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Haida Book of Stories
By Clarence Mills

For the past four decades, world-renowned Haida artist Clarence Mills (Ḵ’aak’insk’us) has been creating artwork in the cultural tradition and style of his people, including a totem displayed at Expo 86 in Vancouver. He made history as the first Haida artist whose work was shown at the Louvre, and is…


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ISBN: 9781772015553
Pages:120
Pub. Date: March 9 2026
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.5625"
Poetry / POE011010

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Halo
By Josh MacDonald

Short-listed 2004 Merritt Theatre Award for Best Play

When an image of Jesus appears on the side of a Tim Hortons restaurant in Nately, Nova Scotia, life is forever changed. The town’s inhabitants are challenged to ask difficult questions about faith, life and love with sometimes moving, sometimes hilarious results. Complicating the matter, of course, are the more…


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ISBN: 9780889224698
Pages:128
Pub. Date: September 15 2002
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.3125"
Drama / DRA013000

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Hanging Fire
By Phyllis Webb

Short-listed 1991 BC Book Prize: Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Astonishingly beautiful entrances into the personae of lost companions who reappear, animated by a voice in love with the music of their speaking.


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ISBN: 9780889103917
Pages:80
Pub. Date: January 1 1990
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.25"
Poetry / POE011000

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HARROWINGS
By Cecily Nicholson

Long-listed 2023 Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry

Short-listed 2023 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Long-listed 2023 Pat Lowther Memorial Award

Set mainly in the rural, HARROWINGS connects with Black intellectual and art history in relation to agriculture. The poems include pulses of memoir from the poet's childhood growing up on a farm, as well as from more recent pandemic experiences volunteering for a local agricultural enterprise led by people who…


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ISBN: 9781772014051
Pages:112
Pub. Date: September 30 2022
Dimensions: 8.25" x 6" x 0.3125"
Poetry / POE024000

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Harry's Fragments
By George Bowering

In a parody of a thriller novel, Harry the Hack, newly recruited literary spy, follows a mystery woman seeking wisdom and sanity.


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ISBN: 9780889103870
Pages:182
Pub. Date: January 1 1990
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.625"
Fiction / FIC019000

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harvest
By Rob McLennan

For rob mclennan, poetry is a way of seeing, and what is seen in harvest: a book of signifiers is always a landscape as it inhabits the poet and his various personae. In the absence of capital letters, with only minimalist punctuation, and with a denial of the possessive case,…


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ISBN: 9780889224551
Pages:128
Pub. Date: September 15 2001
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.4375"
Poetry / POE011000

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He Speaks Volumes
By Rebecca Wigod

This biography of George Bowering, first Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate, reveals the intimate, intellectual, and artistic life of one of Canada’s most prolific authors, offering an inside look at the people and events at the centre of the country’s literary and artistic avant-garde from the 1960s to the present.A distinguished…


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ISBN: 9781772012064
Pages:336
Pub. Date: November 13 2018
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.8125"
Non-Fiction / LIT004080

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Heaven
By George F. Walker

Winner 2001 The Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award

Heaven is George F. Walker’s ‘millennium play.’ Well, sort of, if we can free ourselves from the expectation of the usual science-fiction-based projection and imposition of our current personal, cultural and spiritual values on the future of the coming millennium, considered almost mandatory for authors working in this particular genre.…


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ISBN: 9780889224292
Pages:144
Pub. Date: March 15 2000
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.5"
Drama / DRA013000

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Hell & Other Novels
By Beverley Daurio

Behind our everyday, apparently rational preoccupations lie the traces of a longing for sanctity and redemption. In these haunting, often chilling short stories, Beverley Daurio maps the sub-atomic space of contemporary alienation: a woman celebrates her divorce; a photographer trying to stay off drugs visits a monastery; an historian avoids…


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ISBN: 9780889104211
Pages:160
Pub. Date: January 1 1990
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.5"
Non-Fiction / LCO006000

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Hellfire Pass
By Vittorio Rossi

