• Soup for Syria
  • The Blue between Sky and Water
  • A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • Octopusbooks T-shirt
  • M Train by Patti Smith
  • Transforming Ottawa

Transforming Ottawa is sold out

Friends - the book Transforming Ottawa is sold out - not just at Octopus but the entire print run. For more information on a second print run and a crowd funding campaign that is happening to make that book reappear, please check out the Transforming Ottawa Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/transformingottawabook/

$26.95

Busca de la Música

Childrens Book Press | April 1, 2015 | 40 pages
"A young Latina girl accidentally breaks her grandfather's vihuela and searches for someone in the community to fix the instrument, which leads her to discover her grandfather's legacy as a mariachi. Includes an author's note and glossary"--  More Info
$24.95

Girl Bullying

By Dr Sam
Crown House Publishing | September 30, 2015 | 120 pages
The complexities of modern day girl bullying are discussed alongside both pro-active and reactive strategies for intervening, managing and teasing out the intricacies that are present when girls bully, and fall prey to those bullies. The aim is to help adults working with girls to develop a toolbox... More Info
$23.95

Inventing the Future

September 30, 2015 | 256 pages
A major new left manifesto for a technological future free from work.  More Info
$48.99

Anthologizing Canadian Literature

Wilfrid Laurier University Press | March 31, 2015 | 400 pages
The first collection of critical essays devoted to the study of English-Canadian literary anthologies brings together the work of thirteen prominent critics to investigate anthology formation in Canada and answer these key questions: Why are there so many literary anthologies in Canada, and how can... More Info
$14.95

Should the West Engage Putin's Russia?

November 7, 2015 | 128 pages
How should the West deal with Putin's Russia? For the U.S. and some European powers the answer is obvious: isolate Russia with punishing economic sanctions, remove it from global institutions such as the G8, and arm the nations directly threatened by Putin. In short, return to the Cold War doctrine... More Info
$16.50

Lucky Peach

November 17, 2015 | 172 pages
Lucky Peach is a quarterly journal of food and writing. Each issue focuses on a single theme, and explores that theme through essays, art, photography, and recipes. Lucky Peach #17 investigates our most important meal of the day, BREAKFAST. Contributions will include Adam Leith Gollner on Hong Kong... More Info
$29.95

Star Wars

Abrams Comicarts | August 18, 2015 | 548 pages
Star Wars--the original trading card series from Topps first published in 1977 and 1978--is reprinted here in its entirety for the first time, featuring all five sets of collectible cards and stickers. This deluxe compilation includes the fronts and backs of all 330 cards and 55 stickers... More Info

Indie Next Pick

With illustrations by award-winning comic artist Joe Sacco, Chris Hedges portrays a suffering nation on...

Staff Pick

The Winter We Danced is a vivid collection of writing, poetry, lyrics, art and images from the many...

Events

2016 09 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

A BASIC INCOME GUARANTEE FOR ALL: THE TIME HAS ARRIVED with Basic Income Canada Network, Robert Rainer (Community Classroom)

Income inequality is a profound characteristic of our current political and economic system.

2016 17 Feb
5:30pm - 7:30pm

TALES FROM THE MARGINS LOOKING IN

The readings by Soraya Peerbaye  (Tell: Poems for a Girlhood) and charles c.

2016 17 Feb
6:00pm

Dear Mandela Film Screening In Support of Rooftops Canada

Rooftops Canada invites you to join us February 17th at 6:00 at the Mayfair Theatre for a screening of the documentary "Dear Mandela" with our very special guests Leilani Farha UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing and Lorena Zárate Presi

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