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Best Non-Fiction Fall 2012 Sampler

Length: 216 pages4 hours


From Random House of Canada Limited, a must-read collection of this fall’s best non-fiction. It is our richest season yet, and we’re thrilled to offer you a taste of our smartest, most persuasive, and thoughtful non-fiction titles. Step back in time and experience the world through the lenses of some of history’s most influential and adventuring figures—da Vinci, George Mallory, van Gogh; get to know, in unmatched detail, three of Canada’s most intriguing personalities: a beloved hockey coach, a timeless performer, and one of our most entertaining satirists; share in poignant moments of family, love, and loss in unforgettable memoirs; and, engage in some of the most topical debates of today, from religion’s role in foreign policy to work-life balance to the Native American experience. Showcasing only the best in non-fiction from Rick Mercer, award–winners Ross King and Wade Davis, Rosie DiManno, Andrew Preston, Sylvie Simmons, Modris Eksteins, Thomas King, and Gretchen Rubin, as well as introducing stories and ideas from bright talents like Will Schwalbe, Gerry Dee, and JJ Lee, Best of Non-Fiction Fall 2012 will capture your imagination and spark your curiosity, bringing you to some of this season’s most gripping, reflective, and stirring reads.

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