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Does the 21st Century Belong to China?

A Munk Debate on the key geopolitical issue of the century: the rise of China.

Eleven Canadian Novelists Interviewed by Graeme Gibson

A collection of candid and wide-ranging interviews with Canadian writers, including Alice Munro, Mordecai Richler, Margaret Laurence, and more.

Emily Carr

This remarkable portrait of Emily Carr is a classic of Canadian art biography and won the Governor General's Award for Nonfiction.

English-Speaking Justice

George Grant's searching exploration of the meaning of justice in a society dominated by technology is a classic in Canadian thought.


A radical interrogation of the ethics and future of birth by an expert legal scholar.

Every Object Has a Story

Twenty-one Canadians share their personal connections with a unique object from the ROM’s collection in this extraordinary volume.

Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances)

In this smart and inspiring memoir, Donlon chronicles her impressive career, which has put her at the forefront of the changes in the music industry.

Gardening Naturally

Ecological gardening with ease and simplicity.

Glorious & Free

33 personal stories that redefine how Canadians see themselves.

Graeme Gibson Interviews Alice Munro

In honour of Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize for Literature, Anansi Digital released a candid interview with Munro by Canadian novelist Graeme Gibson.

Grammar to Go

A portable guide to common problems of Canadian English grammar and usage.

Great Expectations

In this collection of original essays, twenty-five celebrated writers share one of their most intimate and life-changing experiences: giving birth.