Books published by Random House Canada

The Only Café

Random House Canada | August 8, 2017 | 432 pages
Scotiabank Giller prize-winner Linden MacIntyre is back with a timely and gripping novel in which a son tries to solve the mystery of his father's death--a man who tried but could not forget a troubled past in his native Lebanon. Pierre Cormier had secrets. Though he married twice, became a... More Info

Be Ready for the Lightning

Random House Canada | June 6, 2017 | 304 pages
From acclaimed New Face of Fiction alumna Grace O'Connell, a suspenseful, poignant and provocative tale about violence, sibling love, friendship, heroism--all told through the lens of a young woman trapped in a hijacked bus. On the surface, Veda's life in Vancouver seems to be going just fine--at... More Info

The Thirst

Random House Canada | May 9, 2017 | 480 pages
Harry Hole returns in the eleventh installment of the author's bestselling, electrifying crime fiction series--published in 48 languages, more than 30 million copies sold worldwide. In Police--the last novel featuring Jo Nesb�'s hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective--a killer wreaking revenge on... More Info

The New Farm

Random House Canada | May 2, 2017 | 336 pages
The inspiring and sometimes hilarious story of a family that quit the rat race and left the city to live out their ideals on an organic farm, and ended up building a model for a new kind of agriculture. You know those books where the city folks move to the country and have all kinds of crazy... More Info

The Change Room

Random House Canada | April 11, 2017 | 320 pages
Happily married, great career, mother of two. What more could a woman possibly want? Enter The Change Room, by award-winning writer Karen Connelly, and find out. Eliza Keenan is the mother of two young sons, the owner of a flower studio that caters to the city's elite, and the loving wife of a... More Info

Forever Painless

Random House Canada | November 15, 2016 | 320 pages
The Canadian fitness guru who showed us how to slow--even reverse--aging in her international bestseller"Aging Backwards," is back with a revolutionary way to cure chronic pain with movement. "Our bodies are designed to be pain-free through ourlives," says Miranda Esmonde-White, "but to achieve... More Info
$34.95

The Marriott Cell

Random House Canada | November 15, 2016 | 432 pages
Award-winning journalist Mohamed Fahmy's widely anticipated account of his wrongful incarceration in Cairo's maximum-security Scorpion Prison for terrorists and political leaders, and his subsequent battle for justice, opens a remarkable window onto the closed world of Islamic fundamentalism and... More Info
$32.00

Small Great Things

Random House Canada | October 11, 2016 | 480 pages
A woman is caught in a gripping moral dilemma that resonates far beyond her place in time and history in #1 New York Times bestseller Jodi Picoult's latest novel. A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists... More Info
$37.00

Vital Little Plans

Random House Canada | October 11, 2016 | 544 pages
A new book by influential urbanist Jane Jacobs, released in Jacobs' centenary, and showing her evolution as a writer and thinker. Vital Little Plans will bring together for the first time a selection of essays, articles, speeches and interviews by the late Jane Jacobs. These works shed light on the... More Info
$34.00

Bit Rot

Random House Canada | October 4, 2016 | 432 pages
Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix... you can't stop with just one. "Bit rot" is a term used in digital archiving to... More Info

Yiddish for Pirates

Random House Canada | April 5, 2016 | 352 pages
Set in the years around 1492, Yiddish for Pirates recounts the compelling story of Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy who leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constant companion. From a present-day Florida nursing home, this wisecracking yet... More Info
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News from the Red Desert

Random House Canada | August 23, 2016 | 384 pages
From the award-winning author of The Water in Between and Consumption, the definitive novel of the Afghanistan war. News From the Red Desert begins in late 2001, when everyone believes the war is already won and the Taliban defeated, then leaps late in the severely escalated conflict--into the... More Info

Red Star Tattoo

Random House Canada | January 12, 2016 | 272 pages
From hardscrabble Milwaukee to dreamy Hawaii, from turbulent Montreal to free-spirited California, Red Star Tattoo is Sonja Larsen's unforgettable memoir of a young life spent on the move. By the age of 16, Sonja joins a cult-like communist organization in Brooklyn--unaware of the dark nature of... More Info

Bad News

Random House Canada | January 12, 2016 | 288 pages
Author of the acclaimed "Stringer, " praised by Jon Stewart as "a remarkable book about the lives of people in the Congo," Anjan Sundaram returns to Africa for a piercing look at Rwanda, a country still caught in political and social unrest years after the genocide that shocked the world. "Bad... More Info

The Wildings

Random House Canada | January 12, 2016 | 336 pages
A thrillingly original story of the adventures of a small band of feral cats in Delhi who communicate by whisker mind-link, and face an unprecedented threat to their tribe's survival; for readers of Life of Pi and Philip Pullman. In the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old... More Info

Mountain City Girls

Random House Canada | November 10, 2015 | 288 pages
The first book and definitive family memoir from Anna and Jane McGarrigle, sisters to Kate McGarrigle and aunts of Rufus and Martha Wainwright. This book is truly a classic in the making. The McGarrigles are known around the world for their touching, insightful songs about love, loss and family.... More Info

