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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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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Invitation to Community Action Planning Session & Annual General Meeting

January 21st, 2016

Invitation to Treaty 6 Justice Collective (T6JC) Annual General Meeting and Community Action Planning Session Treaty 6 Justice Collective is a new organization working to enhance and support collective efforts advocating for social, environmental, and economic justice. We’ve partnered with Turning the Tide Bookstore to create The Stand – Community Organizing Centre, a space that […]

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Reading with Michael R. Gaudet

December 12th, 2015

On Wednesday, Dec 16 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, we will be hosting an evening with Michael R. Gaudet, reading from his new book Dancing with Rejection: A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality, the first in a trilogy of memoirs. The launch will be hosted at Turning the Tide’s new location at 615 Main St. on Wednesday, […]

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2015 Holiday Gift Ideas & Newsletter

November 30th, 2015

  A Busy Year At Turning the Tide it has been a very busy 2015, re-locating from our home since 2003 on 11th St. to a few blocks up Broadway at 615 Main Street.  Here we have partnered with the Treaty 6 Justice Collective and established The Stand – Community Organizing Centre; a place to support […]

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An Evening with Richard Wagamese

June 16th, 2015

On Saturday, Jun 20 from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, we will be hosting an evening with Richard Wagamese, reading from his new book Medicine Walk. This will take place in our new space in 617 Main Street, in the Artist’s Loft section. As with other free events at The Stand, we’d invite you to […]

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New Books

LaRose
The Nest
Labour of Liberation, A
Zero K
And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
Mexican Hooker #1

New DVDs

This Changes Everything
Jafar Panahi’s Taxi
The Order of Myths
We Come as Friends
Chi-raq
Gloria