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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.

Essential Reading

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Maria Chapdelaine, A Tale of French Canada

Maria Chapdelaine, A Tale of French Canada

by Louis Hemon

  • LITERATURE
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 132 PAGES

A young woman living with her family on the frontier in Quebec, Maria endures the hardships of isolation and climate and must choose between three suitors. (CND406, $16.99)

Selected Stories

Selected Stories

by Alice Munro

  • LITERATURE
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 688 PAGES

This collection of 28 short stories represents some of Munro's finest work. A powerful range of emotional, evocative tales set throughout the cities and rural towns of her native country. (CND200, $16.95)

Why I Hate Canadians

Why I Hate Canadians

by Will Ferguson

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 305 PAGES

This is the tenth anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek. (CND154, $15.95)

Moon Quebec City

Moon Quebec City

by Sacha Jackson

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2015
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights) but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Quebec City. (CND449, $14.99)

Quebec Province Map

Quebec Province Map

by RouteMaster

  • 2013
  • MAP

The Canadian cartographers' map of the province at a scale of 1:750,000. (CND26, $5.95)

 
Michelin Green Guide Quebec

Michelin Green Guide Quebec


by Michelin Travel Publications

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 448 PAGES

A thorough introduction to the region in the classic Michelin style, featuring brief descriptions of all the major attractions. (CND66, $21.99)

A People's History of Quebec

A People's History of Quebec


by Robin Philbot | Jacques Lacoursiere

  • HISTORY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 206 PAGES

This swift overview of Quebec's 450-year history by a leading historian covers everything from the earliest days of colonization to the province's recent efforts to gain independence. Includes a helpful timeline. (CAN6, $19.95)

A Traveller's History of Canada

A Traveller's History of Canada


by Robert Bothwell

  • HISTORY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 220 PAGES

A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline. (CND82, $14.99)

Canada, Images of the Land

Canada, Images of the Land


by J. Kraulis

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 224 PAGES
  • COMING IN SEPTEMBER

From the country's expansive prairies and forests to its magnificent coastline, the over 200 images in this oversized photo book capture the sublime and staggeringly diverse landscape of Canada. (CND455, $49.95)

Historical Atlas of Canada, Canada's History Illustrated With Original Maps

Historical Atlas of Canada, Canada's History Illustrated With Original Maps


by Derek Hayes

  • HISTORY
  • 2015
  • PAPER
  • 272 PAGES
  • COMING IN NOVEMBER

Covering over 1,000 years of Canadian history (from above) this historical atlas includes previously unpublished maps, charts and illustrations, newly discovered in archives and libraries from around the world. (CND450, $34.95)

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One


by Ian Ferguson | Will Ferguson

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 275 PAGES

A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character. (CND208, $19.95)

Montcalm and Wolfe, The French and Indian War

Montcalm and Wolfe, The French and Indian War


by Francis Parkman | Caleb Carr | John Keegan

  • HISTORY
  • 2001
  • PAPER
  • 640 PAGES

This volume, a reprint of the original 1884 edition by the great Francis Parkman, is an extensively researched account of the French and Indian War and of the great generals Montcalm and Wolfe. (CND16, $24.95)

Quebec, 1759, The Siege and the Battle


by C. P. Stacey

  • HISTORY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 293 PAGES

Originally published in 1959, this definitive account of the fall of Quebec, a key battle in British dominance in North America, is revised by Donald Graves for this new edition. (CND295, $29.95)

Three Weeks in Quebec City: The Meeting That Made Canada

Three Weeks in Quebec City: The Meeting That Made Canada


by Christopher Moore

  • HISTORY
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 272 PAGES

A riveting history of the earliest drafting of a Canadian national constitution during the Quebec Conference of 1864. (CAN7, $35.00)

Walking

Walking


by Henry David Thoreau

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 92 PAGES

Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration. (WLK04, $9.99)

Wolfe at Quebec, The Man Who Won the French and Indian War

Wolfe at Quebec, The Man Who Won the French and Indian War


by Christopher Hibbert

  • HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 208 PAGES

Hibbert brings the campaigns, life at Louisborg and dramatic capture of Quebec in 1759 to life in this tale of the neurotic, complex British general. (CND67, $15.95)

Arundel

Arundel


by Kenneth Roberts | N. C. Wyeth

  • LITERATURE
  • 1995
  • PAPER
  • 496 PAGES

The grand historical novel of Colonel Benedict Arnold's doomed march on Quebec in 1775, told through the eyes of a soldier in the Continental Army. Rich in historical detail. (CND43, $18.95)

Shadows on the Rock

Shadows on the Rock


by Willa Cather

  • LITERATURE
  • 1995
  • PAPER
  • 229 PAGES

Set at the end of the 17th century in rural Quebec, this beautifully realized novel highlights the struggles of the Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land. (CND10, $14.00)

Surfacing

Surfacing


by Margaret Atwood

  • LITERATURE
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 208 PAGES

One of Atwood's earliest novels, a suspenseful yarn where a young woman becomes entangled in affairs, mysteries and the haunting draw of nature as she searches for her missing father on an island off the coast of northern Quebec. (CND224, $14.95)

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America


by Jon Dunn

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 576 PAGES

This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages. (FG09, $27.95)

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America


by David Sibley

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 432 PAGES

A compact, geographically-specific version of the Sibley Guide with all-new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird with status, habitat, range, voice and identifying marks. (USE262, $19.95)

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