• Authors for Indies Day

Our Next Community Classroom is on Sept. 24!

On State of Palestine with Dr. Philip JM Leech, Senior Fellow for the Centre on Government at the University of Ottawa, author of The State of Palestine: A Critical Analysis  and the co-editor of Political Identities and Popular Uprisings in the Middle East 

More info: octopusbooks.ca/events


Inside the Now

October 13, 2015 | 288 pages
For the first time Thich Nhat Hanh shares his inspiration and experience of living in stillness and timelessness. Written to pull you into the moment as he sees it, Inside the Now offers teachings inspired by the spirit of poetry. More personal than the majority of his writing, Inside the Now... More Info

Whatever Happened to My Sister?

Nobrow Press | August 1, 2015 | 40 pages
"I'd had my suspicions for a while that someone had replaced my sister with a girl who looked a lot like her..." With sensitivity and graphic charm, Simona Ciraolo wonderfully explores a small child's bemusement at watching her older sibling grow up.  More Info

Our Bodies, Our Bikes

Elly Blue Publishing | November 10, 2015 | 192 pages
Our Bodies, Our Bikes is a resource and companion for women who ride bicycles. Through personal stories, how-to guidelines, and factual information, contributors explore the intersection of cycling and women's health, from bike fit to clothing, from periods to childbirth, from media representation... More Info

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

Harper | November 10, 2015 | 400 pages
Mitch Albom creates his most unforgettable fictional character—Frankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earth—in this magical novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives. An epic story of the greatest guitar player to ever live, and the six... More Info

Scared Wheatless

Whitecap Books Limited | September 21, 2015 | 216 pages
Scared Wheatless is a humourous book of recipes on the serious subject of healthy eating. The author, Mary Jo Eustace has been in the culinary world for over 20 years. She's been a tv host, a chef, the author of multiple cookbooks and a memoir on her very public divorce with the Dean McDermott.... More Info

Fools, Frauds and Firebrands

Bloomsbury USA | December 8, 2015 | 304 pages
From one of the leading critics of leftist orientations comes a study of the thinkers who have most influenced the attitudes of the New Left. Beginning with a ruthless analysis of New Leftism and concluding with a critique of the key strands in its thinking, Roger Scruton conducts a reappraisal of... More Info

When the Sun Bursts

November 24, 2015 | 224 pages
A leading psychoanalyst shares his experiences working with schizophrenic patients to show how effective talk therapy can be as a treatment  More Info

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2016 15 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

An Evening with Award Winning Author and Canada’s seventh Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke, Hosted by Journalist Waubgeshig Rice

Award-Winning author George Elliott Clarke will be joined by a fellow published poet, playwright and essayist charles c.

2016 20 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book Launch with Maude Barlow on Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis

7 PM
Tuesday, September 20 2016
Centretown United Church
507 Bank St.

Copies of Boiling Point will be available for purchase!

2016 24 Sep
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Community Classroom: The State of Palestine with Dr. Philip JM Leech

In this Community Classroom, our guest Dr. Philip JM Leech will deliver a lecture based on his new book The State of Palestine: A Critical Analysis

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