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Blue Bear Woman, by Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau.

Duty, honor & izzat : from golden fields to crimson : Punjab's brothers in arms in Flanders, by Steven Purewal.

Drawing power : women's stories of sexual violence, harassment, and survival, edited by Diane Noomin.

Twisted romance, volume 1, by Alex De Campi.

If I go missing, by Brianna Jonnie, Nahanni Shingoose, and Neal Shannacappo.

Bone black, by Carol Rose Goldeneagle.

Shut up you're pretty, by Téa Mutonji.

What's killing my chickens? : the poultry predator detective manual, by Gail Damerow.

Great expectations : reflections on museums and Canada, by Jack Lohman.

Furrows in the sky : the adventures of Gerry Andrews, by Jay Sherwood.

Mitêwâcimowina : indigenous science fiction and speculative storytelling, edited by Neal McLeod.

Black cop : my 36 years in police work, and my career ending experiences with official racism, by Calvin Lawrence.

Saving Jemima : life and love with a hard-luck jay, by Julie Zickefoose.

Poisoner in chief : Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA search for mind control, by Stephen Kinzler.

Hands up, don't shoot : why the protests in Ferguson and Baltimore matter, and how they changed America, by Jennifer E. Cobbina.

Consent : a memoir of unwanted attention, by Donna Freitas.

The founding myth : why Christian nationalism is un-American, by Andrew L. Seidel.

The cure for hate : a former white supremacist's journey from violent extremism to radical compassion, by Tony McAleer.

Radical : the science, culture, and history of breast cancer in America, by Kate Pickert.

A year without a name : a memoir, by Cyrus Grace Dunham.

Change is the only constant : the wisdom of calculus in a madcap world, by Ben Orlin.

Supreme models : iconic Black women who revolutionized fashion, by Marcellas Reynolds.

The polyamory breakup book : causes, prevention, and survival, by Kathy Labriola.

The land of the white horse : visions of England, by David Miles.

Fluevog : 50 years of unique soles for unique souls, by John Fluevog.

Inside Broadside : a decade of feminist journalism, by Philinda Masters with the Broadside collective.

The tulip, 20th anniversary edition, by Anna Pavord.

Feminist city : claiming space in the man-made world, by Leslie Kern.

White Negroes : when cornrows were in vogue... and other thoughts on cultural appropriation, by Lauren Michele Jackson.

Why we hate cheap things, by The School of Life.

The secrets of dance music production, by David Felton, Greg Scarth, and Chris Barker.

Grass, by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim.

Fibershed : growing a movement of farmers, fashion activists, and makers for a new textile economy, by Rebecca Burgess with Courtney White.

Sex power money, by Sara Pascoe.

This is not a hoax : unsettling truths in Canadian culture, by Heather Jessup.

What's your pronoun? : beyond he & she, by Dennis Baron.

The skin we're in : a year of Black protest and power, by Desmond Cole.

Gay like me : a father writes to his son, by Richie Jackson.

Self-portrait in black and white : unlearning race, by Thomas Chatterton Williams.

Penguins in the desert, by Eric Wagner.

Speaking of indigenous politics : conversations with activists, scholars, and tribal leaders, edited by J. Kehaulani Kauanui.

The Sioux chef's indigenous kitchen, by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley.

Gender : a graphic guide, by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele.

Searching for Black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth, by Kevin M. Levin.

Inside Killjoy's Kastle : dykey ghosts, feminist monsters, and other lesbian hauntings, edited by Allyson Mitchell and Cait McKinney.

Libraries, by Candida Höfer.

A fly in a pail of milk : the Herb Carnegie story, by Herb Carnegie with Bernice Carnegie.

Sexual citizens : a landmark study of sex, power, and assault on campus, by Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan.

The man in the red coat, by Julian Barnes.

Short life in a strange world : birth to death in 42 panels, by Toby Ferris.

What makes girls sick and tired, by Lucile de Pesloüan and Geneviève Darling.

Big : stories about life in plus-sized bodies, edited by Christina Myers.

The story of silver : how the white metal shaped America and the modern world, by William L. Silber.

Better days will come again : the life of Arthur Briggs, jazz genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi prison camp, by Travis Atria.

Writer's London : a guide to literary people and places, by Carrie Kania and Alan Oliver.

Train happy : an intuitive exercise plan for every body, by Tally Rye.

