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  • Lighting Dark Placesby Sue Kossew

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 57.00

    This is the first published collection of critical essays on the work of Kate Grenville, one of Australia’s most important contemporary writers. Grenville has been acclaimed for her novels, winning numerous national and international prizes including the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Her novels are marked by... more...

  • Bruno for Realby Caroline Adderson; Helen Flook

    Orca Book Publishers 2008; US$ 4.99

    This is the second collection of stories about Bruno, an imaginative boy with a humorous personality. more...

  • Recklessby Lesley Choyce

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 7.99

    While riding his dirt bike on an abandoned logging road, Josh encounters a Vietnam veteran who has been living in the wilderness for forty years, and the two develop an unusual friendship. more...

  • Speaking of Powerby Di Brandt; Tanis MacDonald

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    Speaking of Power: The Poetry of Di Brandt introduces the reader to the lyric power and political urgency of the poetry of Di Brandt, providing an overview of her poetry written during a prolific and revolutionary twenty-year period. Beginning with her early poetic inquiries into the dynamics of gender, religion, and the politics of language,... more...

  • Ad Sanctosby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 13.99

    '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...

  • Giftsby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fan Dancerby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 2000; US$ 13.99

    Better break out your sledgehammer it's time for a little concrete! Concrete poetry, that is. Concrete what ? Well, it's poetry that's a lot like art its meaning comes from what it looks like instead of the order of the words, so it's full of great visual puns and word puzzles. And one of its foremost practitioners is bpNichol, one of Canada's... more...

  • Zygalby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 13.99

    Originally twelve years in the making! Featuring a cast of thousands. It still stars the letter H, and introduces Probable Systems, Negatives, and the Actual Life of Language! Your heart will pound as you see H's turn into I's before your very own eyes. You'll thrill as words fall apart only to create other words. You'll gasp as bpNichol collaborates... more...

  • Lemon Houndby Sina Queyras

    Coach House Books 2002; US$ 13.95

    2007 Winner of the Pat Lowther Award and a Lambda Literary Award As meditative practices focus on the axis of breath, these poems focus on the moment of action, of thought, on the flux of speech. This is a poetry not of snapshots or collages but of long-exposed captures of the not-so-still lives of women. One sequence imagines Virginia Woolf’s... more...

  • Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whipby Lisa Robertson

    Coach House Books 2005; US$ 13.99

    A New York Times 100 Notable Book and longlisted for the Warwick Writing Prize, Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip collects occasional works written over the past fifteen years, turning vestige into architecture, chagrin into resplendence. In them, we recognize our grand, saddened century. more...