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50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick

By Peter Manchester

From the days when proto-humans lashed animal jawbones to sticks and whacked wildebeest-poop slapshots in Olduvai Arena to today's super-high-tech computer-assisted extravaganzas, one by-product of the hockey game has gone unnoticed and untapped. Until now . ..

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A Very Stable Genius

By Mike Luckovich

 

How do you poke fun at a man who’s so absurd he practically satirizes himself? Even two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Mike Luckovich admits it’s been a challenge covering the Cheeto-in-Chief in his internationally syndicated political cartoons. But Mike rose ... Read more

Accidental Genius

By Keith Garebian

Using many right-wing extremists in North America (which means, in effect, weird Republicans), Garebian takes well-known utterances of egregious political, social, and cultural atrocity and present them as if they were modern poems deserving of serious academic consideration. ... Read more

Angloman

By Mark Shainblum
Illustrated by Gabriel Morrissette

Angloman—in reality Eaton M. McGill, insurance underwriter for SunLife—is your typical, everyday superhero, bigger than life, champion of bilingualism and tolerance, and dumber than a post. Angloman's secret base of operations is the Fortress of Two Solitudes. He is joined ... Read more

Angloman 2

By Mark Shainblum
Illustrated by Gabriel Morrissette

He's Québec's best-known ethnic minority superhero. He spent 22 weeks on the Montreal Gazette bestseller list and received rave reviews from everybody from La Presse to The Toronto Star to Geist. He's Angloman, and he's back for another parody-rich romp through the surrealistic ... Read more

Anne of Green Gables vs. G.I. Joe

By Allan Gould

Was it better that our ancestors chose to migrate to Canada, or should they have gone to the U.S.? Snow and ice and high taxes? Or unaffordable health care, guns in kindergarten, and great weather? And didn`t they have to film the hit movie Chicago in Canada because we had the ... Read more

Cleopatra at the Breakfast Table

By Peter O'Brien

Cleopatra at the Breakfast Table is about storytelling in the digital age. It's a jaunty account of a single father, 55, and his daughter, 15, studying Grade 10 Latin together. The book explores the bustling life of teenaged girls, the expanding influence of technology, the ... Read more

Dog Trick or Cat Treat

By Archie Klondike

The 60 best, funniest, most embarrassing photos of our four-legged friends dressed up for Halloween are collected in this hilarious gift book. No longer just for kids, trick-or-treating with pets is an increasingly common phenomenon, and readers may be inspired to adopt a pet ... Read more

Encyclopedia Gothica

By Liisa Ladouceur
Illustrated by Gary Pullin

 

From absinthe to zombies, it’s the Encyclopedia Gothica!

“Wickedly funny . . . Ideal for babybats and elder goths who’ll appreciate the wealth of reminders of the experiences that make up goth life” — NOW Magazine

“Ladouceur is a rare gem of a commenter that has ... Read more

Fabulous Fabrications from Busted Hockey Gear

By Peter Manchester

In his breakaway bestseller 50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick, Peter Manchester transformed the agony of defeated sticks into the thrill of a new creation, with a slap of good humour that kept readers chuckling all the way through the book. Now, with the publication ... Read more