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Becoming Unbecoming named No. 1 memoir of the year by (Dec 2016)

Una's graphic memoir Becoming Unbecoming has been named the No. 1 memoir of 2016 by ...more

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in Olympia, WA on January 16 (Jan 2017)

Sarah Schulman reads from Conflict Is Not Abuse at Obsidian in Olympia, Washington on January 16. ...more

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Conflict Is Not Abuse

Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair

By (author) Sarah Schulman

From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between Conflict and Abuse, Schulman directly ...more

Such a Lovely Little War

Saigon, 1961-63

By (author) Marcelino Truong
Translated by David Homel

This riveting, beautifully produced graphic memoir tells the story of the early years of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young boy named Marco, the son ...more

Becoming Unbecoming

By (author) Una

This extraordinary graphic novel is a powerful denunciation of sexual violence against women. As seen through the eyes of a twelve-year-old girl named Una, it takes place in northern England ...more

The Case of Alan Turing

The Extraordinary and Tragic Story of the Legendary Codebreaker

By (author) Eric Liberge and Arnaud Delalande
Translated by David Homel

Alan Turing, subject of the Oscar-winning 2014 film The Imitation Game, was the brilliant mathematician solicited by the British government to help decipher messages sent by Germany's Enigma machines during ...more

The Last Gang in Town

The Epic Story of the Vancouver Police vs. the Clark Park Gang

By (author) Aaron Chapman

Decades before organized crime syndicates brought sensational drug wars to Vancouver, street gangs held sway over its unruly east side. None was considered tougher or more feared than the Clark ...more

The Remedy

Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care

Edited by Zena Sharman

To remedy means to heal, to cure, to set right, to make reparations. The Remedy invites writers and readers to imagine what we need to create healthy, resilient, and thriving LGBTQ ...more

Tomboy Survival Guide

By (author) Ivan Coyote

Longlisted for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction Ivan Coyote is a celebrated storyteller and the author of ten previous books, including Gender Failure (with Rae Spoon) and One in ...more

Chowgirls Killer Party Food

Righteous Bites & Cocktails for Every Season

By (author) Heidi Andermack and Amy Lynn Brown

With an eye for style and appreciation for seasonal ingredients, the proprietors of Chowgirls Killer Catering, one of the Midwest's leading catering companies, share their inspired ideas for delicious appetizers, small ...more

Niagara Motel

By (author) Ashley Little

Set in the early 1990s, Ashley Little's follow-up to her award-winning novel Anatomy of a Girl Gang introduces readers to unforgettable eleven-year-old Tucker Malone―the only child of a narcoleptic touring ...more

The Dad Dialogues

A Correspondence on Fatherhood (and the Universe)

By (author) George Bowering and Charles Demers

Charles Demers is a thirtysomething comedian and the author of three books; George Bowering is eighty, Canada's first poet laureate, and the author of more than eighty books. Charlie and ...more

The Boy & the Bindi

By (author) Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Rajni Perera

In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn ...more

Arabian Nights

By (author) Michael Moon
Series edited by Thomas Waugh and Matthew Hays

A Queer Film Classic on 1974's Arabian Nights by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the controversial Italian director who was murdered under mysterious circumstances in 1975. Already internationally distinguished as a poet, novelist, ...more



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