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1. The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
by Norman Doidge
4.5 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Viking
January 27, 2015
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“An exciting overview of powerful new neuroscience theories that connect mind, body, and soul . . . A Michelin Guide to this hopeful new trove of knowledge and insight.” —Boston Globe“Doidge explains the processes of the brain and body in a clear and understandable way, even to those of ... Read more

2. Ghost Boy
Ghost Boy
by Martin Pistorius
4.6 out of 5 stars (13 customer reviews)
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Nelson Books
November 4, 2013
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'It is a deeply affecting and at times shocking book... The Diving-Bell and the butterfly but with a happy ending' Sunday Times 17/7 'Deeply moving' Mail on Sunday ']Pistorius] is almost fealess in the way he confronts emotional reality' Catherine Deveney,... Read more

3. The Hockey News: The Big Book of Hockey Fun
The Hockey News: The Big Book of Hockey Fun
by The Hockey News

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Transcontinental Books
October 21, 2014
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The Hockey News’ latest book, The Big Book of Hockey Fun, is the perfect pickup for the purest fans in the hockey world: kids. Written by THN’s stable of experts, along with some of the industry’s top hockey writers, the book features a variety of stories, told through detailed ... Read more

4. Yes Please
Yes Please
by Amy Poehler
4.0 out of 5 stars (21 customer reviews)
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
October 27, 2014
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The funniest, smartest and frankest memoir I've ever read -- Doug Johnstone, Books of the Year 2014 Herald Required reading for all young women -- Best Books of 2014 Huffington Post A joy ... [Poehler] has particularly smart advice on how to ignore the int... Read more

5. Being Mortal
Being Mortal
by Atul Gawande
4.7 out of 5 stars (26 customer reviews)
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Doubleday Canada
October 7, 2014
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A New York Times Bestseller National BestsellerA Globe and Mail Best Book of 2014A New York Times Notable Book  “A thoughtful, humane, unsparing examination of the ageing process, our treatment of the elderly, and our attitude towards death and end-of-life care. . . . Beautifully written.” —The Herald (Scotland) “Characteristic of ... Read more

6. 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
4.1 out of 5 stars (33 customer reviews)
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Doubleday Canada
September 30, 2014
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A New York Times Bestseller#1 National BestsellerA Globe and Mail Best Book of 2014 “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 ... Read more

7. All the Way: My Life On Ice
All the Way: My Life On Ice
by Jordin Tootoo
4.4 out of 5 stars (16 customer reviews)
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Viking
October 21, 2014
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 It seemed as though nothing could stop Jordin Tootoo on the ice. The captain of Canada’s Under-18, a fan favourite on the World Junior squad, and a WHL top prospect who could intimidate both goalies and enforcers, he was always a leader. And when Tootoo was drafted by Nashville ... Read more

8. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Harari
5.0 out of 5 stars (12 customer reviews)
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Signal
October 28, 2014
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"Sapiens is the sort of book that sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain. Its author, Yuval Noah Harari, is a young Israeli academic and an intellectual acrobat whose logical leaps have you gasping with admiration...Harari's writing radiates power and clarity." —The Sunday Times"Sapiens is packed with heretical thinking ... Read more

9. Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto's Last War
Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto's Last War
by Peter Edwards
4.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
February 3, 2015
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Praise for Peter Edwards and Antonio Nicaso:"Peter Edwards knows how real bad guys eat, sleep, and breathe, and on the page brings them to life--even the dead ones--better than any other true crime writer." Linwood Barclay, international bestselling author"Nicaso is a world-renowned expert on organized crime." Julian Sher, Toronto ... Read more

10. You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes
You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes
by Chris Hadfield
4.5 out of 5 stars (57 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