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$26.95

Caring Democracy

NYU Press | July 29, 2014 | 228 pages
Americans now face a caring deficit: there are simply too many demands on people’s time for us to care adequately for our children, elderly people, and ourselves.At the same time, political involvement in the United States is at an all-time low, and although political life should help us to care... More Info
$22.50

The Holocaust Industry

Verso | July 29, 2014 | 286 pages
In a devastating new postscript to this bestselling book, Finkelstein documents the Holocaust industry's scandalous cover-up of the blackmail of Swiss banks, and in a new appendix demolishes an influential apologia for the Holocaust industry.  More Info
$18.99

Born Reading

Touchstone Books | August 12, 2014 | 288 pages
A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five. Every parent wants to... More Info
$16.00

Man's Search for Meaning

Beacon Press | July 29, 2014 | 165 pages
Frankl's timeless memoir and meditation on finding meaning in the midst of suffering With a new Foreword by Harold S. Kushner and a new Biographical Afterword by William J. WinsladePsychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death... More Info
$21.95

Timeless Adventures

Oldcastle Books Ltd | October 2, 2009 | 160 pages
This critical history of Doctor Who covers the series' entire 45 years, from the creation of the show to its triumph as Britain's top TV drama.  More Info
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Identical

Grand Central Pub | July 1, 2014 | 416 pages
State Senator Paul Giannis is a candidate for Mayor of Kindle County. His identical twin brother Cass is newly released from prison, 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, Dita Kronon. When Evon Miller, an ex-FBI agent who is the head of security for the Kronon family... More Info
$100.00

Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge

June 1, 2014 | 1056 pages
How knowledge of plants and environments has been applied and shared over centuries and millennia by Indigenous peoples.  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...

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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