English & Literature Studies

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Any Other Way

How Toronto Got Queer

Toronto is home to multiple and thriving queer communities that reflect the dynamism of a global city. Any Other Way is an eclectic and richly illustrated local history that reveals how … ; ; ; 369 View

Double Pregnant

Two Lesbians Make a Family

Double Pregnant is author Natalie Meisner’s light-hearted, poignant and informative true story about starting a family with her wife Viviën. Because Viviën is a woman of colour … 192 View

Gang Life

10 of the toughest tell their stories

For the first time, here’s a no-holds-barred inside account of life for criminal gang members in cities and towns across Canada. Mark Totten has slowly gained the confidence of gang members … 216 View

In a Queer Country

Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing … 320 View

In a Queer Country

Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing … 320 View

In Pursuit of Justice

Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op and the Fair Trade Movement

This is the story of Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op, Canada’s first fair trade coffee roaster. This book describes its successes and its failures and details how a small group of people … ; 144 View

Mad Hope

stories by Heather Birrell

In the stories of Mad Hope, Journey Prize winner Heather Birrell finds the heart of her characters and lets them lead us into worlds both recognizable and alarming. A science teacher and former … 224 View

Suppression of the Erotic in Modern Hebrew Literature

Issues of sexuality, censorship, and self-censorship in the formation of national and cultural identities are a focus of great interest in contemporary literary research. This is the first work … 423 View

The Big Book of Nature Activities

A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Learning

The average child can identify over 300 corporate logos, but only 10 native plants or animals—a telling indictment of our modern disconnection from nature. Soaring levels of obesity, high … ; 387 View

The Quebec Anthology

1830-1990

The Quebec Anthology: 1830-1990 provides a complete overview of the Quebec short story from its beginnings to the 1990s and offers a unique opportunity for English readers to discover the essence … 427 View

You Only Live Twice

Sex, Death and Transition

YOLT explores two artists’ lives before and after transitions: from female to male, and from near-dead to alive. The unspoken promise was that in our second life we would become … ; 153 View
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"The Legend of Rose Latulipe" 1837

From: The Quebec Anthology

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The novel is a work of fantasy and folklore, a blend of the surreal and the macabre that relates the story of Charles Amand, a native of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli who becomes obsessed by the desire to … 7 $0.42 Add
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BriannaSusannaAlana

From: Mad Hope

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BriannaSusannaAlana: Three sisters go about their day, 3rd person perspective, focusing on one sister in each section named after her. A murder tangentially enters their lives. My Friend Taisie: … 82 $8.20 Add
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Chapters 1-20

From: Double Pregnant

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Foreword

From: Any Other Way

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In the foreword, Kristyn Wong-Tam recounds her arrival in Toronto from Hong Kong and describes the diversity of the city’s queer community, which is often overshadowed by the predominantly … 2 $0.20 Add