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
"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
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 (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
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.
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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Usually, we think of the state of modern Israel, as well as the late nineteenth-century Zionist movement that led to its founding, as a response to anti-Semitism which grew out of cultural and religious Judaism. In What... 10 hours 29 min ago.
"As informative as the book is, what the reader will likely leave with is the sense that the struggles of migrant workers are fundamental to the labour movement. How employers and friendly governments treat the most vulnerable workers calls on all... Book review: Unfree Labour | rankandfile.ca11 hours 32 min ago.
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"Analyzing the contemporary production of ‘unfree’ labour in Canada’s immigration and neoliberal economic policies, this book makes an excellent contribution to the fields of labour and migration studies. Grounded in the... 1 day 10 hours ago.
What Milly Did is a wonderful kids book about the recycling movement. Do you have children age 8-11? The author, Elise Moser, will be at our Glebe location this Saturday to read this book to children. Why not bring your kid(s) to join us? There will be... 1 day 14 hours ago.