Mushrooming: The Joy of the Quiet Hunt - An Illustrated Guide to the Fascinating, the Delicious, the Deadly and the Strange
By Diane Borsato, Kelsey OseidIn the store
Fungi Love!! Join us on Wed. Nov. 30 at 7:00pm with local author, artist and educator Diane Borsato for a talk about her fabulous book Mushrooming: The Joy of the Queit Hunt, a guide illustrated by Kelsey Oseid into this fascinating, delicious, deadly and strange world: "I want to live in Diane Borsato's brain. What a joy it is to experience the fruiting bodies of her deep wide intellect in this book about mushrooms, art, forests, feminism, poison, pasta, and so much more. This is my favourite kind of fence jumping, perspective shifting, deliciously illustrated, eloquently enquiring, radically alive book," Kyo Maclear, author of Birds Art Life. Tickets are $10 and available in the store or half hour before showtime in The Cinema.
Best of Bridge Everyday Celebrations: 125 Recipes for Friends and Family
By Sylvia Kong, Emily RichardsIn the store
Guelph cookbook author Emily Richards will be part of a foodie Holiday Open House at Cafe 245 on Thu. Dec. 1st! Come for the delicious samples, stay for cookbooks and other lovely gift ideas for the season! Details and ticket info can be found HERE!
By Sheila HetiIn the store
Congratulations to Sheila Heti for winning this year's Governor General's Award for Fiction!
The Sleeping Car Porter
By Suzette MayrIn the store
Winner of this year's Scotia Bank Giller Prize. Congratulations Suzette Mayr!!
The Sleeping Car Porter brings to life an important part of Black history in North America, from the perspective of a queer man living in a culture that renders him invisible in two ways. Affecting, imaginative, and visceral enough that you'll feel the rocking of the train, The Sleeping Car Porter is a stunning accomplishment.
The Philosophy of Modern Song
By Bob DylanIn the store
Like a rolling stone, Bob Dylan keeps churning out the ideas!!
Birds of Maine
By Michael DeForgeIn the store
We are so excited for this! Join us Wed. Dec. 7th at 7:00pm in The Cinema for Toronto author and artist Michael DeForge in conversation with local graphic novelist Seth as a celebartion of the release of Michael's new graphic novel Birds of Maine! Appearing originally as a webcomic, Birds of Maine follows DeForge’s prolific trajectory of astounding graphic novels that re-imagine and question the world as we know it, capturing the optimistic glow of a utopian imagination with a late-capitalism sting of irony. Tickets $10 and available in the store or in the Cinema half hour before showtime.
Finding Your Granite: My Four Cornerstones of Personal Leadership
By Douglas P PflugIn the store
In "Finding your Granite", Executive Leadership Coach and Mentor Douglas Pflug walks you through some of the life experiences, lessons and key take-ways from his years as a dual sport university athlete, 28 years as a police officer, 30 years as an elite strength and conditioning coach, mentor and leader.
The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture
By Daniel Maté, Gabor MatéIn the store
Now, Maté brings his perspective to the great untangling of commonly held myths about what makes us sick, and connects the dots between personal suffering and the pressures of modern-day living. Filled with stories of people in the grip of illness or in the triumphant wake of recovery, The Myth of Normal is Gabor Maté's most life-affirming and urgent book yet.
By Cormac McCarthyIn the store
A beguiling, surpassingly strange novel by the renowned-and decidedly idiosyncratic-author of Blood Meridian (1982) and The Road (2006)… It's all vintage McCarthy, if less bloody than much of his work: Having logged time among scientists as a trustee at the Santa Fe Institute, he's now more interested in darting quarks than exploding heads…
The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times
By Michelle ObamaIn the store
Still one of the most admired women in the world, it would be worth our while to spend some time with Michelle Obama.
There may be no tidy solutions or pithy answers to life's big challenges, but she believes that we can all locate and lean on a set of tools to help us better navigate change and remain steady within flux.