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The Queer Evangelist

By (author) Cheri DiNovo
Foreword by Kathleen Wynne
Categories: Biography: general

In The Queer Evangelist, Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo (CM) tells her story, from her roots as a young socialist activist in the 1960s to ordained minister in the ’90s to member of provincial parliament. As ...

Home Game

Tamasz Wolfstein escaped from Hungary with his parents when he was eight years old. They found refuge in Montreal, and Tamasz, who now goes by Tommy, or Wolfie to his soccer teammates, has become thoroughly ...

Baiser à baiser

By (author) Yves Girard
Categories: Religious instruction

This book is the culmination of a writing activity that nurtured the inner life of thousands of readers seized by a consoling truth: every spiritual journey at its summit is a Song of Songs, a hymn of ...

Queen Solomon

It’s just another boring summer for our teenaged narrator—until Barbra arrives. An Ethiopian Jew, Barbra was brought to Israel at age five, a part of Operation Solomon, and now our narrator’s well-intentioned ...

My True and Complete Adventures as a Wannabe Voyageur

Benjie Gabai serves out his days as caretaker of The Bay’s poky in-store fur trade museum, dusting and polishing the artifacts that fuel his imagination. When he learns his museum is about to be closed ...

Jacob Isaac Segal

By (author) Pierre Anctil
Translated by Vivian Felsen
Categories: Social and cultural history
Series: Canadian Studies

Celebrated Montréal writer Jacob Isaac Segal (1896–1954) paved the way for a major literary movement in the North American Jewish diaspora. In tracing the poet’s literary trajectory, this book reflects ...

Do Monkeys Go to Heaven? 2.0

By (author) John McCarthy
Categories: Christian life and practice

With the success of Do Monkeys Go To Heaven?, scientist Fr. John McCarthy guides us on another book of reflection on the breathtaking wonder and beauty of God’s presence in creation. Still focusing ...

Passing Ceremony

By (author) Helen Weinzweig
Introduction by Jim Polk
Categories: Fiction: general and literary

The brilliant debut novel by Helen Weinzweig, one of the first feminist writers in Canada and the award-winning author of Basic Black With Pearls.

In Helen Weinzweig’s brilliant debut novel, a wedding ...

Giotto and the St Francis cycle

First title in the series Stories Behind the Art, giving simple, clear descriptions of Giotto’s 28 frescoes in the Upper Church of the St. Francis Basilica in Assisi.

Supplemented by brief excerpts ...

Basic Black with Pearls

By (author) Helen Weinzweig
Categories: Fiction: general and literary
Series: A List

A lost feminist classic — and winner of the Toronto Book Award — reissued to coincide with the 35th anniversary of publication.

In her yearning, elusive search for a lover, Shirley Kaszenbowski sheds ...