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Finding Father

“So much respect in these voices. And yearning. And generosity. And love. ” —David Bergen, author of The Time in Between and Stranger

Finding Father is a collection of stories about Mennonite fathers ...

Voice

 In Voice, Adam Pottle explores the crucial role deafness has played in the growth of his imagination, and in doing so presents a unique perspective on a writer’s development. Born deaf in both ears, ...

The Unexpected Cop

“From his small community in northern Ontario to the military and the Saskatoon Police Service, Ernie Louttit has made an incredible journey helping others and protecting Canadians. Known as ‘Indian ...

Man of the Trees

Includes a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales and an introduction by Jane Goodall

Richard St. Barbe Baker was an inspirational visionary and pioneering environmentalist who is credited with saving and ...

The Ältester

Offering a unique window into the Old Colony Mennonite community in Saskatchewan, this biography of Herman D. W. Friesen reveals the life of a man who attempted to modernize his community, often in opposition ...

The Prairie Populist

George Hara Williams was the most successful of the early leaders of the CCF in Saskatchewan. But his role in the party was undermined by Tommy Douglas and M. J. Coldwell, and now he is almost forgotten. ...

After the War

After serving in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide and civil war, Lieutenant Colonel Stéphane Grenier returned to Canada haunted by his experiences. Facing post-traumatic stress disorder and an archaic ...

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 ...