Ten Women is a new collection of short fiction from one of Canada's preeminent writers. Each of these stories offers us a portrait of a woman with whom the author may or may not have had either an intimate and/or a meaningful relationship. You can't really tell for sure. Depending on your proclivities, some of them might even seem pretty hot - like the lurid fantasies that illustrate the covers of pulp fiction novels, the ethereal intellectual beauties that emanate from poetic fields of asphodels, or the petit bourgeois housewives that litter A... + Read More
Winner, 37th Annual 3-Day Novel Contest Paul is a young physics professor at a major university in New York state. He is drawn to Leonard Zavitsky, a once promising but now washed up and annoying ex-professor who is kept on the payroll as a custodian, more out of pity than any nod toward professor emeritus status. The once great Zavitsky has some wild theories about quantum time travel, but he convinces Paul to accompany him on a journey through time - back to the 1950s, then further back into the 1930s. Humorous, whimsical and dipped in sci... + Read More
Series: Vancouver VanishesNarratives of Demolition and RevivalPaperbackCaroline Adderson9781772140347$32.95ARCHITECTURE Nov 15, 2015
Finalist, Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award (BC Book Prizes), 2016 #1 on the BC Bestseller List Since 2005, nearly 9,000 demo permits for residential buildings have been issued in Vancouver. An average of three houses a day are torn down, many of them original homes built for the middle and working class in the 1920s, '30s and '40s. Very few are deemed significant enough to earn the protection of a heritage designation, but they are part of our heritage nonetheless and their demolition is not only an architectural loss. When these old ho... + Read More
Series: The Revolving City51 Poems and the Stories Behind ThemPaperbackWayde Compton9781772140323$18.00POETRY Sep 03, 2015
Finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award The Revolving City: 51 Poems and the Stories Behind Them is a vibrant and diverse collection from a who's who of the west coast poetry scene. The poems assembled here range from the lyric to the experimental and address the theme of disconnection in an urban environment from a variety of positions, concerns, and cultural perspectives. The collection also includes short reflections on the poems, written by the poets themselves, providing readers with an intimate insight into the inspiration and mea... + Read More
Series: M Is Deada collaborative novelPaperbackBrian Kaufman9781772140309$20.00FICTION Feb 28, 2019
"M" is Dead is a collaborative novella written by five writers (Brian Kaufman, Annette Lapointe, Mary Ann Saunders, Michael V. Smith, and Madeline Sonik) about a FTM (female to male) transsexual performance artist known only as "M". Through five voices we learn the story of M, beginning with posthumous reminiscences from five friends who knew M in an intimate, personal, or professional capacity. The friends only learn of each other, and hear one another's reflection of M, at a small, private service organized by M's friend and manager. P... + Read More
In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, Lee Maracle has earned the reputation as one of Canada's most ardent and celebrated writers. Talking to the Diaspora, Maracle's second book of poetry, is at once personal and profound. From the revolutionary "Where Is that Odd Dandelion-Looking-Flower" to the tender poem "Salmon Dance," from the biting "Language" to the elegiac "Boy in the Archives," these poems embody the fearless passion and spirited wit for which Lee Maracle is beloved and revered.
