Cultural & Social Commentary

Black Teeth & Other North End Souvenirs

Black Teeth & Other North End Souvenirs

The son of WW II survivors, Ryszard Dubanski was born in a displaced persons' camp in the Sherwood Forest and moved to Winnipeg's North End when he was two. This is a poignant, personal collection that captures the universal immigrant experience. >>

Finding Home in the Promised Land: A Personal History of Homelessness and Social Exile

Finding Home in the Promised Land: A Personal History of Homelessness and Social Exile

Finding Home in the Promised Land is the fruit of Jane Harris's journey through the wilderness of social exile after a violent crime left her injured and tumbling down the social ladder toward homelessnes -- for the second time in her life -- in 2013. >>

From Fire to Flood: A History of Theatre in Manitoba

From Fire to Flood: A History of Theatre in Manitoba

An examination of Manitoba theatre from its beginnings, placing prairie theatre in its social and historical context. >>

Homo Erectus…& Others Popular Tales of True Romance

Homo Erectus…& Others Popular Tales of True Romance

A confessed Transitional Man, Yanofsky conducts a hilarious examination of dating habits in the wild, Intimacy 101, the challenges of being short and balding, and getting dumped gracefully, to name but a few of the topics in his search for answers to how the New Man should act. >>

Language Matters: Interviews With 22 Quebec Poets

Language Matters: Interviews With 22 Quebec Poets

Some of the best and most innovative English-language poets in Quebec reflect on questions of politics and poetics. >>

Off the Ropes: My Story

Off the Ropes: My Story

Clean and sober for over a decade, Roland Vandal is now living a life he never dreamed possible. Filled with moments of humour, sorrow, despair, and triumph over adversity, Off the Ropes tells his story in the raw, from the abuse, to his addictions, to his successes in business and as a motivational speaker and advocate.

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Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada

Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada

Vanessa Farnsworth explores the frightening but fascinating world of Lyme disease in Canada. The narrative follows Farnsworth's attempt to understand the disease that's destroying her body and mind, and why the Canadian medical community seems indifferent to her illness. >>

Tango on the Main

Tango on the Main

In this award-winning collection, Joe Fiorito reveals the true heart and soul of a large city, the real people who live and work there, toiling in obscurity, never front-page news. In these memorable columns Fiorito unerringly finds the universal truth in the individual details. >>

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