Book of the Week: Takedown

Takedown: The Attempted Political Assassination of Patrick Brown Patrick Brown 9780888902917 | $39.95 CAD HC | 360 pp. | Available Now Optimum Publishing, distributed by Georgetown Publications All of Ontario is now familiar with Patrick Brown, but not all of us are familiar with the political machination that goes on leading up to an election….

Author of the week: Roxane Gay

Author, social critic, and prolific feminist Roxane Gay will be making an appearance at McGill University as part of the 2018 Beatty Memorial Lecture Series. Gay’s body of work includes novels, essays, short story collections, and a memoir—all of it powerful and poignant explorations of our culture and society today. She often explores her Haitian…

Author of the Week: Rebecca Solnit

Call Them By Their True Names Rebecca Solnit 9781608469468| $23.95 CAD PB | 166 pp. | Available Now Haymarket Books, distributed by PGC You’ve probably heard of Rebecca Solnit. She’s the wry and insightful author of books like Men Explain Things to Me, The Mother of All Questions, and Hope in the Dark. Rebecca writes about topics we…

New Publisher: Faber & Faber

Publishers Group Canada is pleased to announce that, effective September 1, 2018 it will begin distributing Faber & Faber Publishing and their imprints, Faber & Faber, Guardian, Guardian Faber, and Short Books. Founded in 1929, Faber & Faber boasts thirteen Nobel Laureates and six Booker Prize-winners amongst its authors, and puts out award-winning works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry,…

Book of the Week: Your Guide to Forest Bathing

Your Guide to Forest Bathing M. Amos Clifford 9781573247382 | $20.95 CAD PB | 128 pp. | Available Now Conari Press, distributed by Georgetown Publications What’s the movement set to surpass yoga in 2018? Forest bathing, or, in Japanese, shinrin yoku. Forest Bathing is so much more than just walking in the woods, but don’t take my…

Book of the Week: Retirement Income for Life

Retirement Income for Life: Getting More Without Saving More Frederick Vettese 9781988344058 | $26.95 CAD PB | 240 pp. | Available Now Milner & Associates Inc., distributed by Georgetown Publications Who should you trust to help you optimize your retirement savings? Probably Frederick Vettese, Chief Actuary at Morneau Shepell, and regular contributor to publications like…

Book of the Week: Shrewed

Shrewed Elizabeth Renzetti 9781487003043 | $22.95 CAD PB | 304 pp. | Available Now House of Anansi Press (distributed by UTP) Elizabeth Renzetti is no stranger to the publishing and journalism scene. A columnist for the Globe & Mail, author of bestseller Based on a True Story, and veteran reporter, Renzetti is making waves with her latest…

Book of the Week: Loaded

Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz 9780872867239 | $24.50 CAD PB | 236 pp. | Available Now City Lights Publishers, distributed by Publisher’s Group Canada With Loaded, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz pulls together Second Amendment rights and white supremacy in the United States, arguing that they are inextricably linked. Reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly praise…

Holiday Recommendations – Bronte’s Picks

Gift-giving season is in full swing, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve got plenty of people in your life who want nothing more than a new book under the tree. Here are Bronte’s recommendations from this year’s incredible roster of reads: The Night Lion by Sanne Dufft Pajama Press // 9781772780413 // $17.95 A simple…

Book of the Week: A Century of NHL® Memories

A Century of NHL® Memories: Rare Photos From The Hockey Hall Of Fame | La LNH : un siècle d’histoire – Des photos exceptionnelles du Temple de la renommée du hockey Jim Hynes and Phil Pritchard 9780995863002 (EN) | 9780995863019 (FR) | $49.95 CAD HC | 160 pages | Available Now Griffintown Media, distributed by Georgetown Publications…

Book of the Week: Seven Fallen Feathers

Seven Fallen Feathers Tanya Talaga 9781487002268| $22.95 CAD PB | 376 pages | Available Now House of Anansi Press Finalist for the Hilary Weston Writer’s Trust Prize for Nonfiction 2017 You’ve probably heard about Seven Fallen Feathers by now…or you should have! This is an important book for everyone in Canada, because we’re all in…

Book of the Week: Glorious & Free

Featuring original illustrations by Frank Viva, Glorious & Free is an inspiring, timely and ultimately enduring testament to an expanding image of who we are today, and who we can be tomorrow, a beautiful and ever-changing kaleidoscope that is glorious and free.