Your cart is empty.

NONFICTION

Showing 1-10 of 58 titles.
Sort by:

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 ...

Daddy Lessons

Cowboy erotica meets Kathy Acker in this smart, raunchy look at a queer sexual awakening

Steacy Easton grew up Mormon, queer, and Autistic in the West. This book traces the people and spaces that made ...

There Is No Blue

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: BOOKS TO READ IN FALL 2023

THE GLOBE AND MAIL BEST 100 BOOKS OF 2023

CBC BOOKS BEST CANADIAN NONFICTION OF 2023

Martha Baillie’s richly layered response to her mother’s passing, ...

What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings

Edited by John Lorinc
Introduction by Karon Liu
Categories: Cooking

Featured on "The Sunday Magazine" on CBC Radio

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2023 TASTE CANADA AWARD FOR CULINARY NARRATIVES

Nearly every culture has a variation on the dumpling: histories, treatises, family legends, ...

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 ...

What You Won’t Do For Love: A Conversation

What if we could love the planet as much as we love one another?

"Warm, wise, and overflowing with generosity, this is a love story so epic it embraces all of creation. Yet another reminder of how blessed ...

Rooms

SHORTLISTED FOR THE QWF MAVIS GALLANT PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION

THE GLOBE 100: THE BEST BOOKS OF 2022

From LAMBDA Literary Award winner Sina Queyras, Rooms offers a peek into the defining spaces a young queer ...

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 ...