Series: MouthpiecePaperbackAmy Nostbakken9781552453681$19.95DRAMA Oct 12, 2017
Mouthpiece is an exploration of contemporary feminism: following one woman, for one day, as she tries to find her voice. Winner of the 2017 Toronto Theatre Critics Award for Best New Canadian Play Winner of three Dora Mavor Moore Awards Stage Award for Best Performance, 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Mouthpiece follows one woman, for one day, as she tries to find her voice. Two performers express the inner conflict that exists within a modern woman's head: the push and pull, the past and the present, the progress and the regression. Interweavi... + Read More
A gripping tour d'horizon of the state of the world as it is in 2017 from an acclaimed historian. In the decades since the end of the Second World War, it has been widely assumed that the western model of liberal democracy and free trade is the way the world should be governed. However, events in the early years of the twenty-first century - first, the 2003 war with Iraq and its chaotic aftermath and, second, the financial crash of 2008 - have threatened the general acceptance that continued progress under the benign (or sometimes not so benig... + Read More
A baby is found by wood nymphs in the forest of Burzee. They raise him as their own and give him the name Neclaus. When he grows up, Neclaus has to leave the forest so he makes a home for himself in the laughing valley of Hohaha, where he lives amongst humans for the first time. He discovers there that many children are very poor and neglected so, to cheer them up, he whittles wooden toys as gifts. Eventually he makes presents for all the children and so the story of Santa Claus is born. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus was published ... + Read More
A new anthology of comic book stories all focused on outer space with no colonial or imperial themes! These are stories of travel and adventure, love and loss with a diverse cast of alien and human heroes.
Series: Fashion In ActionHardcoverJohn K Snyder III9780993997037$25.00COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jun 01, 2017
Fashion In Action is a reprint of the groundbreaking 1980s independent comic series by John K Snyder III. The all-female squad Fashion In Action protects the world's rich and vapid on 2080's earth, all with flair and style! Newly restored by artist John K Snyder III, this collection also features historical essays on the connection between comic books and fashion!
A Bunch of Jews (and other stuff) is a graphic novel adapted from a 1930s Yiddish collection of short stories. Short stories ranging from the hilarious to tearjerkers, these are portraits of a way of life in Eastern Europe that would change forever with the coming of the war.
Series: Brok WindsorPaperbackJon Stables9780993997006$10.00COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jun 27, 2017
Brok Windsor, the greatest Canadian hero of all time - that you've never heard of. Created by Winnipeg-turned Vancouver artist Jon Stables, Brok Windsor was first published in 1944 and lasted for only two years. Brok Windsor was the incredible tale of a Winnipeg doctor who crash-lands on a magical island in the middle of cottage country. Here the residents grow to be 7 feet tall, treachery is around every corner, and monsters are out to get him! Joining Brok in his journey is Torgon the son of a deposed leader of the local Blackpaw tribe, an ex... + Read More
Ready for round two? The authors and artists from the original The Secret Loves of Geek Girls return with this new volume! Stories of love, lust, bullies, exes, and of course comic books and video-games all make up the varied stories in this collection.
Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time is a collection of indigenous science fiction and urban fantasy focusing on LGBT and two-spirit characters. These stories range from a transgender woman undergoing an experimental transition process to young lovers separated through decades and meeting in their own far future. These are stories of machines and magic, love and self-love.
Series: Window HorsesThe Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie MingPaperbackAnn Marie Fleming9781988715025$25.00COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Nov 09, 2017
Window Horses is the graphic novelization of the award-winning NFB film by Ann Marie Fleming. The story follow Rosie, a young Chinese/Persian poet as she leaves her home in Vancouver for the first time to visit Shiraz, Iran. Here she discovers the beautiy of poetry, history, and new friendships along with discovering the true story about her estranged Iranian father.
