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Prophets of Love

Leonard Cohen and the Apostle Paul might be imagined as brothers with wildly different characters but a strong family resemblance. Paul, the elder sibling, was awkward, abrasive, and zealous. Leonard, ...

Laughing Back at Empire

Asian Canadian activism, resistance, and art of the 1970s and 80s

Laughing Back at Empire is a ground-breaking examination of The Asianadian, one of Canada’s first anti-racist, anti- sexist, and ...

The Compassionate Imagination

A radical reimagining of the role of art and culture in contemporary democracy, The Compassionate Imagination proposes a new Canadian Cultural Contract that re-humanizes our way of living together by tapping ...

The Trauma Beat

By (author) Tamara Cherry
Categories: Media studies

A groundbreaking and thorough examination of the trauma caused by the media covering crimes, both to victims and journalists, from a respected journalist and victim advocate

In The Trauma Beat, an eye-opening ...

From Big Bang to Big Data

Does media history really start with a bang? More than just newspapers, television, and social networks, media are the means by which any information is communicated, from cosmic radiation traces to medieval ...

Les grandes fraudes du paranormal

L’univers du paranormal a été marqué d’un nombre d’arnaques impressionnant. Selon un récent sondage, les croyances paranormales (ovnis, réincarnation, miracles, fantômes, etc.) n’ont cessé ...

Pour l'histoire nationale

By (author) Gérard Bouchard
Categories: Cultural studies

Le fil directeur de ce livre tient dans la crise qui menace actuellement les fondements symboliques de nos sociétés où les principaux vecteurs traditionnels de transmission culturelle (églises, école, ...

Shopomania

By (author) Paul Berton
Categories: Popular culture

A thought-provoking and provocative challenge to consumerism (with plenty of name-dropping and celebrity antics).

Sassy and satirical, Shopomania is an economic, environmental and social study. This light-hearted, ...

Dinner on Mars

“This culinary cosmic outing is as creative as it is informative.” — STARRED review, Publishers Weekly

From Impossible Burgers to lab-made sushi, two witty, plugged-in food scientists explore leading-edge ...

Savoir faire

Des gestes mille fois répétés, de précieux conseils, une sagesse ancrée dans le présent, SAVOIR FAIRE recense les connaissances de nos grands-parents qui ont le potentiel insoupçonné de nous outiller ...