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Rhapsody in Quebec

by Akos Verboczy & Casey Roberts Baraka Books (March 24, 2017)

Born in Hungary in 1975, Akos Verboczy moved to Montreal, Quebec at the age of 11 with his sister and mother, an esthetician, who learned that in Canada women were willing to pay a fortune ($20) to have their...


A Boy From Acadie

by Beryl Young & Maurice Cormier Bouton d'or Acadie (January 16, 2019)

Born on a farm in the village of Cormier Cove in New-Brunswick, the young Roméo LeBlanc did not expect that one day, thanks to his loving family and some unexpected help from his sisters, he would have the...


A Boy From Acadie

by Beryl Young & Maurice Cormier Bouton d'or Acadie (January 16, 2019)

Born on a farm in the village of Cormier Cove in New-Brunswick, the young Roméo LeBlanc did not expect that one day, thanks to his loving family and some unexpected help from his sisters, he would have the...


Conversations on cooperation

by Monique F. Leroux Éditions Dorimène, Fédération des caisses Desjardi (March 11, 2015)

In 2012, the International Summit of Cooperatives provided a wonderful opportunity to meet many members of the international cooperative movement. This is what motivated Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board,...


The Complete Muhammad Ali

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (July 01, 2015)

More than a biography and 'bigger than boxing', The Complete Muhammad Ali is a fascinating portrait of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first. Ishmael Reed calls it The Complete Muhammad...


Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants

by Claude Lacaille, Casey Roberts & Miguel d'Escoto Baraka Books (May 11, 2015)

An extraordinary testimony by Claude Lacaille, a Quebec missionary fighting for social justice in Haiti, Ecuador and Chile. This is Lacaille’s first-hand account of the extraordinary oppression and poverty...


Alphonse Desjardins: A Vision for Today's World

by Monique F. Leroux Éditions Dorimène, Fédération des caisses Desjardi (October 08, 2012)

In a book structured around select quotes, Monique F. Leroux takes us through the thoughts of the Desjardins Group founder and shows the extent to which the cooperative model can help address today's challenges....


My Notebook of Questions : Inventions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 18, 2012)

The objects that surround us are so much a part of our daily lives that we often forget they have not always been around.


My Scrapbook of Music (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Take a look inside Professor Genius’ Scrapbook of Music. This book covers the entire history of musical expression, from prehistoric times right up until today, from the very first sounds to the MP3 player....


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


Norah's Secrets

by Norah Shariff & Jennifer Makarewicz Éditions Jcl (November 16, 2011)

Norah Shariff’s autobiography is likely to cause some turmoil as she takes the reader into a harsh world created by her immediate family; a world filled with obstacles preventing her from gaining precious...


The Veil of Fear

by Samia Shariff, Robert Marion & Jennifer Makarewicz Éditions Jcl (November 16, 2011)

There is nothing peaceful about Samia Shariff’s account. Life has not been easy for this Algerian woman, who was born in France. The third child in a Muslim family whose father is a prosperous and respected...


We Were Invincible

by Denis Morisset, Claude Coulombe & Jennifer Makarewicz Éditions Jcl (November 10, 2011)

Nobody really knows who these men are- men in black dropped off by a helicopter on the outskirts of a small Afghan village; wading through swamps in Croatia, intent on killing a war criminal; who ensure the...


You Could Lose an Eye

by David Reich Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

“You Could Lose an Eye” is the expression David Reich’s mother often used for those she loved. It is the story of a family’s transition from the wretched oppression they left behind when they arrived...