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- Coach House Books 2002; US$ 18.99
City Hall proclaimed 2006 the Year of Creativity. Live With Culture? banners flap over the city. And across the city, donors are ponying up millions for the ROM and the AGO. Culture?s never had it so good. Right? The State of the Arts explores the Toronto arts scene from every angle, applauding, assailing and arguing about art in our fair burg.... more...
- Coach House Books 1994; US$ 14.99
East/West is a guided tour of old stories and fresh perspectives on the architecture and planning of housing and urban development in central Toronto including both success stories and perennial problems. Specially prepared maps, over 120 photos, and scores of essays cover more than a hundred sites, neighbourhoods and current issues. The editors... more...
- Coach House Books 2003; US$ 12.99
The heat of summer on an earlobe, a parking meter, the shadow of crabs and pigeons under a cherry tree, an olive, a shoulder blade in the poems of Nicole Brossard these concrete, quotidian things move languorously through the senses to find a place beyond language. Taken together, they create an audacious new architecture of meaning. Nicole Brossard,... more...
- Coach House Books 2004; US$ 18.99
More trees. Hydrogen-fuelled cabs. Urbiology. A new model of taxation. Solar panels on big-box stores. The art of salvage. Composters for dog poo in city parks. Retrofitting our urban slabs. Gardening the Gardiner. Ravine City. What would make Toronto a greener place? In the third volume of the uTOpia series, dozens of imaginative Torontonians... more...
- Coach House Books 2000; US$ 16.99
What is the best way to tell a story? In this anthology, the first-ever collection of essays by innovative, cutting-edge writers on the theme of narration, forty of the continent's top experimental writers describe their engagement with language, storytelling and the world. The anthology includes renowned writers like Kathy Acker, Dennis Cooper,... more...
- Coach House Books 2005; US$ 14.99
Invited to a quiet Swiss château by the enigmatic Tatiana Beaujeu Lehmann, Anne begins to slowly write a novel in a language that is not hers, a language that makes meaning foreign and keeps her alert to the world and its fiery horizon. Will the strange intoxication that takes hold of her and her characters sculptor Charles; his sister Kim, about... more...
- Coach House Books 2002; US$ 17.99
First published in 1987, Nicole Brossard's classic novel returns to Coach House in a new edition. A seminal text in Canadian and feminist literature, Mauve Desert is a must-read for readers and writers alike. This is both a single novel and three separate novels in one. In the first, Mauve Desert , fifteen-year-old Mélanie drives across the Arizona... more...
- Coach House Books 2001; US$ 14.99
Carla Carlson is at the Hotel Clarendon in Quebec City trying to finish a novel. Nearby, a woman, preoccupied with sadness and infatuated with her boss, catalogues antiquities at the Museum of Civilization. Every night, the two women meet at the hotel bar and talk about childhood and parents and landscapes, about time and art, about Descartes and... more...
- Coach House Books 2001; US$ 18.99
Since the election of Mayor David Miller in November 2003, Toronto has experienced a wave of civic pride and enthusiasm not felt in decades. At long last, Torontonians see their city as a place of possibility and potential. Visions of a truly workable, liveable and world-class city are once again dancing in citizens? heads. In the past two years,... more...
- Coach House Books 2004; US$ 18.99
Drained by a half-dozen major watersheds, cut by a network of deep ravines and fronting on a Great Lake, Toronto is dominated by water. Like most cities, though, Toronto has mismanaged its water, from the decades-long transformation of the city?s creeks into sewersheds to the alteration of Toronto?s waterfront. Recently, the trend of fettering Toronto?s... more...