We are pleased to announce that David Constantine’s In Another Country received a starred review in Publishers Weekly this week. Here’s an excerpt: “A brilliant selection [of stories] … The diverse characters [in this collection] include ex-monks, shamed canons, prostitutes, squatters, successful businessmen, and university professors, but a common thread of silent suffering and […]
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We have new reviews for Russell Smith’s Confidence and Robyn Sarah’s My Shoes Are Killing Me to share with you! My Shoes Are Killing Me was reviewed by 49th Shelf and by Jeweller’s Eye. “Natural, musical, […]
We are pleased to announce that Kathy Page’s Paradise & Elsewhere,, Catherine Chandler’s Glad and Sorry Seasons, and Cynthia Flood’s Red Girl Rat Boy have all been reviewed in Canadian Literature! “The genius of [Page’s] book is the way magic seeps into the stories. […]
Russell Smith’s recent interview with Canada Writes for Confidence is up and can be found here. If you haven’t picked up Smith’s Confidence yet, we think Morley Walker’s glowing review might convince you to: http://bit.ly/1GUuYOO
We are excited to announce that Biblioasis will be the Windsor host of the Canada’s first-ever Authors for Indies Day and would like to invite you all to join us in-store this Saturday between noon and 6pm! Authors for Indies Day is a free event that will kick off with over 600 writers participating at […]
Mia Couto, whose forthcoming collection of nonfiction Pensatives: Selected Essays (available from Biblioasis in Canada on June 15th and in the US on July 14th) is an environmental biologist from Mozambique, is the author of 25 books of fiction, essays and poems in his native Portuguese. In 2014 he received the $50,000 Neustadt Prize for […]
We’re thrilled to announce that Inheritance by Kerry-Lee Powell has been shortlisted for the 2015 Gerald Lampert Award for Best First Book of Poetry! Congratulations to all the other authors: Kayla Czaga, Sylvia D. Hamilton, Stevie Howell, Suzannah Showler, Anne-Marie Turza.
Big news at the Bibliomanse this morning. We were thrilled to learn that contemporary Mozambican author Mia Couto, whose novel Tuner of Silences we published in 2013, and whose Pensativities: Selected Essayswe have forthcoming this spring, has just been named a finalist for the2015 Man Booker International Prize. The ten finalists for the prestigious biennial prize were announced […]
“Catherine Chandler’s Glad and Sorry Seasons is a successful illustration of the ways in which we as humans search for meaning in the face of passing time, the way in which we take pleasure and comfort in ordinary details and are simultaneously baffled and pained by them. The juxtaposition of artificiality, the poet’s expert use of constrained […]