non-fiction writers

Book Review
Jan 28, 2010

Athletes as activists

Jane Williams
Dave Zirin's People's History of Sports explores the politics of sport and tells the stories of activist athletes. He came to Vancouver at the invitation of the Olympic Resistance Network.
Book Review
Jan 21, 2010

Baby boomers' next battle

Frank Preyde
Theodore Roszak's latest book revisits a generation he defined 40 years ago reminding readers of the strengths of the baby boomer generation and challenges boomers to again take up the good fight.
Book Review
Jan 7, 2010

The Fraser Institute's school of spin

Donald Gutstein
In this excerpt from his latest book, Donald Gutstein exposes the Fraser Institute's school programs that work "toward changing the climate of opinion in Canada."
Book Review
Dec 17, 2009

Fun with frugality

Donna Barker
Weaving concrete advice from her own life with ideas from many of her frugal friends Thrifty offers encouraging, entertaining and eclectic ways to live a frugal life with style.
Book Review
Dec 16, 2009

Sheema Khan stick-handles Muslim misconceptions

June Chua
In her new book Sheema Khan proposes a smarter examination of how to deal with the misunderstandings inherent in the discourse about Muslims in the modern world.
Book Review
Dec 11, 2009

Go green Alberta, new book says

Samantha Power
As the world debates the climate crisis and it's solutions in Copenhagen, Albertans are being asked to take command of their own contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions.
Book Review
Nov 19, 2009

Immigrant workers fight back

Dave Koch
Fight Back, written by five politically engaged academics who work with Montreal's Immigrant Workers' Centre, helps to counter the exploitation of migrant workers by documenting their struggles.
Book Review
Nov 12, 2009

Norman Bethune: Stepping forward to revolution

Tara Quinn
The image of Norman Bethune sketched by Adrienne Clarkson in this contribution to the Extraordinary Canadians series invokes duality: the guerrilla doctor and the humanist.

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