Books published by HarperCollins Publishers

The Rosie Project

HarperCollins Publishers | June 27, 2017 | 320 pages
A Globe & Mail 100 Selection The feel-good hit of 2013, The Rosie Project is a classic screwball romance about a handsome but awkward genetics professor and the woman who is totally wrong for him A first-date dud, socially awkward and overly fond of quick-dry clothes, genetics professor Don... More Info

Persons Unknown

HarperCollins Publishers | June 27, 2017 | 288 pages
The new novel from Susie Steiner, bestselling author of Missing, Presumed Manon has settled back into life in Cambridgeshire with her adopted son, Fly. She’s perfectly happy working on cold cases—until a man is stabbed to death just yards from the police station, and both the victim and the... More Info

Kingdom of Olives and Ash

HarperCollins Publishers | May 30, 2017 | 448 pages
A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have... More Info

Shanghai Grand

HarperCollins Publishers | May 30, 2017 | 480 pages
From award-winning and bestselling author Taras Grescoe comes a highly compelling and bestselling account of the high life in Shanghai just before the Second World War On the eve of the Second World War, the foreign-controlled port of Shanghai was the rendezvous point for many of the 20th... More Info

Magpie Murders

HarperCollins Publishers | June 6, 2017 | 496 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s... More Info

The Mighty Franks

HarperCollins Publishers | May 16, 2017 | 368 pages
The boundaries of family life are upended in this memoir, which turns on the author’s lifelong relationship with his enthralling yet deeply possessive aunt, a powerhouse Hollywood screenwriter whose turbulent nature slowly reveals itself. All his life Michael Frank has been fawned over by his... More Info

By Chance Alone

HarperCollins Publishers | May 9, 2017 | 304 pages
In the tradition of Elie Wiesel’s Night and Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz, a heart-wrenching and inspiring new memoir by a Canadian Holocaust survivor More than 70 years after the Nazi camps were liberated by the Allies, a new Canadian Holocaust memoir details the rural Hungarian... More Info

Brown

HarperCollins Publishers | May 10, 2016 | 336 pages
By the author of the Canada Reads finalist and bestselling Intolerable comes a stunning new bestselling book about the meaning of being brown Brown is not white. Brown is not black. Brown is an experience, a state of mind. Historically speaking, issues of race and skin colour have been interpreted... More Info

Anxiety for Beginners

HarperCollins Publishers | May 2, 2017 | 384 pages
When Eleanor Morgan published a first-person account of her struggles with anxiety as part of the online series The VICE Guide to Mental Health, the response was staggering: it was read by five million people in 15 countries within four days. The article prompted tens of thousands of reader... More Info

The Baker's Secret

HarperCollins Publishers | May 2, 2017 | 320 pages
On June 5, 1944, as dawn rises over a small town on the Normandy coast of France, Emmanuelle is making the bread that has sustained her fellow villagers in the dark days since the Germans invaded her country. Only twenty-two, Emma learned to bake at the side of a master, Ezra Kuchen, the village... More Info

Tears of Dark Water

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 688 pages
November 2011: Somali pirates hijack a sailboat, taking Americans Daniel Parker and his teenaged son, Quentin, hostage. The tense standoff orchestrated by negotiator Paul Derrick ends in tragedy, leaving Quentin’s mother, Vanessa, struggling to maintain hope. The pirates are extradited to stand... More Info

Seven Days in May

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 368 pages
For readers of Kate Williams, Beatriz Williams and Jennifer Robson, a captivating novel of love and resilience during the Great War, inspired by the author’s family history. As the First World War rages in continental Europe, two New York heiresses, Sydney and Brooke Sinclair, are due to set sail... More Info

Missing, Presumed

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 416 pages
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The Marriage Bureau

HarperCollins Publishers | April 18, 2017 | 368 pages
In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. They found a tiny office on London’s Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. Drawing on the bureau’s... More Info

I Bificus

HarperCollins Publishers | April 18, 2017 | 288 pages
From one of Canada’s most original musical artists comes a new memoir about life, love, loss and triumph Bif Naked was born in secret to a teenager living in India, the product of the relationship between a Canadian girl and a British boy. She was rejected by both families and hidden away in a... More Info

