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The Time Has Come

The Time Has Come offers a plain-spoken and forthright look at why and how men must actively fight for gender equality.

The Triumph of Narrative

In his 1999 CBC Massey Lectures, Robert Fulford reveals to us the mystery, power, and importance of story in all our lives.

The Truth About Stories

In his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures, award-winning author Thomas King explores how stories shape who we are and how we understand and interact with other people.

The Unconscious Civilization

John Ralston Saul argues that our society is only superficially based on democracy, and that increasingly it is conformist and corporatist.

The Universe Within

Neil Turok's 2012 CBC Massey Lectures is a visionary look at the way the human mind can shape the future.

The Way of the Screenwriter

Amnon Buchbinder illuminates the path to mastery for aspiring screenwriters and lovers of the cinematic experience.

The Wayfinders

Distinguished anthropologist Wade Davis leads us on a fascinating tour through a handful of indigenous cultures.

Therefore Choose Life

The 1970 CBC Massey Lecture by Nobel Prize-winning scientist George Wald examines where we came from, who we are, and what is to become of us.

This Book is Broken

A spectacular oral and visual history of altrock phenomenon, Broken Social Scene.

Three Times a Day

Three Times a Day delves into an intimate universe full of flavors, colours, and beauty and offers more than 100 easy to make recipes.

Three Times a Day: Simple and Stylish

After the success of Three Times a Day, Marilou and Alexandre Champagne are back with a second volume featuring more than 100 brand new recipes.


An entertaining guide to living the richly frugal life by bestselling author and national columnist Marjorie Harris.