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2017 Catalogue

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FALL 2017, Coming Soon


Eyepiece: Adventures in Canadian Film and Television
By Vic Sarin | Foreword by The Right Hon. Adrienne Clarkson
In Eyepiece, brilliant cinematographer and filmmaker Vic Sarin lays out the landscape of his life. The book starts with his formative years in India and carries on with stories about early days at CBC, working with top Canadian performers and personalities, and his recent feature films and documentaries. To Vic, the entertainment business is a window to magic. Touching people with his art and celebrating the human side comes through in every chapter, just as is comes through in every one of his films. READ MORE >>
A percentage of sales goes to a student scholarship in cinematography through the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.

Trade Paper, $35.00 | E-book $16.95 | 25 colour & 80 b/w photos
ISBN: 978-1-988824-02-4   | 276 Pages | Release, November 1, 2017

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RumbleSat Art from the Edge of Space

RumbleSat Art from the Edge of Space
Edited by Jim Parker, Lorene Shyba, and Rich Theroux 

This book celebrates the two RumbleSat Art in Space missions; the Canadian Space Agency AUSTRAL 2017 campaign, and the JP Aerospace AWAY 123 launch. Featured in the book is the art of over a hundred artists who created original work for the voyages to space, along with a selection of poetry, stories, and comics by the artists and curators. READ MORE>>

Trade Paper, $29.95 | E-book $19.95 | Full colour plates
ISBN: 978-1-988824-04-8   | 32 Pages | Release, October 1, 2017

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Shadow Hymns

Photography by Austin Andrews

Shadow Hymns is an exploration of photojournalism and foreign correspondence by filmmaker Austin Andrews. Photo spreads in the book include Desert Sundials: Angles on the sand seas of Namibia; Pyramiden: Midnight latitudes of Svalbard, and Frontier Empire of Ascension Island.


Trade Paper, $29.95 | E-book $16.95 | Full colour plates
ISBN: 978-1-988824-06-2  | 48 Pages | Release, November 1, 2017

SPRING 2017 
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More Tough Crimes

More Tough Crimes: True Cases by Canadian Judges and Criminal Lawyers
Book 3 in the True Cases Series.
Foreword by Hon. Patrick LeSage. Edited by William Trudell & Lorene Shyba.
More Tough Crimes follows the success of Tough Crimes and Shrunk, the first two books in the “True Cases Series.” From notorious cases to sensational strategies, this book provides readers with a window into the insightful thinking of some of Canada’s best legal minds.
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A percentage of sales goes to Canadian Women’s & Family Shelters
ISBN: 978-0-9947352-5-6 | 272 Pages | $29.95 | Release, May 31, 2017. Now Available


Less Painful Duties

Less Painful Duties: Reflections on the Revolution in the Legal Profession
Written by C.D. Evans QC
Less Painful Duties is a sequel to C.D. Evans’ memoir A Painful Duty: Forty Years at the Criminal Bar. In Less Painful Duties, Evans reflects on truly revolutionary changes that have come about within the Canadian legal profession.
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ISBN: 978-0-9952322-1-1 | 160 Pages | $29.95 | Release, May 31, 2017. Now Available




A Wake in the Undertow

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A Wake in the Undertow
Rumble House Poems

Written by Rich Theroux and Jess Szabo

This collection unveils two people in love as they disclose things survived, dig deep for sacred weapons, and face the tumult of running on fumes. This is a compelling work by Rich Theroux, the author of Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists, and Jess Szabo, a woman whose words radiate love, happiness, and generosity. READ MORE and watch the book trailer.

Trade Paper, $16.95 | E-book $9.95
ISBN 9780995232242  | 108 Pages | Release, July 1, 2017

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