F*ck your diet and other things my thighs tell me, by Chloe Hilliard.

Hustling verse : an anthology of sex workers' poetry, edited by Amber Dawn and Justin Ducharme.
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From Bear Rock Mountain : the life and times of a Dene residential school survivor, by Antoine Mountain.

An American sunrise : poems, by Joy Harjo.

Had it coming : what's fair in the age of #MeToo?, by Robyn Doolittle.

Becoming Michelangelo : apprenticing to the master and discovering the artist through his drawings, by Alan Pascuzzi.

Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future, by Pete Buttigieg.

How to lose a country : the 7 steps from democracy to dictatorship, by Ece Temelkuran.

Don't touch my hair, by Emma Dabiri.

Emperors of the deep : sharks--the ocean's most mysterious, most misunderstood, and most important guardians, by William McKeever.

The body is not an apology : the power of radical self-love, by Sonya Renee Taylor.

High heel, by Summer Brennan.

Anything you want : 40 lessons for a new kind of entrepreneur, by Derek Sivers.

The teen sex trade : my story, by Jade H. Brooks.

Hot comb, by Ebony Flowers.

Christian Dior : history & modernity, 1947-1957, by Alexandra Palmer.

Breaking the pattern : a modern way to sew, by Saara and Laura Huhta.

Splendor solis : the world's most famous alchemical manuscript, by Stephen Skinner, Rafaet T. Prinke, Georgiana Hedesan, and Joscelyn Godwin.

Revenge of the she-punks : a feminist music history from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot, by Vivien Goldman.

The hope that remains : Canadian survivors of the Rwandan genocide, by Christine Magill.

Sorry I'm late, I didn't want to come : one introvert's year of saying yes, by Jessica Pan.

The worst book ever, by Elise Gravel.

Everything you ever wanted to know about trans : but were afraid to ask, by Brynn Tannehill.

Lotharingia : a personal history of Europe's lost country, by Simon Winder.

Indecent advances : a hidden history of true crime and prejudice before Stonewall, by James Polchin.

American refugees : turning to Canada for freedom, by Rita Shelton Deverell.

Becoming Superman : my journey from poverty to Hollywood with stops along the way at murder, madness, mayhem, movie stars, cults, slums, sociopaths, and war crimes, by J. Michael Straczynski.

The map of knowledge : a thousand-year history of how classical ideas were lost and found, by Violet Moller.

Black life : post-BLM and the struggle for freedom, by Rinaldo Walcott and Idil Abdillahi.

Professor Maxwell's duplicitous demon : the life and science of James Clerk Maxwell, by Brian Clegg.

The inconvenient Indian : a curious account of native people in North America, the illustrated edition, by Thomas King.

Real queer America : LGBT stories from red states, by Samantha Allen.

Dateline Mongolia : an American journalist in nomad's land, by Michael Kohn.

Comforting thoughts about death that have nothing to do with God, by Greta Christina.

They came from within : a history of Canadian horror cinema, revised and updated edition, by Caelum Vatnsdal.

Love lives here : story of thriving in a transgender family, by Amanda Jetté Knox.

A quick & easy guide to queer & trans identities, by Mady G. and J.R. Zuckerberg.

Father Sweet, by J.J. Martin.

In my own moccasins : a memoir of resilience, by Helen Knott.

Girls need not apply : field notes from the Forces, by Kelly S. Thompson.

Black death at the Golden Gate : the race to save America from the bubonic plague, by David K. Randall.

War bows : longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi, by Mike Loades.
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Troll hunting : inside the world of online hate and its human fallout, by Ginger Gorman.

Making Edwardian costumes for women, by Suzanne Rowland.

Goldwork embroidery : designs and projects, by Mary Brown.

The Canadian alternative : cartoonists, comics, and graphic novels, edited by Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman.

Gridiron underground : black American journeys in Canadian football, by James R. Wallen.

Thick : and other essays, by Tressie McMillan Cottom.

Two firsts : Bertha Wilson and Claire L'Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada, by Constance Backhouse.

Make a nerdy living : how to turn your passions into profit, with advice from nerds around the globe, by Alex Langley.

Voice : on writing with deafness, by Adam Pottle.

Figure drawing for all it's worth, by Andrew Loomis.

Notes from underground : zines and the politics of alternative culture, third edition, by Stephen Duncombe.

