non-fiction

Book Review
May 7, 2010
Radical Homemakers

Radical homemakers on the rebound

Katie O'Connor
Imagine a world where well educated men and women choose to reject the high stress, consumerist corporate world in favour of tending to kith and kin. Shannon Hayes introduces the "radical homemakers."
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
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
Sep 17, 2009

A better way for Africa

Joan Baxter
Dambisa Moyo is a young Zambian economist whose runaway bestselling book, Dead Aid: Why Aid is not Working and How there is a Better Way for Africa, has taken the world by storm.
Book Review
Sep 3, 2009

Oh Canada

Dave Markland
In his latest book, The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy, Yves Engler has undertaken the ambitious task of fully illuminating that blind spot by cataloguing Canada's crimes abroad.
Book Review
Jul 9, 2009

On the prowl

Jennifer Moreau
While studies often focus on why women get into prostitution, precious few have looked at the men who rent them.The Johns examines an often overlooked element in the prostitution equation.
Book Review
Jun 25, 2009

Cruise ship blues

Melissa Fong
If you're contemplating a cruise vacation this summer think again -- Paradise Lost at Sea exposes the not-so-glamorous realities of cruise vacations.
Book Review
Mar 24, 2009

More business as unusual

Peter Conlin
decentre explores Artist-Run Centres in their current form, inviting artists and organizers to reflect on where "the real strength of artist-run culture" lies.
Book Review
Aug 28, 2008
 The Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era

Oprah uncovered

bigcitygal
Janice Peck's <i>The Age of Oprah</i> chronicles Oprah Winfrey's rise from her beginnings in the "shock talk" industry to her involvement with the Democratic Party, the construction and cure of the "
Book Review
Sep 25, 2008
 Who's Your City: How the Creative Economy is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of You

Forget the creative class

Melissa Fong
A critical take on Richard Florida's <i>Who's Your City</i>, a book that helps the haves working within the creative economy hunt for the best place to live, work and be happy.

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