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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 ...

Shelterbelts

Progress isn't always a straight line.

When a non-denominational megachurch opens on the edges of a rural Mennonite community, a quiet--but longstanding battle--begins to reveal itself. For years, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

In Many Waters

“This captivating novel explores the unmaking and remaking of families, as well as the dark secrets and grim histories that can destroy lives. In Many Waters is a profound and moving work. ” –Joseph ...

Dead Man, The

By (author) Nora Gold
Categories: Religious and spiritual fiction

“Nora Gold is a natural storyteller, and her ability to make us understand the shimmering and complex landscape of love has its haunting echoes in the Israeli landscape. ” —Jay Neugeboren, author ...

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 ...