Books tagged: Political

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Mother Goose Letters, The

By Karen Clavelle
Illustrated by Bob Haverluck

The Mother Goose Letters comprises the annotated correspondence between Mother Goose and her cohorts in Britain concerning migration to the Canadian Prairies. The letters reveal both her attempts to wheedle her fellow nursery rhyme characters to settle in the Prairies with her ... Read more

Mr. Silly's Friend

Edited by Jack David & Michael Holmes

Film-critic Mike: "I'm looking to be entertained, not to be taught anything." His Minister of Transportation is an ex-used car salesman and his first Minsiter of Education never completed high school, so Ontarians should feel safe in the hands of Chainsaw Mike Harris. After ... Read more

Old Lost Land of Newfoundland, The

By Wayne Johnston

In 2008 Wayne Johnston became the second prominent Canadian writer to enlighten and entertain audiences as a speaker in the Canadian Literature Centre's Henry Kreisel Lecture Series. He spoke to an enthusiastic audience at the University of Alberta about the myths and realities ... Read more

One Man Dancing

By Patricia Keeney

One Man Dancing is based on the true story of a young Ugandan actor-dancer growing into artistic maturity during the murderous regime of dictator Idi Amin. It follows Charles from his youth in Uganda’s colonial villages, and through his work with artistic guru Robert Serumaga, ... Read more

Pierre Elliott Trudeau

By Kevin J. Christiano

 

Pierre Trudeau is one of the most fascinating figures to emerge from Canada in the twentieth century. This book plots the course of Trudeau’s remarkable life: a lively narrative follows the youthful Trudeau from a privileged upbringing in Montreal. It describes his education ... Read more

Polyamorous Love Song

By Jacob Wren

From interdisciplinary writer and performer Jacob Wren comes Polyamorous Love Song, a novel of intertwined narratives concerning the relationship between artists and the world. Shot through with unexpected moments of sex and violence, readers will become acquainted with a world ... Read more

Proof I Was Here

By Becky Blake

Days after arriving in Barcelona, Niki’s world is upended when her fiancé calls off the engagement. Unwilling to face a looming assault charge in Toronto, she turns to life on the streets. Living among pickpockets, squatters and graffiti artists in a city she barely knows, ... Read more

Ray Guy

By Ray Guy
Edited by Brian Jones

Ray Guy: The Final Columns, 2003-2013 is a collection of the columns Ray Guy wrote for The Northeast Avalon Times, a community newspaper based in Portugal Cove. Guy previously achieved fame and acclaim for his astute and humorous observations of Newfoundland politics and society ... Read more