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Erasing Frankenstein

Erasing Frankenstein showcases a creative exchange between federally incarcerated women and members of the prison-education think tank Walls to Bridges Collective at the Grand Valley Institution for Women ...

How to Read Like You Mean It

In this candid and concise volume, Kyle Conway, author of The Art of Communication in a Polarized World, considers how we can open ourselves to others and to ideas that scare us by reading difficult texts. ...

On Writing and Failure

By (author) Stephen Marche
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Field Notes

Writing is, and always will be, an act defined by failure. The best plan is to just get used to it.

Failure is a topic discussed in every creative writing department in the world, but this is the book ...

Sightlines

By (author) Eileen Kane
Categories: European history

It is the 1960s, and Ireland is hoping to join what will later become the European Union. The government has devised a plan to stem emigration and save the Irish language by supporting small factories ...

Unpacking the Personal Library

Unpacking the Personal Library: The Public and Private Life of Books is an edited collection of essays that ponders the cultural meaning and significance of private book collections in relation to public ...

Exactly What I Said

"You don’t have to use the exact same words.… But it has to mean exactly what I said.” Thus began the ten-year collaboration between Innu elder and activist Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue and Memorial ...

Resurgence

★ Starred selection for CCBC's Best Books Ideal for Teachers 2023!

Resurgence is an inspiring collection of contemporary Indigenous poetry, art, and narratives that guides K–12 educators in bridging ...

Know It All

By (author) James H. Marsh
Categories: History of the Americas
Series: Reflections

In Know It All: Finding the Impossible Country James Marsh tells of his evolution from a troubled childhood to a long career in Canadian publishing that culminated in the creation of The Canadian Encyclopedia ...

Finnegans Wakes

James Joyce’s astonishing Finnegans Wake (1939) is universally acknowledged to be untranslatable. Still, fifteen complete translations exist in twelve different languages, with ten more underway in ...

Words of the Inuit

Words of the Inuit is an important compendium of Inuit culture illustrated through Inuit words. It brings the sum of the author’s decades of experience and engagement with Inuit and Inuktitut to bear ...