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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 ...

In the Unlikeliest of Places

By (author) Annette Libeskind Berkovits
Foreword by Daniel Libeskind
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Life Writing

“Cinematically gripping (. . . ) A moving tale that’s emotionally powerful and historically edifying. ” –Kirkus Reviews

“The deeper I went into In the Unlikeliest of Places, the more I found ...

New Readings of Yiddish Montreal - Traduire le Montréal yiddish

The texts collected in this volume unveil the practice and the methods of the translators and scholars who contributed to the reemergence of Yiddish in contemporary Canada. Each of the personalities discussed ...

Hiding Edith

Hiding Edith is the remarkable story of a young girl and the village that helped her. Its mayor and citizens concealed the presence of hundreds of Jewish children who lived in a safe house.


Verbal attacks against Israel for human rights violations have turned into physical attacks against the Jewish community worldwide. How has that happened? This book attempts to explain the phenomenon. ...

The Underground Reporters

In a quiet village in Czechoslovakia, laws restricted the freedom of Jewish people during WWII. A small plot of land by the river was allocated to the village’s Jewish youth, and it was here that some ...

Through the Eyes of the Eagle

Translated by David Rome
Edited by Pierre Anctil
Categories: Social and cultural history

The output of the Yiddish press published in Montreal, starting in 1907, sheds a bright light on the mass migration of East European Jews to the city at the beginning of the twentieth century. In the ...

I'd Say Yes, God If I Knew What You Wanted

By (author) Nancy Reeves
Categories: Christian life and practice

"What do you want from me, God?" If you’ve ever struggled with this question, but haven’t found a way to answer it, then this book is for you. Real-life stories from 75 men and women open up a world ...

Religious Abuse

By (author) Keith Wright
Categories: Christian life and practice

As a pastor with 40 years of experience, Keith Wright came to realize that a dichotomy exists within the walls of many churches. While many churchgoers find the environment wonderfully embracing and supportive, ...