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Field Guide to Newfoundland and Labrador

$34.95

A rich and informative guide to the common—and uncommon—beauty of the province. The most comprehensive guide of its kind on the market today, the Field Guide to Newfoundland and Labrador...

A Life Spent Listening

$22.95

A unique and engaging perspective of humanity – a journey to wisdom shared through stories of self-awareness, acceptance, and discovery, by acclaimed psychotherapist Dr. Hassan Khalili. In A Life Spent...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge, Chapter III: Miawpukek - The Middle River

$79.95

Presented in English and Mi’kmaq, the latest chapter in this ambitious series presents a remarkable and respectful collaboration between an Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, deepening and diversifying our understanding of...

The Vernacular Strain in Newfoundland Poetry

$14.95

Mary Dalton’s 2020 Pratt Lecture engages with the vernacular voice in Newfoundland poetry, illustrating the move from uncertainty to acceptance and welcoming of the beauty and variety of the language...

Rock Paper Sex Volume 2

$22.95

From working through the pandemic to Black Lives Matter, Rock Paper Sex, Volume II: Trigger Warning is timely, controversial, and provocative. This sequel offers a wide range of stories from...

Land of Many Shores

$24.95

Seeing through the eyes of others brings new perspective on the place we call home. In Land of Many Shores, writers share their essays about life in Newfoundland and Labrador...

The Quest for a 'National' Nationalism

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In his 2018 Pratt Lecture, The Quest for a ‘National’ Nationalism, renowned author and critic George Elliott Clarke investigates E.J. Pratt’s poetic attempt to become the epic poet of Canada....

Approaching Fire

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In Approaching Fire, Michelle Porter embarks on a quest to find her great-grandfather, the Métis fiddler and performer Léon Robert Goulet. Through musicology, jigs and reels, poetry, photographs, and the...

Bottoms Up

$21.95

In 1617, Lord Falkland’s colonists in Newfoundland were instructed to bring, among other things, 20 barrels of caske (ale), 90 bushels of malt, a malt mill, 4500 pounds of hops,...

No Place for a Woman

$21.95

As a young woman, the late Ella Manuel left the busy shipping community of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, for the wider world in the 1920s, but eventually returned to the island, as...

The Invisibles

$21.95

During the tumultuous and often violent election riots of 1861, members of the Royal Newfoundland Companies opened fire on a crowd of rioters, killing three and wounding several others. In...

Regatta

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The Royal St. John’s Regatta is North America’s oldest continuous sporting event, and is set to publically celebrate its 200th anniversary. In this fascinating and entertaining history, Jack Fitzgerald tells...

Best Kind

$19.95

In Best Kind, editor and essayist Robert Finley introduces twelve of the most exciting essay writers currently working in Newfoundland. Highlighting a varied and electrifying range of new voices, this...

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume III

$19.95

"Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume III: Classic Spy Tales and Epic Sea Adventures the 41st book by Jack Fitzgerald. It is a stunning collection of true Newfoundland stories...

Rock Paper Sex

$19.95

St. John’s is known as a flourishing port city, a cultural gem, and popular tourist destination: a picturesque city of pubs and restaurants, music and colourful houses. But a thriving...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge

$79.95

From boat-building to berries, from knitting socks to mending nets, Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge vividly presents the rich, place-based knowings and doings of more than one hundred knowledge-holders...

Robert Bond

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The foremost political figure from the years of responsible government in Newfoundland, Robert Bond led a spectacularly successful but often tortured life. Cultured and well-to-do, he tried to play the...

Ray Guy

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Ray Guy: The Final Columns, 2003-2013 is a collection of the columns Ray Guy wrote for The Northeast Avalon Times, a community newspaper based in Portugal Cove. Guy previously achieved...

Relics and Tunes

$19.95

To celebrate the career of one of Canada’s most respected singer-songwriters, Relics & Tunesmakes Juno Award-winning Amelia Curran’s lyrics available in print for the first time. With all of her chords...

Rum-runners and Mobsters

$19.95

Prohibition in the United States created new opportunities for organized crime to make profits even they couldn't imagine. It did not take long for the mobsters to push out the...

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume II

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Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume II: Amazing and Strange is a substantial collection of tales from times long gone. Included are yarns of Newfoundland's people and places, ranging...

