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1. What I Know For Sure
What I Know For Sure
by Oprah Winfrey
4.8 out of 5 stars (4 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

2. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
by Naomi Klein
3.7 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Knopf Canada
September 16, 2014
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“This may be the first truly honest book ever written about climate change.” (Bryan Walsh Time)"This is the best book about climate change in a very long time—in large part because it's about much more. It sets the most important crisis in human history in the context of our ... Read more

3. The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was
The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was
by Chantal Hebert
4.6 out of 5 stars (15 customer reviews)
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Knopf Canada
September 2, 2014
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"[Chantal Hébert] may be the country's most consistently insightful analyst of federal politics, especially as it plays in Quebec." --Maclean's"Hébert possesses an unparalleled aptitude for political analysis." --Hour.ca"[French Kiss] not only reads the entrails of the last federal election, but offers a sober--and sobering--assessment of the Canadian political firmament ... Read more

4. The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
by Daniel J. Levitin
3.7 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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August 19, 2014
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“There are surprising parallels between Levitin’s work and mine. Today’s environment in war, business, and just about everything else has increased in speed and complexity to the point where the essential quality required for success is adaptability. The Organized Mind provides the latest neuroscience on cognitive adaptability and how ... Read more

5. What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise-and Collapse-of Nova Scotia's NDP Government
What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise-and Collapse-of Nova Scotia's NDP Government
by Graham Steele
5.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Nimbus Publishing
September 3, 2014
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On October 8, 2013, Nova Scotia’s NDP government went down to a devastating election defeat. Premier Darrell Dexter lost his own seat, and the party held the dubious distinction of being the first one-term majority government in over 100 years. In this new memoir, former NDP finance minister and ... Read more

6. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe
4.7 out of 5 stars (15 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. 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 (160 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

8. unPHILtered: The Way I See It
unPHILtered: The Way I See It
by Phil Robertson
5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Howard Books
September 2, 2014
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The beloved patriarch of A&E’s® Duck Dynasty® series, Phil Robertson, shares his thoughtful—and opinionated—philosophy on life.In Phil Robertson’s #1 New York Times bestseller, Happy, Happy, Happy, we learned about Phil’s colorful past and the wild road to becoming the beloved patriarch of A&E’s smash hit show, Duck Dynasty. Now, ... Read more

9. World Order
World Order
by Henry Kissinger
5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Penguin Press HC, The
September 9, 2014
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Hillary Clinton, The Washington Post: “It is vintage Kissinger, with his singular combination of breadth and acuity along with his knack for connecting headlines to trend lines — very long trend lines in this case. He ranges from the Peace of Westphalia to the pace ... Read more

10. The Necessary War Volume One
The Necessary War Volume One
by Tim Cook
5.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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September 9, 2014
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 Tim Cook, Canada’s leading war historian, ventures deep into World War Two in this epic two-volume story of heroism and horror, of loss and longing, sacrifice and endurance. Written in Cook’s compelling narrative style, this book shows in impressive detail how soldiers, airmen, and sailors fought—the evolving tactics, weapons of ... Read more