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Women Writing: A multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough, Elise Moser, Alice Petersen and Alice Zorn.

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Northanger Abbey

Broadview Press | April 29, 2002 | 280 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2103
Semester:  Fall-2016
First accepted by a publisher in 1803, Northanger Abbey was eventually published posthumously in 1818. In it Austen weaves a romance full of suspense and comedy around the heroine Catherine Morland’s first foray into society. The style of the novel is a unique hybrid; along the way Austen... More Info

Wasting Time on the Internet

Harper Perennial | August 23, 2016 | 224 pages
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A Room of One's Own

Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press | November 27, 2001 | 134 pages
Professor:  Prof. Jodie Medd
Course Codes:  ENGL 5608
Semester:  Fall-2016
"But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction—what has that got to do with a room of one's own? I will try to explain." So begins what is widely regarded as the foundation text of feminist literary criticism, Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own. Probably Woolf's most readable... More Info

The Gift of Failure

Harper Paperbacks | August 23, 2016 | 320 pages
Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents now rush to school to deliver forgotten assignments, challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children’s friendships, and interfere on the playing field. As teacher, journalist, and parent... More Info

Lady Audley's Secret

Broadview Press | August 19, 2003 | 510 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2108
Semester:  Fall-2016
Lady Audley’s Secret (1862) was one of the most widely read novels in the Victorian period. The novel exemplifies “sensation fiction” in featuring a beautiful criminal heroine, an amateur detective, blackmail, arson, violence, and plenty of suspenseful action. To its contemporary readers, it... More Info

Strange Visitors

University of Toronto Press | August 13, 2014 | 496 pages
Professor:  Prof. Michel Hogue
Course Codes:  HIST 3510
Semester:  Fall-2016
Covering topics such as the Indian Act, the High Arctic relocation of 1953, and the conflict at Ipperwash, Keith D. Smith draws on a diverse selection of documents including letters, testimonies, speeches, transcripts, newspaper articles, and government records.  More Info


August 30, 2016 | 304 pages
A Top Ten YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book A Top Ten ALA Quick Pick Kirkus Prize Finalist A "New York Times" Notable Children s Book An "NPR" Best Book of the Year A "Publishers Weekly" Best Book of the Year COME TO THE CROSSROADS, TO THE CROSSROADS COME Sierra Santiago planned to have an... More Info

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Pulitzer prizewinner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society...

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2016 29 Oct
11:00am - 12:00pm

WHAT MILLY DID, Children's Book for Age 8-11, Reading with author Elise Moser

Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town’s full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard — the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics.

2016 29 Oct
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Women Writing: A multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough, Elise Moser, Alice Petersen and Alice Zorn

Join us for a multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough (author of Stolen Child), Elise Moser (author of What Milly Did

2016 01 Nov

Book Club: Tracey Lindberg's Birdie

After a few months of break, our book club is back in November. We are reading Birdie by Tracey Lindberg!

Paperback available at our store, both locations, or order online at http://octopusbooks.ca/book/birdie-0..

Please join us!

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