You Don't Know Me, But You Love Me is a biography of beloved American movie actor Dick Miller. Miller's fantastically storied life, the legendary people with whom he has worked and played, the times in which he's lived and the fascinating environments of both Broadway and Hollywood over the past seventy years are all thoroughly and engagingly explored in this first and only biography of the cult legend. The result of both extensive interviews and exhaustive research, You Don't Know Me, But You Love Me is at once story of how an unassuming guy s... + Read More
Series: Violence No MoreThe Rise of Indigenous WomenPaperbackWanda Nanibush9781894037853$24.00SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 01, 2018
In Violence No More, Wanda Nanibush offers a personal, political and historical account of violence against Indigenous women, children and two-spirited people. Nanibush connects the struggle for a national inquiry to the larger context of colonial violence from the state, from non-Indigenous men and within Indigenous communities where the trauma has turned inward. An informal and lively history of Indigenous women's activism, Violence No More maps the colonial routes and roots of this tragedy while also showing the massive, consistent and persi... + Read More
The origins of medicare have long been told as a simple and satisfying story: a good idea, born in Saskatchewan, was championed by our Greatest Canadian, Tommy Douglas, embraced by Canadians, now stands as a cherished example of our nation's unique values. Radical Medicine is a visionary and politicized new history of medicare. It traces medicare's roots around the world--to the New Deal in the US, the October Revolution in Russia and the British Labour movement. From the 1930s to the early 1950s radical health advocates from around the Atlanti... + Read More
Series: Fate & KnivesPaperbackMaureen Evans9781927886120$20.00POETRY Oct 01, 2018
Evan's debut poetry collection skirts a diverse geography, threaded by a voice that is sensorially-awake, curious, and humane. Fate & Knives investigates food, writing, personal history and barely-known places with a disarming approach to language and subject. What surfaces is a collection full of unlikely observational detail and delicate ambiguity.
Rapid-flowing and detailed, Heather Paul's debut novel follows Serena, a narrator who at the story's start, is back in the town she couldn't wait to leave. Dumped by her boyfriend and living in her parents' basement, she takes a job at her small town's main employer, an institution for people with developmental disabilities. When one of her residents dies in her arms, she flees the trauma, ultimately embarking on a journey that pushes and pulls her between constraint and freedom, despair and hope. Set in small-town Ontario, Australia, northern... + Read More
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