A beloved crime reporter revisits some of her biggest assignments and passes judgement on our judicial system and especially its judges. When Christie Blatchford wandered into a Toronto courtroom in 1978 for the start of the first criminal trial she would cover as a newspaper reporter, little did... More Info
Star CBC-radio host Rich Terfry presents the true story of his alter ego, musician Buck 65, in this rollicking and wonderfully written memoir of growing up poor, talented, baseball-obsessed, music-mad and girl-smitten on the East Coast. With wit, style and a born writer's knack for telling detail,... More Info
From the lead singer of the band Great Big Sea comes a lyrical and captivating musical memoir about growing up in the tiny fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, and then taking to the world stage. Singer-songwriter and front man of the great Canadian band Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is also... More Info
When sudden political violence gets their father killed and destroys their home in Kenya, siblings Muchoki and Jata travel hundreds of kilometers in a desperate search for their last remaining family.
"In June a few years ago I set out to visit some of the World War One battlefields of Europe - the slope and valley and river and plain that the Newfoundland Regiment trained on, and fought over and through and under." So begins Michael Winter's extraordinary narrative that follows two parallel... More Info
A boy-friendly book set during World War One, published for the centennary of the war and accompanied by a digital component to boost interest from the school and library market. It's the early 1900s and Edward Setten is growing up in the prairies fascinated by his uncle, who is one of the very... More Info
A cornucopia of comment from Canada’s most opinionated man — a man seen, read, and listened to by millions of Canadians each week. Canada’s most distinctive commentator presents his fearless and thought-provoking views on a head-spinning range of subjects, from Dr. Johnson’s greatness to... More Info