Books tagged: Reference

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The Best of Windsor Cookbook

By Jonathan Pinto

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

The Final Word

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Strange as it is to say, graveyards are historical documents; they have a lot to say about who we were—and who we are.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

The Gruesome Acts of Capitalism

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

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

The World's Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

By Patricia Fanthorpe

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

They Came From Within

By Caelum Vatnsdal

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

Wanderlust

By Laura Byrne Paquet

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