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The Woman's Hour

Penguin Books | March 5, 2019 | 432 pages
Soon to be a major television event, the nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. "Both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for every reader" -- Hillary Rodham Clinton... More Info

Wolf Willow

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 306 pages
Blends fiction, childhood reminiscences, and personal reflectionin a study based on the author's own childhood in a pioneer community in souther Saskatchewan.  More Info

Creating Freedom

Penguin Canada | November 28, 2017 | 256 pages
The ideal of freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are? In Creating Freedom, Raoul Martinez brings together a torrent of... More Info

Robinson Crusoe

Penguin | March 27, 2003 | 251 pages

Gulliver's Travels

Penguin | January 30, 2003 | 305 pages
The unusual voyages of Englishman Lemuel Gulliver carry him to such strange locales as Lilliput, where the inhabitants are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a nation ruled by horses.  More Info

The Great Believers

Penguin Books | June 4, 2019 | 448 pages

The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 272 pages
"Jack teams up with the evil King Wretch in order to convince his friends to stay with him instead of going in search of others who may have survived the monster apocalypse"--  More Info


Penguin Paperbacks | February 1, 2011 | 720 pages
Original publication and copyright date: 2010.  More Info

Jim Crow's Children

Penguin | January 1, 2004 | 376 pages
An award-winning legal historian and author of A People's History of the Supreme Court explores the long legacy of segregation in America, showing readers how the famous Brown v. Board of Education decision broke the back of Jim Crow but was quickly replaced by another form of segregation. Reprint.... More Info

Counting by 7s

Penguin | September 16, 2014 | 378 pages
Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people and find a surrogate family for herself after her parents are killed in a car accident.  More Info

That Crumpled Paper was Due Last Week

Penguin | January 1, 2010 | 287 pages
An educational consultant and tutor provides parents with tips and tools to transform their disorganized and unfocused sons into successful students, including how to identify their child's disorganization style, help to set academic and personal goals and cope with challenges. Original.  More Info

The Conference of the Birds

Penguin Books | October 29, 2013 | 160 pages
A first adult book by the author of the Caldecott Honor-winning The Wall is an uplifting adaptation of the 12th-century Sufi epic poem about a flight of birds under the leadership of a hoopoe who search for a true king while enduring profound spiritual challenges. 30,000 first printing.  More Info

What You Have Heard Is True

Penguin Press | March 19, 2019 | 400 pages
Describes the author's deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador in the 1970s, a tumultuous period in the country's history, inspiring her work as an unlikely activist.  More Info

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Penguin Canada | June 5, 2018 | 352 pages
Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon Named a New York Times 2017 "Books to Breeze Through This Summer" Winner of the 2018 Costa First Novel Award Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction No one's ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. Meet... More Info

Little Fires Everywhere

Penguin Books | May 7, 2019 | 368 pages
Soon to be a Hulu limited series, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington! Named a Best Book of the Year by: People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads,... More Info

The Artist's Way

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 272 pages
First published by Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam 1992.  More Info

Stony the Road

Penguin Press | August 20, 2019 | 336 pages
The abolition of slavery after the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that transformed the nation after World War II. But the century in between remains a mystery: if emancipation sparked 'a new birth of freedom' in Lincoln's America, why was it necessary to march in... More Info

Paper Shadows

Penguin Canada | March 6, 2018 | 352 pages
In 1995, during the publicity tour for his much-acclaimed first novel, The Jade Peony, Wayson Choy received a mysterious phone call from a woman claiming to have just seen his mother on a streetcar. He politely informed the caller that she must be mistaken, since his mother had died long ago. "No,... More Info

Eichmann in Jerusalem

Penguin | August 20, 1963 | 312 pages
Professor:  Dimitrijevic, Zorana
Course Codes:  LAWS 2105
Semester:  Summer-2019
Hannah Arendt's authoritative report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann includes further factual material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript directly addressing the controversy that arose over her account.  More Info


Penguin Canada | November 29, 2016 | 240 pages
Professor:  Whiting, Patricia
Course Codes:  ENGL 4115 and 5900
Semester:  Summer-2019
Based on the author's own experiences, this award-winning novel was the first to tell the story of the evacuation, relocation, and dispersal of Canadian citizens of Japanese ancestry during the Second World War.  More Info

The Underdogs

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 148 pages
Professor:  Whiting, Patricia
Course Codes:  ENGL 4115 and 5900
Semester:  Summer-2019
'This is not only a novel of the Mexican Revolution, but also of our own contemporary madness, and Sergio Waisman's translation captures its full force and fervor.' - Sandra Cisneros, author of the House on Mango Street With revolution sweeping the Mexican countryside, Demetrio Macias, a poor... More Info

The Jungle

Penguin Classics | August 20, 2019 | 388 pages
Professor:  Whiting, Patricia
Course Codes:  ENGL 4115 and 5900
Semester:  Summer-2019
The horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards are revealed through this narrative of a young immigrant's struggles in America.  More Info

The Secret Lives of Color

Penguin Books | October 24, 2017 | 320 pages
The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the... More Info

The Later Roman Empire

Penguin | August 20, 1986 | 506 pages
A fourth century army officer recounts the history of Rome during the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian and Valens  More Info

Advice Not Given

Penguin Books | January 15, 2019 | 224 pages
"Most people will never find a great psychiatrist or a great Buddhist teacher, but Mark Epstein is both, and the wisdom he imparts in Advice Not Given is an act of generosity and compassion. The book is a tonic for the ailments of our time."--Ann Patchett, New York Times bestselling author of... More Info