Scienceblind : why our intuitive theories about the world are so often wrong, by Andrew Shtulman.

Unruly waters : how rains, rivers, coasts, and seas have shaped Asia's history, by Sunil Amrith.

Doing justice : a prosecutor's thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law, by Preet Bharara.

Never caught : the Washington's relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge, by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

When Brooklyn was queer, by Hugh Ryan.

New daughters of Africa : an international anthology of writing by women of African descent, edited by Margaret Busby.

Me, myself, they : life beyond the binary, by Joshua M. Ferguson.

Sam Steele : a biography, by Rod Macleod.

Why you like it : the science and culture of musical taste, by Nolan Gasser.

Landfill : notes on gull watching and trash picking in the Anthropocene, by Tim Dee.

African samurai : the true story of Yasuke, a legendary black warrior in feudal Japan, by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard.

The test, by Sylvain Neuvel.

Black writers matter, edited by Whitney French.

Making spaces safer : a guide to giving harassment the boot wherever you work, play, and gather, by Shawna Potter.

Death threat, by Vivek Shraya and Ness Lee.

We have always been here : a queer Muslim memoir, by Samra Habib.

Dignity : seeking respect in back row America, by Chris Arnade.

The apology, by Eve Ensler.

Art after Stonewall, edited by Jonathan Weinberg.

Baseball cop : the dark side of America's national pastime, by Eddie Dominguez with Christian Red and Teri Thompson.

Halal if you hear me, edited by Fatimah Asghar and Safia Elhillo.

Lonely Planet's global coffee tour, edited by Mike Higgins, Nick Mee, and Yolands Zappaterra.

Yves Saint Laurent : biography, by Laurence Benaim.

Rape : from Lucretia to #metoo, by Mithu Sanyal.

How we fight white supremacy : a field guide to black resistance, edited by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin.

The A-Z of gender and sexuality : from ace to ze, by Morgan Lev Edward Holleb.
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Woman enough : how a boy became a woman and changed the world of sport, by Kristen Worley and Johanna Schneller.

Moon of the crusted snow, by Waubgeshig Rice.

Tomorrow factory : collected fiction, by Rich Larson.

How long 'til Black Future Month?, by N.K. Jemisin.

Abbott, by Saladin Ahmed.

Night of Camp David, by Fletcher Knebel.

Flat : reclaiming my body from breast cancer, by Catherine Guthrie.

The seventh guest, by Gaston Boca.

Other-wordly : words both strange and lovely from around the world, by Yee-Lum Mak.

They call me George : the untold story of black train porters and the birth of modern Canada, by Cecil Foster.

Goldstein : a Gereon Rath mystery, by Volker Kutscher.

In extremis : the life and death of the war correspondent Marie Colvin, by Lindsey Hilsum.

Hard in Hightown, by Varric Tethras and Mary Kirby.

One-hour dairy-free cheese : make mozzarella, cheddar, feta, and brie-style cheeses--using nuts, seeds, and vegetables, by Claudia Lucero.

Manhood : the bare reality, by Laura Dodsworth.

American cosmic : UFOs, religion, technology, by D.W. Pasulka.

The roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop, by Carole Boston Weatherford.

The unexpected cop : Indian Ernie on a life of leadership, by Ernie Louttit.

LARP, by Boris Leist.

Fahrelnissa Zeid : painter of inner worlds, by Adila Laïdi-Hanieh.

Liberating Hollywood : women directors & the feminist reform of 1970s American cinema, by Maya Montanez Smukler.

Caliban and the witch : women, the body and primitive accumulation, second revised edition, by Silvia Federici.

18th century embroidery techniques, by Gail Marsh.

Invented knowledge : false history, fake science and pseudo-religions, by Ronald H. Fritze.

Men, women, and chain saws : gender in the modern horror film, by Carol J. Clover.

The handmaid's tale : the graphic novel, by Margaret Atwood, art & adaptation by Renée Nault.
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The American Duchess guide to 18th century dressmaking : how to hand sew Georgian gowns and wear them with style, by Lauren Stowell.

Regency women's dress : techniques and patterns 1800-1830, by Cassidy Percoco.

Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day, by Peter Ackroyd.

Revolting prostitutes : the fight for sex workers' rights, by Juno Mac and Molly Smith.

Lament from Epirus : an odyssey into Europe's oldest surviving folk music, by Christopher C. King.

