• Soup for Syria
  • The Blue between Sky and Water
  • A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • Octopusbooks T-shirt
  • M Train by Patti Smith
  • Transforming Ottawa

Transforming Ottawa is sold out

Friends - the book Transforming Ottawa is sold out - not just at Octopus but the entire print run. For more information on a second print run and a crowd funding campaign that is happening to make that book reappear, please check out the Transforming Ottawa Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/transformingottawabook/

$24.95

Remembering Vancouver's Disappeared Women

January 11, 2016 | 288 pages
Dean interrogates representations that aim to humanize the murdered or missing women, asking how these might inadvertently feed into the presumed dehumanization of sex work, Indigeneity, and living in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.  More Info
$18.95

Modern Elegance

October 30, 2015 | 96 pages
Awaken your inner artist with 45+ romantic illustrations to color from designer, art director, and esteemed quilter Amanda Murphy. These drawings are ideal for framing and perfectly suited to coloring with colored pencils, markers, and even watercolors. Designs include romantic florals, classical... More Info
Art
$19.95

Act Normal

August 21, 2015 | 304 pages
In his first collection of stories in twenty years, Greg Hollingshead returns with comic new stories about sex, art, and the daily risk of having accidents. A blow to the head in a boating accident increases a woman's intelligence and alters her sexual orientation. A man flees a rural meditation... More Info
$24.50

Keepers of Life

Fulcrum Publishing | July 1, 1997 | 265 pages
Using Native American stories as a teaching tool to help children discover plants and their environment, a complete program of study in botany, plant ecology, and natural history of many North American plants focuses on environmental and stewardship issues. IP.  More Info
$16.99

Winter Wonderland

HarperThorsons | October 22, 2015 | 128 pages
Colour your way to better focus Colouring books for grown-ups Remember the long hours spent colouring in the lines of your most-cherished colouring books, full box of crayons within reach, the demanding adult world tuned out? Secretly long for an excuse to retreat back into that world? Now you can.... More Info
Art
$33.00

Formations of the Secular

Stanford University Press | February 3, 2003 | 269 pages
Opening with the provocative query “what might an anthropology of the secular look like?” this book explores the concepts, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis on the major historical shifts that have shaped secular sensibilities and attitudes in the modern West and... More Info
$34.99

First Bite

Basic Books (AZ) | December 1, 2015 | 336 pages
We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste and nutrition; as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet, and what food will give us the most energy for the coming day. But how does this education happen? What are the origins of taste? In First Bite, the... More Info

Indie Next Pick

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

Staff Pick

Women throughout the world have always played their part in struggles against colonialism, imperialism...

Events

2016 17 Feb
5:30pm - 7:30pm

TALES FROM THE MARGINS LOOKING IN

The readings by Soraya Peerbaye  (Tell: Poems for a Girlhood) and charles c.

2016 17 Feb
6:00pm

Dear Mandela Film Screening In Support of Rooftops Canada

Rooftops Canada invites you to join us February 17th at 6:00 at the Mayfair Theatre for a screening of the documentary "Dear Mandela" with our very special guests Leilani Farha UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing and Lorena Zárate Presi

2016 23 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

An Evening with Max Blumenthal, Author of The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza

Best-selling author, Max Blumenthal, reports on Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza in July 2014.

Hosted by Lia Tarachansky, a Jaffa-based filmmaker and the Israel/Palestine correspondent for The Real News Network (TRNN)

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