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Penguin | October 24, 2017 | 640 pages
Explores the medieval world through twelve illuminated manuscripts, telling a story of culture and art over the course of a millennium.  More Info

Into the Magic Shop

Penguin | February 14, 2017 | 288 pages
The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.  More Info

The Dawn Watch

Penguin Books | November 6, 2018 | 400 pages
"Enlightening, compassionate, superb" --John Le Carré A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017 One of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017 A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own, from one of the most exciting... More Info

The Making of the English Working Class

Penguin Classics | August 20, 2019 | 958 pages
In this classic account of the formative years of working-class society in England, E. P. Thompson shows how the working-class took part in its own making and recreates the whole life experience of people who created a culture of great vitality.  More Info

Bleak House

Penguin Classics Hardcover | August 20, 2019 | 1036 pages
In the fog of London, lawyers enrich themselves with endless litigation over a dwindling inheritance.  More Info

The Rabbit Listened

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 40 pages
"When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling"--  More Info

Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined

Penguin Teen | May 1, 2018 | 368 pages
Then Ingrid traveled all over Europe with her opera star mother, Margot-Sophia. Life was beautiful and bright, and every day soared with music. Now Ingrid is on a summertime wilderness survival trek for at-risk teens: addicts, runaways, and her. She's fighting to survive crushing humiliations,... More Info

The Hanging Girl

Penguin | December 27, 2016 | 528 pages
In the middle of his usual hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Morck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive when he realizes that a new case is being foisted on him, but a few hours later, he... More Info


Penguin | January 1, 2009 | 281 pages
Presents a history of the banana that describes its role in the development of Central American nations and international business, the diseases that threaten its survival, and the hobbies and traditions inspired by the fruit.  More Info

In the Name of Humanity

Penguin Canada | October 2, 2018 | 464 pages
Shortlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize The untold true story of the secret negotiations--by the most unlikely figures--to end the Holocaust On November 25, 1944, prisoners at Auschwitz heard a deafening explosion. Emerging from their barracks, they witnessed the crematoria and gas chambers--part... More Info

Selling Illusions

Penguin Books Canada | August 20, 2019 | 252 pages
Since he immigrated to Canada almost three decades ago, Neil Bissoondath has consistently refused the role of the ethnic, and sought to avoid the burden of hyphenation - a burden that would label him as an East Indian-Trinidadian-Canadian living in Quebec. Bissoondath argues that the policy of... More Info

The Little Book of Little Activists

Penguin | September 25, 2017 | 48 pages
A celebration of political activism by America's youngest citizens--our children. You're never too young to care about your community or to stand up for your beliefs. That's the empowering message of this book, which is all about how real kids exercise their first amendment rights.  More Info

Bread and Roses

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 337 pages
An account of the 1912 textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts identifies the strike's key figures and events, from the walkout of 23,000 workers to the evacuations of their children to Manhattan.  More Info

I'm Afraid of Men

Penguin Canada | August 1, 2018 | 96 pages
"A powerful meditation on the damaging effects of masculinity from a trans girl--a writer with celebrated indie roots and a knack for dismantling assumptions and challenging the status quo. Toxic masculinity takes many insidious forms, from misogyny and sexual harassment to homophobia, transphobia,... More Info

White Trash

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 462 pages
"A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.  More Info

The Petting Zoo

Penguin Paperbacks | August 20, 2019 | 336 pages
Follows the story of enigmatic New York artist Billy, who suffers an emotional breakdown after attending a Velâazquez show and agonizingly searches for divine inspiration for his own work.  More Info


Penguin Canada | July 31, 2018 | 320 pages
"The heat ripples into sentences dripping with delicious detail... Its nod to the classics makes Demi-Gods comparable to Donna Tartt's The Secret History. As does the feeling of a new and important author arriving." - Financial Times "In her poetic, essential debut novel, Eliza Robertson aims an... More Info

Blockchain Revolution

Penguin Canada | June 12, 2018 | 432 pages
Finalist for the 2017 National Business Book Award The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the future of the world economy has arrived, and it's not self-driving cars, solar energy, or artificial intelligence. It's called the blockchain. The first generation of the digital revolution... More Info

Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains

Penguin Canada | June 5, 2018 | 320 pages
Winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Winner of the 2017 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Finalist for the 2017 in Canada First Novel Award How can you stand up to tyranny when your own identity is in turmoil? Vietnam is a haunted country, and Dr. Nguyen Georges-Minh... More Info

Lear's Shadow

Penguin Canada | July 10, 2018 | 336 pages
A captivating novel about aging fathers and their grown daughters, childhood scars, and rewriting the script with a little help from Shakespeare, from the acclaimed author of My October. During a sweltering, stormy Montreal summer, Bea Rose finds herself about to turn forty having lost her lover,... More Info

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

Penguin Books Canada | June 26, 2018 | 416 pages
From the author of the mega bestseller The Girl in the Spider's Web: the new book in the Millennium series, which began with Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  More Info

Big Magic

Penguin | September 1, 2016 | 304 pages
The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller "A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious." --PopSugar From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed... More Info

The Self-love Experiment

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 336 pages
Put a stop to self-sabotage and overcome your fears so that you can gain the confidence you need to reach your goals and become your own best friend. Too many people seem to believe that they are not allowed to put themselves first or go after their own dreams out of fear of being selfish or... More Info

The Mermaid

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 32 pages
"Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right"--  More Info

The Way to the Spring

Penguin | August 20, 2019 | 428 pages
From an award-winning journalist, a brave and necessary immersion into the everyday struggles of Palestinian life Over the past three years, American writer Ben Ehrenreich has been traveling to and living in the West Bank, staying with Palestinian families in its largest cities and its smallest... More Info