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  • Ghosts of James Bayby John Wilson

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 8.99

    Fourteen-year-old Al, spending the summer near James Bay with his father, is startled to see a ship he recognizes as the Discovery , whose captain was the ill-fated Henry Hudson. more...

  • Sam's Rideby Becky Citra; Amy Meissner

    Orca Book Publishers 2013; US$ 4.99

    Horses, cowboy boots and thunderstorms -- Sam's in for an adventure on the ranch! more...

  • Pierre le Poofby Andrea Beck

    Orca Book Publishers 2009; US$ 9.99

    Pierre, a pampered poodle, is torn between his love for his owner and his dream of running wild in the park. more...

  • Prahaby E.D. Blodgett; Marzia Paton; Robert Kessner

    Athabasca University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    Prompted by renowned poet E.D. Blodgett's deep love for and intimate experience of Prague, Praha is a poetic homage to the legendary city's vital spirit. As they build on one another, the poems in the collection lift the reader over the threshold of purely mythic understanding and into the heart of one of Europe's loveliest... more...

  • Marian Engel's Notebooksby Christl Verduyn

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    Marian Engel emerged as a writer during that period in Canada when nationalism increased and "new feminism" dawned. Although she is recognized as a distinguished woman of letters, she has not been widely studied; consequently we know relatively little about her and her craft. The material collected in Marian Engel's Notebooks: "Ah, mon cahier, écoute..."... more...

  • Martyrology Book 6 Booksby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 12.95

    'All of Nichol's work is stamped by his desire to create texts that are engaging in themselves as well as in context, and to use indirect structural and textual devices to carry meaning. In The Martyrology different ways of speaking testify to a journey through different ways of being. Language is both the poet?s instructor and, through its various... more...

  • Going Homeby Tim Lilburn

    House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    Tim Lilburn has long been recognized for his ability to explore issues of ecology from a variety of viewpoints ? philosophical, moral, ethical, even poetic. This new collection expands on his thoughts in surprising and enlightening ways, concentrating on how we relate (often uneasily) to our physical landscape in Canada and the United States. Going... more...

  • Nieveby Terry Griggs; Alexander Griggs-Burr

    Biblioasis 2010; US$ 14.95

    When strange and supernatural things begin to befall her town, it's up to Nieve to save her disappearing friends. more...

  • Essential Shit - Facts That Will Scare the Total Shit Out of You!by Cary McNeal

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 11.99

    Disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn and this book is jam-packed with facts that will truly horrify you but undoubtedly entertain and educate at the same time. From the ugly truth about food and drink, to the human body exposed to the beastly tales of creatures that outnumber us - no subject is off limits. Did you know there is a sneaky fish... more...

  • Brave New Avant Gardeby Marc James Leger

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Brave New Avant Garde is a collection of essays that ask the questions: what is an adequate model of contemporary avant garde practice and what are its theoretical premises? With this it asks the related question, echoing Alain Badiou: must the avant garde hypothesis be abandoned? Brave New Avant Garde stands in opposition to postmodern... more...