Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
By Mary Janigan (Vintage, $22)
The Toronto-based journalist provides a history of Western Canadian's battles with the East since Confederation.
The Myth of the Muslim Tide
By Doug Saunders (Vintage, $17)
This polemic from the prominent Globe & Mail columnist debunks the notion that Muslim immigration is threatening the western world.
This Is How You Lose Her
By Junot Daz (Penguin, $17)
Love in its many forms is the subject of this inventive collection of linked short stories by the Dominican-American Pulitzer Prize winner.