Land.

Toronto: Cormorant Press, 2010.

Tea and Pomegranates.

Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2005.

Shimotakahara, Leslie.

The Reading List: Literature, Love and Back Again.

Willowdale, Ont.: Stories That Bind, 2011.
PS8637 .H525 Z47 2011


Shraya, Vivek.

I’m Afraid of Men.

Toronto: Penguin, 2018.
PS8637 .H73 Z46 2018

Shrivastava, Meenal.

Amma’s Daughters: A Memoir.

Athabasca: Athabasca University Press, 2018.
Also available from the publisher as a free PDF

Siddiqui, Haroon.

My Name is Not Harry: A Memoir.

Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2023.

Singh, David.

A Passion to Succeed.

Toronto: ECW Press, 2006.

Singh, Harnarayan.

One Game at a Time: My Journey from Small-town Alberta to Hockey’s Biggest Stage.

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2020.
GV742.42.S52 A3 2020

Singh, Jagmeet.

Love & Courage: My Story of Family, Resilience, and Overcoming the Unexpected.

Toronto: Simon & Schuster Canada, 2019.
FC656 .S56 A3 2019

Singh, Jaspreet.

My Mother, My Translator.

Montreal: Vehicule Press, 2021.
PS8637.I53 Z46 2021

Singh, Julietta.

The Breaks.

Toronto: Coach House Books, 2021.
Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2021.
Available to members of the university community as an e-book

Singh, Lilly.

How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life.

New York: Ballantine Books, 2017.
CT275 .S52 A3 2017

Singh, Sonya K.

Lightning Strikes Twice: Secret Confessions of a Career-woman-turned-caregiver.

[Canada] : Iguana Books, 2019.

Stone Voices: Wartime Writings of Japanese Canadian Issei.

Edited by Keibo Oiwa.
Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1991.
DS810 .N3 C27 1991

Surendra, Rajiv.

The Elephants in My Backyard.

Toronto: Random House Canada, 2016.

Swann, Alice.

My Journey from Saigon to Ottawa.

Bloomington, IN: WestBow Press, 2018.
FC106.V5 S92 2018

Takashima, Shizuye.

A Child in Prison Camp.

Montreal: Tundra Books, 1971.
D768.15 .T35 1971

Takiyoshi, Hanako.

The Days of Hanako.

Comic Autobiographical Weblog

Tang, Thien.

Other Other Side of the Sun: The True Story of One Refugee’s Journey.

Lawrencetown Beach, N.S.: Pottersfield Press, 2018.
HV640.5 .V5 T36 2018

Thanh, Yasuko.

Mistakes to Run With: A Memoir.

Toronto: Hamish Hamilton, 2019.
PS8639 .H375 z466 2019

Tharmathurai, Logathasan.

The Sadness of Geography: My Life as a Tamil Exile.

Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2019.
electronic book (Access restricted to TMU community members)

Thomson, Grace Eiko.

Chiru Sakura: Falling Cherry Blossoms

Halfmoon Bay, BC: Caitlin Press, 2021.
FC106.J3 Z7 2021

Tobimatsu, Kimiko.

Kimiko Does Cancer: A Graphic Memoir.

Illustrated by Keet Geniza.
Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020.
ebook available to the university community

Toorpakai, Maria.

A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid From the Taliban in Plain Sight.

Toronto: Viking, 2016.
GV1003.62 .T66 A3 2016

Troeung, Y-Dang.

Landbridge: Life in Fragments.

Toronto: Alchemy by Knopf Canada, 2023.
FC106.C26 T76 2023

Tsabari, Ayelet.

The Art of Leaving: A Memoir.

Toronto: HarperCollins, 2019.
PS8639 .S22 Z46 2019

Tsubouchi, David.

Gambatte: Generations of Perseverance and Politics: A Memoir.

Toronto: ECW Press, 2013.
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