Costume close-up : clothing construction and pattern, 1750-1790, by Linda Baumgarten.

Bloody brilliant women : the pioneers, revolutionaries and geniuses your history teacher forgot to mention, by Cathy Newman.

Better balance for life : banish the fear of falling with simple activities added to your everyday routine, by Carol Clements.

Refuse : CanLit in ruins, edited by Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak, and Erin Wunker.

Bird trivia : funny,strange and incredible facts about North American birds, by Stan Tekiela.

When one religion isn't enough : the lives of spiritually fluid people, by Duane R. Bidwell.

Rx : a graphic memoir, by Rachel Lindsay.

Undocumented : a worker's fight, by Duncan Tonatiuh.

The Guinea Pig Club : Archibald McIndoe and the RAF in World War II, by Emily Mayhew.

Yellow negroes and other imaginary creatures, by Yvan Alagbé.

Gumballs, by Erin Nations.

Fence vol. 1, vol. 2, and vol. 3, by C.S. Pacat.

Fruit of knowledge : the vulva vs. the patriarchy, by Liv Strömquist.

Wonderbook : the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction, revised & expanded edition, by Jeff VanderMeer.

Laughing shall I die : lives and deaths of the great Vikings, by Tom Shippey.

Pet-tecture : design for pets, compiled by Tom Wainwright.

Advanced love, by Arí Seth Cohen.

Proud : my fight for an unlikely American dream, by Ibtihaj Muhammad.

In the dust of this planet, by Eugene Thacker

The book of human emotions : from ambiguphobia to umpty -- 154 words from around the world for how we feel, by Tiffany Watt Smith.

Anal sex basics : the beginner's guide to maximizing anal pleasure for every body, by Carlyle Jansen.

The last painting : final works of the great masters: from Giotto to Twombly, by Bernard Chambers.

Cut in half : the hidden world inside everyday objects, by Mike Warren.

Angkor and the Khmer civilization, by Michael D. Coe and Damian Evans.

Why women have better sex under socialism : and other arguments for economic independence, by Kristen R. Ghodsee.

The downtown pop underground : New York City and the literary punks, renegade artists, DIY filmmakers, mad playwrights, and rock 'n' roll glitter queens who revolutionized culture, by Kembrew Mcleod.

That thin, wild Mercury sound : Dylan, Nashville, and the making of Blood on the Tracks, by Daryl Sanders.

Akira Kurosawa : a viewer's guide, by Eric San Juan.

Scraps, peels, and stems : recipes and tips for rethinking food waste at home, by Jill Lightner.
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The forgotten genius of Oliver Heaviside : a maverick of electrical science, by Basil Mahon.

Contact high : a visual history of hip-hop, by Vikki Tobak.

Grey Area : this island Earth, by Dan Abnett and Karl Richardson.

DC meets Looney Tunes, by Frank J. Barbiere, Tony Bedard, Sam Humphries, Tom King, Steve Orlando, Jimmy Palmiotti, Bill Morrison, Jim Fanning, Bill Matheny, and Juan Manuel Ortiz.

Crossplay, by Niki Smith.

Final report : the greatest rants from all 15 seasons--plus new reflections, recollections and revelations, by Rick Mercer.

Sleepless, volume 1, by Sarah Vaughn and Leila del Duca.

Idle days, by Thomas Desaulniers-Brousseau and Simon Leclerc.

Octavia Butler's Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation, by Damian Duffy and John Jennings.

The pervert, by Michelle Perez and Remy Boydell.

The woo-woo : how I survived ice hockey, drug raids, demons, and my crazy Chinese family, by Lindsay Wong.

Moonshots : 50 years of NASA space exploration seen through Hasselblad cameras, by Piers Bizony.

Beetles : the natural history and diversity of coleoptera, by Stephen A. Marshall.

From doodh pathi to coffee : the international student's guide to culture shock and life in Canada, by Zinnia J. Qureshi.

Ninth Street women : Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: five painters and the movement that changed modern art, by Mary Gabriel.

Bad girls : the rebels and renegades of Holloway Prison, by Caitlin Davies.

Tales of Arctic whaling, by Kenn Harper.

Anything you can imagine : Peter Jackson & the making of Middle-Earth, by Ian Nathan.

Pat Patrick : American musician and cultural visionary, by Bill Banfield.

