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Antigone Undone

Antigone Undone offers an urgent and mesmerizing account of the creative and destructive power of great art.

In 2015 Will Aitken journeyed to Luxembourg for the rehearsals and premiere of Anne Carson’s ...

Claiming Anishinaabe

Denied her Indigenous status, Lynn Gehl has been fighting her entire life to reclaim mino-pimadiziwin--the good life. Exploring Anishinaabeg philosophy and Anishinaabeg conceptions of truth, Gehl shows ...

Being Kurdish in a Hostile World

In Being Kurdish in a Hostile World, Ayub Nuri writes of growing up during the Iran-Iraq War, of Saddam Hussein's chemical attack that killed thousands in Nuri's home town of Halabja, of civil war, of ...

Fiery Joe

"Substantial and significant....engaging."
James Naylor, author of The Fate of Labour Socialism

As one of the architects of Saskatchewan's socialist revolution, Joseph Lee Phelps earned both respect and ...

Memoirs of a Muhindi

In Memoirs of a Muhindi, Mansoor Ladha bears witness to what happens when nations turn against entire religious and ethnic groups.

When Ugandan president Idi Amin expelled Africans of Indian descent from ...

The Education of Augie Merasty

Named the fourth most important "Book of the Year" by the National Post in 2015 and voted "One Book/One Province" in Saskatchewan for 2017, The Education of Augie Merasty launched on the front page of ...

Otto & Daria

A poignant memoir of lives cleaved by war, Otto and Daria is the first-hand account of Eric Koch, a man who once was called Otto. As a Jewish refugee from WWII Germany, Otto first left his country for ...

The Surprising Lives of Small-Town Doctors

In The Surprising Lives of Small-Town Doctors, physicians put down their stethoscopes and pick up their pens to share some of the most frightening and pivotal moments of their careers. From making igloo ...

Inside The Mental

"A revelatory account of the importance that psychiatric treatment and research from the 1950s has for mental health today." Jean Freeman, author of Fists upon a Star

Before she became a psychiatric nurse ...

On the Frontier

"As entertaining as fiction." Great Plains Quarterly

"A valuable account of everyday life." Journal of Canadian Materials for Young People

First published more than twenty years ago as My Dear Maggie, ...