This is a story of two South African mothers and best friends, Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana, who together take on Lonmin PLC, the third largest platinum-extractor in the world. They live in Nkaneng, Marikana, an informal settlement in rural South Africa that sprung up around the mine.
The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous feminist contributors.
Michael Mirolla is the author of numerous novels, plays, and short story and poetry collections.
Local Ottawa author Valerie Buko has a number of books meant to inspire play and physical fitness in children. Winter Olympic Athletes (for ages 3-6) is her latest picture book. In this new book, Valerie tells us about Winter Olympic sports and stories of striving to always do our best.
No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do.
Uninformed and reactionary responses in the years following the events of 9/11 and the ongoing ‘War on Terror’ have greatly affected ideas of citizenship and national belonging.
Writing Herself into Being ‑ the author’s own translation of her award‑winning French‑language book De Marie de l’Incarnation à Nelly Arcan: Se dire, se faire par l’écriture intime (Boréal, 2014) presents a feminist analysis of women’s struggles for autonomy and agency from the
This Christmas, give them a Crafted Gift of Love that will touch their heart.
Come for a fun adventure with auntie Katie Macnamara on the morning of December 9!
December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Ironically it is also the day Mohamed (Moe) Harkat was arrested under a security certificate 15 years ago.
Building on some of his recent work on the topic, Darryl will be presenting an analysis of emerging efforts to indigenize otherwise non-Indigenous people in Québec, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.
At least one in four women attending college or university will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate.
Adult author Kinsella (Fight the Right) sets this riveting murder mystery in Portland, Maine, in the late 1970s. After the gruesome slaying of two of their friends, teenage punk musicians called the X gang are targeted by an unknown enemy and by “anti-punk hysteria” in their community.
Named "Book of the Year" by the Hill Times, National Post, and Quill & Quire, Children of the Broken Treaty exposes a system of Canadian apartheid that led to the largest youth-driven human rights movement in the country's history.
In her debut collection of poetry, Marilyn Sargeant, a contemplative and introspective writer, as well as light-hearted and playful in her verses, presents her readers with both narrative and lyrical poetry that is innocent and explorative, as well as dark and brooding—touching upon topics which
Tom Wilson always felt something wasn't quite right. His parents, Bunny and George, were much older than other kids' parents. There were no baby photos of him in the house. At school, classmates called him Indian, despite his parents' Irish-Quebecois background.
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Capitalism’s agenda is the endless pursuit of private accumulation of socially produced wealth. In our system, the corporation—created by law—is meant to hide this agenda, to distract us so that flesh and blood capitalists can do what they like.
Stephen Law is a writer, ecological farmer and social activist as well as an internationally accredited trainer and coach in Conflict Mediation and a skilled facilitator.
Jessica Westhead, Wendy MacIntyre & Joanne Proulx, 3 women writers, will be visiting our store on November 13 to read their new books!
Professor Michael Neocosmos is the Director of the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University.