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Montreal and the Bomb

Baraka Books - 30 septembre 2021 - Histoire
WINNER OF THE HUBERT REEVES 2021 AWARD FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATORS It’s a story peopled by leading figures of modern nuclear physics, bold chemists, and scientists accused of spying. The one idea driving them is to master the atom, whatever the result may be. With war raging in...
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To See Out the Night

Baraka Books - 30 août 2021 - Romans et nouvelles
In these 12 short stories, scurrying insects and luminous jellyfish reveal a predatory world of childhood fairy tales, lurking shadows, and unrelenting fevers. Individuals are swallowed up by cities and bogs in a celebration of nature and humanity, in all their terrifying glor...
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Bigotry on Broadway

Baraka Books - 30 août 2021 - Théâtre
In this hard-hitting anthology, Ishmael Reed and Carla Blank have invited a diverse group of informed and accomplished writers, both women and men, who are rarely heard to comment on the long-standing bigotry on Broadway towards many different ethnic minorities. How do intell...
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Waswanipi

Baraka Books - 30 août 2021 - Actualité et documents
“Jean-Yves Soucy’s story and encounter with my Dad provides a charming glimpse into a changing world, for us all.” Romeo Saganash It’s 1963, Jean-Yves Soucy is 18 and dreams of being a fire warden scanning the boreal forest from a fire tower. But he ends up at an equipment de...
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Maker, A Novel

Baraka Books - 30 août 2021 - Romans et nouvelles
Nicole Fortin is on the cusp of realizing a long-held dream when her life takes a sudden turn. Instead of participating in the Olympic Games, she finds herself struggling to master the challenging physical demands of her job in an aerospace plant and win the confidence of her ...
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Murder on the Orford Mountain Railway

Baraka Books - 30 juin 2021 - Policier et Thriller
A 12-year old boy, son of an Italian camp cook, is shot in the back and killed near the Orford Mountain Railway construction site in rural Quebec in August 1905. The crime is all the more staggering for being the second child murder on a railway in three days. A wave of shock...
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The Terrible Fours

Baraka Books - 7 juin 2021 - Romans et nouvelles
When Ishmael Reed wrote The Terrible Twos about the American infantile need for instant gratification, he could not have realized that in June 2020, journalist Nicole Wallace would be referring to a president as a “toddler.” Reed had parodied other genres, the gothic novel, th...
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Banking on Life

Baraka Books - 1 avril 2021 - Policier et Thriller
Michaela (Mickie) Bédard works at the Stevens, Bédard Investment Bank, a bank founded by her great grandfather. She is working on an Initial Public Offering for a technology company. Walking home one evening she suffers a severe asthma attack and heads to Montreal’s Gursky Mem...
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The PS Royal William of Quebec

Baraka Books - 14 décembre 2020 - Histoire
World trade was revolutionized in the 19th century when ships went from sail to steam. Crossing the Atlantic under steam was clearly an engineering and navigating feat to be celebrated. A controversy thus developed about which was the first steamship to make the crossing, who...
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Stolen Motherhood

Baraka Books - 28 août 2020 - Sciences et médecine
Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., commissioning a woman to bear, birth, and surrender a baby. Surrogacy undermines a woman’s human dignity...
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