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Stroll, updated edition

By Shawn Micallef
Illustrated by Marlena Zuber
Categories: Social Science

THE TORONTO STAR'S  "30 BOOKS WE CAN'T WAIT TO READ THIS SPRING"

The updated edition of a Toronto favorite meanders around some of the city’s unique neighborhoods and considers what makes a city walkable ...

Big Mall

By Kate Black
Categories: Social Science

A phenomenology of the mall: If the mall makes us feel bad, why do we keep going back? In a world poisoned by capitalism, is shopping what makes life worth living?

Kate Black grew up in West Edmonton Mall ...

Dream States

By John Lorinc
Categories: Social Science

WINNER OF THE 2022 WRITERS' TRUST BALSILLIE PRIZE FOR PUBLIC POLICY

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 DONNER BOOK PRIZE

WINNER OF THE PATTIS FAMILY FOUNDATION GLOBAL CITIES BOOK AWARD

Is the ‘smart city’ the ...

The Far Shore

By Adam Hammond
Categories: Games

The genius and artistry behind Superbrothers and the making of an indie video game, from inception to its highly anticipated launch.

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery was released in 2011 at the forefront ...

Rebound

HERITAGE TORONTO 2022 BOOK AWARD NOMINEE

From basketball hoops to cricket bats, the role community sports play in our cities and how crucial they are to diversity and inclusion.

“The virus exposed how ...

Made-Up

By Daphne B.
Translated by Alex Manley
Categories: Social Science

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2023 COLE FOUNDATION PRIZE FOR TRANSLATION

A nuanced, feminist, and deeply personal take on beauty culture and YouTube consumerism, in the tradition of Maggie Nelson’s Bluets

As Daphné ...

The Breaks

A profound meditation on race, inheritance, and queer mothering at the end of the world.

SEMINARY CO-OP'S BEST BOOKS OF 2021

In a letter to her six-year-old daughter, Julietta Singh ventures toward a tender ...

Seconds Out

Kicking ass and taking notes—what it’s like to be a woman in the ring.

Alison Dean teaches English literature. She also punches people. Hard. But despite several amateur fights under her belt, she ...

Uncle

From martyr to insult, how “Uncle Tom” has influenced two centuries of racial politics.

Jackie Robinson, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, O.J. Simpson and Christopher ...

On Nostalgia

By David Berry
Categories: Social Science

From Mad Men to MAGA: how nostalgia came to be and why we are so eager to indulge it.

From movies to politics, social media posts to the targeted ads between them, nostalgia is one of the most potent forces ...