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Bioethics

Polity | January 10, 2017 | 272 pages
This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to contemporary bioethics. It also presents provocative, philosophically informed arguments on current bioethical issues. Holland engages with debates ranging from the more familiar - such as euthanasia, advance decisions to refuse... More Info
$23.00

Modern Romance

Penguin Books | June 14, 2016 | 288 pages
Now a New York Times Bestseller A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation's sharpest comedic voices At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of... More Info
$19.95

Waiting for the Whales

September 27, 2016 | 32 pages
In this timeless picture book, an old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea and awaits the whales' return each year to the bay.  More Info
$7.99

Snuggle Bunny (a Storyplay Book)

Cartwheel Books | December 27, 2016 | 40 pages
Introducing StoryPlay Books--the smart way to read and play together! StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills for ages... More Info
$18.95

Witness, I Am

October 1, 2016 | 96 pages
Witness, I Am is divided into three gripping sections of new poetry from one of Canada's most recognized poets. The first part of the book, "Dangerous Sound," contains contemporary themed poems about identity and belonging, undone and rendered into modern sound poetry. "Muskrat Woman," the middle... More Info
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Digsite

October 1, 2016 | 96 pages
Digsite draws on Nicholson's experience working in the Alberta oil sands and arboreal forest, taking an archaeological lens to its subject, and in this way, reimagines tens of thousands of years of human existence. These poems grow from a schism between the current place of living and the ones in... More Info
$18.95

If I Were in a Cage I'd Reach Out for You

October 1, 2016 | 96 pages
If I Were In A Cage I'd Reach Out For You is a collection that travels through both time and place, liminally occupying the chasm between Canadiana and Americana mythologies. These poems dwell in surreal pockets of the everyday warped landscapes of modern cities and flood into the murky basin of... More Info

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Events

2018 24 May
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Official Launch of Crooked Corrections with author Jeannette Tossounian

CROOKED CORRECTIONS is the final in Jeannette Tossounian's acclaimed Jail Trilogy. The other two titles from this trilogy are: Songs from the Slammer and The Human Kennel.

2018 28 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Contradictions of Pension Fund Capitalism Book Launch with Chris Roberts and Kevin Skerrett

It is often hoped and assumed that union stewardship of pension investments will produce tangible and enduring benefits for workers and their communities while minimizing the negative effects of what are now global and intensely competitive capital markets.

2018 30 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Policing Indigenous Movements Book Launch with Andrew Crosby and Jeffrey Monaghan

In recent years, Indigenous peoples have led a number of high profile movements fighting for social and environmental justice in Canada.

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