New acquisitions - publications: Highlights

   Stock photo held by the Canadian Transportation Agency © Digital Vision

Stock photo held by the Canadian Transportation Agency © Digital Vision

Below is a selection of publications that we have recently received mostly through the Legal Deposit program.

It includes books, sheet music, sound recordings, documentaries, films, audiovisual recordings, journals and other serials, and theses in analogue and digital format.

Since April 2017, 17,928 new titles and 67,119 serial issues were received under Legal Deposit. A total of 1,239 gifts were also acquired and 486 new titles purchased. Materials include both analog and digital formats.

 

Winter 2018

André Mathieu: Concerto No. 3. / Alain Lefèvre, Piano; Joann Falletta, conductor; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Montréal: Analekta, 2017.

Piano concerto written by André Mathieu, a notable composer of the early 20th century once hailed as the Quebec Mozart, interpreted by Quebec pianist Alain Lefèvre.

At the heart of transportation: a moving history. / Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Transportation Agency, 2017.

(AMICUS 45253276)

A historical overview of the Canadian Transportation Agency and its role in the development of Canada's transportation systems, including rail, aviation and shipping.

Danny. / Justin Simms and William D. McGillivray. Montréal: National Film Board, 2015.

(AMICUS 44538100)

A documentary about the premiereship of Danny Williams, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 2003 to 2010. Williams took on the federal government and big oil companies to ensure the province was given its fair share.

Le Lactume: Unpublished work by Réjean Ducharme presented by Rolf Puls and Réjean Ducharme; editing and foreword: Rolf Puls; Montréal: Éditions du Passage, 2017.

(AMICUS 45077059)

A pillar of Quebec literature, Réjean Ducharme passed away on August 21, 2017. The work includes unpublished drawings by this humble and mysterious author.

Louis undercover. / Fanny Britt, Isabelle Arsenault; translated by Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou, Toronto; Berkeley: Groundwood Books: House of Anansi Press, 2017.

(AMICUS 43695628)

A finalist for the 2017 Governor General's Awards in the category of Children's Literature - Illustrated Books. This sensitively told and illustrated graphic novel deals with family relationships, family struggles and first love in a compassionate and true-to-life way.

Un outrage mortel [Great Reckoning] / Louise Penny; translated from English (Canada) by Lori Saint-Martin and Paul Gagné. [Montréal, Quebec]: Flammarion Québec, 2017.

(AMICUS 45186956)

This is author Louise Penny's 12th novel; the Washington Post called it her best. In this mystery, with the help of signature character Inspector Armand Gamache, the author leads readers to reflect on the mentors in our lives, the women's movement and the choices that face us every day.

World film locations: Vancouver. / Edited by Rachel Walls. Fishponds, Bristol: Intellect Books; Chicago, IL:  The University of Chicago Press, 2013.

(AMICUS 45186845)

Discover 38 scenes from movies filmed between 1927 and 2011 in Vancouver, the fourth most important centre in North America for the film industry.

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