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Women's Lives
A Brief History of Women in Quebec

A Brief History of Women in Quebec

by Denyse Baillargeon & W. Donald Wilson
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A Brief History of Women in Quebec

by Denyse Baillargeon & W. Donald Wilson
Arresting Hope

Arresting Hope

Women Taking Action in Prison Inside Out
edited by Ruth Elwood Martin; Lynn Fels & Mo Korchinski
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Arresting Hope

edited by Ruth Elwood Martin; Lynn Fels & Mo Korchinski
One Kind Word

One Kind Word

Women Share their Abortion Experiences
edited by Kathryn Palmateer & Martha Solomon
foreword by Judy Rebick
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One Kind Word

edited by Kathryn Palmateer & Martha Solomon
foreword by Judy Rebick
Fertile Ground

Fertile Ground

Exploring ReProduction in Canada
by Stephanie Paterson; Marlene K. Sokolon & Francesca Scala
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Fertile Ground

by Stephanie Paterson; Marlene K. Sokolon & Francesca Scala
Drink

Drink

The Intimate Relationship Between Women And Alcohol
by Ann D Johnston
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Drink

by Ann D Johnston
Feminist History in Canada

Feminist History in Canada

New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation
edited by Catherine Carstairs & Nancy Janovicek
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Feminist History in Canada

edited by Catherine Carstairs & Nancy Janovicek
Wild Women

Wild Women

Painters of the Wilderness
by Joyce Burkholder; Linda Sorensen & Kathy Haycock
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Wild Women

by Joyce Burkholder; Linda Sorensen & Kathy Haycock
Corridor Talk

Corridor Talk

Canadian Feminist Scholars Share Stories of Research Partnerships
edited by Rachel Berman
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Corridor Talk

edited by Rachel Berman
Indigenous Women, Work, and History

Indigenous Women, Work, and History

1940-1980
by Mary Jane Logan McCallum
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Indigenous Women, Work, and History

by Mary Jane Logan McCallum
This Week's Lists
Lakeland

Lakeland

Ballad of a Freshwater Country
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
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The Last Woman

The Last Woman

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

The Best New Canadian Non-Fiction
edited by Moira Farr & Ian Pearson
introduction by Marni Jackson
edition:Paperback
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Vegan Secret Supper

Vegan Secret Supper

Bold & Elegant Menus from a Rogue Kitchen
edition:Paperback
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The SimplyRaw Kitchen

The SimplyRaw Kitchen

Plant-Powered, Gluten-Free, and Mostly Raw Recipes for Healthy Living
edition:Paperback
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How It All Vegan! 10th Anniversary Edition

How It All Vegan! 10th Anniversary Edition

Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet
edition:Paperback
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Vegan à Go-Go!

Vegan à Go-Go!

A Cookbook & Survival Manual for Vegans on the Road
edition:Paperback
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Eat, Drink & Be Vegan

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan

Everyday Vegan Recipes Worth Celebrating
edition:Paperback
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Vive le Vegan!

Vive le Vegan!

Simple, Delectable Recipes for the Everyday Vegan Family
edition:Paperback
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Summer Eats: Thai Slaw from Flex Appeal

[July 24, 2014] | By [Kerry Clare]

This refreshing Thai salad from Pat Crocker and Nettie Cronish's Flex Appeal combines zest and tang for a veritable deli …

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The Interruption: Sean Cranbury Interviews Zsuzsi Gartner

The Interruption: Sean Cranbury Interviews Zsuzsi Gartner

[July 21, 2014] | By [Sean Cranbury]

Today's The Interruption is with Zsuzsi Gartner, author of Better Living Through Plastic Explosives and All the Anxious …

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Steve Burrows on Birds and Books: The Stuff of Life

[July 21, 2014] | By [Kerry Clare]

There aren’t many things you can do for free while sitting in a chair that will transport you to another world. Readin …

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Chilling With Cool DIY Culture

[July 17, 2014] | By [Kerry Clare]

Want to get crafty? Hook a rug? Whittle a whistle? Build a canoe? Here are some books to show you how. 

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Notes from a Children's Librarian: Graphic Novels for Summer

[July 16, 2014] | By [Kerry Clare]

Bliss is a hammock in summer and a stack of graphic novels.

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The Interruption: Sean Cranbury Interviews Avi Silberstein

The Interruption: Sean Cranbury Interviews Avi Silberstein

[July 15, 2014] | By [Sean Cranbury]

Today's The Interruption is with Avi Silberstein, author of the political thriller Human Solutions. Avi talks about bask …

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Behind the Scenes: How We Discover Great Canadian Books

[July 14, 2014] | By [Kerry Clare]

Understanding how we find books at 49th Shelf can better help you understand how to make our site work for you.

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Mussel Watermelon Salad from Mussels Cookbook

Summer Eats: Greek-Style Mussel and Watermelon Salad

[July 10, 2014] | By [Kerry Clare]

Is there anything more refreshing than a cool slice of watermelon on a hot summer’s day? A delicious recipe from the n …

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The Recommend for July

The Recommend for July

[July 9, 2014] | By [Kiley Turner]

This week we're pleased to present the picks of author Bill Gaston (The World); writer and speculative fiction blogger, …

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Mapping Meat, Doughnuts, and Erotic Canada: The Geist Atlas of Canada

Mapping Meat, Doughnuts, and Erotic Canada: The Geist Atlas of Canada

[July 8, 2014] | By [Kiley Turner]

Today, Melissa Edwards and Arsenal Pulp Press allow us to share a few of the great maps from The Geist Atlas of Canada: …

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