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  • Where It Hurts

    Where It Hurts

    Where It Hurts is a highly-charged collection of personal essays, haunted by loss, evoking turbulent physical and emotional Canadian landscapes. Sarah de Leeuw's creative non-fiction captures stran...

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  • Rhapsody in Quebec

    Rhapsody in Quebec

    Born in Hungary in 1975, Akos Verboczy moved to Montreal, Quebec at the age of 11 with his sister and mother, an esthetician, who learned that in Canada women were willing to pay a fortune ($20) to...

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  • In the Black

    In the Black

    A remarkable memoir about achieving prosperity in the face of relentless prejudice In the Black traces B. Denham Jolly’s personal and professional struggle for a place in a country where Black Can...

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  • Director’s Cut

    Director’s Cut

    With six decades in show business, legendary director Ted Kotcheff looks back on his life Born to immigrant parents and raised in the slums of Toronto during the Depression, Ted Kotcheff learned s...

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  • Veux-tu une nouvelle maman?

    Veux-tu une nouvelle maman?

    Qui a dit que le destin était immuable ?Nastia, petite fille châtain aux yeux noisette, est née dans la pauvreté de l’ère post-soviétique, en Russie. Elle y a vécu les sept premières années de son ...

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  • Plus heureuse qu'avant mon cancer

    Plus heureuse qu'avant mon cancer

    La vie d'une femme changée en mieux par la maladieIl y a des boules qu’on aime : les boules de Noël, toutes colorées, les boules de Berlin, délicieuses pâtisseries, mais il y a des boules qu’on vou...

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  • Devenir altruiste, que du bonheur !

    Devenir altruiste, que du bonheur !

    À la découverte des initiatives altruistes trop souvent méconnues...Clara nous emmène du côté lumineux de l’existence. À ses côtés, nous rencontrons Frédéric et nous découvrons son association qui ...

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  • Hard Knox

    Hard Knox

    In Hard Knox, seasoned columnist and consummate everyman Jack Knox offers up his uniquely hilarious views on Canadian life as seen from the western fringes of the country—in particular from the “Is...

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  • One Day as a Tiger

    One Day as a Tiger

    A revelatory and poignant memoir showing mountaineering at its extraordinary best and tragic worst as it draws an unforgettable picture of a dazzling, argumentative and exuberant climbing legend. ...

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  • Casting Back

    Casting Back

    Covering a span of more than 60 years, these classic fishing essays are brought together for the first time, celebrating the thoughts, pleasures and adventures of a devoted angler and renowned stor...

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  • Surviving Logan

    Surviving Logan

    One mountaineer’s harrowing story of survival and recovery after being trapped on the second-highest peak in North America, Mount Logan in the Yukon Territory, during an extratropical cyclone. In ...

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  • The Valiant Nellie McClung

    The Valiant Nellie McClung

    Although her name today is synonymous with the women’s suffrage movement in Canada, Nellie McClung’s long and varied career covered several fields—from social activist to elected politician, from n...

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  • John McCrae

    John McCrae

    Most Canadians are familiar with John McCrae through his iconic poem “In Flanders Fields,” which was penned on the battlefields of the First World War and remains a symbol of remembrance to this da...

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  • Surviving the Gulag

    Surviving the Gulag

    “The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.” Surviving the Gulag is t...

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  • Nilling

    Nilling

    Erin Wunker is a feminist killjoy, and she thinks you should be one, too. Following in the tradition of Sara Ahmed (the originator of the concept of the "feminist killjoy"), Wunker brings memoir, t...

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  • Shadow of Doubt

    Shadow of Doubt

    Winner, New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis Best Non-Fiction Crime Book Award On July 6, 2011, Richard Oland, scion of the Moosehead brewing family, was murdered in...

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  • Fun and Games

    Fun and Games

    Find out what it’s like to have “the best job in town” Dave Perkins was once told by a bluntly helpful university admissions officer: “You don’t have the looks for TV or the voice for radio. You s...

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  • Far and Wide

    Far and Wide

    35 concerts. 17,000 motorcycle miles. Three months. One lifetime. In May 2015, the veteran Canadian rock trio Rush embarked on their 40th anniversary tour, R40. For the band and their fans, R40 wa...

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  • The Family that Conquered Everest

    The Family that Conquered Everest

    A fast-paced and engaging story that takes the reader on a remarkable family journey from the flatlands of suburbia to the top of the world. Climbing Mount Everest is one of humanity’s greatest fe...

