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Trading in the Real: Andrew King and Design on the Canadian Prairies

The Essential Derk Wynand

Thematic consistency and technical inventiveness shine in this selection of Derk Wynand’s emotionally intelligent poetry.

Affect

Affect is the surreal love story of a graduate student who, hyperaware of the absurdity of love in a universe where all is finite and death

Seeking Shade

In Frances Boyle’s short story collection Seeking Shade, nuanced characters endure trauma, evolution and epiphany as they face challenges, m

Fair

In this spare, poetic novel, a young homeless man finds solace in friendship, falls prey to the machinations of a malevolent gang of thugs, and ult

Coach House at Fifty looks back at an underreported slice of the complex history of one of Canada’s most celebrated small, literary publis

Davy the Punk

Celebrated Canadian folk singer Bob Bossin tells the story of his father’s life in the gambling underworld of the 1930s and 40s.

Changing Channels

Peter Grant’s memoir, Changing Channels, recounts a life dedicated to guiding Canada in its journey towards a distinctive place in the world

Let That Bad Air Out

Stefan Berg revives the wordless graphic novel in his portrait of the ‘first man of jazz’. Very little is known of Buddy Bolden.

Buying on Time

The anecdotes, extended scenes and burgeoning imagination that make up these stories are tightly composed and sharply focused.

A Suit of Nettles

A new edition of James Reaney’s classic long poem which has been described, variously, as ‘the toughest and funniest, most literary and most seriou