PreviewsIssue 77, Fall/Winter 2020/21
A Better Justice?
Community Programs for Criminalized Women
This book offers a concise and carefully reasoned analysis of alternative justice programs for criminalized women, specifically those in Winnipeg, drawing on interviews with staff and documents from alternative justice agencies. Nelund calls attention to the potential these programs have for greater social justice.
A Book of Ecological Virtues
Living Well in the Anthropocene
Heesoon Bai (Editor), David Chang (Editor), Charles Scott (Editor)
This book asks the question, “What does living well look like in the Anthropocene?” In this epoch that is characterized by our species’ uncanny ability to spoil our own nest, it is vitally important that we cultivate ecovirtues, a new set of values by which to live.
A Radiant Life
The Honourable Sylvia Fedoruk Scientist, Sports Icon, and Stateswoman
The life and career of Sylvia Fedoruk (1927–2012) encompassed some of the most ground-breaking scientific, athletic, and public transformations of the 20th century. She was a pioneer in cancer research, an outstanding competitor in women’s softball and curling, and the the first woman to serve as lieutenant-governor of Saskatchewan.
Where others may see decay, Chowaniec sees beauty, as demonstrated in these evocative photographs of abandoned buildings, which offer a window into Alberta’s past and stir wonder and curiosity in viewers.
After the Holocaust
Human Rights and Genocide Education in the Approaching Post-Witness Era
Charlotte Schallié (Editor), Helga Thorson (Editor), Andrea van Noord (Editor)
This book with 21 contributors brings together scholarship, activism, poetry, and personal narratives from some of the last living survivors of the Holocaust to tackle the changing face of genocide and human rights education in the 21st century.
All That Glitters
A Climber’s Journey Through Addiction and Depression
World-renowned ice climber Margo Talbot tells how, from the depths of suicidal depression and a conversation with Death, she eventually found solace and redemption in both the healing power of nature and the glory of climbing frozen landscapes in some of the world’s most pristine and challenging environments.
All the Night Gone
After a tragic accident, brothers Ben and Charlie are unable to talk about it, and tension builds between them – until Dill enters their life, and they start to feel more like a family. When she suddenly disappears, they have to search for her.
An Honourable and Impartial Tribunal
The Court Martial of Major General Henry Procter, Minutes of the Proceedings
Transcribed and annotated for the first time, the minutes of the trial by court martial of Major General Henry Procter provide engrossing insights into his retreat from what is now southwestern Ontario in the early autumn of 1813.
Maci-Anihinapemowin / Beginning Saulteaux
Designed for self-study or for use in the classroom, this book guides beginners through the Saulteaux language’s grammatical structures and spelling systems, as well as everyday terms and phrases, grounding the language in both traditional and contemporary contexts.
This darkly funny and absurdly gothic debut novel strives to articulate the Asian immigrant body through ghosts, doppelgängers, and a man who turns into a tree, as the lives of neighbours Nohlan Buckles, Hachiko Yoshimoto, and Zadie Chan become more otherworldly and intertwined by the minute.