The Orwell Tapes

The Orwell Tapes

USD$19.95 / CAD$26.95
The author of 1984 and Animal Farm was a brilliant, eccentric, complicated man. He was, at various times, a member of the colonial police force in Burma, a tramp, a dishwasher, a critic and journalist, a fighter in the Spanish Civil War, a teacher and a shopkeeper. Read more →
War of the Blink

War of the Blink

USD$18.95 / CAD$24.95
The latest offering from acclaimed graphic artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, War of the Blink is a stunning full-colour graphic novel about war and peace, and a brilliant follow-up to Red: A Haida Manga. Read more →
Hummingbird

Hummingbird

USD$16.95 / CAD$22.95
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In his fifth novel, award-winning author Tristan Hughes has created a vivid and poetic coming-of-age story about loss, absence and redemption. Read more →
Athlii Gwaii: Upholding Haida Law on Lyell Island

Athlii Gwaii: Upholding Haida Law on Lyell Island

$24.95 USD / $31.95 CDN
“This is Haida land, you all know that, and we’re here to uphold the decision of the Haida Nation. This is Haida land and there will be no further logging in this area.” Kilsli Kaji Sting, Miles Richardson Jr., on the line at Athlii Gwaii, 1985 Read more →
A Tale of Two Shamans

A Tale of Two Shamans

$18.95 USD / $24.95 CDN
The brilliant follow-up to War of the Blink and Red — another stunningly inventive retelling of an ancient Haida tale, featuring parallel texts in all three living dialects of the Haida language. Read more →
Sealskin

Sealskin

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“‘Sealskin’ is a stunner: straightforward and unadorned, but humming with subsurface power…. Keevil has accomplished something rare: a story about rough masculinity that brims with emotion and pathos.” Read more →
The Book I Didn’t Want to Write

The Book I Didn’t Want to Write

$24.95 USD / $31.95 CDN
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“Literature doesn’t stop bullets. On the other hand, it can stop a finger from pressing a trigger. Maybe. It’s a bet worth making.” Erwan Larher was enjoying a rock concert in Paris’s Bataclan Theater on November 13, 2015, when the firing started. By the time it ended, 89 people were dead and more than 400 others—included Larher—had been wounded. In this genre-bending, deeply moving and unexpected memoir, he reflects on what the gruesome terror attack meant. The Book I Didn’t Want to Write transcends bearing witness. Larher’s voice is intertwined with others—his partner, his father, two friends who were going to come but didn’t—to create a deeply moving collective chronicle of the most violent night in French history since WWII. He recounts not only how such an act affected him and his loved ones, but the thousands who lived through that night, the millions who followed the event through media, and even the attackers themselves. “You were in the wrong place at the wrong time; you’re a miracle, not a victim,” Larher writes. Never self-pitying, his approach is both stoic and bold, fitting for one of France’s most beloved rock-n-roll novelist with a suitably gritty look at the world and at words. He sets out to “write around because you are a novelist and not a chronicler, because you can only shape a text by appeasing literature.” The Book I Didn’t Want To Write achieves what few books can—it reminds us of life’s emotional and artistic depths, even in the face of tragedy. It is a masterful slap in the face and a hymn to life. Read more →