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Octopus book club: Worldly Goods by Alice Pattersen

Feb 7, 2017
Octopus Books Glebe
116 Third Ave.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 9.918" N, 75° 41' 19.4496" W
Ontario CA
The stories in Worldly Goods reveal that ownership is more than possession for Alice Petersen shows how small objects stand as markers of our attempts to communicate with each other.
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Book Club: I Am Woman

Dec 6, 2016
Octopus Books Glebe
116 Third Ave.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 9.918" N, 75° 41' 19.4496" W
Ontario CA
In December, we will discuss "I Am Woman" written by one of the foremost Native writers in North America, Lee Maracle, at our book club.
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Octopus Book Club: Debt The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber

May 30, 2016
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems. The problem with this history? There’s not a shred of evidence to support it.
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Octopus Book Club: Blood, The Stuff of Life

Feb 3, 2016
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
In 2013’s Massey Lectures, Lawrence Hill, bestselling author of The Book of Negroes, offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood.
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Spartacus Book Club

Sep 30, 2015 to Oct 1, 2015
Spartacus Books
3378 Findlay Street
Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Want to read social movement history, feminist sci fi, political theory, radical children's books, and fabulous zines -- and discuss them with a group? Join the Spartacus Book Club!
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Octopus Book Club: Legacy by Waubgeshig Rice

May 6, 2015
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
Dear friends, we'll be discussing Legacy, the first novel by Waubgeshig Rice, at our book club meeting on Wednesday, May 6 at our Centretown location (251 Bank St. 2nd Floor).
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Octopus Book Club: Clearing the Plains

Feb 4, 2015
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
You are invited to Octopus Book Club for a discussion of "Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life" by James Daschuk!

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