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EINSTEIN ON ISRAEL AND ZIONISM

Pub date, 23 Sept. 2024 – Pre-order now. Free shipping in North America Einstein on Israel and Zionism corrects a widely accepted story that Einstein was a major supporter, a “champion,” of the State of Israel – a story told and retold primarily in the mainstream media. Einstein was a secular Jew, but he had… Read more »

LOOKING FOR HER

Pub date, 1 Oct. 2024 – Pre-order now. Free shipping in North America Cate, 43, is a university professor in an unfulfilling marriage. When Nuna, the young Inuk woman she mentors, disappears, Cate and her new friend, Isabel, 28, set out on a journey to find her. On the road, their friendship is tested, Nuna… Read more »

LOVE STORIES NOW AND THEN

Pub date, 1 Oct. 2024 – Pre-order now. Free shipping in North America Products of popular culture, romance novels have been largely devalued and scorned by cultural gatekeepers. Yet they lend themselves to a historical analysis of how societies attribute a precise place to the impulses of love and codify its manifestations. This book is… Read more »

A JEW IN RAMALLAH AND OTHER ESSAYS

Pub date, 1 Oct. 2024 – Pre-order now. Free shipping in North America In a rich, diversified and international career, Carla Blank has been dramaturge, choreographer, stage director, writer, art and architecture critic, defender of women’s rights and of a multicultural America, and more. Fortunately, she has recorded much of her experience in essays now… Read more »

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ’37 OSHAWA GM STRIKE

Pub date, 1 Nov. 2024 – Pre-order now. Free shipping in North America. Autoworkers in Oshawa unionized the General Motors plant in Oshawa in 1937 after a bitterly fought strike that pitted them against a rabidly anti-union government, hostile press and GM corporation. It was a major turning point in Canadian labour history. Crucial factors… Read more »

In the Shadow of Crows

Pre-order. Crows Pub Date, June 1. Free shipping in North America Connected via the fictional town of St Anne’s, a community along Nova Scotia’s western shore, each story takes its title from the children’s rhyme Counting Crows. One for sorrow, two for joy, three for a message, four for a boy, five for silver, six… Read more »

Dear Haider

Pre-order now. Dear Haider Pub date, June 1. Free shipping in North America. Liz, born in China and raised in Montreal, is about to land in Germany for a summer physics internship at the end of her freshman year. Eager for a new beginning, she hopes to break free of her unrealized childhood dream of… Read more »

The Thickness of Ice

Now Available The Thickness of Ice is a tender and tragic tale set in the remote subarctic town of Churchill, Manitoba, on Hudson Bay. The barren icy landscape pervades the characters’ lives and relationships. As the novel opens Wade confesses that he was responsible for the death of his best friend Jack three years after meeting him. They had been arguing about Tess, a Dene woman… Read more »

Canada’s Long Fight Against Democracy

Now available Canada’s Long Fight against Democracy is a sweeping overview of Canadian-backed coups since 1950. It documents Canada’s contribution to the ouster of over 20 elected governments from Mohammad Mossadegh in Iran to Patrice Lumumba in Congo, Salvador Allende in Chile and Jean Bertrand Aristide in Haiti. As part of subverting democracy, Ottawa has cut off aid… Read more »

But We Built Roads for Them

In the fiery political debates in and about Italy, silence reigns about the country’s colonial legacy. By reducing European colonial history to Britain and France, Italy has effectively concealed an enduring phenomenon in its history that lasted close to 80 years (1882 to 1960). It also blots out the history of the countries it colonized… Read more »