Arsenic mon amour

 Now available. Free shipping in North America Two young writers who grew up in the shadow of the huge chimneys of a copper refinery in Rouyn-Noranda speak out. They refuse to be lulled by the songs of gold that have silenced the people who built the city and enriched the foundry owners for decades. They… Read more »

The Seven Nations of Canada

Free shipping in North America; Now available; Wendake, Odanak, Wôlinak, Pointe-du-Lac, Kahnawake, Kanesatake, Akwesasne, Kitigan Zibi are communities located all along the St. Lawrence River valley and its tributaries and are known as the Seven Nations of Canada. They have been home to descendants of the Huron-Wendat, Algonquin, Nipissing, and Iroquois nations. These First Nations… Read more »


Available, Free shipping in North America Muddy boots, cold hands, a pocket full of fossils, a mind full of existential questions. These beautifully illustrated stories of natural history in nineteenth-century Canada are about the curious men and women who crossed the oceans from Europe to explore, map, draw, puzzle about, collect and exhibit nature in… Read more »


Free shipping in North America. Bloody Sunday (1972) catapulted the Irish “troubles” onto the world stage, exacerbating suspicion in US intelligence circles that the IRA might turn to the Soviets for guns. South Boston native Raymond Daly, just off a CIA stint in Laos, is sent to Ireland to re-establish a line running guns to… Read more »

After All Was Lost

Order now — Free shipping in North America When Major-General Déogratias Nsabimana, Chief of Staff of Rwanda’s Army, was assassinated after the invasion of the country, civil war and then genocide, his widow and their six children found ways to overcome the rupture of their family—and their country.  This is their story. Major-General Nsabimana, nicknamed… Read more »

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 »