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Authors for Indies Day!

It's Authors for Indies Day! Come on in to celebrate independent bookstores across the country with Ottawa-based authors on April 29. Joining us will be Joanne Proulx, Jared Young and Christine McNair. Each author will read from their most recent work and talk about their two favourite books for 10-15 minutes. Then we will open things up for conversation and mingling, Copies of their books will be available for purchase and signing! Reading starts at 3:30 PM!


Quelle Tête!

January 1, 2017 | 32 pages
See below for English description. Ashley adore ses beaux cheveux, mais il faut une ÉTERNITÉ pour les tresser. Peut-être que sa grand-mère pourra l'aider. Ashley can't figure out why her mom always insists on putting her hair up in braids. Her hair might look beautiful in braids, but it always... More Info

Peep Inside the Jungle

November 2, 2016 | 14 pages
A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peek beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens in the heart of the jungle. This is the latest in an ever-popular series which includes Peep-Inside the Castle,... More Info

Body Kindness

Workman Publishing | December 27, 2016 | 256 pages
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My Hand Art

January 3, 2017 |
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I Love You Because You're You (a Storyplay Book)

Cartwheel Books | December 27, 2016 | 32 pages
Introducing StoryPlay Books--the smart way to read and play together! StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills for ages... More Info

Reproductive Rights and Wrongs

November 15, 2016 | 488 pages
With a new prologue by the author, this feminist classic is an important gateway into the controversial topic of population for students, activists, researchers and policymakers. It challenges the myth of overpopulation, uncovering the deeper roots of poverty, environmental degradation and gender... More Info

Bouncing Forward

Atria/Enliven Books | December 27, 2016 | 400 pages
Thrive in the face of challenges and radically change your perspective on adversity and loss with the cutting-edge science of posttraumatic growth and these powerful methods to grow from victim to survivor in this “great message of hope” (The Huffington Post). Learn how to become stronger,... More Info

Indie Next Pick

How do countries come to view themselves as being 'multicultural'? Us, Them, and Otherspresents a...

Staff Pick

Draws on several years of research and reportage in a comprehensive analysis of counter-radicalization...


2017 29 Apr
3:30am - 5:00am

Reading in Celebration of Authors for Indies Day!

It's Authors for Indies Day! Come on in to celebrate independent bookstores across the country with Ottawa-based authors on April 29.

2017 04 May
6:00pm - 7:30pm

André Picard On His New Book MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH: Public Health Issues in Canada

Please join us for light refreshments, a talk and book signing with public health journalist for The Globe and Mail, André Picard.

2017 01 Jun
7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Case for Staying Out of Other People’s Wars with author William S. Geimer

Canada did not come of age at Vimy, and in all of Canada's wars both soldiers and civilians have died in vain. So why do people continue to support war in general, despite its poor record of benefits? And why, in particular, does Canada involve herself in other people's wars?

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