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About Turning the Tide

Open now for over ten years, Turning the Tide is Saskatoon's best-known and best-established independent bookstore, offering a selection of fiction and poetry, and a plethora of non-fiction books on current events, sustainable living, and generally making the world a better place. Read more about us…

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Order Your Course Textbooks at Turning the Tide

May 19th, 2016

  Turning the Tide has been providing textbooks for university and college courses for over a decade. We have accounts set up with dozens of textbook suppliers large and small and have excellent turn-around time on books ordered. We handle everything from introductory courses with hundreds of students to seminars with only a handful of […]

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May 2016 New Releases, Featured Titles, and Events

May 4th, 2016

Quick Links New Release Books | Featured Titles | New Release Movies | Upcoming Events At Turning the Tide, we are celebrating May 1, International Workers’ Day all month long with specials on book about labour history and the current struggles of workers for better working conditions and workplace democracy. We recommend checking out this article […]

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Speicals, News, and Events for April 2016 at Turning the Tide

April 1st, 2016

 20% OFF April’s FEATURED TITLES: GARDENING Books!                                              EVENTS: With our bigger and brighter location at 615 Main St. Turning the Tide is fast becoming known as a vibrant hub of community activity. In partnership […]

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March 2016 NEWS

March 7th, 2016

Jarrett Walker Lecture: Abundant Access – Public Transit as an Instrument of Freedom March 12th 19:30-21:00 Great Places is pleased to present this free public talk and book signing by Jarrett Walker, the internationally acclaimed public transit planner and author. Dr. Walker is author of Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich […]

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February 2016 NEWS

February 10th, 2016

*NEW* from Yann Martel The High Mountains of Portugal With this highly anticipated new novel, the author of the bestselling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel. Beautiful, witty and engaging, Yann Martel’s new novel offers us the same tender exploration of the impact and significance of […]

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New Books

The Nest
Zero K
And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
Mexican Hooker #1
Girls & Sex

New DVDs

Killing Them Safely
The Stanford Prison Experiment
A Jihad for Love
Museum Hours
The Knick