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Mudflat Dreaming: Waterfront Battles and the Squatters Who Fought Them in 1970s Vancouver
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Mudflat Dreaming: Waterfront Battles and the Squatters Who Fought Them in 1970s Vancouver

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Literary Nonfiction. Film. "Jean Walton's MUDFLAT DREAMING is a wonderfully evocative account of the varied ways in which an alternative Vancouver was imagined, constructed and lived by its residents in the 1970s. From waterfront squatting to protes...

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9x11: and other poems like Bird, Nine, x, and Eleven
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9x11: and other poems like Bird, Nine, x, and Eleven

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Poetry. "Reading Michael Turner's extraordinary 9X11 I was reminded of Christa Wolf's Accident, how global crisis intensifies the daily—except that in Turner's / our current state disruption has become the new norm. Disruption both terrifies and exc...

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if wants to be the same as is
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if wants to be the same as is

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Poetry. A selection from the 22 books published during David Bromige's lifetime, IF WANTS TO BE THE SAME AS IS charts the course of one of the 21st century poetry masters from high modernism through L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E to his own distinct place. It incl...

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The Big Note: A Guide to the Recordings of Frank Zappa
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The Big Note: A Guide to the Recordings of Frank Zappa

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Music. THE BIG NOTE is the complete guide to the music of Frank Zappa—100 albums recorded over 35 years, the 80+ players on them, each one of 1,772 tracks described in detail, backed up by 1,424 citations. Based on hundreds of interviews, letters, a...

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Some End / West Broadway
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Some End / West Broadway

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Poetry. "WEST BROADWAY is a narrative/lyrical work, set along the West Broadway corridor on the West Side of Vancouver. It's a sequence of events, personally experienced but largely uninterpreted, that may take place crossing the street or on the si...

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Anarchy Explained To My Father
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Anarchy Explained To My Father

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Literary Nonfiction. Politics. Anarchism. An accessible discussion of the revolutionary mode of thought that rejects all forms of domination and seeks, in the words of Louise Michel, "order through harmony." Francis Dupuis-Déri, a professor of polit...

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Sitting Shiva on Minto Avenue, by Toots
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Sitting Shiva on Minto Avenue, by Toots

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Literary Nonfiction. The story of a man who had no obituary and no funeral and who would have left no trace if it weren't for the woman he'd called Toots, who took everything she remembered of him and—for seven days—wrote it down. In recording the t...

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The Receiver
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The Receiver

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Poetry. More formally various than Sharon Thesen's previous books, THE RECEIVER includes the short lyrics documenting the poet's witnessing that readers of her work will recognize, as well as various kinds of found poems, translations, prose poems, ...

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Maria Mahoi of the Islands
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Maria Mahoi of the Islands

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Literary Nonfiction. Native American Studies. Born in the mid-1850s on Vancouver Island to an Indigenous Hawaiian father and an Indigenous British Columbian mother, Maria Mahoi moved as a young woman to Salt Spring Island in British Columbia's Strai...

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The Sacred Herb / The Devil's Weed
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The Sacred Herb / The Devil's Weed

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Literary Nonfiction. THE SACRED HERB / THE DEVIL'S WEED is informative and even enlightening, but above all, it's a hilarious look at a humble plant that has entertained, inspired, and occasionally terrified so many for so long. Andrew Struthers dir...

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A Short Sad Book
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A Short Sad Book

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Fiction. With an Introduction by Erín Moure and an Afterword by the author. These days, Canada is a heavyweight of world fiction, boasting some of the gaudiest names in the literary firmament, its schools graduating great writers by the frontlist. I...

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The News We Deserve
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The News We Deserve

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Literary Nonfiction. THE NEWS WE DESERVE: THE TRANSFORMATION OF CANADA'S MEDIA LANDSCAPE documents the most under-reported story in Canadian news: the behind-the-scenes takeovers, mergers, share swaps, regulatory maneuvers, and private ambitions tha...

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A perimeter
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A perimeter

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Poetry. A new child, a new house, a new neighbourhood: rob mclennan takes the measure of his environment in A PERIMETER, a collection of shorter and longer pieces from 2010 to 2014.A PERIMETER is built around three longer works: the serial "Alta Vis...

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A Series of Dogs
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A Series of Dogs

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Literary Nonfiction. Some human lives can be measured in dogs. Writer/musician John Armstrong is such a person, and in A SERIES OF DOGS, he takes the measure of his own, now at nine dogs' lives and counting.A hilarious, perceptive and moving memoir ...

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Piranesi's Figures
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Piranesi's Figures

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Fiction. PIRANESI'S FIGURES is a romp through the magnificent psychological ruins of at least two marriages and one attempt at child-rearing, and a gleefully reckless contortion of novelistic conventions, sexual practices, and family dynamics. As in...

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