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Nipehon / I Wait

September 1, 2017 | 256 pages
A quiet, gentle story about a family working together in the Cree tradition  More Info

Only in My Hometown

September 1, 2017 | 24 pages
A celebration of a tight-knit community in the Arctic  More Info


Annick Press | September 12, 2017 | 32 pages
Evan uses his imagination and a few crayons to create new and exciting art.  More Info

If Clara

August 21, 2017 | 160 pages
A mysterious manuscript falls into a bed-ridden writer's lap in this novel ofbroken bones, syrian folktales, and plummets of all varieties.In&nbspIf Clara, nobody stands on firm ground.Daisy, an author confined to her home, her leg in a cast from hip to ankle, receives a parcel containing the... More Info

Life 3.0

Knopf | August 29, 2017 | 336 pages
What jobs should be automated? How should our legal systems handle autonomous systems? How likely is the emergence of suprahuman intelligence? A.I. is the future of science, technology, and business--and there is no person better qualified or situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark. What... More Info

Map Drawn by a Spy

April 26, 2018 | 240 pages
Found in an envelope in Guillermo Cabrera Infante's house after his death in 2005, Map Drawn by a Spy is the world-renowned writer's autobiographical account of the last four months he spent in his country. In 1965, following his mother's death, Infante returns to Cuba from Brussels, where he is... More Info

Defying the Nazis

Beacon Press | August 29, 2017 | 272 pages
The little-known story of the Sharps whose rescue and relief missions across Europe during World War II saved the lives of countless Jews, refugees, and political dissidents. Official companion to the Ken Burns PBS film. For readers captivated by the story of Antonina Zabinski as told in The... More Info

Indie Next Pick

The liberal class plays a vital role in a democracy. It gives moral legitimacy to the state. It makes...

Staff Pick

With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this updated edition of the classic national bestseller...


2018 01 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Connecting Land and Sky, An evening with Indo-Canadian author, Veena Gokhale and Inuk writer Aviaq Johnston

Join us for an evening of reading and conversation with Indo-Canadian author Veena Gokhale and young Inuk writer Aviaq Johnston to launch their latest novels, Land of Fatimah and Those Who Run in the Sky!


2018 02 May
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Book Launch with artists, activists and writers, Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green

On May 2, please join us to co-launch Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green's debut novel/poetry book Big Island, Small and The Way We Hold On.

2018 12 May
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Book of Annotations: Ottawa Launch

The Plan 99 Reading Series is pleased to host the Ottawa launch of BOOK OF ANNOTATIONS, by Cameron Anstee.

“Incredibly short and playful poems packed with enormous density.” – rob mclennan (We concur.)

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