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Sarah Schulman launches Conflict Is Not Abuse in New York on Oct 18 (Oct 2016)

Sarah Schulman launches her eagerly anticipated non-fiction book Conflict Is Not Abuse in New York on October 18. ...more

Arsenal at the Vancouver Writers Festival: Ivan Coyote, Ashley Little, Claudia Casper (Oct 2016)

Ivan Coyote, Ashley Little, and Claudia Casper appear at this year's Vancouver Writers Festival. ...more

Featured Titles

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

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

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

Tomboy Survival Guide

By (author) Ivan Coyote

Ivan Coyote is a celebrated storyteller and the author of ten previous books, including Gender Failure (with Rae Spoon) and One in Every Crowd, a collection for LGBT youth. Tomboy ...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


By (author) Nick Comilla

Arthur is a young gay man in Montreal at a crossroads. He gets lost in a blizzard of boys and endless possibilities―looking to fall in love and to experience devotion―but ...more

Yves Saint Laurent Coloring Book

Compiled by Fondation Pierre Berge-Yves Saint Laurent

Adult colouring books (such as Secret Garden) have exploded in popularity in recent years, embraced for their calming, therapeutic effect. This elegant, imaginative colouring book explores the dynamic, fanciful creations ...more

even this page is white

By (author) Vivek Shraya

The first poetry collection by the author of God Loves Hair and She of the Mountains. As a writer, musician, performance artist, and filmmaker, Vivek Shraya has, over the course of ...more

Jean Cocteau Coloring Book

Compiled by Jean Cocteau Committee

In this lavish colouring book for adults, the fanciful, elegant world of artist, playwright, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau comes alive. As a playwright, he is best known for The Human ...more

Decolonize Your Diet

Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing

By (author) Luz Calvo and Catriona Rueda Esquibel

International Latino Book Award winner, Best Cookbook A return to indigenous Mexican-American cooking: delicious recipes for physical and spiritual healing. More than just a cookbook, Decolonize Your Diet redefines what is meant ...more



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