MSSU Canada Semester

Canada Resources: Spiva Library

MSSU’s Spiva Library

Books About Canada

(all books are available for checkout)


Archer, Keith, Roger Gibbons, Rainer Knopff, and Leslie A. Pal (eds). Parameters of Power: Canada’s Political Institutions. Toronto: ITP Nelson, 1999.

Atwood, Margaret. Moral Disorder and Other Stories. New York: Anchor Books, 2006.

Atwood, Margaret. Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2008.

Atwood, Margaret. Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2004.

Atwood, Margaret and Robert Weaver. The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Banting, Keith and Richard Simeon (eds). And No One Cheered: Federalism, Democracy & The Constitution Act. Toronto: Methuen Publications, 1983.

Bazzana, Kevin. Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Bercuson, David Jay and Barry Cooper. Deconfederation: Canada Without Quebec. Toronto: Key Porter Books Limited, 1991.

Blattberg, Charles. Shall We Dance? A Patriotic Politics for Canada. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003.

Bothwell, Robert. The Penguin History of Canada. Toronto: Penguin Group, 2006.

Bowering, Marilyn. What It Takes to Be Human. Toronto: Penguin Group. 2006.

Boyden, Joseph. Three Day Road. New York: Penguin Group, 2005.

Brant, Beth. Food Spirits. Ithaca, New York: Firebrand Books, 1991.

Berton, Pierre. The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay 1897-1899. Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 2005.

Berton, Pierre. Pierre Berton’s Canada: The Land and the People. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Company Limited, 1999.

Berton, Pierre. Prisoners of the North: Portraits of Five Arctic Immortals. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004.

Brown, Craig (ed). The Illustrated History of Canada. Toronto: Key Porter Books Limited, 2007.

Brunt, Stephen. Searching for Bobby Orr. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2007.

Bust, Ron. Tales From Under the Rim: The Marketing of Tim Horton’s. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2003.

Cairns, Alan C. Citizens Plus: Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State. Vancouver: UBC, 2000.

Campbell, Maria. Halfbreed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1973.

Cardinal, Tantoo and others. Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada’s Past. Anchor Canada, 2005.

Cohen, Leonard. Beautiful Losers. New York: Vintage Books, 1966.

Cohen, Leonard. Book of Longing. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.

Coupland, Douglas. Souvenir of Canada. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2002.

Cushman, Robert. Fifty Seasons at Stratford. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2002.

Davies, Robertson. The Cornish Trilogy: The Rebel Angels, What’s Bred in the Bone, The Lyre of Orpheus. New York: Penguin Books, 1992.

Davies, Robertson. The Deptford Trilogy: Fifth Business, The Manticore, World of Wonders. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1983.

Donaldson, John. A Canoe Quest in the Wake of Canada’s “Prince of Explorers”: One Day at a Time. Kingston: Artful Codger Press, 2006.

Doran, Charles F. Why Canadian Unity Matters and Why Americans Care: Democratic Pluralism at Risk. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001.

Engel, Howard. The Man Who Forget How to Read. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2007.

Eustache, Harold. Shuswap Journey. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books Ltd, 2004.

Ferguson, Ian. Village of the Small Houses: A Memoir of Sorts. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003.

Ferguson, Will. Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw: Travels in Search of Canada. New York: Canongate, 2004.

Ferguson, Will and Ian Ferguson. How to be a Canadian. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2007.

Findley, Timothy. The Piano Man’s Daughter. Toronto: Harper Perennial Canada, 1999.

Findley, Timothy. Pilgrim. New York: Perennial, 1999.

Findley, Timothy. Spadework. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2001.

Findley, Timothy. The Telling of Lies. New York: Dell, 1988.

Findley, Timothy. The Wars. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 1996.

Gallant, Mavis. Across the Bridge. New York: Random House, 1993.

Gallant, Mavis. Paris Stories. New York: NYRB, 2002.

Hébert, Anne. Collected Later Novels. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2003.

Henderson, Ailsa. Nunavut: Rethinking Political Culture. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007.

Hill, Lawrence. The Book of Negroes. Toronto: Harper Collins, 2007.

Horn, Michael. Becoming Canadian: Memoirs of an Invisible Immigrant. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997.

Jackson, Robert J. and Doreen Jackson. Politics in Canada: Culture, Institutions, Behaviour and Public Policy (7th ed). Toronto: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009.

Jacobson, Diane. My Life in a Kwagu’l Big House. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books Ltd, 2007.

James, Patrick and Mark Kasoff. Canadian Studies in the New Millennium. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

James, Patrick, Nelson Michaud and Marc J. O’Reilly (eds). Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy. Oxford: Lexington Books, 2006.

Kaufman, Jason. The Origins of Canadian & American Political Discourse. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Kelly, James B. Governing with the Charter: Legislative and Judicial Activism and Framers’ Intent. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

Kenney, Gerard. Lake of the Old Uncles. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2008.

Kenney, Gerard. Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic. Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2004.

King, Thomas. Green Grass, Running Water. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993.

King, Thomas. One Good Story, That One. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1993.

King, Thomas. A Short History of Indians in Canada. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2005.

King, Thomas. Truth & Bright Water. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1999.

Kröller, Eva-Marie (ed). The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Laurence, Margaret. The Stone Angel. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1964.

MacLeod, Alistair. No Great Mischief. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1999.

Maracle, Lee. Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel. Toronto: Women’s Press, 1990.

Martel, Yann. Life of Pi. Edinburgh: Canongate Books Ltd, 2002.

Moodie, Susanna. Roughing It in the Bush; or Life in Canada. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2006.

Moogk, Peter. La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada – A Cultural History. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2000.

Morrissey, Donna. Kit’s Law. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999.

Morton, F.L. and Rainer Knopff. The Charter Revolution & the Court Party. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2000.

Moses, Daniel David and Terry Goldie (eds). An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Mowat, Farley. The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2005.

Mowat, Farley. A Whale for the Killing. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2005.

Mowat, Farley. People of the Deer. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2005.

Munro, Alice. The Progress of Love. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2006.

Nelligan, Emile. Poésies complètes. Montréal: Bibliothèque Québécoise, 1989.

Newlands, Anne. The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson: An Introduction. Buffalo: Firefly Books, 1995.

Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. New York: Vintage International, 1992.

Ondaatje, Michael. In the Skin of a Lion. New York: Vintage Books, 1987.

Page, Tim, (ed). The Glenn Gould Reader. New York: Vintage Books, 1984.

Patterson, Tom, with Allan Gould. First Stage: The Making of the Stratford Festival. Toronto: Firefly Books, 1999.

Penfold, Steve. The Donut: A Canadian History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Penney, Stef. The Tenderness of Wolves. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.

Phillips, Alan. The Living Legend: The Story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1957.

Richler, Mordecai. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz. Toronto: Penguin Books, 1959.

Rubio, Mary Henley. Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings. Doubleday Canada, 2008.

Silcox, David P. The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2003.

Silko, Leslie Marmon. Ceremony. New York: Penguin Group, 2006.

Slipperjack, Ruby. Silent Words. Saskatoon: Fifth House Ltd., 1992.

Slipperjack, Ruby. Weesquachak. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books Ltd, 2005.

Thomas, David M. and Barbara Boyle Torrey (eds). Canada and the United States: Differences That Count. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2008.

Tremblay, Michel. The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1991.

Tremblay, Michel. Les Belles-Soeurs. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1992.

Urquahrt, Jane, ed. The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2008.

Urquhart, Jane. The Stone Carvers. New York: Penguin Group, 2001.

Van Camp, Richard. The Lesser Blessed. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1996.

Vanderhaeghe, Guy. The Last Crossing. New York: Grove Press, 2002.

Waterman, Jonathan. Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.

Waterston, Elizabeth. Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery. Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2008.