Support your fellow alumni and the U of S by buying these and other titles at the University of Saskatchewan Bookstore. Shop online or browse the store in-person. Availability of titles may vary. Special orders will be accommodated when possible.
You might be from Saskatchewan if…
(MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc., 2012) by Carson Demmans (BComm'90, LLB'91) and Jason Sylvestre
Moonlighting as a humour writer, Demmans writes captions for one-page comics, illustrated by Sylvestre, that have a distinctive prairie flavor.
Baba's Babushka - A Magical Ukrainian Easter
(Your Nickel's Worth Publishing, 2012) by Marion Mutala (BEd'79, PGD'94, MEd'95)
This second of a three-book series takes Natalie on a magical springtime journey to discover the Easter traditions of her Ukrainian heritage.
Playing through 100 years at Riverside Country Club 1912-2012
(Riverside Country Club, 2012) by Lori Harvie (BEd'92)
Rich with photographs, personal accounts and archival information, the story of one of Saskatoon’s premier golf courses serves as inspiration for future generations to continue the club’s legacy.
(Dundurn Press, 2012) by Kim Thompson (BA’86)
In this fast-paced adventure fantasy, 12-year-old Willa discovers some fascinating secrets about the residents of the nearby boarding house after being hired as a housekeeper.
The Facts of Business Life
(John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2012) by Bill McBean (BComm'76)
With over four decades of business ownership experience, McBean shares seven facts of business life necessary to avoid harmful mistakes and achieve long-term success.
Redefining Success - Still Making Mistakes
(Penguin Group (Canada), 2012) by W. Brett Wilson (BE’79)
One of Canada’s most famous investment bankers and philanthropists pursued business with uncompromising focus. Divorce and a battle with cancer forced Wilson to redefine his priorities, and he shares how you can make positive change too.
The Faces of Nemesis - Investigative Painting on the Streets of Athens
(Stephanie Sampson, 2012) by Stephanie Sampson (MFA’91)
A series of watercolour portraits and accompanying text capture the lives of homeless and “new poor” people on the streets of Athens, Greece.
Beyond Obedience and Abandonment - Toward a Theory of Dissent in Catholic Education
(McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012) by Graham P. McDonough (BMusEd'97, BA'98)
Shifting societal values are prompting Catholic educators to consider new ways to present the established body of doctrine and theology within the curriculum. McDonough proposes productive dissent to overcome obstacles.
Titanic Lives - On Board, Destination Canada
(Formac Publishing Company Ltd., 2012) by Rob Rondeau (BA'88)
Having studied shipwrecks for almost 20 years as a marine archeologist, Rondeau shares the compelling stories of 10 of the 100 Titanic passengers who were headed for Canada.
Whitetail Shooting Gallery
(Anvil Press, 2012) by Annette LaPointe (BA'99, MA'03)
Adolescent cousins in a small Saskatchewan town embark on a journey of both self-discovery and healing after an act of family violence creates a rift in their relationship.
The Daddy Project
(Harlequin Enterprises, 2012) by Lee McKenzie McAnally (BSc'92)
A single mom and widower dad agree to fake date each other to alleviate pressure from family and friends to find a mate—until they start wondering if the real thing might be better.
(Harlequin Enterprises, 2013) by Lee McKenzie McAnally (BSc'92)
Divorce interrupts Claire’s dreams of having a white picket fence, loving husband and babies. Are her dreams renewed when she crosses paths with Luke, an old college friend?
(Ignatius Fay, 2012) by Ignatius Fay (PhD'83) and Irene Golas
Fay and Golas share ups and downs, refusing to shy away from the most difficult aspects of life in this emotional collection of haikus and related forms of poetry.
The Science Writers' Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish, and Prosper in the Digital Age
(Da Capo Press, 2013) by Thomas Hayden (BSA'91) and Michelle Nijhuis
Compiling information from award winning journalists, this handbook gives practical advice for both staff and freelance writers in the rapidly growing genre of popular science.
Apologies to My Censor: The High and Low Adventures of a Foreigner in China
(HarperCollins Publishers, 2013) by Mitch Moxley (BA'03)
This chronicle of Moxley’s outrageous adventures in Beijing—from fake businessman to Chinese propagandist to low-budget music video star—shares a young man’s search for identity in the most unexpected of places.
Lessons from Remand
(Key Publishing House Inc., 2013) by Mark Stobbe (BA’83)
Before being acquitted of second-degree murder charges, Stobbe spent two months behind bars, where he carefully observed inmates and the functioning of remand centres to practically apply academic theories in hope of making sense of an otherwise inexplicable situation.
How to achieve your dreams
(Victory Books, 2013) by Karim Nasser (PhD’65) with May Nasser (BA’82, LLB’85)
Picking up where his autobiography How I Achieved My Dreams left off, this professor emeritus, inventor and property developer hopes this book will be an inspiring road map for students—and all readers—to achieve their personal and professional goals.