Books tagged: Reference
The Best of Windsor Cookbook takes us on a journey through one of Canada's hidden culinary regions—home to bountiful farms, flowering wineries, and an ethnically diverse spread of global cuisine.
Since his column launched in 2013, Jonathan Pinto's coverage of the Windsor-Essex ... Read more
By Nancy Millar
From Canada's foremost graveyard historian comes the first-ever collection of Canadian epitaphs.
Strange as it is to say, graveyards are historical documents; they have a lot to say about who we were—and who we are.
From the strange and humorous to the majestic and moving, the ... Read more
Edited by David Lester
Preface by Jean Smith
In this second edition, David Lester supplements his original concise and understaded, yet politically and socially potent catalogue of the injustices of capitalist ideology on the world's indigent people, and the devastating environmental consequences of industrialization. ... Read more
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
People disappear without a trace. Captain Briggs, his crew, and his family vanished from the Canadian built Mary Celeste. Ben Bathurst walked around the horses harnessed to his coach - and was never seen again. People appear without explanation Kaspar Hauser arrived in Nuremberg ... Read more
No horror film is truly mainstream, David Cronenberg has said, and it is for this reason that even the lowliest of them may be worth consideration. In this tenth anniversary revised and updated edition of They Came From Within, Caelum Vatnsdal adjusts the focus in Canadian horror ... Read more
Where did passports come from? Why did 1930s stewardesses carry wrenches? And how did teetotalers shape the modern vacation? Wanderlust answers these questions and more, as author Laura Byrne Paquet delves into the social history of travel. Now a multi-billion dollar industry, ... Read more