Free your mind. Read a book.
How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction
The grassroots story of revolutionary approaches to drug addiction that are saving lives.
North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick's ...more
An Underresearched History of the Western World
A wickedly funny book in which the author recasts historical events and personalities from her own feminist perspective.
What I Think Happened, the debut book by comedian Evany Rosen, is ...more
A modern take on Dutch cuisine that highlights the ways that simple meals bring joy and comfort.
In the same way that British, Scandinavian, and German food have undergone a renaissance ...more
A magical gender variant child brings transformation and change to the world around them thanks to their mother's enduring love.
In the magical time between night and day, when both the ...more
From the author of Blue Is the Warmest Color: a beautiful, bittersweet graphic novel on the complexities of love.
Julie Maroh's first book, Blue Is the Warmest Color, was a graphic ...more
The Story of Vancouver's Legendary Penthouse Nightclub (New and Revised)
A new edition of the colourful history of Vancouver's Penthouse Nightclub, which celebrates its seventieth anniversary in 2017.
The after-hours watering hole for the famous and infamous, the Penthouse was opened ...more
A sequel to the acclaimed Such a Lovely Little War: growing up Vietnamese in swinging London as the Vietnam war intensifies.
Marcelino Truong's first book about the early years of the ...more
The latest by Angie Abdou: young Eli invokes the spirit, and the mistakes, of his great-great-grandfather.
In Canada Reads finalist Angie Abdou's fifth work of fiction, Eli and his parents have ...more
An offbeat story collection about strange, imperfect people doing strange, imperfect things.
In poet Dina Del Bucchia's debut story collection, an older woman becomes obsessed with the state of her lawn, ...more
A magic-realist novel set in seventh-century China featuring ghosts, martial arts, and the transformative oracle bone.
Life in seventh-century China teems with magic, fox spirits, and demons; there is a fervent ...more
A powerful dystopian novel set during a new American civil war, about a polygamist cult leader and his followers.
In this eerily relevant, cautionary novel, a civil war is brewing in ...more
City of Toronto Book Award finalist
Scarborough is a low-income, culturally diverse neighbourhood east of Toronto, the fourth largest city in North America; like many inner-city communities, it suffers under the ...more