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“Bookselling was and is for me a cultural and political expression, an expression of progressive change, of challenge to oppressive authority, of a search for a community of values which can act as an underpinning of a better world. The true profit in bookselling is the social profit; the bottom line, the measure of the impact of the bookshop on the community.” - David Schwartz

$23.00

The Noise of the Rain

October 4, 2016 | 160 pages
Praise for Sarah Plimpton “As quiet as a moment just before sleep, Sarah Plimpton’s poems are like preludes to dreams. The ‘everyday’ happens daily, but it is also rare and precious in Ms. Plimpton’s transparent telling.” —John Ashbery “Burnished and elemental, Sarah Plimpton’s... More Info
$12.50

Sammy the Seal

HarperCollins | January 3, 2017 | 72 pages
Track 1, page turn signals; track 2, no page turn signals.  More Info
$33.00

In Julia's Kitchen

Foreedge | October 4, 2016 | 176 pages
An award-winning architect and Julia Child s staff photographer show us how to bring into our homes Julia s commitment to the life-changing magic of eating together"  More Info
$19.99

The Lightless Sky

HarperOne | January 3, 2017 | 368 pages
A gripping, inspiring, and eye-opening memoir of fortitude and survival—of a twelve-year-old boy’s traumatic flight from Afghanistan to the West—that puts a face to one of the most shocking and devastating humanitarian crises of our time. “To risk my life had to mean something. Otherwise... More Info
$19.99

The Golden Son

Harper Perennial | January 3, 2017 | 432 pages
An instant bestseller in Canada, The Golden Son is a “sensitive and intelligent work” with an unforgettable story of family, responsibility, love, honour and tradition, in which two childhood friends must balance the expectations of their culture and their families with the desires of their own... More Info
$21.99

Muhammad Ali

Katherine Tegen Books | January 3, 2017 | 40 pages
In this picture book biography of Muhammad Ali, author Gene Barretta and illustrator Frank Morrison tell the unforgettable childhood story of this legendary boxing champion and how one pivotal moment set him on his path to become the Greatest of All Time. The Louisville Lip. The Greatest. The... More Info
$26.95

The Exploit

February 19, 2017 | 196 pages
Professor:  Prof. David Jackson
Course Codes:  CMN 3108C
Semester:  Winter-2017
Alexander R. Galloway and Eugene Thacker challenge the widespread assumption that networks are inherently egalitarian. Instead, they contend that there exist new modes of control entirely native to networks, modes that are at once highly centralized and dispersed, corporate and subversive. In this... More Info

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Events

2017 21 Feb
6:30pm - 9:30pm

(Octopus Books Community Classroom) Being Muslim, Becoming Black: Navigating the Intersection of Islamophobia and Anti-Black Racism in Canada

In collaboration with Muslim Link, Ottawa's online Muslim community newspaper, this community classroom is to explore the resistance and resilience of Black Muslims in Canada as they face discrimination and erasure in the mainstream narratives of

2017 23 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Black History Month: Flying Fish in the Great White North Book Launch with the Author Christopher Stuart Taylor

Please join us celebrating Black History Month with author Christopher Stuart Taylor in a discussion of his new book Flying Fish in the Great White North: The Autonomous Migration of Black Barbadians. Dr.

2017 28 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Firewater & The Power of Stories: An Evening with Cree Author Harold Johnson

Harold Johnson is the author of Firewater: How Alcohol Is Killing My People (and Yours) short-listed for 2016 Governor General's Literary Award (non-fiction).

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