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1. You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes
You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes
by Chris Hadfield
4.4 out of 5 stars (39 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
October 14, 2014
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In You Are Here, astronaut Chris Hadfield creates a surprisingly intimate and compelling visual essay about the planet we live on, choosing the best from the thousands of photos he took on the International Space Station.      Chris Hadfield's new book shows us our home--our city, country, continent, our whole ... Read more

2. Mr. Hockey: My Story
Mr. Hockey: My Story
by Gordie Howe
4.8 out of 5 stars (8 customer reviews)
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Viking Canada
October 14, 2014
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“I’ve never met anyone like him. In my mind he’s the best ever. Nobody will ever touch him. There have been a lot of great players in the past, and there will be a lot of great players in the future, but none will be as good as Gordie ... Read more

3. Yes Please
Yes Please
by Amy Poehler
3.8 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
October 27, 2014
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IN A PERFECT WORLD...We’d get to hang out with Amy Poehler, watching dumb movies, listening to music, and swapping tales about our coworkers and difficult childhoods. Because in a perfect world, we’d all be friends with Amy — someone who seems so fun, is full of interesting stories, tells ... Read more

4. So Anyway
So Anyway
by John Cleese
4.3 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Doubleday Canada
November 4, 2014
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“John Cleese is a big, tall, stiff-upper-lipped international symbol of British wit. . . . [He] has written a memoir that brings him from boyhood in a quiet British town called Weston to the footlights of London and screens all over the world.” —NPR  “John Cleese’s memoir is just ... Read more

5. Common Ground
Common Ground
by Justin Trudeau
4.3 out of 5 stars (23 customer reviews)
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
October 20, 2014
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Justin Trudeau's candid memoir will reveal to its readers the experiences that have shaped him over the course of his life and show how his passion for Canada and its people took root. Covering the years from his childhood at 24 Sussex to his McGill days during the tumultuous ... Read more

6. Straight Up and Personal: The World According to Grapes
Straight Up and Personal: The World According to Grapes
by Don Cherry

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Doubleday Canada
November 4, 2014
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There's no holding him back.      Known for his opinions--and unabashed expression of them--Don Cherry has been causing debate for decades. Topics on "Coach's Corner" sometimes veer away from sports and on to other matters that are near and dear to Cherry's heart: the war in Afghanistan and politics, among ... Read more

7. Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
by Lena Dunham
3.9 out of 5 stars (27 customer reviews)
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Doubleday Canada
September 30, 2014
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A New York Times Bestseller#1 National Bestseller “Precocious yet clumsy, outspoken and inappropriate at times, young and relatable. . . .  Dunham is divulging thoughts, feelings, and encounters shared by many young people today. . . . Not That Kind of Girl feels like a collective experience in many ways.” —Georgia ... Read more

8. Rise to Greatness: The History of Canada From the Vikings to the Present
Rise to Greatness: The History of Canada From the Vikings to the Present
by Conrad Black
3.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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McClelland & Stewart
November 11, 2014
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Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of our country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book every Canadian should own.      From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black comes the definitive history of Canada -- a revealing, groundbreaking account of ... Read more

9. I Must Say: My Life As A Humble Comedy Legend
I Must Say: My Life As A Humble Comedy Legend
by Martin Short
5.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)
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Harper
November 4, 2014
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“This book is a wonderful combination of the very funny and the very poignant.” (Matt Lauer)“Very entertaining, lovely new memoir. I read it and wished I had read it again. It is nothing but delightful.” (David Letterman)“I read it back to front and was surprised by its shocking beginning.” ... Read more

10. What I Know For Sure
What I Know For Sure
by Oprah Winfrey
4.8 out of 5 stars (13 customer reviews)
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Flatiron Books
September 2, 2014
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Each essay provides a brief encouraging and thought-provoking reading moment. Gentle and supportive, while concise and sincere, these brief observations invite readers to five minutes of quiet contemplaton. Publishers Weekly... Read more