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March 2015

Friday March 6, 2015
Book Launch: page as bone – ink as blood by Jónína Kirton

Tuesday March 10, 2015
Play Reading: The Book of Esther by Leanna Brodie

Wednesday March 11, 2015
Nikki Reimer at Twisted Poets Literary Salon, Vancouver

Thursday March 12, 2015
Poetry Reading: Phinder Dulai in Calgary

April 2015

Thursday April 2, 2015
M.A.C. Farrant at the Sidney Literary Festival on Vancouver Island

Tuesday April 7, 2015
Nikki Reimer at the Art Bar Reading Series, Toronto

Wednesday April 8, 2015
Nikki Reimer at Pivot Reading Series, Toronto

Sunday April 12, 2015
M.A.C. Farrant at gritLIT in Hamilton, ON

Wednesday April 15, 2015
Poetry Reading: Catriona Strang at SFU Lunch Poems, Vancouver

Thursday April 23, 2015
Play: “In Piazza San Domenico” by Steve Galluccio in Sudbury, ON

Thursday April 23, 2015
Talonbooks Spring 2015 Poetry Launch!
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Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure are set to release their all new album “The Piano Poems – Live From San Francisco” on Oglio Records August 14th, 2012.

This video clip from the Oglio Home Video release “The Third Mind” gives a short history of these two great artists and their collaboration.

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Thursday February 26, 2015 in Meta-Talon

A New Friend That Year in Paris: An Excerpt from As Always

At the end of September 1961, Madeleine Gagnon arrived in Paris to begin courses at the Sorbonne. Over the period of two years alive in that city as a woman in her early twenties, Gagnon reflects on the impact of the friendships, education, and culture she experienced as an “enigma of time written slowly” and a touchstone for life’s later challenges.

Today on Meta-Talon, read an excerpt from As Always: Memoir of a Life in Writing.

Thursday February 19, 2015 in Meta-Talon

Sample this book! It’s not shoplifting if we give it to you.

Today on Meta-Talon, read the first scene from Morris Panych’s new play, The Shoplifters.

Monday February 16, 2015 in Meta-Talon

Just for Fun: International Editions of Talonbooks

Many of the books Talon publishes are translations from French (Quebec) to English. But did you know that a number of our English books have been translated into other languages for audiences all around the world? On Meta-Talon today we show off a couple of examples.

Thursday February 12, 2015 in Meta-Talon

Literary Love: A Talonbooks Valentine’s Day List

A certain holiday whose focal point is romantic love will be celebrated this weekend. Whether or not you go in for flowers, chocolates, and candlelit dinners, we know your love for the lexical is long-lasting. Today on Meta-Talon we highlight ten Talonbooks that marry touching love stories with the power and beauty of the written word. We invite you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us – by reading!

Current Catalogues

[image: Spring 2015 catalogue] [image: Talonbooks 2014 First Nations catalogue]



As Always

Madeleine Gagnon
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

Canada: A New Tax Haven cover
Canada: A New Tax Haven

Alain Deneault
Translated by Catherine Browne

Dead Metaphor

George F. Walker

Ebooks (Full List)


Get Me Out of Here

Sachiko Murakami

I, Bartleby

Meredith Quartermain

Limbinal cover

Oana Avasilichioaei

Odd Ducks cover
Odd Ducks

Bryden MacDonald

page as bone – ink as blood cover
page as bone – ink as blood

Jónína Kirton

Peacock Blue cover
Peacock Blue

Phyllis Webb
Edited by John F. Hulcoop

The Hatch

Colin Browne

The Keeper's Daughter cover
The Keeper’s Daughter

Jean-François Caron
Translated by W. Donald Wilson

The Shoplifters

Morris Panych

The St. Leonard Chronicles

Steve Galluccio


Jordan Abel

Winners and Losers

Marcus Youssef & James Long

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