Alberta Books Catalogue

Browse the latest titles by Alberta book publishers.

Birds of Coastal British Columbia

by Nancy Baron

Lone Pine Books

1997

Award-winning author Nancy Baron and television’s The Nature Nut, John Acorn, have teamed up to write this insightful book. More than 200 species of common West Coast birds are grouped by their similarity of appearance and colour coded for quick identification.…

Doing Things the Right Way

by Joan Ryan

University of Calgary Press

1995

Joan Ryan and her research team have carefully documented Dogrib traditional justice as it has been practised over the past century. Relying upon information received from the elders of Lac La Martre, Northwest Territories, they have unearthed a sophisticated body of Dogrib law, the understanding of which has important implications for contemporary ways in which…

Galápagos: A Natural History

by Michael H. Jackson

University of Calgary Press

1994

More than fifty thousand copies of the first edition of Galápagos have been sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find an easy-to-use text which details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galápagos Islands. Management and conservation of the Galápagos…

The Last Temptation of Bond

by Kimmy Beach

University of Alberta Press

2024

In a penetrating, violent, sexy, and often hilarious apocalypse, a world-famous superspy meets his demise at the hands of an audacious, painstaking poet. Kimmy Beach fuses popular culture and narrative poetry to astonishing effect in this, her fifth book.…