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Any Other Woman

By Monica Kidd

In the early twentieth century, Andrew Zak proposes to Rosalia Patala in a letter. New to North America from Slovakia, Rosalia boards a train from New York to Crowsnest Pass, AB, where she marries a man she knows only through the written word. They bear and lose their first ... Read more

Canadians at War, Vol. 1

By Susan Evans Shaw
By (photographer) Jean Crankshaw

Shortlisted, Hamilton Literary Award (Non-Fiction)

Ypres, the Somme, Vimy, Passchendaele, Amiens — to many, these are the names of battles far away and long ago. To thousands of soldiers, now gone, the battles were hard-fought and costly campaigns fraught with danger, pain, ... Read more

Canadians at War, Vol. 2

By Susan Evans Shaw

Dieppe, the Battle of Hong Kong, the Mora River Campaign, the Invasion of Normandy, the Siege of Dunkirk, — battles not as distant as we may think. The constant gunfire, the whistle of bombs, the hiss of gas, the cold, the wet, the fear, the loneliness, and the anguish of ... Read more

One Room in a Castle

By Karen Connelly

One Room in a Castle is an adventurous and intimate portrait of the rural Mediterranean, its culture and its inhabitants. Connelly allows the reader private glimpses of her world, and the world at large with a new collection of letters and stories based on her travels in Spain, ... Read more

Ordinary Magic

By Meeka Walsh

Award-winning writer Meeka Walsh kept these journals while travelling - in Israel, Rome and Russia - and when she was home again. They share magic found in unexpected places - from a waiting room in a Moscow airport where the author enjoys a picnic with friends, to a yard in ... Read more

Summers in Supino

By Maria McLean

An Italian Canadian woman recounts her annual summer trips with her husband to her ancestral village of Supino, Italy, in this heartwarming hybrid of travel guide and memoir. Written with humor and heart, it describes her process of adjusting to life in her father's hometown, ... Read more

The Pleasures and Treasures of Britain

Edited by David Kemp

Is a famous queen of Britain really bured beneath platform 10 at King’s Cross station in London?

What is the telephone number of the National Theatre?

what is the best place to eat in Worcester?

Where is the National Bagpipe Museum? (Hint: not in Scotland)

Was Pointius Pilate ... Read more