Books published by McClelland & Stewart Ltd


On a Cold Road

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | October 1, 1998 | 288 pages
"I never ask for mercy and seek no one's sympathy. I would never, as was once needlessly feared in this court, be a fugitive from justice in this country, only a seeker of it." —Conrad Black, in his statement to the court, June 24, 2011 In 1993, Conrad Black was the proprietor of London's Daily... More Info

While Canada Slept

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | June 18, 2019 | 224 pages
For how much longer can Canada expect to get a free ride? With 9/11 and the international “war on terrorism,” the time has come to ask some hard questions. Should we continue to starve our military, reduce our humanitarian assistance, dilute our diplomacy, and absent ourselves from global... More Info


McClelland & Stewart Ltd | October 10, 1998 | 296 pages
A book for all Canadians who love their country, and fear for it after the failure of the constitution-making of the recent past. A clear, entertaining reintroduction to ideas and processes.  More Info

Blue covenant

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | October 16, 2007 | 234 pages
An Inconvenient Truth of water.  More Info

The Best Game You Can Name

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | September 5, 2006 | 310 pages
Bidini returns to the game he loves best In 2004, Dave Bidini laced on his skates and slid onto the ice of Toronto’s McCormick Arena to play defence with the Morningstars in the E! Cup tourney. While thrashing around the ice, swiping at the puck and his opponents, Bidini got to thinking about how... More Info

Too close for comfort

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | October 25, 2005 | 300 pages
Canada’s greatest advocate considers our place in Bush’s world order. Not since 1984, when Brian Mulroney went to New York and told a blue-chip business audience that Canada was “open for business,” has there been such a push toward continental integration and a common market for North... More Info

Profit Is Not the Cure

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | October 7, 2003 | 296 pages
On July 12, 1966, the Medical Care Insurance Act was passed by the federal House of Commons after a ferocious public debate that pitted the vast majority of Canadians against a powerful alliance of business, insurance companies, and doctors. More than thirty years later, the same battle is being... More Info


McClelland & Stewart Ltd | March 15, 2005 | 69 pages
National-award-winning poet Lorna Crozier’s new collection of poems are peopled by the seasons and their elements, her beloved prairies, sorrow, joy, and the dead. Central to their themes are revisitations of family and marriage, and the land-death that is drought. Universal, deeply moving,... More Info


McClelland & Stewart Ltd | March 20, 2012 | 96 pages
Multi-award-winning poet Don McKay returns with a startling collection of new poems, his first since his Griffin Poetry Prize winning book, Strike/Slip Don McKay is known, among other things, as Canada's foremost poet of the natural world. Readers have come to expect a playful extravagance in his... More Info

Bombs Away

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | September 6, 2011 | 272 pages
For readers of Christopher Hedges, Robert Fisk, and Christopher Hitchens, an extraordinary humanitarian gives us a bracing and uncompromising account of her work in some of the most devastated corners of the world -- and a new and provocative vision for changing course on our growing... More Info


McClelland & Stewart Ltd | March 27, 2012 | 128 pages
From Governor General's Award-winning poet Tim Lilburn comes a new collection of poetry of great scope and ambition. Assiniboia is a richly textured imagining of a Western Canada that could have been. Theatrical, operatic -- a masque and a pair of choral performances -- the book breaks new formal... More Info

Camp Nurse

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | March 31, 2009 | 296 pages
The bestselling, critically acclaimed author of A Nurse’s Story and The Making of a Nurse is back to describe her experiences as a summer camp nurse. After years of working in intensive care units caring for critically ill people, nurse Tilda Shalof now turns her attention to healthy patients —... More Info

Book of Mercy

McClelland & Stewart Ltd | March 2, 2010 | 112 pages
Presents spiritual poems that deal with loss, perception, prayer, grace, achievement, loneliness, death, sorrow, and sacredness.  More Info