Durvile & UpRoute Books 


Durvile & UpRoute Books publish print books, audiobooks, and e-books.  The Durvile imprint features the True Cases Series and our UpRoute imprint publishes poetry, art, Indigenous titles, and young adult fiction. CLICK AROUND OUR TITLES or download our catalogue. Contact the University of Toronto Press (UTP) for retailer or library purchases. We also have an audio and print production division, Pepper Ranch Studio.  Cheers! Lorene Shyba PhD, Publisher


Generative Art: Algorithms as Artistic Tool

By James R. Parker PhD, Foreword by Sara Diamond PhD

Generative art is the art of the algorithm where artists must design their work, and then implement it as a computer program. James R. Parker presents computer programming concepts and generative art principles as a way to create algorithmic computer art using art and design best practices. Read More >>

We Remember the Coming of the White Man 

By Dene First Nation Elders;  Ed.  Sarah Stewart;  Foreword, Raymond Yakeleya; Afterword, Colette Poitras

A work in progress since the 1970s, the book revolves around First Nation Elders' recollections of fur trading, guns, missionaries; oil and uranium discoveries, and the signing of Treaty 11. Included is Raymond Yakeleya’s stunning 1976 film "We Remember", with director’s commentary . Read More >>  

Ross Mackay: The Saga of a Brilliant Criminal Lawyer 

By Jack Batten

Ross Mackay defended accused murderers in the most horrendous circumstances, including the defense of the last two men to be hanged in Canada. Jack Batten tells of Mackay’s courage and the harsh penalties he paid for the often daring and controversial choices he made in life and in the courtroom. Read More >>

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We publish books by authors who have the forethought to bring new knowledge to the world.