• Authors for Indies Day

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On The Campaign against Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) with Human Rights Professor Bill Skidmore

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My Life, My Body

PM Press | September 1, 2015 | 128 pages
In a candid and intimate new collection of essays, poems, memoirs, reviews, rants, and railerries, Marge Piercy discusses her own development as a working-class feminist, the highs and lows of TV culture, the ego dances of a writer's life, the homeless and the housewife, Allen Ginsberg and Marilyn... More Info

Voices of the Paris Commune

May 21, 2014 | 128 pages
The Paris Commune of 1871, the first instance of a working-class seizure of power, has been subject to countless interpretations; reviled by its enemies as a murderous bacchanalia of the unwashed while praised by supporters as an exemplar of proletarian anarchism in action. Only those who were... More Info

Still So Excited!

Triumph Books (IL) | February 1, 2016 | 256 pages
Ruth Pointer's story for the first time--and in her own words Still So Excited!: My Life in the Pointer Sisters offers an engaging, funny, heartbreaking, and poignant look at Ruth Pointer's roller-coaster life in and out of the Pointer Sisters. When overnight success came to the Pointer Sisters in... More Info

Fires Above Hyperion

Nbm Publishing Company | September 1, 2015 | 96 pages
Described as 'like Sex in the City as written by a gay Charlie Brown', Fires Over Hyperion documents the sad hilarity of Patrick Atangan's love life. From awkward first encounters, to finding out that the great guy you've been dating already has a boyfriend, to the sad inevitability of a break-up.... More Info

Mon Grand Livre de Dinosaures

October 1, 2015 |
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Indian Harvest

Bloomsbury USA | October 13, 2015 | 416 pages
One of Vikas Khanna's favorite places in the world growing up was the garden he and his grandmother planted at their home in Amritsar, India. He would rush home from school to tend to the aromatic basil and cardamom, tomatoes, peas, and squash. His intimate knowledge of spices and produce would... More Info

Indie Next Pick

Mink is a witness, a shape shifter, compelled to follow the story that has ensnared Celia and her...

Staff Pick

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


2016 06 Aug
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Parenting Your Way Book Signing with Local Author Kaeli Van Regan


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

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

George Elliott Clarke will be joined by a fellow published poet, playwright and essayist charles c. smith and CBC's Waubgeshig Rice, author of 2 books: Midnight Sweatlodge and Legacy for a conversation on George's latest novel the Motorcyclist and poetry!

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

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

More details coming soon!

About the book: Boiling Point

Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians

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