Meet editors Karen Landman & Ashlee Consolo Tuesday May 30 at 7 pm in the bookstore. "This is a major collection that addresses an issue that has received relatively little attention despite its long-standing centrality to environmental concerns. It will become a place-maker for very important future work." Mick Smith, Queen's University
Whenever people come in asking for a book to make them laugh we suggest something by Terry Fallis. This one is described as poignant, heartbreaking, humorous and heartwarming. Join us in The Bookshelf ebar on June 28!
It is no secret that anxiety experienced by kids is on the rise. Whether it has been induced by the pervading phenomenon of social media, the bleak outlook provided by climate change or a myriad of other reasons, it is of great concern for parents and loved ones. Robin Alter, who has a PhD in psychology has published two books on anxiety and kids and will be our guest on June 17 at The Bookshelf.
Life-Writer just made the New York Times' top 100 books of the year. David Constantine also wrote the short story from which the movie 45 Years was taken. Definitely a book to be savoured.
You can't beat Pulitzer Prize Winner Elizabeth Strout for depth of emotion and beauty of articulation.
In essence, family, place, and culture are always coming in behind the characters of What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky as they fumble with access to a new place.
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