The eye : an insider's memoir of masterpieces, money, and the magnetism of art, by Philippe Costamagna.

Stitched shibori : technique, innovation, pattern, design, by Jane Callender.

Make mead like a Viking : traditional techniques for brewing natural, wild-fermented, honey-based wines and beers, by Jerome Zimmermann.

The personality brokers : the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing, by Merve Emre.

John Dee and the empire of angels : Enochian magick and the occult roots of the modern world, by Jason Louv.

Sacred Britannia : the gods and goddesses of Roman Britain, by Miranda Aldhouse-Green.

Fire making : the forgotten art of conjuring flame with spark, tinder, and skill, by Daniel Hume.

About Betty's boob, by Vero Cazot and Julie Rocheleau.

Infidel, by Pornsak Pichetshote and Aaron Campbell.

First year out: a transition story, by Sabrina Symington.

Conspiracy of hope : the truth about breast cancer screening, by Renée Pellerin.

Contemporary Muslim fashions, by Jill d'Allesandro and Reina Lewis.

Fitting and pattern alteration : a multi-method approach to the art of style selection, fitting, and alteration, third edition by Elizabeth Liechty, Judith Rasband, and Della Potberg-Steineckert.

Unapologetic : a black, queer, and feminist mandate for radical movements, by Charlene A. Carruthers.

Untypical girls : styles and sounds of the transatlantic indie revolution, by Sam Knee.

Axis Mundo : queer networks in Chicano L.A., by C. Ondine Chavoya, David Evans Frantz, and Macarena Gómez-Barris.

Beta : quiet girls can run the world, by Rebecca Holman.
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The women who built the Ottoman world : female patronage and the architectural legacy of Gulnus Sultan, by Muzaffer Özgüles.

On bullshit, by Harry G. Frankfurt.

Sovereign erotics : a collection of two-spirit literature, edited by Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti.

The business of alchemy : science and culture in the Holy Roman Empire, by Pamela H. Smith.

Open aperture : the evolution of photography in an abstract world, by Paul Matte.

Halal food : a history, by Febe Armanios and Boğaç Ergene.

THe island that disappeared : the lost history of the Mayflower's sister ship and its rival Puritan colony, by Tom Feiling

Black Tudors : the untold story, by Miranda Kaufmann.

Nobody's girl Friday : the women who ran Hollywood, by J.E. Smyth.

A chemical passion : the forgotten story of chemistry at British independent girls' schools, 1820s-1930s, by Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham.

War is a racket : the antiwar classic by America's most decorated soldier, by Smedley Darlington Butler.

"They take our jobs" : and 20 other myths about immigration, by Aviva Chomsky.

A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, by Jeanne Theoharis.

Misère : the visual representation of misery in the 19th century, by Linda Nochlin.

Alley-Oop to Aliyah : African American hoopsters in the Holy Land, by David A. Goldstein.

Obroni and the chocolate factory : an unlikely story of globalization and Ghana's first gourmet chocolate bar, by Steven Wallace.

The cadaver and the country dentist : a true story of injustice in the American South, by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington.

PLotto : the master book of all plots, by William Wallace Cook.

Changing ones : third and fourth genders in Native North America, by William Roscoe.

Hood, by Alison Kinney.

Against memoir : complains, confessions & criticisms, by Michelle Tea.

Al Rashid Mosque : building Canadian Muslim communities, by Earle H. Waugh.

Buffy Sainte-Marie : the authorized biography, by Andrea Warner.

Going the distance : the life and works of W.P. Kinsella, by William Steele.

Mamaskatch : a Cree coming of age, by Darrel J. McLeod.

The flame : poems and selections from notebooks, by Leonard Cohen.

The cooking gene : a journey through African American culinary history in the Old South, by Michael W. Twitty.

Frida Kahlo : making her self up, edited by Claire Wilcox and Circe Henestrosa.

Space odyssey : Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the making of a masterpiece, by Michael Benson.

The pride guide : a guide to sexual and social health for LGBTQ youth, by Jo Langford.

Feminist freedom warriors : genealogies, justice, politics, and hope, edited by Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Linda E. Carty.

The trials of Nina McCall : sex, surveillance, and the decades-long government plan to imprison "promiscuous" women, by Scott W. Stern.

Guide to getting it on, unzipped, ninth edition, by Paul Joannides.

