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$65.95

Massimo Bottura: Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef

Phaidon Press | October 6, 2014 | 296 pages
"Massimo Bottura is the Jimi Hendrix of Italian chefs. . .he takes familiar dishes and classical flavors and techniques and turns them on their heads in a way that is innovative, boundary‐breaking, sky kissing, and entirely whimsical, but ultimately timeless, and most importantly,... More Info
$21.00

Happy City

Anchor Canada | November 11, 2014 | 368 pages
"Happy City is not only readable but stimulating. It raises issues most of us have avoided for too long. Do we live in neighbourhoods that make us happy? That is not a silly question. Montgomery encourages us to ask it without embarrassment, and to think intelligently about the answer." --The New... More Info
$27.95

In Light of Africa

October 28, 2014 | 208 pages
In Light of Africa explores how the idea of Africa as a real place, an imagined homeland, and a metaphor for Black identity is used in the cultural politics of the Brazilian state of Bahia. In the book, Allan Charles Dawson argues that Africa, as both a symbol and a geographical and historical... More Info
$19.00

A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | October 7, 2014 | 40 pages
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes. Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it! What's the point of telling his... More Info
$18.00

A Christmas Carol

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 144 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info
$18.00

The Night Before Christmas

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 80 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info
$18.00

A Merry Christmas

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 160 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info

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Events

2014 20 Oct
7:00pm

Lecture: A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts, Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce by James Copnall

Why did the world's newest country, South Sudan, sink into a devastating civil war less than three years after independence? How did the secession of its southern region affect the 'rump state', Sudan?

2014 21 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Visitor, My Life in Canada Book Launch with Anthony Stewart and Priscilla Walton

In collaboration with Carleton University's Department of English and Literature, Octopus Books presents "Visitor, My Life in Canada" by Anthony Stewart. Anthony will be joined by Dr. Priscilla L.

2014 23 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

From Hiroshima to Fukushima to You A Primer on Radiation and Health Book Launch with Florian Oelck

The bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, brought radiation to international attention but the exact nature of what had been unleashed was still unclear to most.

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