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The Will to Power

Penguin Classics | December 29, 2016 | 320 pages
New to Penguin Classics, The Will to Power contains some of Nietzsche's most fascinating and combative writings on nihilism, metaphysics and the future of Europe. Assembled by Nietzsche's sister after his death, The Will to Power is a collection of the philosopher's reflections and theories taken... More Info

Mustache Shenanigans

Penguin | March 28, 2017 | 304 pages
Director, writer, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar tells the hilarious history of his comedy group, Broken Lizard, and the making of the cult film Super Troopers, as well as the currently filming Super Troopers 2. Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing, and acting in film... More Info

VIJ

Penguin Books Canada | March 21, 2017 | 256 pages
At Vij's, one of North America's most innovative Indian restaurants, owner Vikram Vij and his wife Meeru use the freshest local ingredients and original ideas to create exciting new takes on the cuisines of India. Though far from traditional, the dishes remain true to one glorious hallmark of... More Info

A Twist of the Knife

Penguin Canada | March 21, 2017 | 320 pages
Brigid Quinn must confront her deadliest enemy yet: the shadow of her own past. Hardbitten former FBI agent Brigid Quinn is back--and this time, she's on home turf. Brigid has been forced to return to her Florida hometown to answer two very different calls for help. One is from her mother,... More Info

The Creative Spark

Penguin | March 21, 2017 | 352 pages
In the tradition of Jared Diamond's million-copy-selling classic Guns, Germs, and Steel, a bold new synthesis of paleontology, archaeology, genetics, and anthropology that overturns misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself, answering an age-old question: What made humans so... More Info

Scared Selfless

Penguin | March 21, 2017 | 304 pages
"A riveting memoir that takes readers on a roller coaster ride from the depths of hell to triumphant success." --Dave Pelzer, author of A Child Called "It" Michelle Stevens has a photo of the exact moment her childhood was stolen from her. In it, she's only eight years old and posing for her... More Info

The Other Side of Silence

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 448 pages
New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr's much anticipated return to Bernie Gunther, in a series hailed by The Daily Beast as "the best crime novels around today." The French Riviera, 1956. Bernie Gunther, our sardonic former Berlin homicide dick and unwilling SS officer, is the go-to guy at... More Info

The First Mess Cookbook

Penguin Canada | March 7, 2017 | 296 pages
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Exit West

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 240 pages
Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by Time Magazine, the New York Times, Washington Post and The Huffington Post From the internationally bestselling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a love story that unfolds across the rapidly changing face of a volatile world. In a country... More Info

The Night Ocean

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 400 pages
From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals, psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle. Marina Willett, M.D., has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H.P. Lovecraft, in... More Info

They Left Us Everything

Penguin Canada | October 4, 2016 | 288 pages
A warm, heartfelt memoir of family, loss, and a house jam-packed with decades of memories. After almost twenty years of caring for elderly parents--first for their senile father, and then for their cantankerous ninety-three-year old mother--author Plum Johnson and her three younger brothers have... More Info

Becoming Wise

Penguin | February 28, 2017 | 304 pages
In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time. The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of who we are to each other. She insists on the... More Info

Treatise on Toleration

Penguin Books | August 4, 2016 | 208 pages
One of the most important essays on religious tolerance and freedom of thought, a French bestseller in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks In 1762 Jean Calas, a merchant from Toulouse, was executed after being falsely accused of killing his son. As it became clear that Calas was in fact... More Info

On Living

Penguin | October 25, 2016 | 224 pages
"A hospice chaplain shares the meaning the dying make of their lives, to help us understand what is ultimately important and to make the most of our own still-being-lived lives"--  More Info

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Penguin | February 7, 2017 |
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Dog Songs

Penguin Books | September 29, 2015 | 144 pages
“The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe Mary Oliver’s Dog Songs is a celebration of the special bond between human and dog, as understood through the poet’s relationships to the canines that have accompanied her... More Info

Hit Makers

Penguin Press HC | February 7, 2017 | 352 pages
Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson puts pop culture under the lens of science to investigate what every business, every artist, every person looking to promote "brand me" is after: what makes a hit a hit. HIT MAKERS is a groundbreaking investigation into the most valuable currency of the 21st... More Info

