Anthropology

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Clerks of the Passage

By Abou Farman

The roots of this book are real and full of characters and heroic stories of the sort one might expect from migration tales, , evoking border crossings past and present.
In Abou Farman's hands the stories turn into a larger meditation on movement, conveyed with humour and a ... Read more

Coast Salish Essays

By Wayne Suttles

Wayne Suttles has devoted much of his professional life to research on the cultures of the Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest, especially the Coast Salish of the Georgia Strait-Puget Sound Basin. Born and raised in this region, he has been guided by a life-long love of ... Read more

Driven

By Marcello Di Cintio

Shortlisted for the Bressani Literary Prize • A Globe and Mail Book of the Year • A CBC Books Best Canadian Nonfiction of 2021

In conversations with drivers ranging from veterans of foreign wars to Indigenous women protecting one another, Di Cintio explores the borderland ... Read more

Euphoria & Dystopia

Edited by Sarah Cook & Sara Diamond

A compendium of some of the most important thinking about art and technology to have taken place in the last few decades at the international level. Based on the research of the Banff New Media Institute from 1995 to 2005, these essays, transcripts and artists projects celebrate ... Read more

How We Eat

By Leon Rappoport

 

An informative look at the history of eating that’s a tasty combo of fact and fun

We enjoy watching celebrity chefs on TV, but so few of us choose to cook at home. The gourmet health food industry is soaring, yet a longtime love affair with fast food endures. Food and eating ... Read more

Journey to the Heart of the First Peoples Collection

Edited by Marie-Paule Robitaille

Revealing objects of unimagined beauty and rarity, this book brings readers into the world of the Aboriginal nations of Quebec, Canada, the United States, Amazonia, and Oceania. The history of this collection spans a period stretching from New France (1600), with objects brought ... Read more

Living by Stories

By Harry Robinson
Edited by Wendy Wickwire

Following on two previous collections— Write It on Your Heart: The Epic World of an Okanagan Storyteller (1989) and Nature Power: In the Spirit of an Okanagan Storyteller (2004)—Talonbooks is pleased to announce the release of this third volume of oral narratives by Okanagan ... Read more

Living by Stories

By Harry Robinson
Edited by Wendy Wickwire

Following on two previous collections—Write It on Your Heart: The Epic World of an Okanagan Storyteller (1989) and Nature Power: In the Spirit of an Okanagan Storyteller(2004)—Talonbooks is pleased to announce the release of this third volume of oral narratives by Okanagan ... Read more

Mamma Mia!

Compiled by Maria Coletta McLean

Growing up a second-generation Italian woman in Canada is not as easy as it looks. In fact, it requires the keeping of secrets, the telling of lies, the casting of curses, and the patience of a saint. Here 20 Italian-Canadian women share their stories?some comic, some tragic, ... Read more