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Paikin on Ontario's Premiers 2-Book Bundle: Bill Davis / Paikin and the Premiers

by Steve Paikin

Respected and astute journalist Steve Paikin offers a unique perspective on Ontario's most powerful political leaders in this two-book collection.

Margaret Forster: A Life in Books

by Kathleen Jones

Margaret Forster was one of the UK’s most prolific and respected authors. Born in Cumbria to working class parents in 1938, she published her first novel at the age of twenty two. Since then she has written...

White Boy: A Rock And Roll Story

by Glaser Stephen & Grachuk Andy

My wife Lyne suggested a short explanation as to the motives behind writing this; let’s call it a time capsule. The first reason is that this is a slice of the story that is Stephen Glaser, to be shared by...

A Chapter Of Life: A Midwife's African Adventure

by Mary Church Anderson

In 1964 Mary Church Anderson decided she wanted to see the world. As a qualified midwife she was given the chance to work in what was then Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia.)

She decided to take the opportunity...

The Football Ramble

by Marcus Speller, Luke Aaron Moore & Pete Donaldson

Downloaded over ten million times a year the Football Ramble podcast has established itself as the essential, independent voice of football punditry. The weekly podcast has resonated with supporters around the...


by Vijay Lokapally

What makes Virat Kohli the undisputed monarch of the cricket world today is not his iconic status in the sports hierarchy but that the highest praise comes from the opposition camp and past greats.

However, his...

The Regiment

by Rusty Firmin & Jack Hughes

From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial military special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive...

Nicola Sturgeon

by David Torrance

indispensable ... an illuminating appraisal' - Alex Massie, Spectator 'A fascinating portrait of one of the most powerful politicians in the United Kingdom' - Euan McColm, Scotland on Sunday 'David Torrance's...

Dry Camp!: How I Survived the Deluge

by Alfred Cool


Two loggers arrive in the DRY CAMP just days before a record West Coast monsoon forces a shutdown and evacuation.  Stranded, broke, cold, and hungry they reach their breaking point only after the local outlets...

The Extinguished Flame: Olympians Killed in The Great War

by Nigel McCrery

In August 2016 the world will be spellbound by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as 10,500 athletes from 206 countries compete in 306 events. Tracing their origins back to the Greeks in 776 BC, the history...

The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin, and Heavyweights

by Shaun Assael

On January 5, 1971, Sonny Liston was found dead in his home—of an apparent heroin overdose. But no one close to Liston believed that his death was acci­dental. Digging deep into a life that Liston tried hard...

99: Stories of the Game

by Wayne Gretzky

One of the greatest sports figures of all time salutes his heroes and takes us inside the game as few others can.

From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books,...

Jane Austen

by Francis Warre Cornish

Mr. Francis Warre Cornish has devoted most of his chapters to a running comment on the novels. His criticism of the characters is shrewd and has the pleasant flavor of talk about people with whom one is intimately...

Wandering Jew: The Search for Joseph Roth

by Dennis Marks

Joseph Roth, best known as the author of the novel The Radetzky March and the nonfiction work The Wandering Jews, was one of the most seductive, disturbing, and enigmatic writers of the twentieth century....

Papa Francisco

by Marie Duhamel

Desde el momento en que fue elegido para el papado, el papa Francisco ha captado la atención del mundo con su humildad, carisma y espíritu reformista

Esta biografía ilustrada única del primer Papa jesuita...

Pope Francis: The Story of the Holy Father

by Marie Duhamel

From the moment he was elected into the papacy, Pope Francis has captured the attention of the world with his humility, charisma, and reformist spirit.

This one-of-a-kind, illustrated biography of the first Jesuit...

Einstein's Greatest Mistake: A Biography

by David Bodanis

From the best-selling author of E=mc2, a brisk intellectual biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and fallibility of the titan of modern physics 

The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill

by Greg Mitchell

A thrilling Cold War narrative of superpower showdowns, media suppression, and two escape tunnels beneath the Berlin Wall


In the summer of 1962, the year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of young...

Conversations with McCartney

by Paul Du Noyer

The intimate portrayal of one of the most famous men in music, more than half of which is in McCartney's own words.

In June 1989, Paul Du Noyer was contacted by Paul McCartney's office in London. They asked...