Access to Information and Social Justice combines the political and the practical aspects of Access to Information (ATI) research into a single volume in order to reinvigorate critical social science, investigative journalism, and social activism in Canada. Not only does it expose some of the most important political stories and issues uncovered by ATI researchers in recent years, it also facilitates future investigations by demonstrating, in concrete ways, how any citizen can effectively use ATI requests in their work and in their capacity as ... + Read More
Series: True to Your RootsVegan Recipes to Comfort and Nourish YouPaperbackCarla Kelly9781551525884$26.95COOKING Aug 31, 2015
Delicious meat-free recipes in which root vegetables take centre stage. Once the lonely, unattractive kin of sexier, more popular produce, root vegetables finally get the love and attention they deserve in this inventive and far-reaching vegan cookbook. Author Carla Kelly puts roots, tubers, and rhizomes front and centre in recipes that include lighter versions of traditional stews and soups as well as juices, salads, and desserts, as well as ethnically-inspired entrees such as Potato, Sauerkraut & Dill Pierogies and Sweet Potato & Pinto Bean ... + Read More
Series: Decolonize Your DietPlant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and HealingPaperbackLuz Calvo9781551525921$26.95COOKING Oct 01, 2015
International Latino Book Award winner, Best Cookbook A return to indigenous Mexican-American cooking: delicious recipes for physical and spiritual healing. More than just a cookbook, Decolonize Your Diet redefines what is meant by "traditional" Mexican food by reaching back through centuries of history to reclaim heritage crops as a source of protection from modern diseases. Authors Luz Calvo and Catriona Rueda Esquibel are life partners; when Luz was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, they both radically changed their diets and began see... + Read More
On the heels of America's renewed relations with Cuba: a vivid graphic novel on the life of Fidel Castro. As America moves toward normalizing relations with Cuba, this gripping, vivid graphic novel reveals the life and times of Fidel Castro, one of the 20th century's most intriguing, charismatic, and divisive figures. The book is narrated by a German journalist named Karl Mertens, who is plunged into the searing heat of pre-revolutionary Cuba in the mid-1950s. He first meets with Castro while the latter is hiding in the mountains, then follows... + Read More
A stirring graphic novel based on the extraordinary book by Irene Nemirovsky. Suite Francaise, an extraordinary novel about village life in France just as it was plunged into chaos with the German invasion of 1940, was a publishing sensation ten years ago; Irene Nemirovsky completed the two-volume book, part of a planned larger series, in the early 1940s before she was arrested in France and eventually sent to Auschwitz, where she died. The notebook containing the novels was preserved by her daughters but not examined until 1998; it was finall... + Read More
Series: Snapshots of a GirlPaperbackBeldan Sezen9781551525983$17.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Oct 01, 2015
A funny, poignant graphic novel about a young woman's coming out amidst both Islamic and western cultures. In this fresh, often funny autobiographical graphic novel, Beldan Sezen depicts her coming of age, and her coming out as lesbian, in both western and Islamic cultures (as the daughter of Turkish immigrants in western Europe)--to friends, family, and herself. Through a series of charming, self-deprecating vignettes that take place in North America, Germany, the Netherlands, and Turkey, she navigates the messy conflicts of her life, dealing... + Read More
Series: Dirty RiverA Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way HomePaperbackLeah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha9781551526003$18.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 29, 2015
A transformative memoir by a queer disabled woman of colour and abuse survivor. Lambda Literary Award and Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction finalist In 1996, poet Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, carrying only two backpacks, caught a Greyhound bus in America and ran away to Canada. She ended up in Toronto, where she was welcomed by a community of queer punks of colour offering promises of love and revolution, yet she remained haunted by the reasons she left home in the first place. This passionate, riveting memoir is a mixtape of dreams ... + Read More
A thought-provoking collection of essays on Michel Foucault that reframes his legacy. In his private life, as well as in his work and political attitudes, Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction to himself, especially when his expansive ideas collided with the institutions in which he worked. In Francois Caillat's provocative collection of essays and interviews based on his French documentary of the same name, leading contemporary critics and philosophers reframe Foucault's legacy in an effort to build new ways of thinking about his strug... + Read More
Series: Cold Case VancouverThe City's Most Baffling Unsolved MurdersPaperbackEve Lazarus9781551526294$21.95HISTORY Oct 08, 2015