Twenty-Four Teddy Bears

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Twenty-four Teddy Bears: A Christmas Journey chronicles twenty-four of Santa's most memorable visits over the past thirty-eight years. These have taken him from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Senior's...

Colours of Newfoundland and Labrador, The

$16.95

Forget about a world where colouring books are for kids. Times have changed. Whether at home or at work, our busy lives are dominated by computer screens, stress and overflowing...

The Long Run

$19.95

On the morning of July 1, 1916, at Beaumont-Hamel, the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment climbed out of their trenches and advanced into no man’s land. Eric Mackenzie Robertson...

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume I

$18.95

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume I: True Crime and Adventure is a thrilling collection of Newfoundland stories, featuring some of the most spectacular crimes, brutal murder cases and...

First in Line

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First in Line: The Incredible Life of Leonard Stick documents the life of Leonard Stick, a distinguished war veteran, lawman and federal politician who was the 'first' in many historically...

Down to Bowring's

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Arriving in St. John's in the middle of the Great Depression, Derrick Bowring discovered an island whose vistas and people would capture his heart. Sent to Newfoundland to join Bowring...

Master Shipbuilders of Newfoundland and Labrador, vol 2: Notre Dame Bay to Petty Harbour

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The fishery, the seal cull, the settlement, the culture—the history of Newfoundland and Labrador has been shaped and witnessed from the deck of sea-going vessels, and those vessels were sparred...

Peculiar Facts and Tales of Newfoundland

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Peculiar Facts and Tales of Newfoundland pulls back the curtains of time to reveal a hidden side of everyday life in old-time Newfoundland. From gripping tales of the Irish influx...

The Man with the White Beard

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In this sequel to the national bestseller The Man in the Red Suit, we continue our journey with readers as we explore the true meaning of Christmas. Santa invites us...

No Turning Back

$19.95

On a June night in 1980, the Linehan household in North Harbour went up in flames. In moments the fire consumed the family's ordinary, loving lives and innocent, human faith...

Life Lines

$16.95

African-American serviceman Lanier Phillips was just eighteen years old when he was rescued from a sinking warship off the coast of Newfoundland in 1942 – a turn of events that...

Out Proud

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Produced in partnership with Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, Out Proud: Stories of Pride, Courage, and Social Justice is the second in a series of essay anthologies designed to give...

Bridging the Gap

$19.95

Bridging the Gap is the colourful story of the 300-year creation of the St. John's Regional Fire Department. This extraordinary narrative mirrors the military and political history of a province...

Queer Monologues

$9.95

Queer Monologues: Stories of LBGT Youth, produced by For the Love of Learning (FTLOL), offers queer youth a safe, creative outlet to share their concerns, hopes, and personal stories with...

No One To Tell

$24.95

A stunning personal account of Janet Merlo's twenty years of service in the RCMP, with an introduction by Linden MacIntyre. In 2012, Janet Merlo was among the first female RCMP...

Newfoundland's Era of Corruption

$18.95

In Newfoundland's Era of Corruption: Responsible Government 1855-1933 Jack Fitzgerald delves deep into the political records of the Responsible Government era in Newfoundland to reveal the widespread corruption and incompetence...

Marine Wildlife of The Gros Morne National Park Region

$32.95

A fjord on the west coast of Newfoundland, Bonne Bay finds itself surrounded by the lands of Gros Morne National Park – a Unesco World Heritage Site. Drawing on years...

Wooden Ships & Iron Men

$18.95

A colourful account of the adventures of the schooner Fronie Myrtle (1935-1949) and her heroic, strong-willed crew as they fished the treacherous waters off Newfoundland and Labrador. Includes numerous photographs,...

In The Field

$19.95

FREELANCE WRITER AND PLAYWRIGHT Joan Sullivan’s book In the Field is a work of non-fiction that tells the story of one young Newfound¬lander soldier, Stephen Norris, lost in WWI, and...

Walk With My Shadow

$19.95

Meet George Gregoire, an Innu man who was born in the Labrador bush in the middle of the last century, yet mustered enough education to write his memoirs. In the...

Other Side of Midnight, The

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The first St. John's taxi stand started up in the early-20th Century and greatly expanded prior to the Second World War. There are now almost four hundred taxis operating within...

