• Ghost Water Kiss launch with Jessica Bartram
  • Love Lives Here
  • Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland's Saltwater Cowboys
  • Puppy and Kitten Book Party!
  • 50 years of Octopus Books

50 years of Octopus Books

It's our 50th anniversary!

Thank you for supporting us in our mission to discuss the issues that matter, work to make change, and to promote the voices of those who are often silenced by corporate power & capitalist greed.

Fall hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm


Featured Books


Events

2019 21 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ghost Water Kiss launch with Jessica Bartram

Celebrate the launch of Ghost Water Kiss by Ottawa illustrator, graphic designer, and embroidery enthusiast Jessica Bartram in our store at 116 Third Ave. on November 21st, 7pm-9pm.

2019 04 Dec
7:00pm - 9:00pm

An evening to celebrate Love Lives Here with author Amanda Jetté Knox

We are thrilled to be celebrating Amanda Jetté Knox's national bestseller, Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family.

2019 08 Dec
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland's Saltwater Cowboys

Join author Jenn Thornhill Verma for the launch of her new book, Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland's Saltwater Cowboys.

2019 14 Dec
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Puppy and Kitten Book Party!

Join Ottawa illustrator Alice Carter and Toronto author Theo Heras to celebrate two new picture books for kids, My Puppy Patch and Our New Kittens.

2020 16 Jan
7:00pm - 9:00pm

When Poverty Mattered: Then and Now

Join author Paul Weinberg in conversation with Tim McSorley, National Coordinator of the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, for the launch of Weinberg's When Poverty Mattered.