Mass Disruption

Random House Canada | October 13, 2015 | 320 pages
Drawing on his thirty years in newspapers, the former editor-in-chief of" The Globe and Mail "examines the crisis of serious journalism in the digital era, and searches for ways the invaluable tradition can thrive in a radically changed future. John Stackhouse entered the newspaper business in a... More Info

All Out

Random House Canada | October 6, 2015 | 272 pages
Can a man with a demanding job really be a good father? All Out is a bracingly honest answer from Emmy and Gemini Award-winning anchorman Kevin Newman and his grown son, Alex. Confessional and provocative, their memoir is also a touching meditation on ambition, absence and family that will resonate... More Info

Unfinished Business

Random House Canada | September 29, 2015 | 224 pages
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Long Change

Random House Canada | August 18, 2015 | 368 pages
Don Gillmor's brilliant new novel, "Long Change," examines the world of oil through the life and loves of one man; both stories are epic. Fleeing his violent, Pentecostal father, as well as a crime he committed in the parking lot of the first bar he ever entered, Ritt Devlin leaves Texas at... More Info

All My Puny Sorrows

Random House Canada | February 24, 2015 | 336 pages
Miriam Toews is beloved for her irresistible voice, for mingling laughter and heartwrenching poignancy like no other writer. In her most passionate novel yet, she brings us the riveting story of two sisters, and a love that illuminates life. You won't forget Elf and Yoli, two smart and loving... More Info

Us Conductors

Random House Canada | April 8, 2014 | 368 pages
The New Face of Fiction for 2014, Us Conductors is a beautiful, haunting, brilliant novel inspired by the true life and loves of the Russian scientist, inventor and spy Lev Termen--creator of the theremin. In a finely woven series of flashbacks and correspondence, Us Conductors takes us from the... More Info

The Ever After of Ashwin Rao

Random House Canada | March 25, 2014 | 384 pages
From internationally acclaimed New Face of Fiction author Padma Viswanathan, a stunning new work set among families of those who lost loved ones in the 1985 Air India bombing, registering the unexpected reverberations of this tragedy in the lives of its survivors. A book of post-9/11 Canada, The... More Info

The G.I. Diet : the Green-light Way to Permanent Weight Loss

Random House Canada | December 1, 2004 | 280 pages
Revised and Updated with 40 New Recipes For years we’ve been told that a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet is the way to lose weight and stay trim. But anyone who has diligently followed that regimen knows that it doesn’t work. Rick Gallop, former president of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of... More Info

Kitten Clone

Random House Canada | September 30, 2014 | 184 pages
Douglas Coupland, one of the world's biggest cultural brains, takes an inside look at the global company that keeps us connected, and wonders what all that connectivity is doing to our brains and our sense of ourselves as humans. The incomparable Douglas Coupland reports from inside the corporate... More Info

Mãn

Random House Canada | August 26, 2014 | 160 pages
Following on the Giller Prize-nominated and Governor General's Literary Award-winning success of Ru, Kim Thúy's latest novel is a triumph of poetic beauty and a moving meditation on how love and food are inextricably entwined. Mãn has three mothers: the one who gives birth to her in wartime, the... More Info

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Random House Canada | August 5, 2014 | 448 pages
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do. The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or Torontonians in 1814... More Info

The Village Effect

Random House Canada | August 26, 2014 | 432 pages
In her surprising, entertaining and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience and longevity. From birth to death, human beings are hard-wired to connect to other human beings. Face to face... More Info

Seconds

Random House Canada | July 15, 2014 | 336 pages
The highly anticipated new stand-alone, full-colour graphic novel from Bryan Lee O'Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling (and Toronto-set) Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series. Seconds is a complex and novelistic stand-alone story about a young restaurant owner named Katie who, after... More Info

The Devil on Her Tongue

Random House Canada | June 24, 2014 | 544 pages
A spellbinding story of loss, romance and betrayal set in 18th-century Portugal, from internationally bestselling Canadian historical fiction author Linda Holeman. Diamantina is 13 when her father, a Dutch sailor who washed up on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo, abandons her and her... More Info

The People's Platform

Random House Canada | March 4, 2014 | 288 pages
From a cutting-edge cultural commentator and documentary filmmaker, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great democratizing force of our age. The Internet has been hailed as a place where all can be heard and everyone can participate equally. But how true is... More Info

Slimming Meals That Heal

Random House Canada | April 15, 2014 | 352 pages
With her debut bestselling health book and cookbook, Meals That Heal Inflammation, nutritionist Julie Daniluk created the definitive guide to understanding inflammation and its link to chronic disease, and showed readers how to cook their way to health. With Slimming Meals That Heal, Daniluk... More Info

Tragedy in the Commons

Random House Canada | April 15, 2014 | 288 pages
The founders of the influential think tank Samara ask former members of Parliament what has gone wrong with our democracy, and how it can be fixed. aaaaaTalk to any Canadian about politics and you'll hear little but frustration and bewilderment. Canadians don't see their politicians working for... More Info