Here Be Dragons

$19.95

Here Be Dragons is an account of the strange creatures of Newfoundland and Labrador. Featuring the unexplained and the unusual, it is an amalgamation of history, anecdotes, and folk tales,...

Emily

$19.95

Emily is a story written in verse and based on the life of the author's maternal grandmother, Emily Nolan, who was born in rural Newfoundland in 1900. Denise Batten tells...

Faulkner

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Despite his potential, extraordinary skating skills, and unmatched dedication and endurance, George Faulkner never made the Montreal Canadiens’ roster. But he was trying to break into a famous hockey dynasty...

Come From Away

$18.95

The third volume in the best-selling nursing history series. Overseas recruitment of nurses has been part of nursing in Newfoundland and Labrador since Wilfred Grenfell brought the first two nurses...

Spring Rice Document, The

$18.95

Within ten days of the Newfoundland Governor receiving the 'Spring Rice Document', two armed patrol vessels, each carrying an armed forty man unit of the Newfoundland Regiment, were on their...

Heroes and Rogues and the Story of Heart's Content

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In 2009, author Ted Rowe published his fascinating book about the transatlantic cable called Connecting the Continents. The narrative of that 1866 miracle of engineering brought the outport of Heart's...

St. John's

$14.95

A concise, comprehensive overview of the oldest city in North America. St John’s: A Brief History describes how, through war and the fishery, Newfoundland became settled, a colony, a Dominion...

Lookout, The

$18.95

For centuries, Signal Hill has dominated both the skyline of St. John's, Newfoundland, and the hearts and minds of its residents. The Lookout traces the hill's remarkable history as a...

Who Killed Ty Conn

$19.95

Who Killed Ty Conn is the brilliant investigative work of Linden MacIntyre and Theresa Burke, the current host and producer respectively of the CBC's the fifth estate. It tells the...

Giant's Dream

$19.95

This book invites the reader, through stunning photographs and vivid words, to accompany Giant (Michel Andrew) as he journeys 400 kilometres across northeastern Nitassinan (Labrador) on snowshoes pulling a toboggan....

Battlefront Newfoundland

$19.95

Newfoundlanders initially viewed World War II as a foreign conflict and believed that the violence in Europe could not spread to these shores. That complacency was shaken on March 3,...

Sick Joke

$19.95

Sick Joke is one quirky travelogue. Glenn Deir spent two years happily stumbling through the conundrums of Japanese culture. Then he got tonsil cancer and less happily stumbled through the...

Bill Bennett

$14.95

A biography of Bill Bennett, a legendary bush pilot in Newfoundland and Labrador

Orations

$19.95

A selection of orations from Memorial’s convocations. Including a foreword by Rex Murphy and an Introduction by Shane O’Dea. Orations about Jean Chrétien, John Crosbie, Elizabeth Penashue, Christopher Pratt, Mary...

Known Unto God

$29.95

The Newfoundland armed forces suffered devastating losses during World War I. Known unto God is a memorial to the men in these forces who died during the war and who have no...

Remarkable Stories of Newfoundland

$18.95

Jack Fitzgerald, arguably Newfoundland's best-known raconteur, has spent years collecting material for his Remarkable Stories of Newfoundland. His many fans will find this latest work fascinating, spine-tingling, humorous and nostalgic....

Ordinary Things

$18.95

Insightful and thought-provoking journal entries, from the 1950s to 2007, on the creative process, art, life, and province of renowned Canadian artist Christopher Pratt. Ordinary Things is laced with astute...

Connecting the Continents

$19.95

In July of 1866, the village Heart's Content on the east coast of Newfoundland attracted the attention of Canada and the entire world. A submarine telegraph cable had been stretched...

The Beothuk

$12.95

A history of the Beothuk of Newfoundland. Exciting in its detail, this book gives us a rare picture of a lost people whose culture was destroyed after the arrival of...

Rig

$19.95

In the early hours of February 15, 1982, tragedy struck the Ocean Ranger oil rig when it capsized and sank in a severe weather storm 170 nautical miles east of...

Silk Sails

$21.00

As Silk Sails entertainingly demonstrates, existing records show that women of the Atlantic region were owners of boats, ships and waterfront properties from as early as 1650. Women's involvement in...

