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Dark Ambition

The Twisted Pact of Serial Killers Dellen Millard & Mark Smich

by Ann Brocklehurst
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: criminals & outlaws, serial killers

Shortlisted for the 2017 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, Nonfiction Category
Longlisted for the 2018 Frank Hegyi Award for Emerging Authors

Tim Bosma was a happy young father with a promising future when he listed his pickup truck for sale online, went for a test drive with two strangers, and never returned. The story of the Hamilton man’s strange di …

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The Money Maker

by Frank Bourassa & Mark Warren
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
tagged: hoaxes & deceptions, criminals & outlaws
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Mass Disruption

Thirty Years on the Front Lines of a Media Revolution

by John Stackhouse
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: editors, journalists, publishers, media & communications industries

Drawing on his thirty years in newspapers, the former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail examines the crisis of serious journalism in the digital era, and searches for ways the invaluable tradition can thrive in a radically changed future.
     John Stackhouse entered the newspaper business in a golden age: 1980s circulations were huge and weal …

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I Hear She's a Real Bitch

by Jen Agg
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, women
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The Stompin' Tom Scrapbook

The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Icon

by John Farrington
edition: Hardcover
tagged: personal memoirs, composers & musicians, folk & traditional

With photos from the Connors' family archives, this full-colour scrapbook celebrates the life and times and songs of a Canadian music legend.

From his first performance at the Maple Leaf Hotel in Timmins, Ontario, in November 1964, Tom Connors was well on his way to becoming a Canadian icon. This illustrated scrapbook explores Stompin' Tom's songs, …

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Unworthy Creature

A Daughter's Memoir of Honour, Shame, and Love

by Aruna Papp
edition: Hardcover
tagged: personal memoirs

A profoundly affecting memoir by a woman who is a survivor of the "honour/shame" culturally-related system of abuse.
Aruna Papp has been committed for the past twenty-eight years to helping other South Asian women escape from a lifetime of oppression. Born in Northern India to a Seventh-Day Adventist family, she attended elementary school thanks to …

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The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney: Volume XII

by Fanny Burney
edition: Hardcover
tagged: political
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The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney: Volume XI

by Fanny Burney
edition: Hardcover
tagged: political
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Push Back

The Unfinished Business of Women Everywhere

by Samantha Nutt
edition: Hardcover
tagged: feminism & feminist theory, women

From Samantha Nutt, award-winning humanitarian and #1 bestselling author of Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid, comes a sharp and incisive exploration of the geopolitical forces shaping women's lives throughout the world, and what this means for the future of feminism.

The first two decades of the 21st century were on track to be better fo …

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The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney: Volume X

by Fanny Burney
edition: Hardcover
tagged: political