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An Interview with Elise Levine, author of THIS WICKED TONGUE

  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 […]

Chapbook Sewing Party!

  Lucy Ellmann’s hilarious chapbook I Dated Graham Greene is almost ready for Independent Booksellers Day! Are you? If you haven’t got your copies of this beautiful little chapbook yet ($7.00 USD/$8.00 CAD), email thummer@biblioasis.com.


        “A dark adventure story that sweeps the reader through a world filled with surprises. The book is compelling, authoritative, not a little disturbing—and a significant contribution to the history of 17th-century North America.” That’s Ken McCoogan, writing in the Globe and Mail about Mark Bourrie’s Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit […]

Adam Foulds’s DREAM SEQUENCE is “a nightmare so precise, and often beautiful, that one comes to prefer it, in some ways, to dull reality,” says John Wray.

Announcing the April 30 publication of D R E A M   S E Q U E N C E by Adam Foulds, the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Quickening Maze. Henry Banks, star of the UK’s most popular television series, has higher aspirations, ones befitting of his talent: a serious film career, beginning with a role […]

Mark Bourrie Challenges Us to Retire the Word “Explorer” from the Lexicon

  The first English-language biography in nearly a century of Pierre-Esprit Radisson—pirate, cannibal, and co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company—is set to appear at a bookstore near you on April 2, 2019. Radisson’s story complicates all of our settled ideas about the European conquest of North America. This “eager hustler with no known scruples” was […]

Raves for Mia Couto’s RAIN AND OTHER STORIES

  Critics are loving Eric M B Becker’s English translation of Mia Couto’s Rain and Other Stories. The New York Times included Rain and Other Stories in a sneak-peek list of titles from around the world. Published in the aftermath of Mozambique’s bloody civil war, Mia Couto’s third collection seeks out the places violence could […]