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.
C’est quoi un réfugié? Elise Gravel. Montréal: La courte échelle, 2019.
Elise Gravel uses simple sentences and pictures to explain to children what it means to be a refugee.
Epidemics and the Modern World. Mitchell L. Hammond. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020.
A fascinating look at how medical epidemics have shaped and been shaped by society and the history of the modern world.
Indigenous Relations: Insights, Tips & Suggestions to Make Reconciliation a Reality. Bob Joseph and Cynthia F. Joseph. Port Coquitlam, B.C.: Indigenous Relations Press, 2019.
A guide for non-indigenous people to increase their cultural competency and help them to better understand the intricacies of Indigenous rights and title.
J’ai risqué ma vie pour des images : derrière la caméra de Patrice Massenet. Paul Toutant. Montréal: Les Éditions de l’Homme, 2020.
From behind the camera, Patrice Massenet has borne silent witness to many wars, the cruelty of tyrants, people’s misery and much more. He now speaks up, recounting some of the significant events in history that he has witnessed.
Le secret est dans la sauce : 80 sauces à spaghetti des 4 coins du Québec. Denis Payette. Montréal: Éditions La Semaine, 2020.
Each family has a recipe that is jealously guarded and passed on from generation to generation. This book brings together family recipes from all over Quebec, to pass on a culinary heritage that deserves to be known.
Nouvel éloge de la diversité sexuelle. Michel Dorais and Sophie Breton. Montréal: VLB éditeur, 2019.
In recent decades, our understanding of sex, gender and sexuality has changed significantly. This book, a fully revised version of one of the first French-language books on these issues, explores the nuanced and complex world of intimacy, sexuality and identity. It accurately explains and defines different facets of sexual and gender diversity.
Tawâw: Progressive Indigenous Cuisine. Shane M. Chartrand and Jennifer Cockrall-King. Photography by Cathryn Sprague. Toronto: Ambrosia, 2019.
In this visually stunning and absolutely mouthwatering cookbook, author Shane M. Chartrand traces his childhood through the medium of food. In part a personal and cultural history, this book looks at ingredients and techniques in a way that goes beyond simple cooking instructions and into the heart of what food really means.
The Little Grey Mouse: A Fable in Fabric. Trudy Cowan. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2018.
A truly adorable book for children that uses quilts to tell the story of a little grey mouse who yearns to find one thing that will finally make her life a happy one. She learns the important lesson that it is okay to feel “blue” but not to allow this feeling to consume you.