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Our Next Book Launch: Facing the Anthropocene with Author Ian Angus, Sept. 27!

Cogent and compellingly written, Facing the Anthropocene offers a unique synthesis of natural and social science that illustrates how capitalism’s inexorable drive for growth, powered by the rapid burning of fossil fuels that took millions of years to form, has driven our world to the brink of disaster.  More info: octopusbooks.ca/events


Streaming, Sharing, Stealing

MIT Press | August 5, 2016 | 232 pages
How big data is transforming the creative industries, and how those industries can use lessons from Netflix, Amazon, and Apple to fight back.  More Info

I Don't Want to Talk About It

Simon and Schuster | March 2, 1998 | 383 pages
A study of the hidden epidemic of male depression draws on case studies to examine the causes of the ailment and how men can heal themselves, repair relationships, and break the chain of depression  More Info

Awkward Politics

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | May 1, 2016 | 248 pages
A cutting-edge study that shows how awkwardness uncovers feminist politics at work in the digital age.  More Info

The Conjoined

September 13, 2016 | 300 pages
On a sunny May morning, social worker Jessica Campbell sorts through her mother’s belongings after her recent funeral. In the basement, she makes a shocking discovery -- two dead girls curled into the bottom of her mother’s deep-chest freezers. She remembers a pair of teenaged sisters who lived... More Info

The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Yearling Books | September 28, 1988 | 156 pages
In this first book in the series, Doctor Dolittle discovers that he can talk to the animals--Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, Polynesia the parrot.  More Info

In the Garden

June 1, 2016 | 8 pages
Who has stripes? Is it the bee? Or is it the ladybug? Turn the wooden pieces to answer the questions in each scene. This book builds communication skills and supports fine motor coordination while introducing garden friends.  More Info

The Transgender Reader

Taylor & Francis | September 28, 2016 | 752 pages
Professor:  Prof. Esther Post
Course Codes:  WGST 2812A
Semester:  Fall-2016
Transgender studies is the latest area of academic inquiry to grow out of the exciting nexus of queer theory, feminist studies, and the history of sexuality. Because transpeople challenge our most fundamental assumptions about the relationship between bodies, desire, and identity, the field is both... More Info

Indie Next Pick

"At age 21, Mary Broom was sentenced to hang for the crime of stealing a cloak. When her sentence was...

Staff Pick

In this collection of adventure rebus stories, Chirp snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to...


2016 30 Sep
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Book Launch @ Carleton: Facets of Power: Politics, Profits and People in the Making of Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds

The Institute of African Studies presents a Book Launch of Facets of Power Politics, Profits and People in the Making of Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds edited by Richard Saunders and Tinashe Nyamunda on Friday, September 30th at 3:00pm in 2017 Dunton Tower.

2016 05 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cuba Beyond the Beach, Stories of Life in Havana Book Launch with Author Karen Dubinsky

Havana is Cuba’s soul: a mix of Third World, First World, and Other World.

2016 06 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival with Bev Sellars

Join award-winning author Bev Sellars to celebrate the launch of her highly anticipated new book, Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival.

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