The untold story behind some of Vancouver's notorious unsolved murder cases. Finalist, Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award (BC Book Prizes) While Vancouver is much loved by tourists and locals alike for its spectacular natural scenery and diverse culture, behind that facade lurks a violent past. Cold Case Vancouver takes a look at the city's disreputable side by revisiting some of its infamous cold murder cases from 1944 to 1996. There are literally hundreds of murders that remain unsolved in Vancouver, some dating back decades; their victim... + Read More
Series: A Superior ManPaperbackPaul Yee9781551525907$21.95FICTION Aug 24, 2015
Paul Yee's first novel for adults: an historical account of a Chinese man on a journey to find the mother of his son. For more than thirty years, Paul Yee has written about his Chinese-Canadian heritage in award-winning books for young readers as well as adult non-fiction. Here, in his first work of fiction for adults, he takes us on a harrowing journey into a milestone event of Canadian history: the use of Chinese coolies to help build the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia in hazardous conditions. After the CPR is built in 1885, Y... + Read More
Series: AlliterAsianTwenty Years of Ricepaper MagazinePaperbackJulia Lin9781551526201$21.95FICTION Oct 08, 2015
A wide-ranging anthology of Asian Canadian literature to celebrate 20 years of Ricepaper. 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Ricepaper magazine, a pioneering periodical devoted to Asian-Canadian writing. Over the years, Ricepaper's focus has shifted from predominantly arts and culture reporting to the publication of original literature; as such, it has both witnessed and cultivated the maturation of an Asian-Canadian literary tradition; indeed, many of today's most acclaimed Asian-Canadian writers were first published in the pages of Ricepaper... + Read More
Series: MouthquakePaperbackDaniel Allen Cox9781551526041$15.95FICTION Sep 01, 2015
A novel about a boy with a stutter, and the tangled barbs of repressed memory. Montreal, 1979. A boy's speech starts to fracture along with the cement of le Stade olympique. Do they share a fault line? Daniel Allen Cox's unconventional fourth novel tells the story of a boy with a stutter who grows up and uses sound to remember the past. A coming-of-age tale that telescopes through time like an amnesiac memoir, Mouthquake finds its strange beat in subliminal messages hidden in skipping records, in the stutters of celebrities, and in the wisdom ... + Read More
Series: God in PinkPaperbackHasan Namir9781551526065$17.95FICTION Sep 29, 2015
A debut novel about a young gay Muslim in war-torn Iraq. The debut book by Hasan Namir is a revelatory novel about being queer and Muslim, set in war-torn Iraq in 2003. Ramy is a closeted university student whose parents have died, and who lives under the close scrutiny of his strict brother and sister-in-law. They exert pressure on him to find a wife, leaving him anguished and struggling to find a balance between his sexuality, religion, and culture. Desperate for counsel, he seeks the advice of Ammar, a sheikh at a local mosque, whose toler... + Read More
Series: Moving PartsPaperbackLana Pesch9781551526249$17.95FICTION Oct 01, 2015
Darkly off-kilter stories about the moving parts to being human. A blind date blooms in a grocery store parking lot. Lake Erie forms the backdrop to a botched assisted suicide. A neurotic, dog-loving caretaker writes a complaint letter after an unfortunate leg-waxing incident. While his uncle lies in a coma, a young man befriends a dead homeless guy. A coming-of-age road trip leads to encounters with a gang of costumed lesbian arm wrestlers and a man with a hoof. A plane crash on the BC coast brings an artist and a bootlegger together in a dir... + Read More
Series: FaeriePaperbackEisha Marjara9781551526188$14.95JUVENILE FICTION Nov 13, 2015
A bold YA novel about a South Asian teenager struggling with anorexia. Just days before her eighteenth birthday, Lila has resolved to end her life. The horror of becoming an adult, and leaving her childhood behind, has broken her heart. Faerie, a novel for young people, is the fierce yet gently unfolding story of a hyper- imaginative girl who is on a collision course to womanhood. She likens herself to a half-human fairy creature who does not belong in the earthly world; but in the cold light of day she is a psychiatric patient at a hospital... + Read More
New edition of this important YA novel coinciding with the new film starring Mo'Nique. First published in 1986, Blackbird is a funny, moving, coming-of-age novel about growing up black and gay. Johnnie Ray Rousseau is a high school student upset over losing the lead role in the school staging of Romeo and Juliet. As if that weren't enough, his best friend has been beaten badly by his father, and his girlfriend is pressuring him to have sex for the first time. All the while, he's intrigued by Marshall MacNeill, whom he meets at an audition, sur... + Read More
Series: KingswayPaperbackMichael Turner9781551526263$14.95POETRY Nov 01, 2015