Gandhi Before India

Random House Canada | April 15, 2014 | 528 pages
The first volume of a magisterial biography: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one of the most abidingly influential--and controversial--men in modern history. Here is a revelatory work of biography that takes us from Gandhi's birth in 1869 through his upbringing in Gujarat, his 2... More Info

Longbourn

Random House Canada | October 8, 2013 | 304 pages
A brilliantly imagined, irresistible below-stairs answer to Pride and Prejudice: a story of the romance, intrigue and drama among the servants of the Bennet household, a triumphant tale of defying society's expectations, and an illuminating glimpse of working-class lives in Regency England. The... More Info

The Sweetness of a Simple Life

Random House Canada | October 22, 2013 | 224 pages
The author of The Global Forest--an international bestseller and a classic upon publication, beloved by readers around the world--gives us her tips and advice for achieving better health and peace of mind, with frugality, simplicity and pleasure not far behind. In The Sweetness of a Simple Life,... More Info

Lives of the Family

Random House Canada | October 8, 2013 | 256 pages
International bestselling author of The Concubine's Children, Denise Chong returns to the subject of her most beloved book, the lives and times of Canada's early Chinese families. In 2011, Denise Chong set out to collect the history of the earliest Chinese settlers in and around Ottawa, who made... More Info

The Once and Future World

Random House Canada | May 14, 2013 | 256 pages
The Once and Future Worldbegan in the moment J.B. MacKinnon realized the grassland he grew up on was not the pristine wilderness he had always believed it to be. Instead, his home prairie was the outcome of a long history of transformation, from the disappearance of the grizzly bear to the... More Info

Ru

Random House Canada | January 17, 2012 | 160 pages
A refugee of the Vietnam War seeks a new life in Quebec, but sees new challenges when her younger son is diagnosed with autism.  More Info

In the Body of the World

Random House Canada | April 30, 2013 | 240 pages
From the bestselling author ofThe Vagina Monologuesand one ofNewsweek's 150 Women Who Changed the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection--to the body, the self and the world. Playwright, author, and activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body--how to talk about it,... More Info

The Juggler's Children

Random House Canada | August 2, 2011 | 288 pages
Carolyn Abraham explores the stunning power and ethical pitfalls of using genetic tests to answer questions of genealogy--by cracking the genome of her own family. Recently, tens of thousands of people have been drawn to mail-order DNA tests to learn about their family roots. Abraham investigates... More Info

The Spark

Random House Canada | April 2, 2013 | 288 pages
The extraordinary memoir of a mother's love, commitment and nurturing, which allowed her son, originally diagnosed with severe autism, to flourish into a universally recognized genius--and how any parent can help their child find their spark. Today, at 13, Jacob is a paid researcher in quantum... More Info

Decisive

Random House Canada | March 26, 2013 | 320 pages
The four principles that can help us to overcome our brains' natural biases to make better, more informed decisions--in our lives, careers, families and organizations. InDecisive, Chip Heath and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors ofMade to StickandSwitch, tackle the thorny problem of how to... More Info

The Stop

Random House Canada | March 19, 2013 | 320 pages
It began as a food bank. It turned into a movement. In 1998, when Nick Saul became executive director of The Stop, the little urban food bank was like thousands of other cramped, dreary, makeshift spaces, a last-hope refuge where desperate people could stave off hunger for one more day with a... More Info

Ascent of Women

Random House Canada | March 5, 2013 | 320 pages
This book is about the final frontier for women: having control over your own body, whether in zones of conflict, in rural villages, on university campuses or in your own kitchen. Recent studies by economists such as Jeffrey Sachs and social scientists such as Isobel Coleman claim that women who... More Info

Into the Abyss

Random House Canada | October 16, 2012 | 336 pages
On an icy night in October 1984, a Piper Navajo commuter plane carrying 9 passengers crashed in the remote wilderness of northern Alberta, killing 6 people. Four survived: the rookie pilot, a prominent politician, a cop, and the criminal he was escorting to face charges. Despite the poor weather,... More Info

Earth to Table

Random House Canada | August 15, 2012 | 336 pages
There is nothing more delicious than a tomato still warm from the sun. Though that is easy to forget when we are surrounded by food shipped to our supermarkets from around the world, the healthiest and most delicious food often comes from farmers and artisans just down the road. InEarth to Table,... More Info

Sussex Drive

Random House Canada | October 2, 2012 | 368 pages
A startingly funny and deeply satisfying satirical novel that makes the Canadian political scene accessible from the female perspective, behind the scenes at the top of the hill.  More Info

The Queen of Katwe

Random House Canada | October 9, 2012 | 240 pages
Phiona Mutesi, is a 15-year-old girl born and raised in a miserable slum called Katwe in Kampala, Uganda. She sleeps in a decrepit mud hut with her mother and four siblings and struggles to find a single meal each day. Phiona has been in and out of school her whole life because her mother cannot... More Info
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Save the Humans

Random House Canada | August 21, 2012 | 304 pages
In Save the Humans, award-winning documentary filmmaker Rob Stewart tells his captivating life-story-so-far—from self-professed “animal nerd” to one of the world's leading environmental activists, from a person whose sole focus was saving his beloved sharks to a mission to save us all. Rob... More Info

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