non-fiction writers

Book Review
Jun 28, 2012
Straphanger: Saving our cities and ourselves from the automobile

Going car-free and saving our cities

Eric Doherty
The real challenge in tackling the climate crisis is to dramatically reduce carbon emissions over the next decade.
Book Review
Jun 15, 2012

Welcome to Queerberta

Jenn Prosser
Queering the Way showcases Albertan artists that are varied and as controversial as the language used to cue identity.
Book Review
Apr 6, 2012
VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas

¡VIVA! Celebrating community, arts and education

Zainab Amadahy
From Central America to Canada, the ¡VIVA! Project, summarized in a colourful book and an accompanying DVD set, features communities engaged in transformational arts processes.
Book Review
Mar 22, 2012
Occupy This!

Judy Rebick: Inside Occupy

Judy Rebick
In this excerpt from her new book, Occupy This!, Judy Rebick reflects upon her first visit to Zuccotti Park in New York City and her initial encounter with the Occupy movement.
Book Review
Mar 8, 2012
Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy

Palestinians in Israel: Life under Apartheid

Ramona Wadi
Ben White argues in his new book that Israel’s insistence on declaring itself a Jewish state leads to discrimination, segregation and a guarantee of continued conflict.
Book Review
Mar 1, 2012
Eating Dirt

Eating Dirt: A tree-planting tale

Noreen Mae Ritsema
Eating Dirt is the veteran tree planter Charlotte Gill's homage to not only planting life, but to the larger context in which deforestation and reforestation take place.
Book Review
Feb 23, 2012
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

The truth about Lester Pearson's peacekeeping

Paul Weinberg
In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.

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