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Fighting for Sport – Bruce Kidd

Fighting for Sport – Bruce Kidd

To celebrate the start of the Olympics, we’re sharing an excerpt from A Runner’s Journey, an autobiography of one of Canada’s most celebrated athletes, Bruce Kidd.

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

James Elwick, author of Making a Grade discusses his new book and looks at how standardized testing practices quietly appeared during the Victorian era, and then spread worldwide.

Pandemic-Speak

Pandemic-Speak

Russell Craig and Joel Amernic, authors of Decoding CEO-Speak, examine the words of CEOs and world leaders during COVID-19, which were often misleading and dangerous.

Chocolate’s Transatlantic Journey from Exotic to Everyday

Chocolate’s Transatlantic Journey from Exotic to Everyday

Author Erin Alice Cowling tells us more about her forthcoming book, Chocolate: How a New World Commodity Conquered Spanish Literature which provides a fascinating and worldly narrative about one of the most beloved foods of all time.

Does Canada’s Federal System Lead to Better Policy?

Does Canada’s Federal System Lead to Better Policy?

Brendan Boyd and Andrea Olive tell us about their new book, Provincial Policy Laboratories, and explain why it should be a must-read for scholars, students, and policymakers interested in Canadian public policy.

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

We asked John Borrows, professor and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, a few questions about what Indigenous History Month means to him. We’re also including a short excerpt from his book, Law’s Indigenous Ethics.

Read with Pride

Read with Pride

To celebrate Pride Month, we have curated a selection of titles that showcase the most cutting edge scholarship in Queer Studies.

Inside Akunin’s Literary Project

Inside Akunin’s Literary Project

The Akunin Project is the first book to study the fiction and popular history of Grigorii Chkhartishvili, who published over sixty books under pen names including Boris Akunin, one of the most popular and prolific Russian writers of the twenty-first century. Elena V. Baraban and Stephen M. Norris offer us a glimpse into the mysterious persona of Russia’s Bestselling Author.

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