Books tagged: Rich & Famous

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Almost a Great Escape

By Tyler Trafford

Winner of the W. O. Mitchell Award, the Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction, and the Alberta Readers' Choice Award

Following his mother's death in 2004, Tyler Trafford discovers an album of old letters and creased photographs that reveal a mother he never knew, a man he's ... Read more

Beaverbrook

By Jacques Poitras

Winner, Atlantic Independent Booksellers Choice Award and Best Atlantic Published Book Award
Shortlisted, British Columbia Award for Canadian Non-Fiction and National Business Book Award

Were the Gallery's treasures gifts or loans? Was Lord Beaverbrook careless or devious? Jacques ... Read more

Final Table

By Jonathan Duhamel
Translated by Christina Palassio

 

A poker champ shares the story behind his biggest win

What makes a World Series of Poker Main Event champion? Is it knowledge of math or psychology? Is it the ability to determine other players’ hands?

In Jonathan Duhamel’s Final Table, discover what it takes to win $8. ... Read more

Robber Baron

By George Tombs

 

Robber Baronr is an unauthorized biography of Conrad Black, who built the world’s third-largest media empire and is now facing criminal charges in Chicago for alleged fraud, money laundering, and racketeering.

Robber Baron is based on rigorous research, hard-hitting interviews, ... Read more

Secret Life

By Kevin Donovan

It began as rumours. Whispers at dinner parties. Warnings about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, superstar CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi revealed his interest in "rough sex" in a long Facebook post, and a scandal of unprecedented scale descended ... Read more

Shadow of Doubt

By Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon

Winner, New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction

Shortlisted, Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence (Non-Fiction)

On July 6, 2011, Richard Oland, scion of the Moosehead brewing family, was murdered in his office. The brutal killing stunned the city of Saint John, and news ... Read more

Shadow of Doubt

By Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon

A national bestseller, now updated, expanded, and revised to tell an even bigger story.

On July 6, 2011, Richard Oland, scion of the Moosehead brewing family, was bludgeoned to death in his Saint John office. In a shocking turn, the multimillionaire’s only son, Dennis, was ... Read more