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Creative Writing—Poetry with one of Ottawa's best poets, Shane Rhodes

Consisting of 8 sessions, this class will be for writers of all ages who have little or some familiarity with poetry – maybe you’ve been thinking of writing poems but just haven’t had the time, maybe you’ve been writing poetry for a while or maybe you’ve even published some poems in magazines. 


Jim Jarmusch

May 1, 2015 | 320 pages
Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words and Noise is the first book to examine the films of Jim Jarmusch from a sound-oriented perspective. Exploring the director's extensive back catalogue, includingStranger Than Paradise (1984), Down By Law (1986), Dead Man (1995), andOnly Lovers Left Alive (2013), Sara... More Info

The Forest of Bourg-Marie

Wilfrid Laurier University Press | September 15, 2014 | 150 pages
In The Forest of Bourg-Marie, originally published in 1898, Toronto author and musician S. Frances Harrison draws together a highly mythologized image of Quebec society and the forms of Gothic literature that were already familiar to her English-speaking audience. It tells the story of a... More Info


CreateSpace | June 10, 2014 | 30 pages
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.  More Info

Spirit and the Politics of Disablement

Fortress Press | January 1, 2007 | 250 pages
*Explores the larger significance of disability in cultural, political, and religious venues * Novel aspects of Christian theological tradition emerge in this light * Highly original and thought-provoking  More Info

Why the World Does Not Exist

Polity | July 7, 2015 | 200 pages
Where do we come from? Are we merely a cluster of elementary particles in a gigantic world receptacle? And what does it all mean? In this highly original new book, the philosopher Markus Gabriel challenges our notion of what exists and what it means to exist. He questions the idea that there is a... More Info


Polity | July 13, 2015 | 224 pages
This comprehensive new book introduces the core history of phenomenology and assesses its relevance to contemporary psychology, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science. From critiques of artificial intelligence research programs to ongoing work on embodiment and enactivism, the authors trace how... More Info

99 Maths Puzzles

May 1, 2015 | 112 pages
Children can keep their brains active and practise their number skills with this handy paperback book, packed with full-colour puzzles to test your numeracy. This is entertaining practice to help support maths lessons at school. A fun way to engage children with maths -- pop into a school bag or... More Info

Indie Next Pick

Pulitzer prizewinner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society...

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2015 15 Jul
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Octopus Book Club Discussion: All About Love, New Visions by bell hooks

All About Love offers radical new ways to think about love by showing its interconnectedness in our private and public lives.

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