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  • What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

    by Bill Maher ...
    The hilarious and controversial host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher has written his funniest, most opinionated, and most necessary book ever—a brilliantly astute and acerbically funny vivisection of American life, politics, and culture.Some of the smartest commentary about what’s happening in America is coming from a comedian—this comedian being Bill Maher. If you want to understand what’s ... Read more

    $20.99 CAD

  • The Situation Room

    The Inside Story of Presidents in Crisis

    George Stephanopoulos, the legendary political news host and former advisor to President Clinton, recounts the history-making crises from the place where twelve presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room.No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House Situation Room. And yet, none is more shrouded in secrecy and mystery. ... Read more

    $24.99 CAD

  • The Presidents and the Constitution

    A Living History

    by Ken Gormley ...
    How forty-four presidents have shaped power and the law: “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Supreme Court and the Presidency but were afraid to ask.” —Nina Totenberg, NPR legal affairs correspondentIn this sweepingly ambitious volume, the nation’s foremost experts on the American presidency and the U.S. Constitution join together to tell the intertwined stories of how each American ... Read more

    $37.99 CAD $1.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fire Weather

    The Making of a Beast

    by John Vaillant ...

    $16.99 CAD $13.99 CAD

  • The Return of Great Powers

    Russia, China, and the Next World War

    by Jim Sciutto ...
    **Instant New York Times BestsellerA New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice**“An absorbing account of 21st-century brinkmanship . . . . one that should be read by every legislator or presidential nominee sufficiently deluded to think that returning America to its isolationist past or making chummy with Putin is a viable option in today’s world.” **–New York Times Book ReviewThe essential new ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • The Divider

    Trump in the White House, 2017-2021

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "The most comprehensive and detailed account of the Trump presidency yet published."—The Washington Post • ABest Book of the Year: The New Yorker and Financial Times • "The book everyone is talking about."—PoliticoThe inside story of the four years when Donald Trump went to war with Washington, from the chaotic beginning to the violent finale, told by revered ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD $12.99 CAD

  • The Light that Failed

    A Reckoning

    A landmark book that completely transforms our understanding of the crisis of liberalism, from two pre-eminent intellectualsWhy did the West, after winning the Cold War, lose its political balance?In the early 1990s, hopes for the eastward spread of liberal democracy were high. And yet the transformation of Eastern European countries gave rise to a bitter repudiation of liberalism itself, not only ... Read more

    $10.99 CAD

  • How AI Works

    From Sorcery to Science

    AI isn’t magic. How AI Works demystifies the explosion of artificial intelligence by explaining—without a single mathematical equation—what happened, when it happened, why it happened, how it happened, and what AI is actually doing "under the hood."Artificial intelligence is everywhere—from self-driving cars, to image generation from text, to the unexpected power of language systems like ChatGPT ... Read more

    $25.99 CAD

  • Merchants of Doubt

    How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

    The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting quality of life. Our scientists have produced landmark studies on the dangers of DDT, tobacco smoke, acid rain, and global warming. But at the same time, a small yet potent subset of this community leads the world in vehement denial of these dangers.Merchants ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Grace

    President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America

    by Cody Keenan ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“At a time when the meaning of America is up for grabs, Cody Keenan’s new book chronicles ten days that tested us and ultimately showed us at our best. It’s a captivating story about what’s worth fighting for, an antidote to cynicism that will make you believe again.”—President Barack Obama, via TwitterFrom Barack Obama’s chief speechwriter Cody Keenan, a spellbinding ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • Palestine

    A Socialist Introduction

    This essay collection presents a compelling and insightful analysis of the Palestinian freedom movement from a socialist perspective.In Palestine: A Socialist Introduction, contributors examine a number of key aspects in the Palestinian struggle for liberation. These essays contextualize the situation in today’s polarized world and offer a socialist perspective on how full liberation can be won ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Red Light Labour

    Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance

    Series series Sexuality Studies
    In 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in Canada v. Bedford that key prostitution laws were unconstitutional. The decision provoked wide interest but little new insight into sex work.Red Light Labour addresses Canada’s new legal regime regulating sex work through the analysis of past and present policy approaches and consideration of how laws and those who uphold them have constructed, controlled, and ... Read more

