Please join us on November 15 in our store for a reading by Chido Onumah from his provocative book We Are All Biafrans: A participant-observer's interventions in a country sleepwalking to disaster. This free event is presented in collaboration with the Institute of African Studies at Car
Dolly Jørgensen, Professor of History at the University of Stavanger, Norway, presents her lecture entitled "The Spectre of Extinction: Confronting Ghosts in the Museum".
Join us to celebrate the launch of new books by local Ottawa authors and Carleton University professors Sonya Lipsett-Rivera and Erica Fraser.
Join us in our store for readings from two new thrilling books by Montreal's Rana Bose and Ottawa's Daniel Beamish.
Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake for a talk about her dark, violent YA fantasy books and her writing process, with plenty of time for questions from the audience.
Hateful political and social divisions that can cascade into violence are threatening to pull the world apart. Responding to fear and aggression strategically and with compassion is vital if we are to push back against the politics of hate and live in greater safety and harmony.
Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion? Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious. And her bao keep coming out all wrong.
Join author Annahid Dashtgard in conversation with Mojdeh Cox for the Ottawa launch of Dashtgard’s Breaking the Ocean: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Reconciliation.
Join us for an evening of poetry and discussion at the Icehouse & Friends Poetry Launch, presented in collaboration with Goose Lane Editions.
Join us for the Ottawa launch of "Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed", award-winning Dutch journalist Olivier van Beemen's eye-opening investigation into the beer giant's excesses and tribulations in Africa. Presented by Octopus Books.
For Ottawa Pride 2019, we are excited to announce that Kat Verhoeven will be in our store to meet, greet, and sign copies of her newest graphic novel. "Meat and Bone" is a queer slice-of-life drama about women, body image, dating, and eating.