It is 1956, and Silvio Rosato, a decorated World War II veteran, shows up at the house of his father, Eduardo Rosato, who had abandoned him and his mother in Italy in 1920 to start a new life and family for himself in Chicago. Silvio’s Italian-American half-siblings, Eddie and Ida,…


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ISBN: 9780889225640
Pages:128
Pub. Date: January 31 2007
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.375"
Drama / DRA013000

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Here
By Colin Browne

With Here, award-winning poet Colin Browne offers a book of luminous encounters, contradictions, collisions, and meditations on art, nature, justice, historical memory, and territorial occupation. Browne’s texts mine the harrowing destinies and densities of place – in this case, of the North American Northwest Coast. The work’s seven movements are…


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ISBN: 9781772012644
Pages:208
Pub. Date: September 1 2020
Dimensions: 9" x 8.5" x 0.5625"
Poetry / POE023040

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Homechild
By Joan MacLeod

Between 1860 and 1930 an officially sanctioned child migration from Britain to Canada took place. During that time over 80,000 children, unaccompanied by their parents or siblings and often separated from them forever, were placed at Canadian factories and farms where, more often than not, they were exploited as indentured…


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ISBN: 9780889225824
Pages:128
Pub. Date: May 15 2008
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Drama / DRA013000

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Hosanna
By Michel Tremblay
Translated by John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

In Michel Tremblay’s classic play about identity in crisis, Claude leaves the conformity of small-town Quebec to realize a new life and a new persona among the drag queens and prostitutes of Montreal’s seedy “Main” – the boulevard that marks the division of the city’s anglophone and francophone neighbourhoods. Claude’s…


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ISBN: 9780889228313
Pages:96
Pub. Date: June 15 2013
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Drama / DRA017000

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Hotel Montreal
By Ken Norris

Since 1975, Ken Norris has produced some of Canada’s most intriguing poetry. Whether detailing the amorous lives of produce (Vegetables), documenting travels to the South Seas (The Better Part of Heaven and Islands), engaging contentious social and political issues (In the Spirit of the Times and In the House of…


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ISBN: 9780889224568
Pages:160
Pub. Date: September 15 2001
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Poetry / POE011000

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How to Write
By Derek Beaulieu

Short-listed 2010 W.O. Mitchell Literary Prize

How to Write is a perverse Coles Notes: a paradigm of prosody where writing as sampling, borrowing, cutting-and-pasting and mash-up meets literature. This collection of conceptual short ?ction takes inspiration from Lautréamont’s decree that “plagiarism is necessary. It is implied in the idea of progress. It clasps the author’s sentence…


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ISBN: 9780889226296
Pages:72
Pub. Date: April 15 2010
Dimensions: 7" x 4.3125" x 0.25"
Non-Fiction / LAN005000

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Human Tissue
By Weyman Chan

Weyman Chan’s fifth collection takes poetry to the laboratory, splicing a layered, tactile network that is Human Tissue.Short lyric poems navigate personal experience and memory, then weave into serial poems such as “Parables for Frankenstein,” diving into the material conditions of hybridity to construct the symbiotic self of a prototype…


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ISBN: 9780889229815
Pages:160
Pub. Date: April 8 2016
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 1"
Poetry / POE011000

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hungree throat
By bill bissett

Written in his unique phonetic language, bill bissett’s second novel-poem, hungree throat, recounts the relationship of two men – one bold and unafraid, the other burdened by terrible memories and unable to trust. We witness ten years of a shared life marked by hunger “4 breething being singing eeting digesting…


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ISBN: 9780889227453
Pages:224
Pub. Date: April 15 2012
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Poetry / POE011000

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hypoderm
By Weyman Chan

Short-listed 2010 W.O. Mitchell Literary Prize Finalist, 2010

The idea for this book, says Weyman Chan, is simple—approach the world as metaphor, and it will come to you. Subtitled “notes to myself,” Hypoderm is a manifesto of observations, intimations and recognitions of mortality that get under the poet’s skin—that remind the reader that poetry is documentation and speculation,…


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ISBN: 9780889226371
Pages:96
Pub. Date: April 15 2010
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.25"
Poetry / POE011000