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"Octopus Books has been extremely quick at processing course pack orders, even as they ensure that a high quality finished product reaches the shelves. They have also been prompt and helpful when responding to my questions, while the Octopus website and store staff make it easy for students to locate and purchase their course packs. I am completely satisfied with the service they provide." Bill Skidmore Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies (Human Rights) Carleton University

$19.99

Angel CatBird

Dark Horse Comics | September 6, 2016 | 112 pages
"On a dark night, young genetic engineer Strig Feleedus is accidentally mutated by his own experiment when his DNA is merged with that of a cat and an owl"--  More Info
$14.99

Out

December 27, 2016 | 32 pages
A little girl and her mother have fled their homeland, making the long and treacherous journey to find a new place to call home. We came here on a boat. Our trip took so long, sometimes I wondered if I would ever walk on grass again. A brave little girl and her mother escape a war-torn land. On the... More Info
$12.99

Dog Man

Graphix | December 27, 2016 | 240 pages
Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while... Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief,... More Info
$35.00

Vij's Indian

Penguin Canada | October 4, 2016 | 248 pages
Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij, the dynamic team behind North America's celebrated Indian restaurants, bring together a beautiful new collection of beloved recipes cooked at their restaurants that they also regularly cook at home. These are those special recipes that come from the journey of life... More Info
$20.95

The Most Good You Can Do

July 5, 2016 | 232 pages
From the ethicist the "New Yorker" calls the most influential living philosopher, a new way of thinking about living ethically Peter Singer s books and ideas have been disturbing our complacency ever since the appearance of "Animal Liberation." Now he directs our attention to a new movement in... More Info
$9.99

Bollywood Burglary (Geronimo Stilton #65)

Scholastic Paperbacks | December 27, 2016 | 128 pages
Who is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing adventure stories. Here in New Mouse City, the capital of Mouse Island, my books are all bestsellers! My stories are funny, fa-mouse-ly funny. They are whisker-licking-good tales, and that's a promise! "Bollywood... More Info
$29.95

Speaking in Cod Tongues

January 15, 2017 | 288 pages
Think there's "no such thing" as Canadian cuisine? Think again! In Speaking in Cod Tongues, food scholar Lenore Newman takes readers on a journey through Canada's rich and evolving culinary landscape.  More Info

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Does for microbiology what Dr Joe Schwarcz's Brain Fuel (Anchor, 2010) did for chemistry: informs and...

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Events

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).

2017 03 Mar
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada Book Launch with Joanna Dean and Christabelle Sethna

Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped the city of Montreal.

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