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The Art of Stillness

Simon & Schuster/ TED | November 4, 2014 | 120 pages
A follow up to Pico Iyer’s essay “The Joy of Quiet,” The Art of Stillness considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug. Why would a man who seems able to go everywhere and do... More Info

This Book Is Gay

September 1, 2014 |
Former PSHCE teacher and acclaimed YA author James Dawson gives an uncensored look at what it's like to grow up as LGBT. Including testimonials from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, this frank, funny, fully inclusive book explores everything anyone who ever dared to wonder wants to... More Info

Museum Mayhem

Aladdin | November 4, 2014 | 96 pages
A night at the museum and a broken sculpture lead to artistic injustice—unless Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew can find the true culprit! Nancy, Bess, and George are so excited. Their favorite new art teacher, Miss Alcott, is taking them on their best class trip yet—a sleepover at the River... More Info

The Pushcart Prize Xxxix

November 3, 2014 | 650 pages
”Like discovering yet one more galaxy.” - World Literature Today  More Info

The Walking Tanteek

April 1, 2014 | 446 pages
A novel about the attempts of profoundly damaged human beings to find faith in a faith-hostile world.  More Info


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


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

Indie Next Pick

Staff Pick

Draws on several years of research and reportage in a comprehensive analysis of counter-radicalization...


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

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

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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