Gothic Tales of Haunted Love is an exciting new collection of gothic romance comics. Tales. In 1950s Vietnam, a lost soul comes to the aid of a farmer's field under attack. In Victorian Boston, a new governess comes to care for the rogueish widower of a stately manor and his charming brood of children. A fashion journalist lands the interview of her dreams - but it unearths deadly secrets of Taiwan's most popular fashion designer. A Sioux elder heals a recently deceased woman who sets out to recover her lost love. And a young bride spins a stor... + Read More
Series: Time Is a KillerPaperbackMichel Bussi9781609454425$26.95FICTION Apr 10, 2018
From the author of “the wonderfully ingenious and altogether satisfying”After The Crash (Marilyn Stasio,New York Times Book Review).A fatal accident in the past, broken lives, family secrets...Michel Bussi serves up a gripping thriller, set amid the beautiful scenery of Corsica.In the summer of 2016, Clotilde is spending her vacation in Corsica with her husband Franck and her teenage daughter Valentine. It is the first time she has been back to the island since the car accident in which her parents and her brother were killed decades earlier. S... + Read More
Series: TrickPaperbackDomenico Starnone9781609454449$21.00FICTION Mar 06, 2018
Sharp, succinct storytelling and breathtaking prose combine in this new novel by the author of the New York Times Notable Book of the Year, New York Times editor's pick, a Sunday Times and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, Ties. Imagine a duel between an elderly man and a mere boy. The same blood runs through their veins. One, Daniele Mallarico, is a successful illustrator whose reputation is slowly fading. The other, Mario, is his four-year-old grandson. The older combatant has lived for years in solitude, focusing obsessively on his work.... + Read More
LONGLISTED for the International Dagger AwardWinner of the University of Johannesburg Debut Prize, ATKV Literature Prize, and twice winner of the M-Net Literature Awards"Brooding. Riveting. Brilliant.” — Deon Meyer, author ofBlood SafariInspector Albertus Beeslaar is a traumatized cop who has abandoned tough city policing and a broken relationship in Johannesburg for a backwater post on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. But his dream of rural peace is soon shattered by the repeated attacks of a brutally efficient crime syndicate, as he struggles... + Read More
WINNER 2019 ALBERTINE PRIZEWINNER 2019 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDFINALIST 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDFINALIST 2019 CLMP FIRECRACKER AWARDFINALIST 2019 BEST TRANSLATED BOOK AWARDWINNER LE PRIX DU ROMAN NEWSWINNER STYLE PRIZEWINNER 2016LIRE BEST DEBUT NOVELWINNER LA PORTE DORÃ?E PRIZEONE OFTHE GLOBE & MAIL’S BEST BOOKS OF 2018In this high-spirited, kaleidoscopic story, key moments of Iranian history, politics, and culture punctuate stories of family drama and triumph.KimiÃ¢ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join... + Read More
Meshel Laurie has had a very varied career but whether she’s working the front desk at a brothel or anchoring drive-time radio, it’s always had one common thread: she is a self- confessed workaholic. Thankfully, over the years she’s learnt to temper her tendencies with a bit of Buddhist perspective - and you can too!Meshel shares her own experiences with wit and wisdom and explores how to navigate the modern workplace (and stay sane), how to handle difficult relationships with colleagues, how to deal with work stress, and - of course - how to ... + Read More
Series: The Canary Islanders in TexasThe Story of the Founding of San AntonioPaperbackArmando Curbelo Fuentes9781595348456$37.50HISTORY Jun 09, 2018
Series: Windows on ProvenceMusings on the Food, Wine, and Culture of the South of FranceHardcoverGeorgeanne Brennan9780999160206$44.95TRAVEL Apr 20, 2018
Famous for its radiant light, vibrant colors, beautiful architecture, flavorful foods, and opulent wines, Provence is one of the most visited destinations of the world. To turn the pages ofWindows on Provence: Musings on the Food, Wine, and Culture of the South of France is to be immersed in the magical region.With each photograph and chapter, the reader is transported to the beaches of Nice under a white umbrella, to the twisting streets of Aix-en-Provence, to the 2,000-year-old ruins of Cimiez, and beyond.Georgeanne Brennan evocatively rende... + Read More
Composer and broadcaster Andrew Ford tells his life story through the lens of music – what it is, why it means so much to us and how it works in our lives. From his early childhood in the Beatles-crazy Liverpool of the 1960s to his evolving work as a composer, choral conductor, concert promoter, critic, university teacher and radio presenter, he shares the vivid musical experiences that have shaped his life. Memory of Music is a moving and evocative memoir that will appeal to music lovers everywhere. Ford excels at capturing the ... + Read More