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  • The Utility of Boredom

    The Utility of Boredom

    A collection of essays for ardent seamheads and casual baseball fans alike, The Utility of Boredom is a book about finding respite and comfort in the order, traditions, and rituals of baseball. It’...

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  • Baffin Island

    Baffin Island

    A geographer with extensive research experience in the Canadian North, Jack D. Ives has written a lively and informative account of several expeditions to Baffin Island during the “golden age” of f...

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  • Ice Diaries

    Ice Diaries

    What do we stand to lose in a world without ice? A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer in residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on ...

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  • Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    In Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013, the world's leading Munro scholar offers a critical overview of Alice Munro and her writing spanning forty years. Beginning with a newly written overarching intro...

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  • Wolf Spirit

    Wolf Spirit

    When diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour, Gudrun Pflüger was told she had eighteen months left to live. Taking the wolf—a true “endurance athlete”—as her model, she immerses herself in the wi...

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  • June Mickle

    June Mickle

    June’s strength of character was forged by living in the wilderness west of Turner Valley as a young girl with her mother and her stepfather, Tip Johnson, a renowned cowboy and horse trainer. She l...

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  • Emily Carr

    Emily Carr

    This is the story of a rebellious girl from British Columbia who travelled the world in pursuit of her calling only to find her true inspiration in the Canadian landscape she’d left behind. Both a ...

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  • Van Halen Rising

    Van Halen Rising

    After years of gigging everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, Van Halen — led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen — had the songs, the swagger, ...

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  • Across Canada by Story

    Across Canada by Story

    Canada is a country rich in stories, and few take as much joy as Douglas Gibson in discovering them. As one of the country’s leading editors and publishers for 40 years, he coaxed modern classics o...

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  • Alpine Warriors

    Alpine Warriors

    From internationally renowned mountain historian Bernadette McDonald comes a highly readable, intense and exciting look at the explosion of Slovenian alpinism in the context of that country’s turbu...

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  • Deep Powder and Steep Rock

    Deep Powder and Steep Rock

    Hans Gmoser (1932–2006) was the most influential mountaineer in Canada of the last fifty years. Through innovation, hard work, perseverance and an appetite for adventure, Gmoser evolved from pennil...

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  • The De Cosmos Enigma

    The De Cosmos Enigma

    This biography explores what drove William Smith to change his name, in the gold fields of California in the 1850s, to Amor De Cosmos. Hawkins traces how De Cosmos became one of the most feared jou...

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  • Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants

    Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants

    An extraordinary testimony by Claude Lacaille, a Quebec missionary fighting for social justice in Haiti, Ecuador and Chile. This is Lacaille’s first-hand account of the extraordinary oppression an...

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  • The Bastard of Fort Stikine

    The Bastard of Fort Stikine

    Winner, Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History, Jeanne Clarke Memorial Local History Award, and Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-Fiction Is it possible to reach back in time and solve ...

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  • A Purpose Ridden

    A Purpose Ridden

    In the summer of 1996, a father and his 13-year-old son embarked on a 3400 km bicycle tour across Canada. Affectionately known as “Manhood Training,” this unique bonding experience became the inspi...

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  • A Youth Wasted Climbing

    A Youth Wasted Climbing

    David Chaundy-Smart took it as a compliment when his high school vice-principal told him he was wasting his youth by climbing. Here, he tells the story of how he and his brother, Reg, spent the las...

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  • What Was I Thinking?

    What Was I Thinking?

    A lifetime of engagement with religion, philosophy, and activism in a series of fascinating reflections. Brilliant, fractious, mordantly funny, playwright/novelist/essayist Rick Salutin has been C...

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  • Conversations on cooperation
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    Conversations on cooperation

    In 2012, the International Summit of Cooperatives provided a wonderful opportunity to meet many members of the international cooperative movement. This is what motivated Monique F. Leroux, Chair o...

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  • Where the Nights Are Twice As Long

    Where the Nights Are Twice As Long

    Under the covers of Where the Nights Are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets, David Eso and Jeanette Lynes collect letters and epistolary poems from more than 120 Canadian poets, includin...

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  • The Metamorphosis

    The Metamorphosis

    In May of 1896, a young magician from New York City joined the cast of the Marco Magic Company and embarked on a summer-long tour of eastern Canada, including New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. It was ...

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