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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
4.5 out of 5 stars (48 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 (13 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
3.9 out of 5 stars (15 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

4. Straight Up and Personal: The World According to Grapes
Straight Up and Personal: The World According to Grapes
by Don Cherry
5.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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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

5. An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
by Chris Hadfield
4.7 out of 5 stars (181 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
October 29, 2013
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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Globe and Mail Best BookA Book Riot Best BookA Slate Best BookFINALIST 2013 – CBA Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year AwardWINNER 2013 – CBA Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award  “Chris Hadfield is easily the world’s most famous living moustache-tronaut, having done ... Read more

6. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe
4.8 out of 5 stars (55 customer reviews)
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
September 2, 2014
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"What If? maintains a delightfully free-wheeling tone throughout, especially ... Read more

7. What I Know For Sure
What I Know For Sure
by Oprah Winfrey
4.8 out of 5 stars (16 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

8. 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
4.0 out of 5 stars (30 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

9. So Anyway
So Anyway
by John Cleese
4.6 out of 5 stars (5 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

10. We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats
We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats
by Michael Ulmer
1.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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FENN-M&S
November 4, 2014
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The Toronto Maple Leafs official book of the greatest players and coaches from yesterday and today! We Are Your Leafs is the first book in an eight-book partnership between Fenn/Random House and the Toronto Maple Leafs as part of the team's forthcoming centennial celebration plans. It is the absolute ... Read more