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Non-Fiction

Curing Tuberculosis in Muskoka

my canadian life

Come out and join Andrea Baston for the My Canadian Life 2017 series to learn the true story of Canada's first tuberculosis sanatorium, built in Gravenhurst, Ontario, in 1897. 

The Butler's Child

book cover image: the butler's child

Lewis M. Steel is a high profile civil rights lawyer primarily fighting against racial injustice for now over fifty years.  He was the "go to person" for the Attica prison riots in 1971 and publicly slammed then Governor Rockefeller

Is there a UFO highway?

book cover image: the 37th parallel

Before reading Ben Mezrich's new  book The 37th parallel : the secret truth behind America's UFO highway I would have never have given any thought or credence to the concept of a "UFO highway"

A Canadian survivor of Auschwitz

book cover image: by chance alone

Max Eisen is a Canadian survivor of Auschwitz. In his recent book By chance alone : a remarkable true story of courage and survival at Auschwitz this amazing man tells of his personal experience and survival of Auschwitz.

A is for Arsenic

book cover image: A is for arsenic the poisons of Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is undoubtably one of the most famous of murder mystery writers and she was able to kill off a character using one of a many deadly substances.

The story of Ujjal Dosanjh

book cover image: journey after midnight

In Journey after midnight : India, Canada and the road beyond you will literally follow the life journey of Ujjal Dosanjh from a poor child in rural India to Canadian Attorney General and then Premier of British Columbia. 

Overload!

book cover image: Overload how to unplug, unwind and unleash yourself from the pressure of stress

Joyce Meyer writes in her new book Overload: how to unplug, unwind, and unleash yourself from the pressure of stress that you can learn how to unplug and free yourself from burdens that weigh you down. 

Is he Spock?

book cover image: Leonard: my fifty-year friendship wit a remarkable man

Most people will recognize the name Spock and a large proportion of them will recognize the name Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy wrote a book in 1975 titled "I am not Spock" but in 1995 he wrote another book titled "I am Spock".