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|September 18, 2018

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The celebrated author of A Spy Among Friends and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Cold War-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the collapse of the Soviet Union. If anyone could be considered a…
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Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel , Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective.      100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the…

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Iconic photos from the First World War, newly colourized. See seminal images of Canada's First World War experience in a new light - offered in full colour for the first time - with contributions from Margaret Atwood, Tim, Cook, Charlotte Gray, Paul Gross, Peter…
Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, And The Greatest Naval Mystery Of All Time
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|October 16, 2018

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Intrepid voyager, writer and comedian Michael Palin follows the trail of two expeditions made by the Royal Navy's HMS Erebus to opposite ends of the globe, reliving the voyages and investigating the ship itself, lost on the final Franklin expedition and…
The Secret History Of Soldiers: How Canadians Survived The Great War
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|September 18, 2018

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There have been thousands of books on the Great War, but most have focused on commanders, battles, strategy, and tactics. Less attention has been paid to the daily lives of the combatants, how they endured the unimaginable conditions of industrial warfare: the…
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|March 7, 2017

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Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic…
Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen And The Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany
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|September 11, 2018

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It was a night that changed the Second World War. The secret air raid against the hydroelectric dams of Germany’s Ruhr River took years to plan, involved an untried bomb and included the best aircrews the RAF Bomber Command could muster—many of them…
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|May 15, 2018

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Winner of the 2018 Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for Nonfiction Longlisted for the 2018  RBC Taylor Prize Shortlisted for the 2018  Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction The sweeping, epic story of the mysterious land that came to be…
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|September 18, 2018

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians. Insight is her imprint.”— USA TODAY “A book like Leadership should help us raise our expectations of our…
America, The Farewell Tour
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|August 21, 2018

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If you thought you knew Chris Hedges--be surprised. The globally renowned Pulitzer Prize-winner gives us an entirely new view of a nation in crisis in a stunning book that holds both liberals and conservatives to account--as rousingly pertinent for Canada as for…
The Storm Before The Storm: The Beginning Of The End Of The Roman Republic
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|October 16, 2018

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The creator of the award-winning podcast series The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic. The Roman Republic was…
The Making Of The October Crisis: Canada's Long Nightmare Of Terrorism At The Hands Of The Flq

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A definitive, mind-changing history of the October Crisis and the events leading up to it. The first bombs exploded in Montreal in the spring of 1963, and over the next seven years there were hundreds more bombings, many bank robberies, six murders and, in…
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