Books tagged: Political

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Under the Bridge

By Anne Bishop


“There are people who break open and make a new, bigger, self. But some of us are … brittle. ”

When stress causes an old trauma to surface, Lucy, a longtime community organizer, teacher and anti-poverty activist, loses control of her life. On probation and living on ... Read more


By Douglas L. Bland

A surprise attack on the nation’s military bases and power stations sends the Armed Forces scrambling.

When impoverished, disheartened, poorly educated, but well-armed aboriginal young people find a modern revolutionary leader, they rally with a battle cry of "Take Back the ... Read more

Using Power Well

By Bob Williams
With Benjamin Isitt & Thomas Bevan

The compelling memoir of former British Columbia cabinet minister Bob Williams weaves his political and economic insights with the story of his unconventional life.

In Using Power Well, former provincial politician Bob Williams tells his atypical life story. Beginning with his ... Read more

Vic City Express

By Yannis Tsirbas
Translated by Fred A. Reed

It could be happening here…or there. Today the place is Greece, wracked by a crisis that has pushed people to the brink. Two strangers meet in a train headed for Athens. One spews out his disgust at the foreigners and the poverty that have invaded the neighborhood he calls ... Read more

Where the Bodies Lie

By Mark Lisac

"Sins don't destroy people here. Dreams do. "

In a small city somewhere in an oil-rich Canadian province just east of the Rockies, a political scandal has erupted: an aging cabinet minister has struck and killed a member of his local constituency executive with his half-ton truck, ... Read more

Where To from Here

By Bill Morneau
With John Lawrence Reynolds


Bill Morneau’s experience as Canada’s finance minister crystalized his vision for the country’s potential for growth and prosperity. Where To from Here looks backward with coolness and candor and forward with a fresh vision of all that Canada can — and must — become. ... Read more