Series: L.A. ManProfiles from a Big City and a Small WorldPaperbackJoe Donnelly9781945572876$25.50LITERARY COLLECTIONS Apr 27, 2018
During his many years writing for publications such asLA Weekly, theLos Angeles Times,Slake,Surfer's Journal and more, Joe Donnelly has driven to Texas with Wes Anderson, shot pool with Sean Penn, surfed with Chris Malloy, sparred (verbally) with Christian Bale, gone on a date with Carmen Electra, and listened to tall tales told by Werner Herzog. These profiles, which also include encounters with Drew Barrymore, Lou Reed, Craig Stecyk,the wolf OR7, the Z-boys and others who have indelibly stamped the cultural landscape, drill through the facade... + Read More
Series: Everything Starts from PrayerSaint Teresa's Meditations on Spiritual Life for People of All FaithsPaperbackSaint Teresa of Kolkata9781940468617$22.50RELIGION Jun 29, 2018
At the Home for the Dying in Calcutta, Mother Teresa often cared for the residents as they approached the end. As she was ministering to one illness-ravaged man, a visitor overheard her whisper a few words to him. These few words embody Mother Teresa’s spiritual wisdom. This is what she said:You say a prayer in your religion, and I will say a prayer as I know it. Together we will say this prayer and it will be something beautiful for God. These gentle words of solace and care provide us with a glimpse of at a Mother Teresa we’ve often overlook... + Read More
These days the world seems to split up into those who need to dredge and those who shrug their shoulders and say, It’s just something that happened. While Maggie Nelson refers here to a polluted urban waterway, the Gowanus Canal, these words could just as easily describe Nelson’s incisive approach to desire, heartbreak, and emotional excavation inSomething Bright, Then Holes. Whether writing from the debris-strewn shores of a contaminated canal or from the hospital room of a friend, Nelson charts each emotional landscape she encounters ... + Read More
Series: My Alter Ego Is A SuperheroBrownPaperbackOyvind Torseter9781592702510$14.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 10Jun 14, 2019
New in the neighborhood and hounded by fort-wrecking bullies, Rusty is looking glum. And to top it all off, his grandfather has just died. Rusty is stuck sorting out his emotions while the adults are busy sorting out the “practicalities” with the hospital. But one dark night, after watching a superhero movie on TV, Rusty gets an idea… Dressed in brown pants, a black-and-brown striped shirt, a brown mask and cape, and his mother’s brown belt, the superhero BROWN is born! Guided by his grandfather’s ghost, two cans of paint, and a little help ... + Read More
Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Life for Tom is a series of grand adventures that include his best friend “Huck” Finn, the love of his life Becky Thatcher, buried treasures, scoundrels, thieves and body snatchers. Manga Classics brings a brilliant new light to Mark Twain’s very first novel that new readers will embrace and life-long fans will enjoy.
Series: My Secret SisterPaperbackHelen Edwards9781509893539$9.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 27, 2018
The powerful story of two sisters separated at birth, one abused and one loved, and their search to understand their past. Helen grew up in a pit village in Tyneside in the post-war years, with her gran, aunties and uncles living nearby. She felt safe with them, but they could not protect her from her neglectful mother and violent father. Behind closed doors, she suffered years of abuse. Sometimes she talked to an imaginary sister, the only one who understood her pain. Jenny was adopted at six weeks and grew up in Newcastle. An only child, she... + Read More
Series: The Last FoundlingPaperbackTom H. Mackenzie9781509893546$9.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 27, 2018
A deeply moving memoir from one of the last children to be taken in by the Foundling Hospital in London, England. When she fell pregnant in London in 1938, Jean knew that she couldn't keep her baby. The unmarried daughter of an elder in the Church of Scotland, she would shame her family if she returned to the north in such a condition. Scared and alone in a city on the brink of war, she begged the Foundling Hospital to give her baby the start in life that she could not. The institution, which had been providing care for deserted infants since... + Read More
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