Happy Father’s Day from all of us at Biblioasis! We hope you have a wonderful day with your father-figures. If you’re still looking for a gift, why not check out a Biblioasis title? Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson by Mark Bourrie Murderer. Salesman. Pirate. Adventurer. Cannibal. Perfect for Dad on Father’s Day Whose […]
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We’re thrilled that not one but two of our summer novels have gotten some New York Times love! On May 30, Tom Barbash wrote that Original Prin is “an original animal…Clever, often ingenious . . . [raising] fascinating questions about fanaticism and the state of the modern world. Prin evolves in surprising ways, and tensions spike. For readers feeling […]
This arrives on the heels of Casey’s big win at the Amazon First Novel Awards. We couldn’t be more thrilled! Congratulations to Casey and to her publisher, Arsenal Pulp Press.
Dan kicked off the proceedings with a welcome to the crowd and to writers Elise Levine, Antanas Sileika, and Adam Foulds. Adam Foulds introduced us to Henry Banks, one of the protagonists in his deftly-observed Dream Sequence, a novel about celebrity obsession, self-obsession, and the pathology of destiny. Elise Levine read from “Alice […]
Most days she’s here working her magic to get attention for other people’s books, but today we’re overjoyed to announce that Casey’s own book, Little Fish (Arsenal Pulp Press), has won Amazon Canada’s first novel award! We’re absolutely thrilled for you, Casey!! Read all about it here and here.
“Book you most want to read again for the first time: The Hardy Boys book I lost when I was a boy, before I finished it! It had a greenish, demonish face on the cover. I’ve looked and looked and never found it. Readers, help!” In today’s Shelf Awareness Pro, Randy Boyagoda does a “Reading […]
STIGMATIZED, SILENCED EXPERIENCE: Mike Barnes’s Braille Rainbow and Shane Neilson’s New Brunswick candidly explore disability, abuse, physical pain, and mental illness. Both poets’ speakers struggle to love, or even to recognize, themselves: the bitterest irony is the self imitating itself at every level […]
Cecil Foster’s They Call Me George, about Black train porter activism and how it shaped unions and race relations in the US and Canada, hits U.S. shelves on May 21. The book’s US release coincides with the 125th anniversary of the landmark Pullman car porter strike, a turning point in US labour history. They Call […]
Elise Levine’s book of wry, bittersweet, character-driven stories, This Wicked Tongue, will be available in US bookstores on June 25. It’ll be in Canadian bookstores on May 28. But we can’t wait! We want Elise Levine now! To tide us over, Elise Levine kindly consented to answer a few of our questions. A Biblioasis Interview […]