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Almost Feral

By Gemma Hickey

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER******IPPY AWARDS SILVER MEDAL, CANADA-EAST BEST REGIONAL NONFICTION CATEGORY*****BEST ATLANTIC-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARD WINNER******MARGARET AND JOHN SAVAGE FIRST BOOK AWARD - NON-FICTION WINNER***
On July 2, 2015, influential social activist Gemma Hickey ... Read more

An American Story

By David Olive

Barack ObamaÓ³ superb and captivating oratory style has earned him comparisons to John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, and this collection of his complete speeches?presented for the first time in their entirety?exposes politicos, voters, and fans of Obama to the words that ... Read more

Bennett

By John Boyko

In the late 1920s, Canada's economy was showing all the signs of a full-fledged depression. Life savings were evaporating, unemployment was up, and exports were dramatically down. Riding on the popularity of his promise to "blast" Canada's way into world markets — and thus ... Read more

Burnley “Rocky” Jones Revolutionary

By James St.G. Walker & Burnley “Rocky” Jones

 

“The life, work and activism of Rocky Jones are central to African-Canadian history and the civil rights movement in Canada. Canadians lost a great soul, with the recent death of Rocky Jones, but his autobiography — co-written by James Walker, a close friend of Rocky Jones ... Read more

Chance

By Anne Metikosh

Dragan was a Yugoslav peasant who flirted with the ideals of Communism and aspired to become a teacher. Instead, he became a slave in a German labour camp. Galina was an only child growing up in the harsh reality of Stalinist Russia. She survived the siege of Leningrad only ... Read more

De Cosmos Enigma, The

By Gordon Hawkins

This biography of Amor De Cosmos explores the life and career of this most eccentric of Canadian politicians, a man who played a crucial role in the creation of present-day Canada from sea to sea, and yet who, by the end of his life, was little remembered. Hawkins reveals how ... Read more

Frank

By Philip Lee

Goose Lane Editions has released a biography that reveals the private world of one of Canada's most fascinating politicians. Years after stepping down as Premier of New Brunswick, Frank McKenna is still on the minds of political watchers across Canada. The question today, however, ... Read more

Gambatte

By David Tsubouchi

A touching autobiography, this remarkable story reveals that at the heart of David Tsubouchi's life is the spirit of gambatte, a Japanese word meaning to do oneÓ³ best and never give up. The book chronicles his unusual career path from actor and lumber yard worker to dedicated ... Read more

Like Father, Like Son

By Lloyd Mackey

Ernest C. Manning, premier of Alberta for twenty-five years, died on February 19, 1996, at age 87. Some say, though, that his spirit lives on, not only in the hereafter in which he so strongly believed, but in his son, Preston Manning, the new kid on the federal political block. ... Read more

Maggie and Pierre & The Duchess

By Linda Griffiths

Winner of the first Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, Maggie and Pierre chronicles the public and private relationship between Pierre Trudeau and Margaret Trudeau from 1974-1980. In this mock epic tale three characters, Pierre, Margaret, and Henry, a newspaper ... Read more