The Great Escape by Ted BarrisPlease Note: We are still waiting for more copies of this exciting book. The new date it is expected is December 10th. In the meantime we are taking orders to reserve copies
On the night of March 24, 1944, 80 Commonwealth airmen crawled through a 336-foot-long tunnel and slipped into the forest beyond the wire of Stalag Luft III, a German POW compound near Sagan, Poland.
Amsterdam by Russell ShortoTourists know Amsterdam as a picturesque city of low-slung brick houses lining tidy canals; student travelers know it for its legal brothels and hash bars; art lovers know it for Rembrandt's glorious portraits.
The Vinyl Cafe Story Exchange by Stuart McLeanFor ten years, listeners of The Vinyl Cafe have shared their personal stories with Stuart McLean on The Vinyl Cafe Story Exchange. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the segment, Stuart and his long-time radio producer, Jess Milton, have collected their favourites.
Dust by Patricia CornwellMassachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta has just returned from working one of the worst mass murders in U.S. history when she’s awakened at an early hour by Detective Pete Marino.
Churchill's Bomb by Graham FarmeloPerhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet the twentieth century might have turned out differently had greater influence over this technology been exercised by Great Britain, whose scientists were at the forefront of research into nuclear weapons at the beginning of World War II.
As award-winning biographer and science writer Graham Farmelo describes in 'Churchill's Bomb', the British set out to investigate the possibility of building nuclear weapons before their American colleagues.
Stroll Elgin Street and shop our block! Explore the new and exciting Boogie and Birdie gift shop. Celebrate the holiday spirit with the folks at Scrimm's Florists. Join us for a "Browse and Win" evening. Browse the store and enter your name in our draw for a new hardcover from the top-ten books of the season. (Thanks to our friends at Penguin Canada, Random House Canada and Harper Collins for an exciting array of prizes)
December 1 - 22
Help us raise 100 meals for the Ottawa Mission and win a new hardcover. Donate what you will (each meal costs $3) and enter your name to win one of five new top ten hardcovers.
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