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
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Crip Kinship

The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid

The remarkable story of Sins Invalid, a performance project that centres queer disability justice. In recent years, disability activism has come into its own as a vital and necessary means to … 201 View

Disfigured

On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space

A CBC BOOKS BEST NONFICTION OF 2020, AN ENTROPY MAGAZINE BEST NONFICTION 2020/21, AND A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK OF THE DAY (07/23/2022) Fairy tales shape how we see the world, so what … 257 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
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Float Like a Butterfly, Drink Mint Tea

How I Beat the Shit Out of All My Addictions

As an alcoholic, drug-addicted comedian with tendencies to over-indulge and under-achieve since he was a teenager, Alex Wood was on track for to achieve his greatest goals: to die young and … 292 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 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
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Special Topics in Being a Human

A Queer and Tender Guide to Things I've Learned the Hard Way about Caring For People, Including Myself

S. Bear Bergman’s illustrated guide to practical advice for the modern age, filtered through a queer lens. As an author, educator, and public speaker, S. Bear Bergman has documented his … ; 272 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 the question to … ; 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