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Food Fight Inc.: Napkin Sketches to Retail Shelves: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey of Triumphs and Lemons
Food Fight Inc.
Napkin Sketches to Retail Shelves: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey of Triumphs and Lemons
Bruno Codispoti
2017
What do Jamie Oliver, Pope Saint John Paul II, Sammy Hagar, and *NSYNC have in common? They all play a role in Food Fight Inc., a colourful collection of Bruno Codispoti's sweet successes and sour lemons in his two-decade-long efforts to bring unique retail food products to the marketplace. Bruno's...
Get Onboard: Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Get Onboard
Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Richard Lee
2015
Success and promotion within Toronto's public transportation system come at a price. The shifts bring both physical and mental stress. The effects of these seep from work life into the social and personal lives of the operators. Parallel to this is the author's own personal story, a moving portrayal of...
Hard Lumps: A Memoir
Hard Lumps
A Memoir
Nancy-Gail Burns
2014
Textbooks describe cancer as a malignant tumour or growth, caused when cells multiply uncontrollably. Researchers give no mention to the consumption of healthy thoughts, and the birth of destructive, negative feelings. Cancer bursts into your consciousness, and like its concrete form, malignant thoughts multiply uncontrollably. In Hard Lumps, Nancy-Gail Burns...
Letters from the Land of Fear: Intimacy, Beauty and Death in Central Asia
Letters from the Land of Fear
Intimacy, Beauty and Death in Central Asia
Calvin White
2015
For 11 months Calvin White worked for Doctors Without Borders as a mental health specialist in the off-the-radar region of Karakalpakstan in western Uzbekistan. Unlike the higher profile emergency situations which draw that international humanitarian organization's attention, the milieu for White's mission was the quiet, slow death in an epidemic...
My Silent Pledge: A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
My Silent Pledge
A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
Sidney J. Zoltak
2013
A child survivor, a child of survivors and a grandchild of a survivor, Sidney Zoltak is all these things. His story about a family that struggled and endured, the generosity of those who saved them against all odds, and a vow never to forget is a remarkable journey through the...
Sarah & Abraham: The Search for Miracles and the Stuttering Poet
Sarah & Abraham
The Search for Miracles and the Stuttering Poet
Sarah Engelhard
2016
Sarah & Abraham: The Search for Miracles and the Stuttering Poet is a stranger than fiction account of a woman's reach for miracles and her conflicted love for Montreal poet, Avi Boxer. It is a gripping tale of experiences that includes magic, sometimes black, by way of the captivating and...
The Expo Affair: A Cold War Escape Story
The Expo Affair
A Cold War Escape Story
Geza Tatrallyay
2016
The Expo Affair is a narrative memoir of international intrigue and romance that took place in the exotic setting of Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan. As a host at the Ontario Pavilion, the author, Geza Tatrallyay, was approached by three Czechoslovak hostesses who wanted to defect to Canada. What follows...
The Sex Life of the Amoeba
Barry Healey
2014
A novel about passions -- a passion for sex, a passion for America, and a passion for movie-making. Sarah Fielding wants to turn the great Canadian novel into a ‘quality' movie, but the sex-mad producer, the deluded Hollywood star, and the ‘authentic' young actor have their own thoughts about how...
The Voyageur
Jeff Sturge, Nick Marinkovich
2015
The Voyageur is a graphic novel, illustrated by Nick Marinkovich (KENK, Marvel's When The Hulk Attacks, Underworld, Nightwolf, Impaler), written and conceived by documentary filmmaker/screenwriter Jeff Sturge (Mayday, Storming Juno, Cold Blood). Compelling characters drive a fast-paced story set in the 17th century that addresses themes of alienation, a young...
Writing Poetry To Save Your Life: How To Find The Courage To Tell Your Stories
Writing Poetry To Save Your Life
How To Find The Courage To Tell Your Stories
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
2013
Writing Poetry to Save Your Life combines Gillan's personal story about her journey as a writer with her suggestions for writers at all stages of development. The voice in this book is the voice of a friend who sits with you in a warm kitchen sipping espresso or a cup...