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Women Writing: A multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough, Elise Moser, Alice Petersen and Alice Zorn.

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The Terror Years

Knopf Publishing Group | August 23, 2016 | 384 pages
"Eleven powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from a more peaceful time in 1990s Israel to the recent beheadings of reporters by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as... More Info

Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster?

Macmillan | August 20, 1998 | 238 pages
Offers a guide to help divorcing parents ease the turmoil that children experience when a family is breaking up, showing effective ways to answer the questions that will arise  More Info

Before We Go Extinct

Macmillan | June 28, 2016 | 256 pages
After Sharkey's best friend commits suicide (or was it an accident?) in front of him, he spends the summer processing his grief on an abandoned beach resort island where his dad is the caretaker.  More Info

News from the Red Desert

Random House Canada | August 23, 2016 | 384 pages
From the award-winning author of The Water in Between and Consumption, the definitive novel of the Afghanistan war. News From the Red Desert begins in late 2001, when everyone believes the war is already won and the Taliban defeated, then leaps late in the severely escalated conflict--into the... More Info

Whey Read Marx Today

Oxford University Press, USA | October 27, 2016 | 136 pages
Professor:  Prof. Hugh Shewell
Course Codes:  SOWK 5306
Semester:  Fall-2016
This fresh and timely book argues that we can detach Marx the critic of current society from Marx the prophet of future society, and that he remains the most impressive critic we have of liberal, capitalist, bourgeois society. Wolff connects Marx's main ideas with wider concerns about culture and... More Info

Freedom's Just Another Word

September 6, 2016 | 232 pages
Easy never thought she'd be on her way to meet Janis Joplin in Texas, and she especially never thought she'd be traveling with two nuns to get there.  More Info

American Girls

Macmillan | June 7, 2016 | 304 pages
She was looking for a place to land. Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs away to Los Angeles, where her half-sister takes her in. But LA isn't quite the glamorous escape Anna had... More Info

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2016 29 Oct
11:00am - 12:00pm

WHAT MILLY DID, Children's Book for Age 8-11, Reading with author Elise Moser

Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town’s full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard — the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics.

2016 29 Oct
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Women Writing: A multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough, Elise Moser, Alice Petersen and Alice Zorn

Join us for a multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough (author of Stolen Child), Elise Moser (author of What Milly Did

2016 01 Nov

Book Club: Tracey Lindberg's Birdie

After a few months of break, our book club is back in November. We are reading Birdie by Tracey Lindberg!

Paperback available at our store, both locations, or order online at http://octopusbooks.ca/book/birdie-0..

Please join us!

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