SOCIAL SCIENCE

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Arrival City

By Doug Saunders
Categories: Social Science
Series: Enlighten

From one of Canada's leading journalists comes a major book about how the movement of populations from rural to urban areas on the margins is reshaping our world. These transitional spaces are where the ...

Arts of Engagement

Edited by Dylan Robinson, & Keavy Martin
Categories: Art
Series: Indigenous Studies

Arts of Engagement focuses on the role that music, film, visual art, and Indigenous cultural practices play in and beyond Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. Contributors ...

Brown

By Kamal Al-Solaylee
Categories: Social Science
Series: Challenge

Winner of the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

Finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction and the Trillium Book Award

A Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Life ...

Closer

By Sarah Barmak
Categories: Health & Fitness
Series: Explore

GLOBE AND MAIL BEST OF 2016 CBC BEST OF 2016NATIONAL POST BEST OF 2016QUILL & QUIRE BEST OF 2016QUILL & QUIRECOVER OF THE YEAR

We think of the modern woman as sexually liberated – if anything, we’re ...

Curry

By Naben Ruthnum
Categories: Literary Collections
Series: Explore

No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do.
Curry is a dish that doesn't quite exist, but, as this hilarious and sharp ...

Drink

In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking ...

Just Jen

 

Jen Powley was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at fifteen. By thirty-five, she had lost the use of her arms and legs.

Just Jen is a powerful memoir that tells the story of Powley’s life at the time ...

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy

Erin Wunker is a feminist killjoy, and she thinks you should be one, too.

Following in the tradition of Sara Ahmed (the originator of the concept "feminist killjoy"), Wunker brings memoir, theory, literary ...

One Hour in Paris

Winner of the 2015 BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Longlisted for Canada Reads 2017

In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two ...

Stolen Life

The powerful, major book, acclaimed across Canada, from the great-great-granddaughter of Chief Big Bear and Rudy Wiebe, twice winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction. A story of justice and ...