Alberta Books Catalogue

Browse the latest titles by Alberta book publishers.

Visual Orgasm: The Early Years of Canadian Graffiti

by Adam Melnyk

Frontenac

Non-Fiction

2011

Visual Orgasm showcases the history of Canadian graffiti and its American inspiration, featuring Canadian graffiti artists and images of the last thirty years. The foreword is by graffiti legend Zephyr, known for his graffiti in New York in the 1980s.…

13 Ways to Kill Your Community

by Doug Griffiths and Kelly Clemmer

Frontenac

Non-Fiction

2010

If you want to drive away people, eliminate jobs and completely destroy your community, here is a handy manual. Or, if you want to promote growth, prosperity and a healthy future you too can benefit. Just follow the advice in reverse…

Seen Reading

by Melanie Schnell

Freehand

Fiction

2012

A collection of microfictions—really short stories—that were inspired by people reading on public transit.…

While the Sun is Above Us

by Melanie Schnell

Freehand

Fiction

2012

In war-torn Sudan, two women’s lives are changed forever when chance brings them together in a brief but profound moment.…

Roundtrip: The Inuit Crew of the Jean Revillon

by Michelle Daveluy

CCI Press

Non-Fiction

2010

In 1925, an Inuit crew from the central Arctic manned the Jean Revillon from Baker Lake to Shelburne, NS for much needed repair. Roundtrip relates their journey and documents the early relationships between Inuit and Nova Scotians.…

Humanizing Security in the Arctic

by Michelle Daveluy, Francis Levésque, Jenanne Ferguson Editors

CCI Press

Non-Fiction

2011

Explores various forms of (in) security in the artic; institutional security, identity and culture, law and govenance, health and education, resources and economy, language and lifestyle, food security, and sovereignty.…

The Art of University Teaching

by George Melnyk and Christine Mason Sutherland

Brush Education

Learning

2011

New university professors will find guidance and insight in these essays, which trace the many ways that professors have achieved excellence. This collection also contains reflections by university students.…

Pathology Review

by Dr. Zu-hua Gao

Brush Education

Non-Fiction

2013

Pathology Review is the newest and most comprehensive review guide for pathology licensing exams in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.…

Winter in Fireland: A Patagonian Sailing Adventure

by Nicholas Coghlan

University of Alberta Press

Non-Fiction

2012

After tough assignments as a Canadian diplomat abroad, Nicholas Coghlan and his wife Jenny unwind by sailing Bosun Bird, a 27-foot sailboat, from Cape Town, South Africa, across the South Atlantic and into the stormy winter waters around Tierra del Fuego, South America.…

Wells

by Jenna Butler

University of Alberta Press

Poetry

2012

Jenna Butler draws on her own experiences of her grandmother’s disappearance into senile dementia to reassemble a sensual world in longpoem form that positively crackles with imagery and rhythm. This is for readers who crave a deft style charged with honest emotion.…