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A Schizo-Philosopher's Colouring Book

By Douglas Ord

A Schizo-Philosopher's Colouring Book is a playful experiment in what the philosopher Gilles Deleuze might call ?crowned anarchy. ? The crown of authority is worn by the format ?colouring book,? in a style that repeats with difference. Anarchy enters via a swarm of figures from ... Read more

Heaven's Thieves

By Sue Sinclair

Lyric poems built with consummate skill by a poet at the peak of her powers.

 

Heaven's Thieves is a collection engaged with the big questions--What are bodies for? What does it mean to be alive? What is beauty and why does it have such power over us? What is the point of art?--and ... Read more

Ideas

Edited by Bernie Lucht

For four decades, Ideas has presented more than 400,000 CBC Radio listeners in Canada and the United States with the most challenging contemporary thought of the day. Now, to mark the program's 40th anniversary, executive producer Bernie Lucht has selected the most striking ... Read more

Ideas for a New Century

Edited by Bernie Lucht

An electrifying collection of thought-provoking interviews from recent broadcasts of CBC Radio's Ideas. In these remarkable dialogues — most of them in the company of Ideas host Paul Kennedy — some of the great intellectuals of our time reflect, interject, and project on ... Read more

Measure Yourself Against the Earth

By Mark Kingwell

Mark Kingwell is as at home discussing Battlestar Galactica as he is civility, can find the Plato in popular culture, and sees in idleness a deeply revolutionary gesture. In Measure Yourself Against the Earth, he brings his heady mixture of critical intelligence and infectious ... Read more

Seizure the Day

By Brian Orend

Everyone can live a happier life, especially those with chronic illnesses. Brian Orend's smart and accessible guide for people with illness, injury, or other challenges provides both a satisfying look into happiness as well as practical steps for living a measurably happier ... Read more

The Burden of Office

By Joseph Tussman

Joseph Tussman’s The Burden of Office is a book about the nature of political authority. Consider the symptoms of our present dilemma: leadership reduced to media ?sound bites,” legitimate public power sold off to the marketplace in the name of ?privatization,” citizens ... Read more