At the Edge of the Orchard

Penguin Books | January 31, 2017 | 304 pages
With impeccable research and flawless prose, Chevalier perfectly conjures the grandeur of the pristine Wild West . . . and the everyday adventurers male and female who were bold enough or foolish enough to be drawn to the unknown. She crafts for us an excellent experience. "USA Today" From... More Info

The Greek Alexander Romance

Penguin Classics | April 25, 1991 | 196 pages
Mystery surrounds the parentage of Alexander, the prince born to Queen Olympias. Is his father Philip, King of Macedonia, or Nectanebo, the mysterious sorcerer who seduced the queen by trickery? One thing is certain: the boy is destined to conquer the known world. He grows up to fulfil this... More Info

Islamic Mystical Poetry

Penguin UK | October 29, 2009 | 336 pages
'When the sun of your face shone, The atoms of the two worlds came to life' Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh.  More Info

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Penguin Books | March 28, 1990 | 216 pages
Vowing to return to his father--the city storyteller--his lost gift of speech, Haroun begins a quest that introduces him to a mad bus driver, the Shadow Warriors, and the land of darkness  More Info
$29.00

Portable Bear Reader

Penguin Group | March 28, 1992 | 645 pages
Professor:  Prof. Rob Holton
Course Codes:  ENGL 4708B
Semester:  Winter-2017
Features selections from the writers of the Beat generation, including William Burroughs' "Naked Lunch," in which a drug addict travels to Mexico and Morocco in order to gain easy access to drugs, but winds up in a bizarre fantasy world.  More Info
$23.00

Modern Romance

Penguin Books | June 14, 2016 | 288 pages
Now a New York Times Bestseller A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation's sharpest comedic voices At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of... More Info
$35.00

Vij's Indian

Penguin Canada | October 4, 2016 | 248 pages
Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij, the dynamic team behind North America's celebrated Indian restaurants, bring together a beautiful new collection of beloved recipes cooked at their restaurants that they also regularly cook at home. These are those special recipes that come from the journey of life... More Info

Oh She Glows Every Day

Penguin Canada | September 6, 2016 | 352 pages
Angela Liddon's eagerly awaited follow-up to the international bestseller The Oh She Glows Cookbook is packed with amazingly simple and delicious plant-based recipes that will keep you glowing from the inside out every day Angela Liddon's irresistible and foolproof recipes have become the gold... More Info

The Little Book of Hygge

Penguin UK | September 1, 2016 | 288 pages
Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world. That's down to one thing: hygge. 'Hygge has been translated as everything from the art of creating intimacy to cosiness of the soul to taking pleasure from the presence of soothing things. My personal favourite is cocoa by... More Info
$36.00

A Gentleman in Moscow

Penguin | September 6, 2016 | 480 pages
"In all ways a great novel, a nonstop pleasure brimming with charm, personal wisdom, and philosophic insight . .  More Info
$32.00

Real Food, Real Good

Penguin Canada | September 6, 2016 | 288 pages
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Rise of the Vulcans

Penguin | March 28, 2017 | 426 pages
The author presents a fascinating inside look at the advisors who have brought America to war twice in the last two years, covering Rumsfeld, Cheney, Powell, Armitage, Rice, Wolfowitz, and of course, President Bush. 50,000 first printing.  More Info

World Order

Penguin Books | September 1, 2015 | 432 pages
“Dazzling and instructive . . . [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder.  More Info
$29.00

The Book of Veganish

Penguin | August 30, 2016 | 288 pages
Bestselling authors Kathy Freston and Rachel Cohn join together to create a toolbox of resources to aid socially aware teens and young adults interested in adopting a vegan lifestyle. The Book of Veganish contains everything curious young adults need to help them navigate through the transition to... More Info

Champion of the World

Penguin | July 12, 2016 | 480 pages
In this stunning historical fiction debut set in the world of wrestling in the 1920s, a husband and wife are set adrift in a place where everyone has something to hide and not even the fights can be taken at face value. Late summer, 1921: Disgraced former lightweight champion Pepper Van Dean has... More Info

Beloved Dog

Penguin Press HC | October 27, 2015 | 160 pages
"Dogs have lessons for us all. In [this book], ... artist and author Maira Kalman illuminates our cherished companions as only she can. From the dogs lovingly illustrated in her ... children's books to the real-life pets who inspire her still, Kalman's [book] is joyful ... and ... deeply... More Info

