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18 Miles

By Christopher Dewdney

 

WINNER, American Meteorological Society’s Louis J. Battan Authors’ Award

WINNER, 2019 Science Writers & Communicators of Canada Book Award

WINNER, 2018 Lane Anderson Award

“With wit and a humbling sense of wonder, this is a book that can be shared and appreciated by a wide ... Read more

A Feast of Science

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz

 

An entertaining and digestible volume that demystifies science, from the author of over a dozen bestselling popular science books

Crave answers?  Dr. Joe Schwarcz demystifies the chemistry of everyday life, serving up practical knowledge to both inform and entertain. Guaranteed ... Read more

A Good War

By Seth Klein

 

“This is the roadmap out of climate crisis that Canadians have been waiting for. ” — Naomi Klein, activist and New York Times bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine

  • One of Canada’s top policy analysts provides the first full-scale blueprint ... Read more

A Green Reef

By Stephen Henighan

In spite of its disturbing implications, the impact of climate change on our physical environment can be difficult for us to understand or imagine. Moving from a memoir of a journey through an abundant yet fragile natural world to the daunting scientific evidence that climate ... Read more

A Green Reef

By Stephen Henighan

In spite of its disturbing implications, the impact of climate change on our physical environment can be difficult for us to understand or imagine. Moving from a memoir of a journey through an abundant yet fragile natural world to the daunting scientific evidence that climate ... Read more

Back to the Well

By Marq de Villiers

Shortlisted for the Donner Prize and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award

"This book will ruffle some feathers as well as open some minds, but for anyone who cares about the earth's most precious resource, it is worth the read. " — Publishers Weekly

Droughts. Floods. Contamination. ... Read more

Canadarm and Collaboration

By Elizabeth Howell, PhD
Foreword by David Williams, and M.D.

 

With interviews from Chris Hadfield and Marc Garneau, the tale of Canada’s involvement in international space exploration from the 1960s to the present day 

Canada is a small but mighty power in space exploration. After providing the Canadarm robotic arm for the space shuttle ... Read more

Chasing Captain America

By Paul Zehr
Foreword by Simon Whitfield
Afterword by Nicole Stott

 

Could we create a real-life superhero by changing human biology itself?

The form and function of the human body, once entirely delimited by nature, are now fluid concepts thanks to recent advances in biomedical science and engineering. Professor, author, and comic book enthusiast ... Read more

Climate Chaos

Edited by Ana Isla

Climate change is already under way with unpredictable consequences. Evidence of changes to the earth's physical, chemical and biological processes is obvious everywhere. Greenhouse gas emissions have increased the carbon cycle concentration in the atmosphere. In the past, half ... Read more

Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz

 

The mythbuster and bestselling popular science author of A Grain of Salt tackles questions that show the scientific underpinnings of our culture

“A book with an incredibly high ‘Did you know that. . . ?’ quotient . . . Completely captivating. ” — New Brunswick Reader ... Read more