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Out Loud

Introduction by Ramona Dearing

Out Loud is a collection of more than fifty essays by people affected by mental illness. There are essays by those who have experienced mental illness themselves, by family and friends, by community members, and by professionals who deal with mental illness. The voices here ... Read more

Racism, Capitalism, and COVID19 Pandemic

By Zophia Edwards
Preface by David Austin

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp relief the deep structural problems affecting nonwhite racialized workers in the core and periphery. Yet, many social scientific analyses of the global political economy, at least in the pre-COVID era, are race neutral or willfully ... Read more

Radical Medicine

By Esyllt Jones

Canadian Historical Association Clio Prize


CHA Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History PrizeAlexander Kennedy?Isbister?Award for Non-FictionMcNally Robinson Book of the Year

The origins of medicare have long been told as a simple and satisfying story: a good idea, ... Read more

Rain on a Distant Roof

By Vanessa Farnsworth

Rain on a Distant Roof takes readers inside the frightening but fascinating world of Lyme disease in Canada. This is the story of one woman's struggle to understand the disease that's destroying her body and mind. Armed with a confusing diagnosis, a baffling array of symptoms, ... Read more

Saved by Science

By Mark J. Poznansky


How can we accelerate the development of vaccines? How do we feed three billion people when 12 million died of hunger in 2019? Does synthetic biology hold the answer?

With all the advances in science in the last century, why are there still so many infectious diseases? Why ... Read more

Science Goes Viral

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Bestselling popular science author Dr. Joe Schwarcz breaks down the science of essential oils, placenta creams, intermittent fasting, and of course the spread of COVID-19 misinformation in this new collection from the master of demarcating non-science from science

Science has ... Read more

Second Lives, Second Chances

By Donald R., M.D. Laub


The engrossing memoir of a plastic and reconstructive surgeon involved in groundbreaking and life-changing procedures

Through his work in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Donald Laub changed the lives of thousands of people who had been shunned by society. Dr. Laub’s ... Read more

Shut Away

By Catherine McKercher

An explosive book that exposes the abuses of institutionalization.

"How many brothers and sisters do you have?" It was one of the first questions kids asked each other when Catherine McKercher was a child. She never knew how to answer it.

Three of the McKercher children lived ... Read more