    $27.99 CAD

  • Justice on the Brink

    A Requiem for the Supreme Court

    **The gripping story of the Supreme Court’s transformation from a measured institution of law and justice into a highly politicized body dominated by a right-wing supermajority, told through the dramatic lens of its most transformative year, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning law columnist for The New York Times“A dazzling feat . . . meaty, often scintillating and sometimes scary . . . Greenhouse is a ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD $10.99 CAD

  • The Luckiest Man

    Life with John McCain

    by Mark Salter ...
    A “moving and lucidly written memoir” (The Wall Street Journal) of the late Senator John McCain from one of his closest and most trusted confidants, friends, and political advisors.More so than almost anyone outside of McCain’s immediate family, Mark Salter had unparalleled access to and served to influence the Senator’s thoughts and actions, cowriting seven books with him and acting as a valued ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada

    Democracy, Law, and Human Rights

    A deep and gorgeous study of the Magna Carta and how it still influences our world.The year 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the Great Charter imposed on King John by his barons in the thirteenth century to ensure he upheld traditional customs of the nobility. Though it began as a safeguard of the aristocracy, over the past 800 years, the Magna Carta has become a cornerstone of ... Read more

    $8.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Generation on Trial

    U.S.A. v. Alger Hiss

    The story of Whittaker Chambers, HUAC, and the case that defined the McCarthy era, as reported by one of the twentieth century’s most respected journalists.In August 1948, a former Communist Party member named Whittaker Chambers testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee that a secret cell of Communists had infiltrated Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal administration. Chief among ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Chile Project

    The Story of the Chicago Boys and the Downfall of Neoliberalism

    How Chile became home to the world’s most radical free-market experiment—and what its downfall suggests about the fate of neoliberalism around the globeIn The Chile Project, Sebastian Edwards tells the remarkable story of how the neoliberal economic model—installed in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship and deepened during three decades of left-of-center governments—came to an end in 2021, when ... Read more

    $31.99 CAD

  • State Construction and Art in East Central Europe, 1918-2018

    Series series Routledge Research in Art History
    This volume offers a comprehensive perspective on the relationship between the art scene and agencies of the state in countries of the region, throughout four consecutive yet highly diverse historical periods: from the period of state integration after World War I, through the communist era post 1945 and the time of political transformation after 1989, to the present-day globalisation (including ... Read more

    $68.99 CAD

  • The Lie Detectives

    In Search of a Playbook for Winning Elections in the Disinformation Age

    How can political campaigns fight back against disinformation?A decade after The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns, which Politico called “Moneyball for politics,” journalist Sasha Issenberg returns to the cutting edge of political innovation to reveal how campaigns are navigating the era’s most pressing challenge: how to win in a world awash in lies.The Lie Detectives is a ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Enough

    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERCassidy Hutchinson’s desk was mere steps from the most controversial president in recent American history. Now, she provides a riveting account of her extraordinary experiences as an idealistic young woman thrust into the middle of a national crisis, where she risked everything to tell the truth about some of the most powerful people in Washington.**Ever since a ... Read more

    $20.99 CAD

  • New Cold Wars

    China's Rise, Russia's Invasion, and America's Struggle to Defend the West

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The fast-paced inside story of America’s plunge into a volatile rivalry with the other two great nuclear powers—Xi Jinping’s China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling author of The Perfect Weapon“[A] cogent, revealing account of how a generation of American officials have grappled with dangerous developments in the post ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • The Madness of Crowds

    Gender, Race and Identity

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERUpdated with a new afterword"An excellent take on the lunacy affecting much of the world today. Douglas is one of the bright lights that could lead us out of the darkness." – Joe Rogan"Douglas Murray fights the good fight for freedom of speech ... A truthful look at today's most divisive issues" – Jordan B. PetersonAre we living through the great derangement... ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD

  • Doughnut Economics

    Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    by Kate Raworth ...
    *The Sunday Times Bestseller*A Financial Times Book of the Year*A Forbes Book of the Year*Winner of the Transmission Prize 2018*Longlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2017*Porchlight “Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs”The book that redefines economic... ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD

  • Weapons of Math Destruction

    How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

    by Cathy O'Neil ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on Big Data and the mathematical models that threaten to rip apart our social fabric—with a new afterword“A manual for the twenty-first-century citizen . . . relevant and urgent.”—Financial TimesNATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Boston Glo... ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD