The Contemporaries

It’s been nearly a century since Marcel Duchamp exhibited a urinal and called it art. Since then, painting has been declared dead several times over, and contemporary art has now expanded to include just about any object, action, or event: dance routines, slideshows, functional hair salons, seemingly random accretions of waste. In the meantime, being an artist has gone from a join-the-circus fantasy to a plausible vocation for...

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Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Belsay has everything- a hall inspired by the Classical architecture of ancient Greece, a medieval castle with rare wall paintings and magnificent gardens full of exotic plants and trees. This new guide includes a tour and history of the hall, castle and gardens- including the unique quarry garden- and contains full-colour maps, plans, eyewitness accounts and historic photographs.

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The Everly Brothers

The 1984 edition of this book has been updated to follow Don and Phil's career over the past 15 years since the Reunion.The author has undertaken extensive interviews with both the brothers for this update, giving an in-depth insight into their differing personalities and outlook on life and music.The opportunity has been taken to redesign the book, and it includes an updated discography that covers both their new recordings and the...

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Tight Corner

Shortlisted for the 2012 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First NovelA murder mystery set in Ottawa, Canada, where gothic Parliament buildings dominate a landscape riddled with backstabbers and cocaine sniffers.Conn Anderson, a former public servant, has turned a passion for old English sports cars into owning a shop, Britfit, that repairs them. All he wants to do is run his business that and get to know his landlady s niece a whole...

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International Migration and Economic Integration

Roger White was born in Bushey, Hertfordshire near London, England in 1949. His family immigrated to Canada in 1953. After graduating with a community college journalism diploma, he worked as a reporter and editor on weekly and daily newspapers including the Etobicoke Advertiser-Guardian, the Peterborough Examiner, the Guelph Daily Mercury and the Toronto Sun. He joined the federal government in 1978, working in public affairs/communications...

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