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Creative Writing—Poetry with one of Ottawa's best poets, Shane Rhodes

Consisting of 8 sessions, this class will be for writers of all ages who have little or some familiarity with poetry – maybe you’ve been thinking of writing poems but just haven’t had the time, maybe you’ve been writing poetry for a while or maybe you’ve even published some poems in magazines. 

$17.95

This Godforsaken Place

Brindle and Glass | June 1, 2015 | 240 pages
The year is 1885 and Abigail Peacock is resisting what seems to be an inevitable future--a sensible career as a teacher and marriage to the earnestly attentive local storeowner. But then she buys a rifle, and everything changes. This Godforsaken Place is the absorbing tale of one tenacious... More Info
$21.00

The Confabulist

June 23, 2015 | 320 pages
From the beloved, award-winning, bestselling author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, a beautiful, suspense-filled novel that uses the life and sudden death of Harry Houdini to weave a magical tale of intrigue, love and illusion. The Confabulist weaves together the life, loves and murder of the world's... More Info
$31.50

The Revenge of History: The Battle for the 21st Century

Verso Books | November 16, 2012 | 298 pages
From the outset, Seumas Milne's Guardian essays on the West's war on terror provoked angry denunciations on both sides of the Atlantic. A decade on, the advocates of violent capitalism have been silenced. From class to religion, Blair to Obama, Palestine to Pakistan, bank bailouts to the Arab... More Info
$17.95

Broom Broom

March 15, 2014 | 69 pages
Nothing slips by Brecken Hancock's deft ear as she seductively plumbs the depths of the evolution of bathing, doppelgangers, the Kraken, and the minutiae of family with all its tragic misgivings. The poems in Broom Broom pervert the rational, safe parts of the world to extoll and absorb the sweep... More Info
$34.00

Voices of Time

Macmillan | May 2, 2006 | 341 pages
One of South America's leading authors shares a kaleidoscopic collection of reflections, memories, observations, and folklore that chronicles the author's own life story, from his family's immigration to Uruguay in the early twentieth century to his own literary endeavors and encounters with the... More Info
$13.95

Freedom to fail

Polity | June 22, 2015 | 104 pages
Martin Heidegger is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth-century, and his seminal text Being and Time is considered one of the most significant texts in contemporary philosophy. Yet his name has also been mired in controversy because of his affiliations with... More Info
$20.00

Meetings with Remarkable Men

Penguin Classics | February 5, 2015 | 334 pages
'You must learn not what people round you consider good or bad, but to act in life as your conscience bids you' For twenty years, the spiritual teacher Gurdjieff journeyed through Central Asia and the Middle East.  More Info

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2015 15 Jul
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Octopus Book Club Discussion: All About Love, New Visions by bell hooks

All About Love offers radical new ways to think about love by showing its interconnectedness in our private and public lives.

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