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The Legacy of Louis Riel

Available now. Free shipping in North America. Why does Louis Riel matter? Simply because this man of words and action is regularly enlisted, nearly 140 years after he was hanged, to support a wide variety of causes. And sometimes to combat the very same causes. Louis Riel left behind a vast collection of poetry and… Read more »

Blinded by the Brass Ring

Not one to rest on her laurels, Jewelle Joseph is determined to add the new VP of Sales and Distribution to her list of accomplishments. But she’s not the only International Sales Executive reaching for the brass ring. From the glitzy office towers of Toronto to the glamorous world of the international television market in… Read more »

Full Fadom Five

Questions surrounding his parents’ deaths have haunted Noah Lamarck for almost thirty years. Now he copes with a grandfather suffering from dementia and an overwhelmed grandmother, the two people who raised him in Cape Breton. Money is tight and problems multiply. After relocating to Toronto to help his estranged wife care for their son, Noah… Read more »

Keep My Memory Safe

Free shipping in North America. Stephanie Chitpin was born in Hong Kong to unwed parents. A few days later, an infant girl in a woven straw basket was transported illegally to the island of Mauritius off the coast of Africa by Ah Pak, head nun of a Buddhist temple with the help of Mr. Chui,… Read more »

CITIES MATTER, A Montrealer’s Ode to Jane Jacobs, Economist

Available. Free Shipping in North America. Why do cities exist? Can’t we find better ways of organizing life on earth? With the climate crisis and other environmental issues, are cities part of the problem? Or can they help solve the problems of our time? Cities Matter answers those questions and more. Jane Jacobs is known… Read more »

Shaf and the Remington

Shaf and the Remington

Shaf, a physics teacher and a philosopher, fought as a partisan in the Balkans during the Second World War. He has not been heard from for 40 years. How could such an ubiquitous and expansive person disappear? Did the murder of his mother and girlfriend Nika by fascists during the War spark his sporadic displays… Read more »

Almost Visible

Almost Visible

Tess has just moved to Montreal from Nova Scotia, and seeks to lose herself by getting involved in the lives of others. She befriends an older man while delivering meals to the elderly. Her interest in his past veers into obsession after she furtively goes through his photos and letters and “borrows” his journal. Though… Read more »

The Plains of Abraham

British troops was Major General James Wolfe, while the Marquis de Montcalm was at the head of the French forces. The British were victorious and five days later Quebec, the Capital of New France, surrendered. That storied battle still resonates. The surprise landing of British troops combined with the short duration of the battle and… Read more »

THE KILLER’S HENCHMAN, Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster

Summer 2021, the novel coronavirus is scything through populations worldwide. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announces the Covid-19 pandemic will end “when the world chooses to end it.… We have all the tools we need. They include proven public health and social measures; rapid and accurate diagnostics; effective therapeutics including oxygen; and of course,… Read more »

Foxhunt, A Novel by Luke Francis Beirne

FOXHUNT

FOXHUNT: “A remarkable first novel by a brilliant young writer.” David Adams Richards 1949: Milne Lowell, a Canadian writer, moves to London from Montreal to edit a magazine dedicated to cultural freedom. His colleagues include Marguerite Allard, a French-Canadian anarchist, Eric Felmore, an American novelist, and Carson Ward, a British poet. Initially, the group is… Read more »