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Montreal and the Bomb

Pre-order now; pub date Oct. 1 (free shipping) WINNER OF THE HUBERT REEVES 2021 AWARD FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATORS It’s a story peopled by leading figures of modern nuclear physics, bold chemists, and scientists accused of spying. The one idea driving them is to master the atom, whatever the result may be. With war raging in… Read more »

Mussolini Also Did A Lot of Good

Pre-order now; pub date Oct. 1 (free shipping) A 2019 Italian Bestseller “an antidote to all the nonsense still circulating about fascism…. Filippi is almost surgical in the way he reestablishes the context.” La Reppublica Book of the Month “In the existing climate, Francesco Filippi’s scalpel is of utmost importance” Le Monde “Francesco Filippi’s book… Read more »

Waswanipi

Pre-order now; pub date Sept. 1 (free shipping) “Jean-Yves Soucy’s story and encounter with my Dad provides a charming glimpse into a changing world, for us all.” Romeo Saganash It’s 1963, Jean-Yves Soucy is 18 and dreams of being a fire warden scanning the boreal forest from a fire tower. But he ends up at… Read more »

Maker

Pre-order now; pub date Sept. 1 (free shipping) Nicole Fortin is on the cusp of realizing a long-held dream when her life takes a sudden turn. Instead of participating in the Olympic Games, she finds herself struggling to master the challenging physical demands of her job in an aerospace plant and win the confidence of… Read more »

Bigotry on Broadway

Pre-order now; pub date Sept. 1 (free shipping) In this hard-hitting anthology, Ishmael Reed and Carla Blank have invited a diverse group of informed and accomplishes writers, both women and men, who are rarely heard to comment on the long-standing bigotry on Broadway towards many different ethnic minorities. How do intellectuals and scholars feel about… Read more »

The Terrible Fours

The Terrible Fours

Pre-order now; pub date for The Terrible Fours, June – Free Shipping North America When Ishmael Reed wrote The Terrible Twos about the American infantile need for instant gratification, he could not have realized that in June 2020, journalist Nicole Wallace would be referring to a president as a “toddler.” Reed had parodied other genres, the gothic novel,… Read more »

Murder on the Orford Mountain Railway

Murder on the Orford Mountain Railway

Pre-order now; pub date for Murder on the OMR May 2021 – Free Shipping A 12-year old boy, son of an Italian camp cook, is shot in the back and killed near the Orford Mountain Railway construction site in rural Quebec in August 1905.  The crime is all the more staggering for being the second… Read more »

Banking on Life

 Pre-order now; pub date for Banking on Life April 2021 – Free shipping Michaela (Mickie) Bédard works at the Stevens, Bédard Investment Bank, a bank founded by her great grandfather. She is working on an Initial Public Offering for a technology company. Walking home one evening she suffers a severe asthma attack and heads to… Read more »

Pierre Trudeau’s Darkest Hour

In October 1970, Pierre Trudeau sent 12,500 troops to occupy Quebec—7,500 in Montreal. Police locked up more than 500 carefully identified people from all walks of life, held them without charges, bail, or the right to a lawyer, and searched 10,000 homes at gunpoint and without warrant. Whereas Justin Trudeau said on March 3, 2020,… Read more »

The PS Royal William of Quebec

World trade was revolutionized in the 19th century when ships went from sail to steam. Crossing the Atlantic under steam was clearly an engineering and navigating feat to be celebrated. A controversy thus developed about which was the first steamship to make the crossing, who built it, and where. Several ships, including the Great Western… Read more »