The Reason You Walk: A Memoir
When his father was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew spent a year reviving the distant relationship he had with the respected Aborignal chief and leader who’d raised him. Filled with hope, healing and forgiveness, The Reason You Walk will be one of the most poignant and memorable stories you’ll read all year.
The Reason You Walk: A Memoir by Wab Kinew, $30 at indigo.ca
Waiting For First Light: My Ongoing Battle with PTSD
As a retired Canadian general and former senator, Romero Dallaire is also known as one of the world’s leading humanitarians. In Waiting For First Light, Dallarie bravely shares the trauma he’s faced after witnessing the mass horrors of Rwanda’s genocide in 1994, in addition to communicating revolutionary insight on the importance of peacemaking in modern conflict zones.
Waiting For First Light: My Ongoing Battle with PTSD, by Romero Dallaire, $29 at indigo.ca
An Astronaut’s Guide To Life on Earth
Astronaut Chris Hadfield captivated the world with his stunning photography and insightful commentary during his five-month mission as the Commander of the International Space Station in 2013. In his first book, Hadfield shares his extraordinary stories about what it’s really like to be an astronaut and how any earthbound human can achieve success and happiness if they only “think like an astronaut.”
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, by Chris Hadfield, $20 at indigo.ca