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
Terry Fox: His Story
“Nobody is going to call me a quitter.” When 19-year old Terry Fox lost his leg to cancer, he wanted to use his second chance as a way to raise awareness and funding for cancer research. Writer Leslie Scrivener shares the intimate details of the Canadian hero’s life and the intimate diary he kept during his Marathon of Hope.
Terry Fox: His Story, by Leslie Scrivener, $21 at indigo.ca