In the Heart of the Sea

Penguin Group USA | November 10, 2015 | 336 pages
Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex—which inspired Melville's classic Moby Dick—and its doomed crew's 90-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats, in a book that is the basis of the forthcoming film directed by Ron Howard. Reissue.  More Info

How to Run a Government

Penguin Press | March 24, 2016 | 368 pages
Jessica Hart has never forgotten Matthew Landley. After all, he was her first love when she was fifteen years old. But he was also her school maths teacher, and their forbidden affair ended in scandal with his arrest and imprisonment. Now, seventeen years later, Matthew returns with a new identity,... More Info

The Truth and Other Lies

Penguin Canada | June 7, 2016 | 256 pages
A literary thriller reminiscent of The Dinner and The Silent Wife that follows a famous author whose wife--the brains behind his success--meets her death, leaving him to deal with the consequences On the surface, Henry Hayden seems like someone you could like, or even admire. A famous bestselling... More Info
$19.00

The Boys in the Boat

Penguin Paperbacks | May 27, 2014 | 404 pages
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of such contributors as their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a homeless teen rower. By the author of Under a Flaming Sky.... More Info

The Battle for Skandia

Penguin | January 1, 2009 | 294 pages
After Ranger's apprentice Will battles Temujai warriors to rescue Evanlyn, Will's kingdom of Skandia joins forces with rival kingdom Araluen to defeat a common enemy.  More Info

The World Beyond Your Head

Penguin Books Canada | April 5, 2016 | 320 pages
In this brilliant follow-up, Matthew Crawford, author of the bestselling Shop Class As Soulcraft, investigates the challenge of mastering one's own mind We often complain about our fractured mental lives and feel beset by outside forces that destroy our focus and disrupt our peace of mind. Any... More Info
$24.00

The Widow

Penguin Canada | February 16, 2016 | 336 pages
A loving husband or a heartless killer...she'd know, wouldn't she? There's a lot Jean hasn't said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with accusing glares and anonymous harassment. Now her... More Info
$20.00

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

Penguin Books Canada | February 23, 2016 | 224 pages
"This book sparkles with wit and at the same time comes across as so transparent and genuine--Awad knows how to talk about the raw struggles of female friendships, sex, contact, humanness, and her voice is a wry celebration of all of this at once." --AIMEE BENDER, author of The Particular Sadness... More Info

Awake and Dreaming

Penguin Global | November 5, 2013 | 258 pages
While living a miserable, poverty-stricken life with her young, irresponsible mother, nine-year-old Theo dreams of belonging to a real family but finds a shadowy figure haunting her thoughts.  More Info

The Necessary War

Penguin Books Canada | September 29, 2015 | 536 pages
The definitive account of Canadians fighting in the Second World War written by Canada's premier military historian Tim Cook, Canada's leading war historian, ventures deep into the Second World War in this epic two-volume story of heroism and horror, loss and longing, and sacrifice and endurance.... More Info

Reclaiming Conversation

Penguin Press HC | October 1, 2015 | 448 pages
Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity --and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground. We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And... More Info

The Sense of Style

Penguin Books | September 22, 2015 | 368 pages
"Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem." --Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good... More Info

The Pillars of the Earth

Penguin | March 28, 1990 | 983 pages
Set in twelfth-century England, this epic of kings and peasants juxtaposes the building of a magnificent church with the violence and treachery that often characterized the Middle Ages. Reissue.  More Info
$33.00

The Penguin State of the Middle East Atlas

Penguin Books | March 18, 2015 | 144 pages
From the author of The Penguin State of the World Atlas, an essential tool for understanding the modern Middle East The Middle East is in a constant state of change, and understanding it has never been more important. In this essential guide to the region and its politics, Dan Smith unravels the... More Info

A New Green History of the World

Penguin Group USA | March 28, 2017 | 452 pages
An updated examination of human history in terms of the environment explores how nature has affected the growth of human civilization and how human civilization has affected nature, from the earliest hunter-gatherer groups to the present. Reprint.  More Info

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Penguin UK | May 14, 2008 | 450 pages
A nineteenth-century boy, floating down the Mississippi River on a raft with a runaway slave, becomes involved with a feuding family, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt, who mistakes him for Tom.  More Info

Felicity

Penguin Press | October 13, 2015 | 96 pages
Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, celebrates love in her new collection of poems “If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger,” Mary Oliver once said in an interview. Finally, in her stunning new collection, Felicity, we can immerse ourselves in... More Info

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