MEDIA and IN THE NEWS
The heartbreaking stories of Syrian refugees
continue, and the question
from many Canadians is what they can do to help. What about a Soup for
Syria Community Challenge? Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate
Our Shared Humanity by Barbara Abdeni Massaad (9781566560894
Publishing) is a much sought-after book, with donations going
to fund food and medical relief for Syrian refugees.
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the
Postcommunist World by Juliet Johnson (9781501700224
Cornell University Press) was short listed for the 2017 Donner Award, the largest non-fiction prize in Canada.
Ms. Johnson teaches Political
Science at McGill.
Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild
The New Press) a New York Times
bestseller, one of the 100 Notable Books of the
year, was named one of Newsday's Best Books of 2016, a
the National Book Award - Nonfiction. It was recommended in Entertainment Weekly,
by the Toronto Star, and has been included on Time
magazine's must read list.
Cornell '77: The Music, the
Myth, and the Magnificence of the Grateful Dead's Concert at Barton Hall
by Peter Connors (9781501704321
Cornell University Press) has been covered by
Entertainment Weekly, along with a huge release of Grateful Dead
albums. This is the iconic concert among "dead heads".
The Aleppo Cookbook:
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria by
Marlene Matar (97815666569866
Interlink Publishing) was selected
as one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2017 by Booklist, and a Best Books of 2016
pick by the editors of Publishers Weekly. Palestine on a Plate by Joudie
Kalla (97815666560696, also from
Publishing) is on the New York Times list of Best Cookbooks
for 2106 and was reviewed in the National Post.
The Drone Memos by Jameel Jaffer (9781620972595
The New Press), featured and reviewed in Macleans Magazine and the Globe and Mail,
was included on The
Guardian's list of Best Books 2016.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Holly Gleason, author
of Woman Walk the Line (9781477313916
of Texas Press) was interviewed by Eric Alper for his Sirius
Radio show, and he tweeted out about the book to his one million
followers. People magazine called it "a rhapsodic, moving look at
music's transformative power". Don't miss this one!
by Leslie Tepper, along with BC based co-authors, (9780803296923
University of Nebraska Press) recently had a very successful
launch at the Museum of Vancouver.
Arlie Russell Hochschild, author of Strangers in Their Own Land
The New Press)
the New York Times bestseller, was a keynote speaker at the
American Sociology Association meeting in Montreal.
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