Absent Mandate: Strategies and Choices in Canadian Elections, by Harold D. Clarke, Jane Jenson, Lawrence LeDuc and Jon H. Pammett, University of Toronto Press, 224 pp., $32.95. A Mind Spread Out on the Ground, by Alicia Elliott, Penguin Random House Canada, 240 pp., $25. Assessing Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government: 353 Promises and a Mandate for Change, edited by Lisa Birch and François Pétry, Les Presses de l’Université Laval, Laval University Press, 262 pp., $29.95. Asylum/Ransomed: Breaking the Fourth Wall, by Laura Swart, Guernica Editions, 240 pp., $25. A Voluntary Crucifixion, by David MacKinnon, Guernica Editions, 418 pp., $25. Being Chinese in Canada: The Struggle for Identity, Redress and Belonging, by William Ging Wee Dere, Douglas & McIntyre, 400 pp., $26.95. Blamed and Broken: The Mounties and the Death of Robert Dziekanski, by Curt Petrovich, Dundurn, 360 pp., $20.99. Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun: Portraits of Everyday Life in Eight Indigenous Communities, by Paul Seesequasis, Penguin Random House Canada, 192 pp., $32.95. Bootstraps Need Boots: One Tory’s Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada, by Hugh Segal, UBC Press, 216 pp., $32.95. Breakdown: The Pipeline Debate and the Threat to Canada’s Future, by Dennis McConaghy, Dundurn, 216 pp., $24.99. Breaking the Ocean: Race, Rebellion, and Reconciliation, by Annahid Dashtgard, House of Anansi Press, 280 pp., $22.95. Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson, by Mark Bourrie, Biblioasis, 320 pp., $18.95. Canada’s Official Languages: Policy Versus Work Practice in the Federal Public Service, by Helaina Gaspard, University of Ottawa Press, 140 pp., $29.95. Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie Case, by Kent Roach, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 307 pp., $34.95. Canadian Law and Indigenous Self-Determination: A Naturalist Analysis, by Gordon Christie, University of Toronto Press, 464 pp., $44.95 Capitalism and the Alternatives, by Julius H. Grey, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 278 pp., $34.95. Civilization Critical: Energy, Food, Nature, and the Future, by Darrin Qualman, Fernwood Publishing, 360 pp., $25. Claws of the Panda: Beijing’s Campaign of Influence and Intimidation in Canada, by Jonathan Manthorpe, Cormorant Books, 336 pp., $24.95. Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland’s Saltwater Cowboys, by Jenn Thornhill Verma, Nimbus, 253 pp., $22.95. Colonialism Is Crime, by Marianne O. Nielsen and Linda M. Robyn, UBC Press & Rutgers University Press, 276 pp., $33.95. Crossing Law’s Border: Canada’s Refugee Resettlement Program, by Shauna Labman, UBC Press, 264 pp., $89.95. Democracy in Canada: The Disintegration of Our Institutions, by Donald Savoie, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 504 pp., $34.95. Democracy May Not Exist, But We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone, by Astra Taylor, MacMillan Publishers, 368 pp., $27. Distorted Descent: White Claims to Indigenous Identity, by Darryl Leroux, University of Manitoba Press, $27.95. Don’t Label Me: An Unusual Conversation for Divided Times, by Irshad Manji, St. Martin’s Press, 292 pp., $37.99. Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline, by Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson, Signal McClelland & Stewart, 288 pp., $32.95. Flawed Precedent: The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title, by Kent McNeil, UBC Press, 224 pp., $75. Four Days in Hitler’s Germany: Mackenzie King’s Mission to Avert a Second World War, by Robert Teigrob, University of Toronto Press, 256 pp., $32.95. Four Unruly Women: Stories of Incarceration and Resistance from Canada’s Most Notorious Prison, by Ted McCoy, 152 pp., $21.95. Frenemy Nations: Love and Hate Between Neighbo(u)ring States, by Mary Soderstrom, University of Regina Press, 276 pp., $24.95. From The Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way, by Jesse Thistle, Simon & Schuster, 368 pp., $24.99. From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations For A Stronger Canada, by Jody Wilson-Raybould, Purich Books, UBC Press, 237 pp., $24.95. Gendered Mediation: Identity and Image Making in Canadian Politics, edited by Angelia Wagner and Joanna Everitt, UBC Press, 242 pp., $89.95. Grey Zones in International Economic Law and Global Governance, edited by Daniel Drache and Lesley A. Jacobs, UBC Press, 320 pp., $34.95. Had it Coming: What’s Fair in the Age of #MeToo?, by Robyn Doolittle, Penguin Random House Canada, 272 pp., $26.95. Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person, by Anna Mehler Paperny, Penguin Random House Canada, 352 pp., $26.95. High Time: The Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada, edited by Andrew Potter and Daniel Weinstock, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 232 pp., $22.95. Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, by Jessica McDiarmid, Penguin Random House Canada, 352 pp., $34. Law’s Indigenous Ethics, by John Borrows, University of Toronto Press, 392 pp., $34.95. Let ’Em Howl: Lessons from a Life in Backroom Politics, by Pat Sorbara, Nightwood Editions, 239 pp., $22.95. Living with China: A Middle Power Finds Its Way, Wendy Dobson, University of Toronto Press, 184 pp., $32.95. Mackenzie King in the Age of the Dictators: Canada’s Imperial and Foreign Policies, by Roy MacLaren, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 306 pp., $34.95. Magnificent Fight: The 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, by Dennis Lewycky, Fernwood Publishing, 222 pp., $22. Mayann Francis: An Honourable Life, by Mayann Francis, Nimbus Publishing, 216 pp., $29.95. Men, Masculinity, and the Indian Act, by Martin Cannon, UBC Press, 192 pp., $32.95. Métis Politics and Governance in Canada, by Kelly Saunders and Janique Dubois, UBC Press, 190 pp., $89.95. Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada, by Tina Loo, UBC Press, 208 pp., $89.95. Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise, by Charlotte Gray, HarperCollins Canada, 384 pp., $33.99. No Surrender: The Land Remains Indigenous, by Sheldon Krasowski, University of Regina Press, $27.95. On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal, by Naomi Klein, Penguin Random House Canada, 308 pp., $32. Opening the Government of Canada: The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age, by Amanda Clarke, UBC Press, 312 pp., $32.95. Orange Chinook: Politics in the New Alberta, edited by Duane Bratt, Keith Brownsey, Richard Sutherland, and David Taras, University of Calgary, 452 pp., $29.99. Outside In: A Political Memoir, by Libby Davies, Between the Lines, 320 pp., $26.95. Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis, by Andrew Reeves, ECW Press, 384 pp., $22.95. Passion and Persistence: Fifty Years of the Sierra Club in British Columbia, by Diane Pinch, Harbour Publishing, 320 pp., $36.95. Peace and Good Order: The Case For Indigenous Justice in Canada, by Harold R. Johnson, McClelland & Stewart, 153 pp., $25. Power Shift: The Longest Revolution, by Sally Armstrong, House of Anansi Press, 304 pp., $19.95. Possess the Air: Love, Heroism, and the Battle for the Soul of Mussolini’s Rome, by Taras Grescoe, Biblioasis, $22.95. Privacy in Peril: Hunter v Southam and the Drift from Reasonable Search Protections, by Richard Jochelson and David Ireland, UBC Press, 247 pp., $27.95. Promise and Peril: Justin Trudeau in Power, by Aaron Wherry, Harper Collins, 353 pp., $33.99. Provincial Battles, National Prize?: Elections in a Federal State, by Laura B. Stephenson, Andrea Lawlor, William P. Cross, André Blais, and Elisabeth Gidengil, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 210 pp., $29.95. Putting Family First: Migration and Integration in Canada, edited by Harald Bauder, UBC Press, 288 pp., $89.95. Quebec in a Global Light: Reaching for the Common Ground, by Robert Calderisi, University of Toronto Press, 240 pp., $26.95. Queering Representation: LGBTQ People and Electoral Politics in Canada, edited by Manon Tremblay, UBC Press, 372 pp., $89.95. Rebuilding Liberalism: Social Justice with Individual Freedom, By Guy Stanley, Dundurn, 280 pp., $22.99. Resisting Rights: Canada and the International Bill of Rights, 1947-76, by Jennifer Tunnicliffe, UBC Press, 336 pp., $32.95 Rethinking the Spectacle: Guy Debord, Radical Democracy, and the Digital Age, by Devin Penner, UBC Press, 210 pp., $89.95. Robert Bond: A Political Biography, by James K. Hiller, ISER Books, 510 pp., $29.95 Seeking the Court’s Advice: The Politics of the Canadian Reference Power, by Kate Puddister, UBC Press, 248 pp., $89.95. Shut Away: When Down Syndrome Was A Life Sentence, by Catherine McKercher, Goose Lane, 261 pp., $22.95. Strangers in the House: A Prairie Story in Bigotry and Belonging, Greystone Books, 280 pp., $32.95. Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up, by Dave Meslin, Penguin Random House Canada, $27. The Citizen’s Guide To Climate Success: Overcoming Myths That Hinder Progress, by Mark Jaccard, Cambridge University Press, 296 pp., $19.95. The Cure For Hate: A Former White Supremacist’s Journey From Violent Extremism to Radical Compassion, by Tony McAleer, Arsenal Pulp Press, 229 pp., $22.95. The Empire on Western Front: The British 62nd and Canadian 4th Divisions in Battle, by Geoffrey Jackson, UBC Press, 378 pp., $95. The Good Fight: Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy, by Brendan Kelly, UBC Press, 540 pp., $45. The Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, by Jenny Clayton, Harbour Publishing, 320 pp., $26.95. The New NDP: Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing, by David McGrane, UBC Press, 534 pp., $99. The North-West Is Our Mother: The Story of Louis Riel’s People, the Métis Nation, by Jean Teillet, HarperColllins Canada, 576 pp., $17.99. The Political Economy of Resource Regulation: An International and Comparative History, 1850-2015, edited by Andreas R.D. Sanders, Pal Thonstad, and Espen Storli, UBC Press, 360 pp., $95. The Politics of Fiscal Federalism: Neoliberalism versus Social Democracy in Multilevel Governance, by Adam Harmes, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 328 pp., $30.79. The Public Servant’s Guide to Government in Canada, by Alex Marland and Jared J. Wesley, University of Toronto Press, 113 pp., The River Battles: Canada’s Final Campaign in World War II Italy, by Mark Zuehlke, Douglas & McIntyre, 469 pp., $37.95. The Seed: Infertility Is a Feminist Issue, by Alexandra Kimball, Coach House Books, 150 pp., $14.95. The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of Conciliation, by David B. MacDonald, University of Toronto Press, 256 pp., $24.95. The Sport & Prey of Capitalists: How the Rich Are Stealing Canada’s Public Wealth, by Linda McQuaig, Dundurn, 243 pp., $24.99. They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada, by Cecil Foster, Biblioasis, $22.95. This May Hurt A Bit: Reinventing Canada’s Health Care System, by Stephen Skyvington, Dundurn, 245 pp., $25. To Be Equals in Our Own Country: Women and the Vote in Quebec, by Denyse Baillargeon, translated by Käthe Roth, UBC Press, 224 pp., $27.95. Too Dumb For Democracy: Why We Make Bad Political Decisions and How We Can Make Better Ones, by David Moscrop, Goose Lane Editions, 244 pp., $22.95. Trudeau: The Education of a Prime Minister, by John Ivison, Signal McClelland & Stewart Penguin Random House Canada, 360 pp., $32.95. Truth Be Told: My Journey Through Life and the Law, by Beverley McLachlin, Simon & Schuster, 373 pp., $39.99. Unbecoming Nationalism: From Commemoration to Redress in Canada, by Hélène Vosters, University of Manitoba Press, 272 pp., $27.95. Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North, by Graeme Truelove, Harbour Publishing, $21.95. Vanishing Fish: Shifting Baselines and the Future of Global Fisheries, by Daniel Pauly, Greystone Books, 304 pp., $34.95. We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir, by Samra Habib, Penguin Random House Canada, $24.95. What’s Trending in Canadian Politics? Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere, edited by Mireille Lalancette, Vincent Raynauld, and Erin Crandall, UBC Press, 274 pp., $89.95. Where Once They Stood: Newfoundland’s Rocky Road Towards Confederation, Raymond B. Blake & Melvin Baker, University of Regina Press, 384 pp., $34.95. Why Are We Here? A Meditation on Canada, Mary Jo Leddy, Novalis, 104 pp., $14.95. Woman Enough: How a Boy Became a Woman and Changed the World of Sport, by Kristen Worley and Johanna Schneller, Penguin Random House Canada, 256 pp., $29.95. —Compiled by Kate Malloy, editor-in-chief of The Hill Times, based on bestseller lists and publishers.