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Each week on the 49th Shelf homepage, we highlight new releases. We also make theme-based lists and showcase lists from guest contributors and 49th Shelf members. This page archives these selections so they are always available to our members.

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New Non-Fiction for the week of October 27th : Ideas
How to Breathe Underwater

How to Breathe Underwater

Field Reports from an Age of Radical Change
edition:Paperback
tagged : essays
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Bittersweet Sands

Bittersweet Sands

Twenty Four Days in Fort McMurray
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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When Green Growth Is Not Enough

When Green Growth Is Not Enough

Climate Change, Ecological Modernization, and Sufficiency
edition:Hardcover
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The Joy of Missing Out

The Joy of Missing Out

Finding Balance in a Digital World
edition:Paperback
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Home

Home

Chronicle of a North Country Life
edition:Hardcover
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Meltdown in Tibet

Meltdown in Tibet

China's Reckless Destruction of Ecosystems from the Highlands of Tibet to the Deltas of Asia
edition:Hardcover
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Acting for Freedom

Acting for Freedom

Fifty Years of Civil Liberties in Canada
edition:Paperback
tagged : civil rights
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Boo for Books! Great Halloween Picks for Kids

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October 21, 2014
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Diversity in Children's Lit

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October 23, 2014
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Ghosts and Hauntings in Canadian Fiction

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October 25, 2012
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New Fiction for the week of October 20th : Drama
Butcher

Butcher

edition:Paperback
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tagged : canadian
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2014 QWF Awards Shortlists

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October 16, 2014
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2015 OLA Blue Spruce Nominees

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October 16, 2014
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2015 OLA Silver Birch Nominees

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October 16, 2014
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British Columbia Fiction

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October 13, 2014
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New Non-Fiction for the week of October 13th : History
Accidental Eden

Accidental Eden

Hippie Days on Lasqueti Island
edition:Paperback
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Lives of the Family

Lives of the Family

Stories of Fate and Circumstance
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged : china
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Going Over

Going Over

A Nova Scotian Soldier in World War I
edition:Paperback
tagged : military
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When the Great Red Dawn Is Shining

When the Great Red Dawn Is Shining

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The Afterthought

The Afterthought

West Coast Rock Posters and Recollections from the '60s
edition:Hardcover
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Closing Time

Closing Time

Prohibition, Rum-Runners, and Border Wars
edition:Hardcover
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The Morning After

The Morning After

The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was
edition:Hardcover
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Prevail

Prevail

The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935–1941
edition:Hardcover
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New Hockey Books for 2014

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October 11, 2014
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New Hockey Books for Kids

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October 11, 2014
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2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist

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October 6, 2014
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New Non-Fiction for the week of October 6th : Food and Drink
Ottawa Food

Ottawa Food

A Hungry Capital
edition:Paperback
tagged : history, canadian
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The Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers Cookbook

The Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers Cookbook

More than 100 Heart-Warming Seasonal Recipes for You to Cook at Home
edition:Paperback
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Rock Recipes

The Best Food From My Newfoundland Kitchen
edition:Paperback
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Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow

Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow

The Green Man's Guide to Living & Eating Sustainably All Year Round
edition:Paperback
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Calgary Cooks

Calgary Cooks

Recipes from the City's Top Chefs
edited by Gail Norton & Karen Ralph
introduction by John Gilchrist
edition:Hardcover
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The Great Lobster Cookbook

The Great Lobster Cookbook

More than 100 recipes to cook at home
edition:Paperback
tagged : seafood, canadian
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Great Characters in CanLit

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October 3, 2014
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Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Shortlist 2014

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October 1, 2014
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2014 Taste Canada Shortlist

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September 17, 2014
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Hope, Freedom & Peace: Kids' Version

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October 1, 2014
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