New edition of Michael Turner's seminal 1995 poetry collection, including a new essay by the author. When Michael Turner's Kingsway was published in 1995, critics and readers were either effusive in their praise or confounded by the book's unwillingness to adhere to traditional poetry structures. In this collection of linked poems that evolve around Kingsway, Vancouver's oldest thoroughfare that cuts diagonally across the city, the single-stanza poems approximate city blocks, as diverse and complicated as the neighbourhoods Kingsway traverses;... + Read More
Series: Queer Film ClassicsForbidden LoveA Queer Film ClassicPaperbackJean Bruce9781551526089$14.95PERFORMING ARTS Dec 01, 2015
QUEER FILM CLASSICS is a critically acclaimed series that launched in 2009, edited by Thomas Waugh and Matthew Hays, covering some of the most important and influential films about and/or by LGBT people made between 1950 and 2005, and written by leading LGBT film scholars and critics. A Queer Film Classic on the 1992 Canadian feature documentary subtitled "The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives": a film on lesbian experience from the 1940s to the 1960s as seen through the lens of lesbian pulp fiction. The film interweaves an historical dramat... + Read More
Series: Queer Film ClassicsC.R.A.Z.Y.A Queer Film ClassicPaperbackRobert Schwartzwald9781551526102$14.95PERFORMING ARTS Oct 31, 2015
QUEER FILM CLASSICS is a critically acclaimed series that launched in 2009, edited by Thomas Waugh and Matthew Hays, covering some of the most important and influential films about and/or by LGBT people made between 1950 and 2005, and written by leading LGBT film scholars and critics. A Queer Film Classic on the 2005 film debut by French-Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallee (best known for Dallas Buyers Club and Wild), about a young gay man named Zac growing up in the 1960s who struggles to find his sense of self amidst a "crazy" family of four ... + Read More
From his drug-hazy, book-happy years at the Beat Hotel in Spain to his present career as one of Canada?s foremost antiquarian book dealers, David Mason has led a storied life?and whether he?s crashed out on William Burroughs? floor or gilding a white morocco for Pope John XXIII, Mason?s humor and industry expertise is everywhere apparent. A must-read memoir for bibliophiles.
Series: River & the Land, TheA History of Windsor to 1900HardcoverPatrick Brode9781927428894$29.95HISTORY Nov 20, 2014
Series: From the VaultThe Windsor Star ArchivesHardcoverMarty Beneteau9781927428580$39.95HISTORY Nov 27, 2014
The Windsor Star has been the paper of record in Windsor since 1886. It showed us the Ambassador Bridge as it was erected, and the Tunnel as it was dug; it showed us the Ford strike, the great fire, and the tornado in ?46; it showed us the lewdness of Prohibition speakeasies and the somber grandeur of our churches and schools. Over the years, of course, Star photographers took hundreds of thousands of pictures?many of which were never used or seen by the public, but all of which were preserved. Their archive constitutes the single richest photo... + Read More
Part cookbook, part culinary tourism travel guide, The Best of Windsor is a 220-page, full-colour introduction to the region's premier restaurants. Organized according to regions - Downtown, Walkerville, Erie Street, East Windsor, South Windsor and the County - The Best of Windsor Cookbook emphasizes Windsor's cultural and culinary diversity, with styles that range from pub food to fine dining, and cuisines that span a variety of ethnicities.
Series: Canadian Aboriginal Voices SeriesCalling Down the SkyPaperbackRosanna Deerchild9781772310054$16.95POETRY Oct 15, 2015
"Calling Down the Sky" is a poetry collection that describes deep personal experiences and post generational effects of the Canadian Aboriginal Residential School confinements in the 1950's when thousands of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children were placed in these schools against their parents' wishes. Many were forbidden to speak their language and practice their own culture. The author portrays how the ongoing impact of the residential schools problem has been felt throughout generations and has contributed to social problems that contin... + Read More
Series: Dreaming RealityWinner of the Trillium Award for French-Language PoetryPaperbackDaniel Groleau Landry9781772310085$16.95POETRY Aug 15, 2015
"Dreaming Reality" is an exceptional demonstration of the stunning varieties of human feelings and emotions that are expressed in a vivid way. The poems illustrate the infinite choices of how emotions can be shared in words, perceptions, and symbols. The poet's unique writing style uses metaphors and rhymes to express complex thoughts that nestle within one another. Drawing upon everyday occurrences, common situations, and mystical imagery, the author expertly creates dark and extraordinary fantasies. "Dreaming Reality" reminds us how poetry ca... + Read More
Series: ContradictionsPaperbackSophie J. Morgan9781772310177$16.95POETRY Oct 15, 2015
In this debut poetry book, Sophie J. Morgan delivers masterful and ravishing tales of heartache, spirituality, happiness, the hunger for oblivion, and the quest for forgiveness. This poetry collection focuses on complex and everlasting themes of emotional contradictions, personal perceptions, and human reflections. These compassionate, exhilarating, and philosophical poems portray a remarkable observation of life and reveal how our world is far from being content.
