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What does a teenage girl do when she sees her beloved older brother commit a horrific crime? Should she report to her parents, or should she keep quiet? Should she confront him? All her life, Naledi has been in awe of Basi, her charming and outgoing older brother.
The day after the 2015 Paris terror attacks, twenty-eight-year-old Canadian Jamil Jivani opened the newspaper to find that the men responsible were familiar to him. He didn’t know them, but the communities they grew up in and the challenges they faced mirrored the circumstances of his own life.
The Plan 99 Reading Series is pleased to host the Ottawa launch of BOOK OF ANNOTATIONS, by Cameron Anstee.
“Incredibly short and playful poems packed with enormous density.” – rob mclennan (We concur.)
On May 2, please join us to co-launch Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green's debut novel/poetry book Big Island, Small and The Way We Hold On.
Join us for an evening of reading and conversation with Indo-Canadian author Veena Gokhale and young Inuk writer Aviaq Johnston to launch their latest novels, Land of Fatimah and Those Who Run in the Sky!
Come meet local author Ainalem Tebeje as she introduces us her first novel My Love Story in Broken English on Saturday, April 21!
In this riveting memoir, Judy Rebick, one of Canada’s best-known feminists, lays bare the public and private battles that have shaped her life.
Bird-Bent Grass chronicles an extraordinary mother–daughter relationship that spans distance, time, and, eventually, debilitating illness.
One hundred years ago, French troops fired tear gas grenades into German trenches. Designed to force people out from behind barricades and trenches, tear gas causes burning of the eyes and skin, tearing, and gagging. Chemical weapons are now banned from war zones.
Craig Fortier, author of Unsettling the Commons: Social Movements Within, Against, and Beyond Settler Colonialism will be joined by writer and activist Fiona Jeffries who is also the author of Nothing to Lose But Our Fear: Resistance in Dangerous Times to discuss this bo
Translated from French by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott.
From Goncourt Prize finalist a beautiful and brilliant new novel.
Across North America, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent years opposed the removal of federal protections for forests and waterways in Indigenous lands, halted the expansion of tar sands extraction and the pipeline construction at Standing Rock, and demanded justice for murdered and mis
In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again.
This is a story of two South African mothers and best friends, Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana, who together take on Lonmin PLC, the third largest platinum-extractor in the world. They live in Nkaneng, Marikana, an informal settlement in rural South Africa that sprung up around the mine.
The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous feminist contributors.
Michael Mirolla is the author of numerous novels, plays, and short story and poetry collections.
Local Ottawa author Valerie Buko has a number of books meant to inspire play and physical fitness in children. Winter Olympic Athletes (for ages 3-6) is her latest picture book. In this new book, Valerie tells us about Winter Olympic sports and stories of striving to always do our best.
No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do.
Uninformed and reactionary responses in the years following the events of 9/11 and the ongoing ‘War on Terror’ have greatly affected ideas of citizenship and national belonging.
Writing Herself into Being ‑ the author’s own translation of her award‑winning French‑language book De Marie de l’Incarnation à Nelly Arcan: Se dire, se faire par l’écriture intime (Boréal, 2014) presents a feminist analysis of women’s struggles for autonomy and agency from the
This Christmas, give them a Crafted Gift of Love that will touch their heart.
Come for a fun adventure with auntie Katie Macnamara on the morning of December 9!
December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Ironically it is also the day Mohamed (Moe) Harkat was arrested under a security certificate 15 years ago.