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  • Buying a Better World

    George Soros and Billionaire Philanthropy

    by Anna Porter ...
    The incredible, inside story of the man and the organization changing the way we change the world.George Soros is well known as the legendary speculator who made a fortune betting against the British pound in 1992, but he is also a philanthropist who has spent billions in order to promote democracy around the world. Morton Abramowitz of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace once said that Soros was ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • The Great Escape

    A Canadian Story

    by Ted Barris ...
    On the night of March 24, 1944, 80 Commonwealth airmen crawled through a 336-foot-long tunnel and slipped into the forest beyond the wire of Stalag Luft III, a German POW compound near Sagan, Poland. The event became known as "The Great Escape," an intricate breakout more than a year in the making, involving as many as 2,000 POWs working with extraordinary co-ordination, intelligence, and daring. ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • One Night in Mississippi

    by Craig Shreve ...
    After fifty years of guilt over his brother’s brutal murder in Civil Rights–era Mississippi, Warren Williams decides to renews his fight to bring the men responsible to justice. His efforts put him face -to- face with one of the murderers, Earl Olsen, in a remote Ontario town, where a contest of wits will end in death.One Night in Mississippi is the story of a young activist named Graden Williams, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Einstein Wrote Back

    My Life in Physics

    John W. Moffat was a poor student of math and science. That is, until he read Einstein’s famous paper on general relativity. Realizing instantly that he had an unusual and unexplained aptitude for understanding the complex physics described in the paper, Moffat wrote a letter to Einstein that would change the course of his life.Einstein Wrote Back tells the story of Moffat’s unusual entry into the ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Living Waters

    Selected Writings on Spirituality

    by Tom Harpur ...
    On the heels of his towering bestseller, The Pagan Christ, comes a timely collection of writing about spirituality by Tom Harpur. This new book highlights fifteen years of Harpur’s most popular and insightful columns from the Toronto Star. Organized into five sections, the articles in this collection explore five main themes:how to find meaning in our liveshow to develop a more rational, ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • A Good Man

    A Novel

    by Cynthia Holz ...
    When his best friend is murdered in a fit of jealous rage, Izzy Schneider is compelled to reconstruct the relationship and exhume a hidden past that tests the authority of truth and weighs the burden of history. In A Good Man, critically acclaimed novelist Cynthia Holz examines Izzy’s complex lifelong friendship with Phil Lewis. Izzy escapes from Nazi Germany as a young man, leaving behind his ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

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    A National Post Bestseller!A multi-faceted story that explores how small actions and changes can give rise to startling and unintended consequences.Trajectory. Declination. Impact. Escape Velocity. These are rocketry terms that could also describe aspects of the human experience.A lumberjack obsessed with space travel loses four different wedding rings, and each of the lost rings symbolizes ... Read more

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  • After the Bloom

    A daughter’s search for her mother reveals her family’s past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.Lily Takemitsu goes missing from her home in Toronto one luminous summer morning in the mid-1980s. Her daughter, Rita, knows her mother has a history of dissociation and memory problems, which have led her to wander off before. But never has she stayed away so long. Unconvinced ... Read more

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  • Dam Busters

    Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany

    by Ted Barris ...
    National BestsellerForeword by Peter Mansbridge“Barris tells the jaw-dropping story of a night that changed the war.” —The Globe and MailIt was a night that changed the Second World War. The secret air raid against the hydroelectric dams of Germany’s Ruhr River took years to plan, involved an untried bomb and included the best aircrewmen RAF Bomber Command could muster—many of them Canadian. The ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Is That a Fact?

    Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

    The bestselling “quackbuster” and “tireless tub-thumper against pseudoscience” fishes for the facts in a flood of misinformation (Maclean’s).Eat this and live to 100. Don’t, and die. Today, hyperboles dominate the media, which makes parsing science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat, what chemicals to avoid, and what’s best for the environment. In Is That a Fact?, bestselling ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Red Jacket

    2015 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize 2015 — Short-listedAs she comes into adulthood, Grace confronts the mystery of her own identity and the story of her birth mother in this sprawling, large-hearted novel.Growing up on the Caribbean island of St. Chris, Grace Carpenter never feels like she really belongs. Although her large, extended family is black, she is a redibo. Her skin is copper ... Read more

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  • Exit Strategy: A Katerina Carter Fraud Legal Thriller

    The gripping psychological thriller bestseller

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    It's a wild ride...Are you ready?⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Out of work and running out of money, private investigator and fraud expert Katerina Carter desperately needs more clients or she’ll be forced to go crawling back to a cubicle at her previous firm, a fate worse than debt.So when Liberty Diamond Mines CEO Susan Sullivan hires Kat to find Liberty’s missing CFO and a large sum of embezzled money, she’s eager to ... Read more

    $7.99 USD