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The Nap-Away Motel

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The Nap-Away Motel

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Fiction. LGBTQIA Studies. Young Adult. In the heart of Scarborough sits the Nap-Away Motel, a hunched building providing hidden worlds for its occupants. Within its derelict walls, Suleiman longs to rebuild his broken family, Tiffany creates a fanta...

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We Are Not Avatars: Essays, Memoirs, Manifestos

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We Are Not Avatars: Essays, Memoirs, Manifestos

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Literary Nonfiction. LGBTQIA Studies. In WE ARE NOT AVATARS, renowned poet and editor John Barton collects his most provocative essays, public lectures, and reviews produced over the past twenty-five years. Though Canadians still have some way to go...

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After Birth
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After Birth

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Poetry. A poetic primer on mothering and motherhood, AFTER BIRTH is unflinching in its celebration of new life. Proffering poems that are both alchemical and personal, Elizabeth Ross taps into the contradictions of creation—joy, distress, lassitude—...

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The Mean Game
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The Mean Game

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Poetry. THE MEAN GAME—John Wall Barger's fourth book-length entry in what might be called, collectively, a savage comedy—bristles with allegories that explore human cruelty and suffering. Gathering narratives that feel both ancient and modern, Barge...

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Want
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Want

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Fiction. Delphine Almquist and her husband Hugo are living the hobby farm life of her dreams on the Canadian Prairies, far from the world of climate change concerns and global conflict. The only thing missing is a spectacular new kitchen, a tiny bis...

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Dividing the Wayside
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Dividing the Wayside

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Poetry. The liminal strip that divides the highway from the surrounding land is called a wayside. Often thick with wildflowers and insects, it's a natural space that coexists with traffic and exhaust. In DIVIDING THE WAYSIDE, Haysom likewise navigat...

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The Flower Can Always Be Changing
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The Flower Can Always Be Changing

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Literary Nonfiction. "A lamp and a flower pot in the center. The flower can always be changing."—Virginia WoolfFrom the bestselling author of RUMI AND THE RED HANDBAG comes a new collection of essays about the intersection of poetry, painting, photo...

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A Skeletal Wand
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A Skeletal Wand

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Poetry. In her finest collection of poetry to date, Ruth Roach Pierson marshals her considerable expository powers to explore personhood, paranormal phenomenon, and mortality. A SKELETAL WAND reaches out with poems that are both honest and strange, ...

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Ekke
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Ekke

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Poetry. Multilingually inflected, Klara du Plessis' first collection of poetry explores the multiplicity of self through language, occupying a liminal space between South Africa and Canada. A sequence of visceral, essay-like long poems, du Plessis' ...

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Safe Words
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Safe Words

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Poetry. From a student's confrontation with a teenage streaker, to a company man's complete undoing at his summer party, Michelle Brown's SAFE WORDS finds rich darkness in happy partnerships. A maiden name is "handed down / like a sweater," a taxi r...

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The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry
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The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry

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Poetry. Mercurial and modern, THE NEXT WAVE is an output-based anthology of 21st century Canadian poetry. Curated by Jim Johnstone, it features 40 early-to-mid-career Canadian writers selected from a diverse range of national and international press...

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All Manner of Tackle: Living with Poetry
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All Manner of Tackle: Living with Poetry

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Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. ALL MANNER OF TACKLE brings together a selection of Brian Bartlett's literary prose from the past three decades. One of Atlantic Canada's finest poets, Bartlett has published reflections on poetry in a panoply of forms, ...

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You Are Among Monsters
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You Are Among Monsters

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Fiction. We call it a transfer...It's important to use the terms, to distance yourself. It's a dead guy in the back of a van, really, but the words can be something else. Dead bodies, Rum-runners, Murdered mothers. Small-town Alberta is home to Ian,...

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Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur
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Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur

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Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Travel Writing. Blomer takes you into Southeast Asia by bicycle with her husband Rupert, their two companion-like bikes and her experiences cycling over 4000km through 4 countries over three months with the little devil ...

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Rumi and the Red Handbag
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Rumi and the Red Handbag

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Fiction. Shortlisted for the Alberta Reader's Choice Award. "What is the soul?" asks Rumi, the poet. "If I could taste one sip of an answer, I could break out of this prison for drunks."RUMI AND THE RED HANDBAG follows the lives of Shaya and Ingrid-...

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