Alberta

Agent 007 in new Bond novel is 'totally different' from film versions

The Fleming family gave award-winning author William Boyd "absolute, total liberty" to invent a new story for the iconic character....

Mavericks: An Incorrigible History of Alberta

From Penguin Canada: "Alberta is a province that most Canadians simply don't understand, the province most Canadians love to hate. It is regarded as a......

Poets and Pahlevians: A Journey into the Heart of Iran

From Vintage Canada: "Marcello Di Cintio prepares for his "journey into the heart of Iran" with the utmost diligence. He takes lessons in Farsi, researches......

The Long Trail: My Life in the West

From Vintage Canada: "Ian Tyson's journey to the West began in the unlikely city of Victoria, BC, where he rode his dad's horses on the......

The Mad Trapper

From Red Deer Press: When it began, he was just another stranger without a name. When it ended, he was the most notorious criminal in......

One Native Life

From Douglas & McIntyre: In 2005, award-winning writer Richard Wagamese moved with his partner to a cabin outside Kamloops, B.C. In the crisp mountain air......

The Garneau Block

From Emblem Editions: "The Garneau Block follows the knowable citizens of the adored and hated city of Edmonton, capturing what we connect to in local......

Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw

From Vintage Canada: In his last book, Will told us how to be Canadian; now in this book, he will tell us what it means......

Eye Opener Bob

From Brindle & Glass: Bob Edwards was a true Canadian original, the prototypical hard-drinking, pull-no-punches editor of the Calgary Eye Opener — at the time......

Milk-Chicken Bomb

From Coach House Press: "The kid sells lemonade. Not a lot of people buy lemonade, especially now that it's winter, but the kid makes good......

Fishing for Bacon

From NeWest Press: "My name's Bacon Sobelowski, and I'm trying to find my someone. Kenny Rogers sings a song that says there's someone for everyone,......