Crying for the Moon

HarperCollins Publishers | April 18, 2017 | 336 pages
In this brilliantly funny and poignant debut novel, actress, comedian and social activist Mary Walsh has created the unforgettable Maureen Brennan, a young woman coming of age in late 1960s St. John’s, Newfoundland There is no one like Maureen, the second youngest daughter of the Sarge, a mother... More Info

Miss You

HarperCollins Publishers | April 4, 2017 | 432 pages
In the tradition of One Day, a wryly romantic story about two strangers who meet briefly as teens in Florence and whose paths cross again many times over the course of the next sixteen years, until they’re finally brought back together What if the person you’re looking for is standing right... More Info

The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly

HarperCollins Publishers | March 7, 2017 | 416 pages
Another hilarious crime caper from the #1 bestselling author of the The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules continues the misadventures of the Senior League—who now have their sights set on Saint-Tropez . . . Nothing can stop the Senior League. They have a plan and it’s going to need money.... More Info

Nearly Normal

HarperCollins Publishers | January 31, 2017 | 304 pages
In her bestselling memoir North of Normal, Cea wrote with grace and candour about her unconventional childhood—her early years living in a tipi in Alberta with her pot-smoking, free-loving counterculture family; the numerous misadventures she survived with her mother and her mother’s... More Info

Steal Away Home

HarperCollins Publishers | January 24, 2017 | 432 pages
For readers of The Book of Negroes, Bound for Canaan, House Girl and The Illegal comes the story of a fifteen-year-old escaped slave named Cecelia Reynolds, who slips away to freedom in Canada while her Kentucky owners holiday at Niagara Falls In this compelling work of narrative non-fiction,... More Info

A Harvest of Thorns

HarperCollins Publishers | January 24, 2017 | 368 pages
A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corporate executive with nothing left to lose. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a garment factory burns to the ground, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women. Amid the... More Info

Unbound

HarperCollins Publishers | January 24, 2017 | 304 pages
In the tradition of Wild and Eat, Pray, Love comes an epic new story about one woman’s triumph of spirit Steph Jagger had seen the ski-lift sign thousands of times—“Raise Restraining Device,” it read—but one day she took it personally as a rallying cry to shake off the life she had for... More Info

Transit

HarperCollins Publishers | January 17, 2017 | 272 pages
The stunning new novel from the author of Outline, a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of the Year In the wake of family collapse, a writer moves to London with her two young sons. The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a... More Info
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Moonglow

HarperCollins Publishers | November 22, 2016 | 432 pages
Following on the heels of his New York Times-bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure-and the forces that work to destroy us. In 1989, fresh from the... More Info
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Life in Balance

HarperCollins Publishers | October 18, 2016 | 240 pages
Australia’s most trusted home cook is celebrating a fresher approach to eating. These days we’re bombarded with so many messages about what to eat more of and what to eat less of and what to give up altogether, it can all get a little confusing and, let’s face it, overwhelming. When there are... More Info
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Super Food Family Classics

HarperCollins Publishers | October 4, 2016 | 288 pages
Jamie's Super Food Family Classics continues with the popular philosophy behind Jamie's Everyday Super Food, bringing exciting healthy eating to the heart of the home. Freshen up your family favourites and expand your recipe repertoire with new nutritious, tasty meals—make your weekly menu... More Info
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Trudeaumania

HarperCollins Publishers | September 20, 2016 | 384 pages
Nearly twenty years after his death and more than thirty since his retirement from active politics, Pierre Elliott Trudeau is at long last receding from the lived memory of Canadians. But despite the distance of time, he still holds court in the minds of many, and today his son Justin now lives at... More Info

Barbarian Lost

HarperCollins Publishers | September 13, 2016 | 304 pages
To this day, China remains an enigma. Ancient, complex and fast moving, it defies easy understanding. Ever since he was a boy, Alexandre Trudeau has been fascinated by this great county. Recounting his experiences in the China of recent years, Trudeau visits artists and migrant workers, townspeople... More Info