When the First World War broke out, little was known about aviation. "Training Aces" chronicles the development of aviation in Canada that began in the years before the war when early experiments in flight were made by Canadians. This book portrays the important role that Canada played in the success of the air training efforts of the First World War and describes the establishment of two aviation companies in Toronto and Vancouver to train pilots for the war.
Keeping with traditions of great mystery books that combine ancient history, secret societies, and hidden documents, The Heir has all the elements of a classic esoteric thriller but explodes the genre with its cutting-edge science. The Holy Grail is neither in Europe nor in Africa but it is in Montreal. It is not the blood of Christ but that of Roman Emperor Constantine. The quest to find The Holy Grail is led by an iron-fist lady supported by her four protégées and a computer surrogate.
Series: PaulsPaperbackJess Taylor9781771661683$20.00FICTION Oct 01, 2015
National Post "NP99" Best Book of 2015Paul, who is not always the same Paul, but could very well be a similar Paul, another Paul in a long line of Pauls. Paul runs through forests, drinks in student housing, flirts with girls, at times is a girl, loves men, makes friends, jumps from buildings, hurts people, gets hurt, climbs up towards the sky, waits for a sunrise, and all those human things.Pauls, the debut short-story collection by the exciting young writer Jess Taylor, is about people: the things that remain unseen to them; how they cope wit... + Read More
Set in the near future in the mountainous and fielded cusp between BC and Alberta, The Plotline Bomber of Innisfree by Josh Massey is the story of Jeffery Inkster, an ex-hipster-turned elk farmer. Inkster, whose goal is to live peacefully with his elk, harvesting their antlers, becomes embroiled in the political violence of oil-pipeline expansion.Drawing from his experience working in the "Peace Country" of northern BC, Massey brings us the story of a community of artists and eccentrics who all become suspects in a series of pipeline bombings. ... + Read More
Series: Grand MenteurPaperbackJean Marc Ah-Sen9781771661300$20.00FICTION Oct 20, 2015
Globe and Mail Best 100 Book of 2015The secret world of Mauritian street-gangs is not for the faint of heart. Fraught with peril and mischief, its inner workings are a mystery to the daughter of one of its most valued members: Serge, the Grand Menteur. A liar of exceptional caliber whose sole responsibility is to purposefully confuse police with alibis, the Menteur fears for the criminal future he has unwittingly introduced into his daughter's life, when her clear knack for violence attracts the notice of senior gang members.Mauritian Kreol, En... + Read More
Series: No Work Finished HereRewriting Andy WarholPaperbackLiz Worth9781771661645$20.00POETRY Sep 29, 2015
When Andy Warhol's a, A Novel was first published in 1968, The New York Times Book Review declared it "pornographic." Yet over four decades later, a continues to be an essential documentation of Warhol's seminal Factory scene. And though the book offers a pop art snapshot of 1960s Manhattan that only Warhol could capture, it remains a challenging read. Comprised entirely of unedited transcripts of recorded conversations taped in and around the Warhol Factory, the original book's tone varies from frenetic to fascinating, unintelligible to poetic... + Read More
Series: Myrmursan exploded sestinaPaperbackShannon Maguire9781771661607$18.00POETRY Oct 28, 2015
Myrmurs is an innovative variant of the sestina form (a medieval mechanism of desire that spirals around six end words). Connecting medieval textuality to contemporary politics and poetics, this poem explores living systems: cities and languages as self-organizing entities; ants; interspecies entanglements; strange attachments; neocolonialism and how to break free of it. Following on her critically acclaimed debut collection fur(l) parachute (published by BookThug in 2013), this is the second volume in Shannon Maguire's planned medievalist tril... + Read More
Emanations: Fluttertongue 6 marks preeminent sound poet Steven Ross Smith's return to verse form. In this sixth chapter of what's become for Smith a life-poem (a long poem that encompasses a life), Smith bends, confuses, and disintegrates the fundamental premises of poetic and fictive form--working language, narrative, and meaning like sculptural material, and engaging with comp-osition by sound and its visual placement on the page.These poems emanate from specific works by other poets. Exalt in Smith's highly torqued and playful language that ... + Read More
