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  • Legislating Love

    Legislating Love

    The Everett Klippert Story

    Aspiring historian Maxine is researching Canadian social policy when she discovers the story of Everett Klippert—the last Canadian man jailed simply for being gay. Maxine becomes fascinated with ...

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  • Air Salt

    Air Salt

    A Trauma Mémoire as a Result of the Fall

    Ian Kinney fell seven stories, and he survived. In Air Salt Kinney (un)writes his hospitalization and recovery, using poetry as neuro-rehabilitation. A memoir written by an amnesiac, this collectio...

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  • What Fox Knew

    What Fox Knew

    Mary Barnes has discovered the beauty in subtlety. What Fox Knew captures the gentle world around us in rich poems that calm and awaken. Amid landscape and truth, the quiet world we take for grant...

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  • Nakón-I'a wo!: Beginning Nakoda

    Nakón-I'a wo!: Beginning Nakoda

    Written for beginning learners of Nakoda (also known as Assiniboine), this workbook, arranged thematically, provides a Nakoda/English lexicon, a vocabulary, a table of kinship terms, a glossary of ...

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  • Haunting the Haunted

    Haunting the Haunted

    Sedition

    Between a professional psychic de-bunker and increasingly violent poltergeist attacks, Marie Jenner's life is getting interesting again.

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  • Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Malcolm Forsyth (1936–2011) was a musical legend: a much-loved composer, performer, teacher, and mentor. Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth presents a captivating and approachable portrait of one of Ca...

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  • Feel the Wild

    Feel the Wild

    Feel the Wild is an intimate and powerful story about Nature and our relationship with it, told through stunning photography and thought-provoking writing. To “Feel the Wild” is to connect with th...

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  • Performing Turtle Island

    Performing Turtle Island

    Indigenous Theatre on the World Stage

    “A valuable and timely collection.” —Alan D. Filewod, author of Committing Theatre Following the Final Report on Truth and Reconciliation, Performing Turtle Island investigates theatre as a tool ...

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  • The Red Chesterfield

    The Red Chesterfield

    M is a bylaw officer, living with two brothers, in their parents' old house. While investigating a suspicious yard sale, M discovers a red chesterfield sitting in a ditch. Looking closer, M finds a...

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  • Shape Your Eyes by Shutting Them

    Shape Your Eyes by Shutting Them

    In this inventive collection of poems, McCutcheon engages in sophisticated literary play and deploys the Surrealist practices of juxtaposition, cut-up, and defamiliarization. Moving from eroticism ...

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  • In Search of Al Howie

    In Search of Al Howie

    The story of Al Howie is a remarkable and at times unbelievable adventure into the heart of the longest races in the world with one of modern history's most eccentric ultra-marathon runners.If you ...

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  • The Wild Coasts of Canada

    The Wild Coasts of Canada

    An astounding collection of photographs and essays celebrating the grandeur of Canada’s most remote regions located along the three ocean coastlines. Divided into three main sections — the Atlanti...

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  • Writing Beyond the End Times? / Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps ?

    Writing Beyond the End Times? / Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps ?

    The Literatures of Canada and Quebec / Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

    This collection of essays examines how the sense of crisis that occasionally seems to overwhelm us directs and transforms Canadian and Quebec writings in English and French, and conversely, how lit...

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  • The Anthropocene Disruption

    The Anthropocene Disruption

    An important and timely book that addresses the new reality of the Anthropocene and what we should be doing about it.In what is now being heralded as the Second Copernican Revolution, Earth scienti...

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  • The Inquirer

    The Inquirer

    When an accident jeopardizing the family farm draws Amiah Williams back to Kingsley, Alberta, population 1431, she doesn’t expect her homecoming to make front-page news. But there she is in The Inq...

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  • The Towers of Babylon

    The Towers of Babylon

    Embracing the anxieties of contemporary urban life, The Towers of Babylon tracks a group of hapless Millennials trying to find meaning in a world that consistently rejects them. What do you do when...

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  • Arctic Smoke

    Arctic Smoke

    On the eve of his thirtieth birthday, aging punk Lor Kowalski is unsure of his sanity. He is haunted by hallucinogens and harbingers, strung out on broken stories that he cannot piece together into...

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  • Dendrite Balconies

    Dendrite Balconies

    Text surrounds us. Text is everywhere, all the time, and the contemporary world is a codex to be deciphered and disassembled. In Dendrite Balconies, Sean Braune harvests the language that surrounds...

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  • This Has Nothing to Do With You

    This Has Nothing to Do With You

    The morning after her high school graduation, Mel and her older brother Matt drive by a crime scene. A few hours later, the police arrive at their door; it turns out the two siblings had witnessed ...

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  • Broke City

    Broke City

    Broke City, the final book in Wendy McGrath's Santa Rosa trilogy, follows young Christine as she edges into self-awareness in the now-vanished Edmonton neighbourhood of Santa Rosa. Budding with cr...

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  • let us not think of them as barbarians

    let us not think of them as barbarians

    Peter Midgley’s let us not think of them as barbarians is a bold narrative of love, migration, and war hewn from the stones of Namibia. Sensual and intimate, these evocative poems fold into each ot...

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  • Killer Heat

    Killer Heat

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Ottawa is in the middle of a summer heat wave—and PI Anna Swee...

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  • Too Close to Home

    Too Close to Home

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hir...

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  • In My Own Moccasins

    In My Own Moccasins

    A Memoir of Resilience

    Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, interge...

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