• MAY 15 - Rally for Hassan Diab!
  • Screening Truth to Power book launch with Cinema Politica
  • Captive Revolution Book Launch
  • To the Cloud Book Launch with Vincent Mosco


“Embodied in my truth is the brilliance of hundreds of Native women who faced the worst that CanAmerica had to offer and dealt with it.  Embodied in my brilliance is the great sea of  knowledge that it took to overcome the paralysis of the colonized mind.  I did not come to this clearing alone.  Hundreds walked alongside me – Black, Asian and Native women whose tide of knowledge was bestowed upon me are the key to every CanAmerican’s emancipation.” - Lee Maracle, I am Woman


Greenglass House

Clarion Books | September 1, 2014 | 176 pages
At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, 12-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing, but soon guests begin arriving with strange stories about the house, sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure. Simultaneous eBook.  More Info


Simon & Schuster | September 2, 2014 | 288 pages
The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it’s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today. Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity... More Info

Law and Society

March 15, 2013 | 392 pages
Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text and MySearchLab by searching for ISBN 10: 0205956106 / ISBN 13: 9780205956104.... More Info

The Heart of Everything That Is

Simon & Schuster | September 2, 2014 | 432 pages
An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe). Red Cloud was the only... More Info

Masterful Marks

Simon & Schuster | September 2, 2014 | 128 pages
In a first-of-its-kind collection, award-winning illustrators celebrate the lives of the visionary artists who created the world of comic art and altered pop culture forever. No one has told the story of comic art in its own medium, until now. In Masterful Marks, top illustrators—including Drew... More Info

Violet Mackerel's Pocket Protest

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | September 2, 2014 | 128 pages
In this sixth story of the Violet Mackerel series, Violet and Rose start a very small protest to make a very big impact. Violet and Rose have shared their best secrets under the big oak tree in Clover Park. And they have found some very good small things there too. So when Johnson’s Tree Services... More Info

Half a World Away

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | September 2, 2014 | 240 pages
A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he’s an “epic fail.’ That’s why his... More Info

Indie Next Pick

How do countries come to view themselves as being 'multicultural'? Us, Them, and Otherspresents a...

Staff Pick

Four years after his #1 bestseller The Big Short, Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a...


2014 11 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Captive Revolution with Nahla Abdo and Nadia Abu-Zahra

Octopus is honoured to present this timely and pertinent book on Palestine in support of Palestinians' on-going struggle for freedom on their homeland .

2014 17 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

To the Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World Book Launch with Vincent Mosco

In the wake of revelations about National Security Agency activities—many of which occur “in the cloud”—this book offers both enlightenment and a critical view. Cloud computing and big data are arguably the most significant forces in information technology today.

2014 18 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Mirrors and Mirages, Monia Mazigh in Conversation with Adrian Harewood

In the spirit of Amy Tan’s international bestselling novel The Joy Luck Club, Mirrors and Mirages is an intricately woven, deftly told story that follows the lives of women and their daughters.

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