Keenly Anticipated October – November

This is our second instalment of some books we’re anticipating in the next month and which we’re worried might prove difficult to get in the coming months. Supply chains for retail in general are threatened, and particularly acute for the book industry. So, please let us know if there are any books you’d like to order, either from those listed here, or any book in general!


The Gilded Page by Mary Wellesley



A breathtaking journey into the hidden history of medieval manuscripts, from the Lindisfarne Gospels to the ornate Psalter of Henry VIII.

Due Oct. 12

Gastro Obscura by Cecily Wong & Dylan Thuras



It’s truly a feast of wonder: Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink.

Due Oct. 12

The Apollo Murders by Chris Hadfield



The #1 bestselling Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is back with an exceptional Cold War thriller from the dark heart of the Space Race.

Due Oct. 12

Hunting by Stars by Cherie Dimaline



The thrilling follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning novel The Marrow Thieves, about a dystopian world where the Indigenous people of North America are being hunted for their bone marrow and ability to dream.

Due Oct. 19

Together by Jamie Oliver



Inspirational but practical, Together is about comfort, celebration, creating new memories and, above all, sharing fantastic food. This is about memorable meals, made easy. Let’s tuck in – together!

Due Oct. 26

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen by Noor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi



From the New York Times bestselling author and his superteam of chefs, this is Ottolenghi, unplugged: 86 irresistible recipes for relaxed, flexible home cooking that will bring the love to every shelf in your pantry, fridge, and freezer.

Due Nov. 2

Talking to Canadians by Rick Mercer



Canada’s beloved comic genius tells his own story for the first time.

Due Nov. 2

The Lyrics: 1956-the Present by Paul McCartney



A work of unparalleled candor and splendorous beauty, The Lyrics celebrates the creative life and the musical genius of Paul McCartney through 154 of his most meaningful songs.

Due Nov. 2

The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak



A rich, magical new novel on belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature and renewal, from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World.

Due Nov. 2

The Correspondents by Judith Mackrell



The riveting, untold history of a group of heroic women reporters who revolutionized the narrative of World War II from the author of The Unfinished Palazzo—from Martha Gellhorn, who out-scooped her husband, Ernest Hemingway, to Lee Miller, a Vogue cover model turned war correspondent.

Due Nov. 2

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