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$18.95

Easy Fix

September 15, 2014 | 80 pages
Part rural conduit, part urban primer for the disenfranchised, Easy Fix explores cultural identity with both skepticism and compassion. It’s this symbiosis that distinguishes Blair Trewartha’s poetry, and leads him forward in “an entire world with its ducks in a row.” Although he eschews... More Info
$35.00

A People's History of the French Revolution

Verso | September 16, 2014 | 368 pages
The legacy of the French Revolution has remained a fascinating and contentious subject for over two centuries. Instead of seeing the revolution as an aberrant bloodbath on the path to a liberal society, this book maintains that is fundamentally changed the Western world. Looking at history from the... More Info
$27.95

Playful

Stewart, Tabori, & Chang | September 16, 2014 | 144 pages
Perfect for after school or a rainy Sunday, Playful is a charming collection of 26 unique, modern projects for adults to make with and for young children. Divided into five categories—Playful Dress Up, Playful Toys, Playful Paper Crafts, Playful Repurposing, and Playful Art—the low-skill,... More Info
$6.99

Let's Read/the Santa Trap

Macmillan Children's Books | July 31, 2014 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! The complete story and original illustrations of Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene's picture book, The Santa Trap, have been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new... More Info
$19.99

Backhoe Joe

HarperCollins | September 16, 2014 | 40 pages
In debut author Lori Alexander's picture book Backhoe Joe, a young boy tries to adopt a backhoe. When Nolan finds a stray backhoe in the street, he can't wait to adopt it. But this backhoe is not very well behaved. As Nolan tries to train his new pet, he learns that maybe this backhoe already has a... More Info
$24.00

Celia's Song

October 1, 2014 | 280 pages
Mink is a witness, a shape shifter, compelled to follow the story that has ensnared Celia and her village, on the West coast of Vancouver Island in Nu:Chahlnuth territory. Celia is a seer who - despite being convinced she's a little "off" - must heal her village with the assistance of her sister,... More Info
$27.99

Leaving Tomorrow

Phyllis Bruce Books | September 16, 2014 | 288 pages
From the Giller Prize-winning author of the #1 bestseller The Age of Hope, a thoughtful, tender, often wry novel of growing up and falling in love. In the small Alberta town of Tomorrow, young Arthur yearns for a larger life. His father prefers the love of horses and good books, while his mother is... More Info

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Events

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

Resisting Canada’s Myths of War and Peacekeeping: three book launches with Jessica Squires, Luke Stewart, Sarah Hipworth & Stephen Dale!

Resisting Canada’s Myths of War and Peacekeeping! We are launching three books under this common theme with author Jessica Squires, Luke Stewart, Sarah Hipworth & Stephen Dale!

2014 25 Sep
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Film Screening: Revolutionary Medicine - a Story of the First Garífuna Hospital

In partnership with Cinema Politica, Octopus Books presents "Revolutionary Medicine" a documentary directed by Beth Geglia & Jesse Frees

2014 26 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Drives all Night Book Reading and Musical Performance by Jamie Anderson

7pm
Sept. 26 2014
Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W,
Ottawa

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