Go the way your blood beats : on truth, bisexuality and desire, by Michael Amherst.

From a whisper to a shout : how social media activism is challenging abortion stigma, by Elizabeth Arveda Kissling.

Remembering will have to do : the life and times of Louise (Trottier) Moine, by Louise Moine.

And still we rise : race, culture, and visual conversations, by Carolyn L. Mazloomi.

Can't nothing bring me down : chasing myself in the race against time, by Ida Keeling and Anita Diggs.

HAnd me my travelin' shoes : in search of Blind Willie McTell, by Michael Gray.

Dress like a woman : working women and what they wore, edited by Sarah Massey, Ashley Albert, and Emma Jacobs.

Pleating : fundamentals for fashion design, Leon Kalajian and George Kalajian.
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Creating couture embellishment, by Ellen W. Miller.

The danger within us : America's untested, unregulated medical device industry and one man's battle to survive it, by Jeanne Lenzer.

Beetles, by Richard Jones.

Made to last : a compendium of artisans, trades & projects, by Vanessa Murray.

The social life of kimono : Japanese fashion past and present, by Sheila Cliffe.

The geometry of hand sewing : a romance in stitches and embroidery from Alabama Chanin and the School of Making, by Natalie Chanin.

Georgian and Victorian board games : the Liman Collection, by Ellan Liman.

Tudor fashion, by Eleri Lynn.

North Atlantic right whales : from hunted leviathan to conservation icon, by David W. Laist.

The creator's game : lacrosse, identity, and indigenous nationhood, by Allan Downey.

Luminous creatures : the history and science of light production in living organisms, by Michel Anctil.

Redline, by Neal Holman and Clayton McCormack.

Indian temple sculpture, by John Guy.

Endangered, by Tim Flach.

Shame nation : the global epidemic of online hate, by Sue Scheff and Melissa Schorr.

Death vigil, volume 1, by Stjepan Sejic.

Just a shot away : peace, love, and tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont, by Saul Austerlitz.

The queen's embroiderer : a true story of Paris, lovers, swindlers, and the first stock market crisis, by Joan DeJean.

Atlas of a lost world : travels in Ice Age America, by Craig Childs.

Armed in America : a history of gun rights from colonial militia to concealed carry, by Patrick J. Charles.

Eye of the shoal : a fishwatcher's guide to life, the ocean and everything, by Helen Scales.

The Sioux chef's indigenous kitchen, by Sean Sherman and Beth Dooley.

The secret token : myth, obsession, and the search for the lost colony of Roanoke, by Andrew Lawler.

Loulou & Yves : the untold story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent, by Christopher Petkanas.

House style : five centuries of fashion at Chatsworth, by Laura Burlington and Hamish Bowles.

Persian art : collecting the arts of Iran for the V&A, by Moya Carey.

The House of Worth, 1858-1954 : the birth of haute couture, by Chantal Trubert-Tollu, Françoise Tétart-Vittu, Jean-Marie Martin-Hattemberg, and Fabrice Olivieri.

Ondulé textiles : weaving contours with a fan reed, by Norma Smayda and Gretchen White.

Marcel's letters : a font and the search for one man's fate, by Carolyn Porter.

The polar adventures of a rich American dame : a life of Louise Arner Boyd, by Joanna Kafarowski.

The legendary Horseshoe Tavern : a complete history, by David McPherson.

Unseen : unpublished black history from the New York Times photo archives, by Darcy Eveleigh, Dana Canedy, Damien Cave, and Rachel L. Swarns.

Skinheads, fur traders, and DJs : an adventure through the 1970s, by Kim Clarke Champniss.

No man's land : the life and art of Mary Riter Hamilton, 1868-1954, by Kathryn A. Young and Sarah M. McKinnon.

Women who fly : goddesses, witches, mystics, and other airborne females, by Serinity Young.

The finest building in America : the New York Crystal Palace, 1853-1858, by Edwin G. Burrows.

The notorious Captain Hayes : the remarkable true story of William "Bully" Hayes, pirate of the Pacific, by Joan Druett.

Eloquent rage : a black feminist discovers her superpower, by Brittney Cooper.

Rising out of hatred : the awakening of a former white nationalist, by Eli Saslow.

Pink, by Kyoko Okazaki.
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Cruising the library : perversitites in the organization of knowledge, by Melissa Adler.

