How to Be a Climate Optimist: Blueprints for a Better World
By Chris TurnerIn the store
Chris Turner condenses the first quarter century of the global energy transition into bite-sized chunks of optimistic reflection and reportage, telling a story of a planet in peril and a global effort already beginning to save it.
Unreconciled: Family, Truth, and Indigenous Resistance
By Jesse WenteIn the store
Join us in the Cinema on Tuesday, June 14th at 7pm for our first in-person event since 2019 - Unreconciled: Jesse Wente in Conversation with Colinda Clyne! Tickets: $10 regular, $8 for members and students. Available in the Bookstore or by phone at 519-821-3311 ext. 1.
Learning to Live
By Noah IrvineIn the store
This heartbreaking memoir by 22 year old Guelph resident Noah Irvine is a testament to resilience and the importance of family. Noah lost both his parents to mental health issues very early in life. Nurtured by his grandparents, friends and teachers Noah set out on an incredible journey. He emailed every single Member of Parliament and Member of Provincial Parliament about the importance of mental health funding. This honest re-telling of his life story should be read by all of us - but particularly mental health professionals and teachers. It is a real story of a life that must be shared.
Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath
By Bill BrowderIn the store
Bill Browder has been warning the world about Putin for years! His new book on the Magnitsky affair follows the money all the way to the top of Russia's murderous kleptocracy. Freezing Order ought to be compulsory reading. Luckily it reads like a thriller.
Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole
By Susan CainIn the store
Susan Cain gave so much sustenance to all of those introverts who read Quiet. She is sure to have something meaningful to say about sorrow and longing.
Langdon Hall: A Cookbook
By Jason Bangerter, Chris JohnsIn the store
Nestled within the Carolinian Forest in southwestern Ontario, Langdon Hall is one of the Canada's most gorgeous country house hotels.
Hearts on Fire: Six Years that Changed Canadian Music 2000-2005
By Michael BarclayIn the store
Hearts on Fire is about the creative explosion in Canadian music of the early 2000s, which captured the world's attention in entirely new ways. By one-time Guelphite Michael Barclay!
And a Dog Called Fig: Solitude, Connection, the Writing Life
By Helen HumphreysIn the store
Into the writer's isolation comes a dog, to sit beside the chair or to lie on the couch while the writer works, to force them outside for a walk, and suddenly, although still lonely, the writer has a companion. Mar 16 at 7 pm.
Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces, 2004-2021
By Margaret AtwoodIn the store
In over fifty pieces Atwood aims her prodigious intellect and impish humour at the world, and reports back to us on what she finds. This roller-coaster period brought the end of history, a financial crash, the rise of Trump, and a pandemic.
Waterloo, Wellington & Guelph Hikes - Loops & Lattes
By Nicola RossIn the store
One of our bestsellers this year! So great that people are getting out and walking trails, enjoying nature and each other's company. Many thanks Nicola!
Don't Be Trashy: A Practical Guide to Living with Less Waste and More Joy
By Tara McKennaIn the store
Guelphite Tara McKenna will show you how to say goodbye to your bursting toiletries bag, fast fashion, and all the plastic crowding your pantry. It's time to build less trashy habits for a more sustainable and ethical life.
The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
By David Graeber, David WengrowIn the store
First printing sold in record time. Second printing arrived today!!!
Run Towards the Danger: Confrontations with a Body of Memory
By Sarah PolleyIn the store
Sarah Polley rips away at painful past experiences that she's never shared before, and emboldens us to understand our own pasts.