Spring 2022 Preview
Ice War Diplomat: Hockey Meets Cold War Politics at the 1972 Summit Series
Marking the 50th anniversary of the historic Summit Series, Gary J. Smith tells the story of an unlikely political stage—the hockey rink—where a Cold War, and the threat of nuclear annihilation, is no less important than a power play in the final minute.
Have You Eaten Yet? Stories from Chinese Restaurants Around the World
Unravelling a complex history of cultural migration and world politics, Cheuk Kwan narrates a fascinating story of culture and place, ultimately revealing how an excellent meal always tells an even better story.
Inspiring Canadians: Forty Brilliant Canadians and Their Visions for the Nation
Acclaimed journalist Mark Bulgutch collects inspiring stories and ideas from diverse Canadians whose love for Canada compels them to make this country a better place for all—ultimately revealing that equal parts critique and celebration is the key to a thriving nation.
Death at the Savoy: A Priscilla Tempest Mystery, Book 1
An atmospheric, entertaining new mystery series by Ron Base and Prudence Emery that introduces a plucky Canadian heroine and is set in the world’s most famous hotel. An intoxicating blend of mystery, suspense and humour.
Noonday Dark: Doctor Annick Boudreau Mystery # 2
Discover the clash and charisma of a city embroiled in politics in this twisting and turning story. Charles Demers renders a divisive cityscape entangled in questions of ownership and change, revealing the intricacies of a metropolis on the verge of myriad transformations.
A Garden for the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee: Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators (Ontario and Great Lakes Edition)
Lorraine Johnson and Sheila Colla's guide teaches gardeners the crucial connections between native plants and native pollinators and how to cultivate their own patch of pollinator paradise. With illustrations by Ann Sanderson.
Do Trees Have Mothers?
With whimsical art and gentle text, Charles Bongers translates scientific knowledge about the kinship structures of the forest into a beautiful and affirming story about how trees nurture the young
All That We Say is Ours: Guujaaw and the Reawakening of the Haida Nation
Now in paperback!
In the mid-1970s, the Haida rallied with environmentalists to end the logging of their monumental old-growth forests—and to reassert their title and rights to their homeland. Pairing first-person accounts with his own vivid prose, Ian Gill traces the struggle from its early days.
Gidal: Letters and Photos, the Unusual Friendship of Yosef Wosk and Tim Gidal
Collected by Alan Twigg, this book is an intimate selection of letters between Tim Gidal, a pioneering force in photojournalism, and scholar and art collector Yosef Wosk.