Unsolved! : the history and mystery of the world's greatest ciphers from ancient Egypt to online secret societies, by Craig Bauer.

Dennis Maruk : the unforgettable story of hockey's forgotten 60-goal man, by Dennis Maruk and Ken Reid.

Viola Desmond's Canada : a history of blacks and racial segregation in the promised land, by Graham Reynolds and Wanda Robson.

Victor and Evie : British aristocrats in wartime Rideau Hall, by Dorothy Anne Phillips.

Mean, by Myriam Gurba.

A literary tour de France : the world of books on the eve of the French Revolution, by Robert Darnton.

Making vintage 1940s clothes for women, by Sarah Magill.

Making vintage weddings dresses : inspiring timeless style, by Ciara Phipps and Claire Reed.

Chinese wallpaper in Britain and Ireland, by Emile de Bruijn.

Tibetan dress in Amdo & Kham, by Gail Corrigan.

Little Mosque on the Prairie and the paradoxes of cultural translation, by Kyle Conway.

The Roman street : urban life and society in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Rome, by Jeremy Hartnett.

Sport in the black Atlantic : cricket, Canada and the Caribbean diaspora, by Janelle Joseph.

The book of orchids : a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world, by Mark Chase, Maarten Christenhaus, and Tom Mirenda.

Prairie fairies : a history of queer communities and people in western Canada, 1930-1985, by Valerie J. Korinek.

More traditional Dutch ganseys : 65 classic sweaters to knit from 55 fishing villages, by Stella Ruhe.

Funding feminism : monied women, philanthropy, and the women's movement, 1870-1967, by Joan Marie Johnson.

Ideas of Chinese gardens : western accounts, 1300-1860, edited by Bianca Maria Rinaldi.

Lights, camera, game over! : how video game movies get made, by Luke Owen.

Through the Lion Gate : a history of the Berlin Zoo, by Gary Bruce.

Alan Caswell Collier, relief stiff : an artist's letters from Depression-era British Columbia, edited by Peter Neary.

The tree climber's guide, by Jack Cooke.

Totality : the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024, by Mark Littlmann and Fred Espenak.
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Mad blood stirring : the inner lives of violent men, by Daemon Fairless.

Too afraid to cry : memoir of a stolen childhood, by Ali Cobby Eckermann.

Blood, sweat and fear : the story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver's first forensic investigator, by Eve Lazarus.

The Crunk Feminist collection, edited by Brittney C. Cooper, Swsana M. Morris, and Robin M. Boylorn.

Claude Ranger : Canadian jazz legend, by Mark Miller.

Craft coffee : a manual, by Jessica Easto and Andreas Willhoff.

The annotated African American folktales, edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar.

A spot of folly : ten and a quarter new tales of murder and mayhem, by Ruth Rendell.

Bloody Scotland : new crime fiction, edited by James Crawford.

What is the history of the book?, by James Raven.

In search of ancient north Africa : a history in six lives, by Barnaby Rogerson.

Monarchs and milkweed : a migrating butterfly, a poisonous plant, and their remarkable story of coevolution, by Anurag Agrawal.

Chinese painting and its audiences, by Craig Clunas.

Jonny Appleseed : a novel, by Joshua Whitehead.

Mars : the pristine beauty of the red planet, by Alfred S. McEwen, Candice Joy Hansen-Koharcheck, and Ari Espinoza.

I hate Fairyland, volume one: Madly ever after, I hate Fairyland, volume two: Fluff my life, and I hate Fairyland, volume three: Good girl, by Skottie Young.

Runaway wives and rogue feminists : the origins of the women's shelter movement in Canada, by Margo Goodhand.

The basics of corset building : a handbook for beginners, by Linda Sparks.

Twilight of empire : the tragedy at Mayerling and the end of the Habsburgs, by Greg King and Penny Wilson.

This day in rap and hip-hop history, by Chuck D.

The untold story of Smoketown : the other great black renaissance, by Mark Whitaker.

Cold skies : a DreadfulWater mystery, by Thomas King.

Back to beer ...and hockey : the story of Eric Molson, by Helen Antoniou.

The voyage of the Beagle : the illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's travel memoir and field journal, by Charles Darwin.

The climbers, by Jim Herrington.

Way out there : adventures of a wilderness trekker, by J. Robert Harris.