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Life Lessons from Freud

Pan Macmillan | September 12, 2013 | 128 pages
'The School of Life offers radical ways to help us raid the treasure trove of human knowledge' Independent on Sunday Sigmund Freud is best known as the father of psychoanalysis. Born in 1856, he was a physiologist, medical doctor and psychologist who spent most of his life in Vienna, Austria. He... More Info
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Life Lessons from Nietzsche

Pan Macmillan | September 12, 2013 | 128 pages
'The School of Life offers radical ways to help us raid the treasure trove of human knowledge' Independent on Sunday Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher, poet and cultural critic. He is best known for his controversial idea of 'life affirmation' that challenged traditional morality and all... More Info
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The Silent History

June 10, 2014 | 432 pages
Sometime right around now, doctors, nurses and-most of all-parents begin to notice an epidemic spreading among newborn children, children who are physically normal in every way except that they do not speak and do not respond to speech. They don't learn to read, don't learn to write. Theories... More Info
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Down the Global Drain

June 30, 2014 | 232 pages
Mark Nelson, PhD, takes us on a global expedition to learn how we are wasting the world's dwindling supply of fresh water by flushing away a very valuable resource, our own human wastes! The author is founding director of the Institute of Ecotechnics and has worked for several decades in closed... More Info
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The End of Night

Back Bay Books | July 22, 2014 | 336 pages
A creative non-fiction writing instructor describes how ever-present, modern artificial lights have changed the way humans experience darkness and bemoans the fact that the primal dark sky can no longer influence science and art. 40,000 first printing.  More Info
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Paddington

HarperCollins | July 22, 2014 | 32 pages
Over fifty years ago, a small bear set out on the adventure of a lifetime. With nothing but a suitcase, several jars of marmalade, and a label around his neck that read, "Please look after this bear. Thank you," he crossed the ocean heading for England. When he arrived at London's busy Paddington... More Info
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A Feeling for Books

Univ of North Carolina Press | July 30, 1997 | 424 pages
Ranging from cultural history to literary criticism to personal reflection, the author examines the Book-of-the-Month Club's role in forming the literary taste and the desires of the middle class, as well as her own. UP.  More Info

Indie Next Pick

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

Staff Pick

In this collection of adventure rebus stories, Chirp snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to...

Events

2014 21 Aug
9:00am - 12:00pm

Peoples' Social Forum

August 21-24, 2014
University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St,
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

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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