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$21.00

Three Hundred Million

Harper Perennial | October 14, 2014 | 464 pages
An unforgettable novel of an American suburb devastated by a fiendish madman—the most ambitious and important work yet by “the 21st century answer to William Burroughs” (Publishers Weekly). Blake Butler’s fiction has dazzled readers with its dystopian dreamscapes and swaggering command of... More Info
$45.00

High Times

Power House Books | October 14, 2014 | 300 pages
Founded in 1974 by an ambitious political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a revolutionary venture right from the start. Providing alternative political commentary and unabashed enthusiasm for cannabis, LSD, and psychedelic mushrooms, the proven success and staying power of... More Info
$5.99

My Weirder School #12: Mrs. Lane Is a Pain!

HarperCollins | October 14, 2014 | 112 pages
With more than 7 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this twelfth book in the outrageously funny My Weirder School series, Principal Klutz hires a talent coach, Mrs.... More Info
$29.95

Homeland Revealed

Chronicle Books | October 14, 2014 | 160 pages
An American soldier presumed killed in Iraq returns home eight years after disappearing. This is the premise of the award-winning and highly addictive Homeland. Known for its heart-pumping plot and phenomenal acting, Homeland has garnered fabulous reviews and legions of devoted fans. This richly... More Info
$19.99

The United States of Paranoia

Harper Perennial | October 14, 2014 | 464 pages
Jesse Walker’s The United States of Paranoia presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror. The fear of intrigue and subversion doesn’t exist only on the fringes of society, but has always been part of our... More Info
$39.99

Quebec

October 7, 2014 | 432 pages
Canada's culinary treasure revealed in recipes, stories and photographs. Canada has a culinary treasure in Quebec, one that is not perhaps as celebrated as it could be, at least outside of that distinct and gloriously food-obsessed region. Julian Armstrong, longtime food writer for The Gazette of... More Info
$23.99

Clariel

HarperCollins | October 14, 2014 | 400 pages
The long-awaited fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Old Kingdom series by Garth Nix Award-winning author Garth Nix returns to the Old Kingdom with a thrilling prequel complete with dark magic, royalty, dangerous action, a strong heroine, and flawless world-building. This epic fantasy... More Info

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Events

2014 21 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Visitor, My Life in Canada Book Launch with Anthony Stewart and Priscilla Walton

In collaboration with Carleton University's Department of English and Literature, Octopus Books presents "Visitor, My Life in Canada" by Anthony Stewart. Anthony will be joined by Dr. Priscilla L.

2014 23 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

From Hiroshima to Fukushima to You A Primer on Radiation and Health Book Launch with Florian Oelck

The bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, brought radiation to international attention but the exact nature of what had been unleashed was still unclear to most.

2014 29 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ottawa Food: A Hungry Capital Book Launch At West End Well, Nourishment for a Change

During the past 20 years the food scene in Ottawa has changed from a landscape of pub grub-driven dining to a vibrant environment for trendy eateries and forward-thinking chefs.

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