Books tagged: Political

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A Palace in Paradise

By Mehri Yalfani

A Palace in Paradise is a novel about the complex Iranian refugee and immigrant community in Toronto and the way in which one woman's death changes the lives of many others. The people in this community are connected by family ties, cultural ties, romance, and the fact that, ... Read more

A Very Stable Genius

By Mike Luckovich

 

How do you poke fun at a man who’s so absurd he practically satirizes himself? Even two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Mike Luckovich admits it’s been a challenge covering the Cheeto-in-Chief in his internationally syndicated political cartoons. But Mike rose ... Read more

Accidental Genius

By Keith Garebian

Using many right-wing extremists in North America (which means, in effect, weird Republicans), Garebian takes well-known utterances of egregious political, social, and cultural atrocity and present them as if they were modern poems deserving of serious academic consideration. ... Read more

Almost Feral

By Gemma Hickey

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER******IPPY AWARDS SILVER MEDAL, CANADA-EAST BEST REGIONAL NONFICTION CATEGORY*****BEST ATLANTIC-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARD WINNER******MARGARET AND JOHN SAVAGE FIRST BOOK AWARD - NON-FICTION WINNER******CBC BOOKS WRITER TO WATCH LIST***
On July 2, 2015, ... Read more

Angloman

By Mark Shainblum
Illustrated by Gabriel Morrissette

Angloman—in reality Eaton M. McGill, insurance underwriter for SunLife—is your typical, everyday superhero, bigger than life, champion of bilingualism and tolerance, and dumber than a post. Angloman's secret base of operations is the Fortress of Two Solitudes. He is joined ... Read more

Angloman 2

By Mark Shainblum
Illustrated by Gabriel Morrissette

He's Québec's best-known ethnic minority superhero. He spent 22 weeks on the Montreal Gazette bestseller list and received rave reviews from everybody from La Presse to The Toronto Star to Geist. He's Angloman, and he's back for another parody-rich romp through the surrealistic ... Read more

Anne of Green Gables vs. G.I. Joe

By Allan Gould

Was it better that our ancestors chose to migrate to Canada, or should they have gone to the U.S.? Snow and ice and high taxes? Or unaffordable health care, guns in kindergarten, and great weather? And didn`t they have to film the hit movie Chicago in Canada because we had the ... Read more

Bennett

By John Boyko

In the late 1920s, Canada's economy was showing all the signs of a full-fledged depression. Life savings were evaporating, unemployment was up, and exports were dramatically down. Riding on the popularity of his promise to "blast" Canada's way into world markets — and thus ... Read more