This year's Massey Lecturer will be our guest Tuesday October 17 at 7 p.m. at Knox presbyterian Church for our Cafe Philosophique Series. He is a Professor of International Law and a member of the International Court of Arbitration and has served in conflict zones around the world.
In the bookstore September 30 at 11!
Join MIchael Chong & Elizabeth May at this Fair Vote event October 10 at 7 at Harcourt Church. It's time to turn parliament inside out!
The shocking true story covered by the Guardian and the New York Times of the seven young indigenous students who were found dead in a northern Ontario city. Some are calling this the most important book this fall.Tanya Talaga will be our guest for our Truth & Reconciliation Gathering on October 29~
UoG, in partnership with the Go-Go Grandmothers of Guelph & The Bookshelf present Ilana Landsberg-Lewis for Cafe Philosophique November 7 at War Memorial Hall. Admission is free!
The Bookshelf & The Guelph Men's Club welcome Canadian War Historian Mark Zuelke who will discuss his latest book, the Cinderella Campaign on November 14 at 10. a.m. at The Italian Canadian Club. Tickets at The Bookshelf or at the door $10.00
Many are saying this is the book to beat! Dionne Brand says "Such a timbrous novel. Such a tender work."
Stellar reviews in all major international papers. Rachel Cusk is an acute observer of even the simplest moments. She has created a very unusual and unforgettable voice.
A combination of a tragic opera and a thriller. Takes place in the cauldron of Eastern Europe.
"The fiction of Joel Thomas Hynes is filled with broken characters, unfulfilled dreams, and lost opportunities. He's like Canada's Irvine Welsh."
The literary thriller exists. Andrée A. Michaud is the proof.
Tumbleweed reveals a rarefied author who is as capable of warming readers' hearts as he is of probing the depths of global despair.
Also longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.
A complicated story about non-monogamous love.
Renaissance man Michael Redhill plays with doppelgangers. Described as some of the best historical fiction about Toronto!
A much anticipated novel from Prize winning writer Eden Robinson. Eden has such a big vision that she can encompass Haisla teachings and contemporary youth culture. Ethical, compelling and crucial, especially for 2017.
Energized, irreverent, novelistic stories full of longing, strange humour, and the complications of human entanglement.
A tender but lively debut novel about a man, a woman, and their Chevrolet dealer.
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