Books published by Harpercollins Canada

October

Harpercollins Canada | April 30, 2017 | 256 pages
Published to rave reviews, with weeks on the bestseller lists and a place as a Globe and Mail Book of the Year, October is an extraordinary meditation on mortality and memory, from Governor General's Award-winning author Richard B. Wright. Visiting his gravely ill daughter, James Hillyer encounters... More Info

Pacing the Cage

HarperCollins Canada | November 1, 2014 | 544 pages
Cockburn's life has been shaped by politics, protest, romance and spiritual discovery. For more than five decades he has toured the globe, visiting such far-flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, Afghanistan and Nepal, performing and speaking out on diverse issues, from native rights and land... More Info

The Betrayers

HarperCollins Canada | August 1, 2014 | 304 pages
A compact saga of love, duty, family, and sacrifice from a rising star whose fiction is "self-assured, elegant, perceptive . . . and unflinchingly honest" (New York Times) This incandescent novel gives us one momentous day in the life of Baruch Kotler, a disgraced Israeli politician. When he... More Info

Man in the Shadows

HarperCollins Canada | July 1, 2014 | 304 pages
Fast-paced, gripping, and rich with historical detail, Man In the Shadows builds on the historical record to illuminate one of the most dramatic times in Canadian history. In 1867, three British colonies became the four provinces of the new dominion of Canada. Among the Fathers of Confederation was... More Info

Laughing All the Way to the Mosque

HarperCollins Canada | June 1, 2014 | 256 pages
A hilarious memoir about growing up Muslim from the creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie. Zarqa Nawaz has always straddled two cultures. She's just as likely to be agonizing over which sparkly earrings will 'pimp' out her hijab as to be flirting with the Walmart meat manager in a futile attempt... More Info

Big Brother

HarperCollins Canada | June 1, 2014 | 416 pages
From the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin comes a striking novel about siblings, marriage and obesity When Pandora picks up her older brother Edison at her local Iowa airport, she literally... More Info

Where Bears Roam the Streets

HarperCollins Canada | June 1, 2014 | 272 pages
A unique portrait of a Russia awash in change, told through the lens of a long-standing friendship between two young men who grew up on opposing sides of the Cold War In the summer of 2008, Jeff Parker went to Russia intending to write a book about the countryâe(tm)s resurgence as a major global... More Info

Forgiveness

HarperCollins Canada | June 1, 2014 | 272 pages
When the Second World War broke out, Ralph MacLean traded his quiet yet troubled life on the Magdalene Islands in eastern Canada for the ravages of war overseas. On the other side of the country, Mitsue Sakamoto and her family felt their pleasant life in Vancouver starting to fade away after the... More Info

The Night Canada Stood Still

HarperCollins Canada | June 1, 2014 | 336 pages
The Quebec-sovereignist juggernaut began with the creation of the Parti Québécois in 1968 and climaxed in the provincial referendum on sovereignty, held on October 30, 1995. On that extraordinary evening, Canadians from all walks of life, in every region of the country, sat glued to their... More Info

Planet Lolita

HarperCollins Canada | May 1, 2014 | 232 pages
On the remote Hong Kong beach where they are camping, bickering parents and their lonely teenage daughter awaken at sunrise to a strange sight: a dozen women suddenly on the shore. They seem to have washed in from the sea. Fifteen-year-old Sarah, known as Xixi, tries befriending them, and she snaps... More Info

Little Bastards in Springtime

HarperCollins Canada | May 1, 2014 | 288 pages
It's spring 1992. Jevrem Andric is eleven years old, and brutal civil war is erupting in Sarajevo. At first it's just boring, as kids shut in apartments run out of ways to entertain themselves. A few weeks later, boredom is a luxury. Hell has arrived. They are trapped and face starvation and death.... More Info

The Secret Language of Doctors

HarperCollins Canada | April 29, 2014 | 320 pages
Have you ever wondered what doctors and nurses are really saying as they zip through the emergency room and onto elevators, throwing cryptic phrases at one another? Or why they do it? Do you guess at the codes broadcast over the loudspeaker, or the words doctors and nurses use when speaking right... More Info

The Painted Girls

HarperCollins Canada | April 1, 2014 | 368 pages
The #1 national bestseller, The Painted Girls is a gripping novel set in Belle Ã%poque Paris and inspired by the real-life model for Degasâe(tm)s Little Dancer Aged Fourteen and by the eraâe(tm)s most notorious criminal trials 1878. Following their fatherâe(tm)s sudden death, the Van Goethem... More Info

Bayou of Pigs

HarperCollins Canada | March 1, 2014 | 360 pages
In 1981, a small but heavily armed force of misfits from Canada and the United States set off on a preposterous mission: invade an impoverished Caribbean country, overthrow its government in a coup d'etat, install a puppet prime minister and transform the island into a crooks' paradise. Their... More Info

Any Known Blood

Harpercollins Canada | November 21, 2008 | 512 pages
Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speechwriter, until he's fired for sabotaging the minister's speech. It seems the perfect time for Langston, the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, to embark on a quest to discover his family's past-and his own sense... More Info

The Imposter Bride

HarperCollins Canada | March 20, 2012 | 352 pages

Requiem

HarperCollins Canada | September 2, 2011 | 317 pages
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Stuffed and Starved

Harpercollins Canada | March 2, 2009 | 438 pages
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Stuffed and starved

Harpercollins Canada | February 14, 2008 | 438 pages
Raj Patel Harper Collins; March 2008 Hardcover; 448 pages 9780002008112 This book is not currently in stock, but is available to order (1-2 weeks).  More Info

Filthy Lucre

Harpercollins Canada | April 13, 2009 | 338 pages
Heath, Joseph HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; 2009 Paperback; 352 pages 9781554683956 A dozen times every day, individuals and organizations use economic claims to support social and political points of view. Those on the left tend to distrust economists, seeing them as friends of the right. There is... More Info

Locavore

HarperCollins Canada | March 12, 2010 | 240 pages
Strawberries in January, fresh tomatoes year-round and New Zealand lamb at all times -- these well-travelled foods have a carbon footprint the size of an SUV. But there is a burgeoning local food movement taking place in Canadian cities, farms and shops that is changing both the way we eat and the... More Info