Lindy Mechefske's Sir John's Table named one of 49th Shelf's Books of the Year

Congratulations to Lindy Mechefske and her book Sir John's Table: The Culinary Life and Times of Canada's First Prime Minister, named one of 49th Shelf's Books of the Year.

"At 49th Shelf, list-making is an all-year-round concern, and a task we take very seriously. Which means that this Books of the Year list is one of the best ...

November 23, 2015

Canada's History reviews Debra Komar's The Bastard of Fort Stikine

"As the story unfolds, Komar gives readers a sense of what life was like in Hudson’s Bay ...

November 20, 2015

Holiday Deals

We love the holiday season. To celebrate, we're bringing you great deals on some of our most popular titles. These specials are only available on our website.

Here are this week's deals:

Accusation (hardcover)
by Catherine Bush

Was $32.95 Now $16.48

John Thompson: Collected Poems and Translations (paperback)
edited by Peter Sanger

Was $24.95 Now $12.48

A Personal Calligraphy (hardcover)
by Mary Pratt

Was $35.00 Now $17.58

The Ballad of Jacob Peck (paperback)
by Debra Komar

Was $19.95 Now $9.98


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