Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Books about real-life issues, people and history that will entertain as well as educate.

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A Florence Diary

A Florence Diary is the charming and vivacious account of Diana Athill’s travels to post-war Florence.

A House Divided

In this Anansi Digital work, James Laxer analyzes the descent of the United States into civil conflict.

A Short History of Progress

15th Anniversary edition of the #1 national bestseller featuring a new introduction from the author warning of the accelerating patterns of progress and disaster.

All Monsters Must Die

The incredible true story of the 1978 kidnapping of South Korea’s most famous actress and film director by North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il.

All Our Relations

Tanya Talaga, the author of Seven Fallen Feathers, calls attention to an urgent global humanitarian crisis among Indigenous Peoples — youth suicide.

Are Men Obsolete?

The 12th semi-annual Munk Debate takes on one of the biggest socio-economic phenomena of our time — the decline of the power and status of men.

Arrival

Acclaimed critic Nick Mount delves into Canada’s literary history and the era that produced some of our most internationally acclaimed authors.

Authenticity

From bestselling author Dr. David Posen comes a book about listening to your body, understanding your mind, and making better choices in your life.

Bad Singer

The journey of Tim Falconer as he tries to overcome tone deafness — and along the way discovers what we're really hearing when we listen to music.

Becoming Human

L'Arche founder Vanier proposes that by opening ourselves to those society perceives as weak, different, or inferior, we can achieve true freedom.

Belonging

Former Governor General and bestselling author Adrienne Clarkson delivers the 2014 CBC Massey Lectures on citizenship.

Beyond Fate

In her 2002 CBC Massey Lectures, Margaret Visser examines why, in spite of modern ideals and freedoms, people often feel fatalistic.