Because I have no voice anymore what I say has no air. Did I strangle you? I killed you to let the wind in.Chantal Neveu's A Spectacular Influence inclines bodies and worlds, registering their turn as atomized events. This semantic partition distributed into four parts that decline the body's perplexity before the real, inscribes an intimate range of material probabilities and improbabilities.Written in spare lines and minimalist language, A Spectacular Influence attends to the sensation of motional inertia and celebrates the relational in the ... + Read More
Samuel Andreyev inhabits several worlds: he is bilingual and lives in France; he is an internationally-known composer; and he is a writer whose material is the bric-à-brac of everyday speech and rhetoric, forged into a poetry of obsessive perfectionism.Part mental autobiography, part ode to a new, radically mobile consciousness--The Relativistic Empire combines the diagrammatic elegance of the comic strip with the complexity and elusiveness of symbolism.Praise for The Relativistic Empire:"The Relativistic Empire is a carnival of specific instru... + Read More
When acclaimed Canadian writer Brian Dedora travelled to Spain in 2012 to explore "Lorca's Granada," he experienced an unexpected transformation that set him on a path of understanding -- of the life and work of Federico Garcia Lorca, of the basic elements in common between the Spanish writer's life and his own, and of the tragic grandeur of Lorca's death in Granada in 1936.Lorcation progresses transformationally from prose poem to informal essay, sustained by its three vital metaphors of journey, suitcase, and crossroads. The book, presented a... + Read More
Series: Rock Recipes 2More Great Food From My Newfoundland KitchenPaperbackBarry C. Parsons9781550816129$24.95COOKING Aug 21, 2015
Rock Recipes 2: More Great Food From My Newfoundland Kitchen ignores the trends and fads to serve up real food perfected in a real home kitchen.With eyewidening main dishes, easy sides, and lip-smacking desserts, Parsons delivers great fare for any occasion. Featuring beautiful and helpful full-colour photos for every recipe and enlightening cooking tips gleaned from years of experience, Rock Recipes 2 makes preparation easy and family mealtime the highlight of every day.
The answer to one of life’s mysteries is now revealed – why exactly do dogs sniff bottoms? This delightfully funny account is brought to life through witty verse and hilarious illustrations which perfectly capture the rhythm of the verse. Winner of the Children's Choice Award at the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards in 2003.
Series: One Hit WondersPaperbackPatrick Warner9781550816136$19.95FICTION Oct 23, 2015
LIla is dead. And the likely suspects are all men: her flash-in-the-pan literary husband, a washed up golf pro turned criminal with a cocaine habit, and two small-time thugs looking for the perfect score. As a crime novel for a new age, this is sex, drugs, and a story that unfolds as a map of bad intentions. In One Hit Wonders, Patrick Warner weaves an energetic tale that is part caper and partmurdermystery—relentlessly satiric, brutally funny, and obsessively readable
Claude Tremblay works as a political analyst at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. But when the Congolese warlord Kabanga, accused of crimes against humanity, is released from trial due to a procedural error, Claude resigns his post and follows the accused back to his home country in search of justice. In The World, the Lizard, and Me, Gil Courtemanche writes a stirring and contemporary Heart of Darkness, utterly compelling in its portrayal of Western ideals submerged in the global politics of poverty and violence.
Series: RacketNew Writing Made in NewfoundlandPaperbackLisa Moore9781550816099$19.95FICTION Sep 30, 2015
In Racket, editor and acclaimed fiction writer Lisa Moore introduces us to ten of the most exciting new writers currently at work in Newfoundland. Featuring a diverse range of previously unpublished short stories, this unique anthology showcases a generation of voices soon to emerge as the next great wave of Newfoundland writers.
Series: The Long RunPaperbackJoan Sullivan9781550816105$19.95HISTORY Oct 23, 2015
On the morning of July 1, 1916, at Beaumont-Hamel, the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment climbed out of their trenches and advanced into no man’s land. Eric Mackenzie Robertson went over the top on that fateful day—and survived. Almost unbelievably, just four years later, Robertson would become the first born and bred Newfoundlander to compete in the Olympics. With her engaging journalistic style, Joan Sullivan—author of the award-winning In the Field—returns to tell the story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, a lost Olympiad, and one ma... + Read More