Crimes That Shocked Newfoundland

$18.95

Bestselling author Jack Fitzgerald has collected twelve chapters of spellbinding crime stories. Read about a sensational Newfoundland political scandal with international connections, or a violent labour dispute that unites Newfoundlanders...

Cod: The Ecological History of the North Atlantic Fishery

$39.95

The devastation of the North Atlantic cod stocks, particularly the tremendous stocks of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Grand Banks, has become an icon for the unsustainable relation between human...

Free Wind Home

$19.95

Free Wind Home carries the reader full circle through a childhood rooted in a sleepy Newfoundland outport with nineteenth century traditions, existing in a twentieth century world of war and...

The Jack Ford Story

$18.95

The Jack Ford Story: The Newfoundlander in Nagasaki is an amazing story of endurance, courage and survival. In 1940, Jack Ford was an employee of the Newfoundland Railway in a...

Memoirs of a Fly Fisher

$16.95

Memoirs of a Fly Fisher recounts the experiences of a man who has been fly fishing and guiding in Newfoundland and Labrador for four decades, since he bought his first...

Newfoundland Portfolio

$14.95

This work represents trailblazing artists, dedicated activists, innovative entrepreneurs – people who made their mark through their work or their calling. It includes long-loved eccentrics and exceptional young adults who...

The Miners of Wabana

$15.95

For seventy-one years, iron ore was mined at Wabana, Bell Island: half the output was used in Canada; the other half was shipped around the world. When the mine shut...

In Deep Water

$2.00

David Dobbin experienced life both on and beneath the waves. At a time when most Newfoundlanders made a living as sailors and fishermen, Dobbin gambled everything and became a salvage...

Donald Brian: King of Broadway

$19.95

An insider’s view into the early days of Hollywood and the motion picture industry. This is the story of one man’s meteoric rise from obscurity in an isolated Canadian province...

Icy Battleground

$2.00

Icy Battleground is the first comprehensive account of the forty-year political controversy over the seal hunt. With a foreword by the Honourable John C. Crosbie, it traces the rise of...

From the Voices of Nurses

$14.95

Thirty-three nurses who graduated before 1950 were interviewed about nursing in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Their nursing experiences cover a 60 year period and the stories reflect the nurses'...

Untold Stories

$16.95

This book has ten chapters of compelling reading, with topics dealing with the province's curiosities, war time secrets, the characters of olde St. John's, stories of underground vaults and tunnels...

Rivers & Woods

$19.95

Each carefully selected story takes us through the author's adventures in the outdoors. The stories are filled with true-life antidotes of sport fishing and hunting experiences that encompass a large...

Beyond Belief

$12.95

St. John's, with its 500 year history, is fertile ground for story tellers. Rogues and revivalists, pirates and politicians, soldiers and shysters have all had a hand in shaping its...

Herder Memorial Trophy

$2.00

The competition for the senior hockey championship and the Herder Memorial Trophy in Newfoundland and Labrador began in 1935. This book looks at the early days of amateur competition for...

Viking Discovery of America

$34.95

Faced with harsh conditions in their Greenland home, a group of Vikings took the reins of fate into their own hands. With incredible luck, skill and fortitude, they discovered lands...

Travelling with Wildflowers

$2.00

Traveling with Wildflowers features exquisite watercolours of the wildflowers Hammond encountered along the way, interspersed with lush landscapes in watercolour and photographs. Maps marking the locations of provincial, national and...

Hangman is Never Late, The

$12.95

A trunk shipped C.O.D. from Toronto to Argentia turns out to contain a human body. A newspaper editor is ambushed and both his ears are cut off. A ship sinks...

Suspended State

$19.95

This dramatic re-appraisal of the background to the suspension of democratic institutions in Newfoundland in the early 1930s argues that the events of this period laid the foundation for Confederation...

The Labradorians

$17.99

Explorer Jacques Cartier dismissed it as the land God gave to Cain, but generations of people from widely differing cultures living in dense wilde ess conditions have forged the people...

Gros Morne National Park

$29.95

Gros Morne is the largest and most spectacular national park in eastern Canada-one of the best known parks yet one of the least visited. It is renowned as a UNESCO...

Backpacking Across Newfoundland

$9.95

Throw this book in your knapsack as you begin your own hiking adventure through this magnificent province, or simply travel along with the author and his friend by reading these...