Jun 26 2014
| By Al Engler |
Who would have thought an economics textbook could be such a sensation? Well, Thomas Piketty's new book 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' has proven to be just that.
Jun 19 2014
| By Yutaka Dirks |
Doretta Lau examines the experiences of Asian-Canadians in her debut collection "How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?" and expands on her motivations for the collection.
Jun 12 2014
| By Christina Turner |
The U.S.-Mexico border. Myriad forms of suffering. Relationships between migrant workers and privileged people. 'El Niño' is a book that fits into the narrative of labour and migrant workers.
Jun 5 2014
| By Angela Misri |
Come discover the wonderful world of Sherlock Holmes again, but this time through the eyes of the quick-witted Portia Adams. This YA novel is great for both kids and adults alike!
May 29 2014
| By Lindsey Cornum |
Idle No More was a renewed declaration of refusal and provided a new hub to organize the collective struggle. 'The Winter We Danced' is a tribute to the movement and its future.
May 22 2014
| By Muna Mire |
The conversation around sex work is nuanced and contentious. Melissa Gira Grant views anti-sex work feminism as a contradiction and explores the concepts of "whore stigma" and the "rescue industry."
May 15 2014
| By Amira Elghawaby |
Is our parliamentary system destined to remain broken? 'Tragedy in the Commons' aims to salvage a system that seems beyond repair and asks the question, why are Canadians so disengaged from politics?
May 8 2014
| By Betsy Greer |
How do you express your activism? What if you did it through yarn-bombing, sewing or ceramics? Well then you would fit right in with the craftivism crowd! Check out these three stories of craftivism.
May 1 2014
| By Joan Baxter |
'Grist' is the third novel by Linda Little and follows the story of Penelope MacLaughlin, a Nova Scotian woman trapped in a loveless marriage during the at times bleak and trying days of 19th century.
Apr 24 2014
| By Al Engler |
'The Sixth Extinction' makes abundantly clear that carbon dioxide emissions are serious and we urgently need to cut our reliance on fossil fuel energy.