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Tombe

November 1, 2014 | 260 pages
“In 1968-69 I wanted to die, that is to say, stop living, being killed, but it was blocked on all sides,” wrote Hélène Cixous, esteemed French feminist, playwright, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist.Instead of suicide, she began to dream of writing a tomb for herself. This tomb... More Info
$19.00

Africa39

Bloomsbury USA | October 28, 2014 | 320 pages
In 2014, UNESCO’s World Book Capital is Port Harcourt, Nigeria—the first city in Africa to receive the designation by public bid. This makes it a special year for the Port Harcourt Book Festival, which will be in its seventh year, and bigger than ever. They are joining forces with the... More Info
$30.50

Laruelle

October 1, 2014 | 304 pages
Laruelle is one of the first books in English to undertake in an extended critical survey of the work of the idiosyncratic French thinker François Laruelle, the promulgator of non-standard philosophy. Laruelle, who was born in 1937, has recently gained widespread recognition, and Alexander R.... More Info
$38.95

The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature

June 20, 2014 | 448 pages
The original three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon presented the world's classic literature--from ancient times to the late twentieth century--as eye-popping comics, illustrations, and other visual forms. In this follow-up volume, young people's literature through the ages is given new life by... More Info
$32.95

Oil Culture

October 15, 2014 | 456 pages
Some chapters originally appeared in the Journal of American Studies, Volume 46, Special Issue 02 (May 2012).  More Info
$17.50

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

Bloomsbury Press | January 17, 2012 | 304 pages
The acclaimed Ha-Joon Chang is a voice of sanity-and wit-in this lighthearted book with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists have spun since the Age of Reagan.  More Info
$24.95

Distant Wars Visible

November 15, 2014 | 280 pages
In our wired world, visual images of military conflict and political strife are ubiquitous. Far less obvious, far more elusive, is how we see such images, how witnessing military violence and suffering affects us. Distant Wars Visible brings a new perspective to such enduring questions about... More Info

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Events

2014 01 Nov
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Clearing the Plains Book Launch, James Daschuk in Conversation with Rick Harp

Taking advantage of James Daschuk coming to Ottawa to receive Sir John A.

2014 05 Nov
7:00pm

Cancelled! Talk & Book Launch with Irvin Jim and John S. Saul

Please note that this event is cancelled. One of our speaker, Irvin Jim, has an emergency meeting with his union, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA).

Aplogoize for the inconvenience. 

2014 06 Nov
7:00pm

A Flawed Freedom Book Launch and Film Screening of Miners Shot Down

In collaboration with the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University, veteran analyst and activist John S.

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