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Halfway Home

Award-winning author Christina Myers navigates the uncharted territory of midlife in a time of rapid social, cultural, and environmental change.

Hard Core Logo

A graphic novel about a legendary Canadian punk band, based on the feature film by Bruce McDonald and the novel by Michael Turner.

Has Obama Made the World a More Dangerous Place?

The fourteenth semi-annual Munk Debate discusses the legacy of President Obama.

Has the European Experiment Failed?

The ninth semi-annual Munk Debate pits high-profile Euro skeptics against believers.

Heroes in My Head

The incredible story of renowned feminist activist Judy Rebick’s struggle with depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder.

History's People

Acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan gives her own personal selection of the great figures of the past, who have changed the course of history.

Hitchens vs. Blair

Two formidable minds, one powerfully charged debate: is religion a force for good in this world?

Hollywood Eden

The story of a group of young artists and musicians who came together at the dawn of the 1960s to create the lasting myth of the California dream.

How to Host a Dinner Party

This book guides readers through everything they need to know about hosting, featuring recipes, anecdotes, expert analysis, and a bounty of tips.

How to Restore a Timeline

A kaleidoscopic blend of personal essays and cultural criticism exploring PTSD, trauma as entertainment, and living during the apocalypse.

Ideas to Postpone the End of the World

Ailton Krenak, renowned Indigenous activist, demonstrates that our current environmental crisis is rooted in society’s flawed concept of “humanity”.

If Venice Dies

This eloquent book by the internationally renowned art historian Salvatore considers a new debate about Venice.