All of It

HarperCollins Publishers | July 27, 2017 | 354 pages
Bestselling author Bev Aisbett's no-nonsense text, combined with her insightful cartoon images, have reassured countless people seeking help for anxiety. Now, she reveals the deep spirit that lies behind these deceptively simple books. All of It is an unflinching self-examination, an exploration of... More Info

This Way of Life

HarperCollins Publishers | January 1, 2013 | 192 pages
In an isolated and stunning rural New Zealand setting, Peter and Colleen Ottley-Karena raise their seven children on the thin edge between freedom and disaster. The children are brought up to respect nature, their horses and each other. Regardless of their lack of material wealth, they never lose... More Info

The Motorcyclist

HarperCollins Publishers | February 2, 2016 | 288 pages
Just start your engine. Go. Carl Black is an intellectual and artist, a traveller, a reader and an unapologetic womanizer. A motorcyclist. He burns for the bohemian life, but is trapped in a railway porter’s prosaic—at times humiliating—existence. Taking place over one dramatic year in... More Info

Atmosphere Of Hope

HarperCollins Publishers | October 6, 2015 | 272 pages
By the author of the number one bestseller The Weather Makers comes a groundbreaking new book of vital importance for the future of humankind. Earth’s climate system is fast approaching a crisis. Public understanding has not kept up with the debate, and there is an absence of political... More Info

Café Babanussa

HarperCollins Publishers | February 2, 2016 | 368 pages
A moving portrait of a young woman’s experience of life, love and the shifting tides of mental health in 1980s–era Berlin In this beautifully written and moving novel, informed by many of the author’s own experiences, a young mixed-race woman travels from Canada to Germany to start her life... More Info

Headscarves And Hymens

HarperCollins Publishers | March 15, 2016 | 256 pages
Mona Eltahawy, an Egyptian American woman, wrote an article for Foreign Policy entitled “Why Do They Hate Us?”, “they” being Muslim men and “us” being women. The piece sparked controversy, of course, making it clear that misogyny in the Arab world is something that engages and enrages... More Info

100 Million Years Of Food

HarperCollins Publishers | February 2, 2016 | 320 pages
In the vein of Jared Diamond and Michael Pollan, a fascinating new exploration of what we eat and how we live, and the health consequences of denying our complicated evolutionary history with food.  More Info

True North

HarperCollins Publishers | November 3, 2015 | 288 pages
A captivating look at modern Canadian cuisine--from coast to coast to coast--with one of Canada’s superstar chefs With a foreword by Jamie Oliver Derek Dammann is one of Canada’s most extraordinary culinary artists. The creative genius behind DNA and Maison Publique restaurants in Montreal,... More Info

The End Of Memory

HarperCollins Publishers | January 19, 2016 | 304 pages
Canada’s bestselling science writer illuminates the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most puzzling and debilitating conditions of the modern era It is a wicked illness that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly and, ultimately, their lives. For... More Info

Thirteen Ways Of Looking

HarperCollins Publishers | October 13, 2015 | 256 pages
From the author of the award-winning novel Let the Great World Spin and TransAtlantic comes an eponymous novella and three stories that range fluidly across time, tenderly exploring the act of writing and the moment of creation when characters come alive on the page; the lifetime consequences that... More Info

Stolen Sisters

HarperCollins Publishers | September 29, 2015 | 240 pages
In 2014, the nation was rocked by the brutal violence against young Aboriginal women Loretta Saunders, Tina Fontaine and Rinelle Harper. But tragically, they were not the only Aboriginal women to suffer that year. In fact, an official report revealed that since 1980, 1,200 Canadian Aboriginal women... More Info

The Retreat

HarperCollins Publishers | April 1, 2015 | 416 pages
From the award-winning co-author of I Am Malala, this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000 troops on the ground, failed to defeat a group of religious students and farmers? How did it go so wrong? War Not Peace tells how the West turned success into defeat in the... More Info

Why I Love Canada

HarperCollins Publishers | October 15, 2012 | 26 pages
Featuring children’s own words and heart-warming pictures, a special little book about why we love Canada.  More Info