Goose Lane Editions Fall 2017 eBook Catalogue

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    Apron Strings Navigating Food anad Family in France, Italy, and China Electronic book text, EPUB Jan Wong 9780864929501 $19.95 COOKING Sep 12, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2018 Taste Canada AwardsShortlisted, 2018 Writers' Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for Non-FictionLonglisted, 2018 RBC Taylor PrizeJan Wong knows food is better when shared, so when she set out to write a book about home cooking in France, Italy, and China, she asked her 22-year-old son, Sam, to join her. While he wasn't keen on spending excessive time with his mom, he dreamed of becoming a chef. Ultimately, it was an opportunity he couldn't pass up.On their journey, Jan and Sam live and cook with locals, seeing first-hand h... + Read More
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    Apron Strings Navigating Food anad Family in France, Italy, and China Electronic book text, MobiPocket Jan Wong 9780864929518 $19.95 COOKING Sep 12, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2018 Taste Canada AwardsShortlisted, 2018 Writers' Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for Non-FictionLonglisted, 2018 RBC Taylor PrizeJan Wong knows food is better when shared, so when she set out to write a book about home cooking in France, Italy, and China, she asked her 22-year-old son, Sam, to join her. While he wasn't keen on spending excessive time with his mom, he dreamed of becoming a chef. Ultimately, it was an opportunity he couldn't pass up.On their journey, Jan and Sam live and cook with locals, seeing first-hand h... + Read More
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    F-Bomb Dispatches from the War on Feminism Electronic book text, EPUB Lauren McKeon 9780864929952 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 19, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer PrizeFrom pop icons to working mothers, women are abandoning feminism in unprecedented numbers. Even scarier, they are also leading the charge to send it to its grave. Across North America, women head anti-feminist PR campaigns; they support anti-feminist politicians; they're behind lawsuits to silence the victims of campus rape; they participated in Gamergate, the violent, vitriolic anti-women-in-technology movement; and they're on the frontlines of the fight to end abortion rights. Everywhere we turn the... + Read More
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    F-Bomb Dispatches from the War on Feminism Electronic book text, MobiPocket Lauren McKeon 9780864929969 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 19, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer PrizeFrom pop icons to working mothers, women are abandoning feminism in unprecedented numbers. Even scarier, they are also leading the charge to send it to its grave. Across North America, women head anti-feminist PR campaigns; they support anti-feminist politicians; they're behind lawsuits to silence the victims of campus rape; they participated in Gamergate, the violent, vitriolic anti-women-in-technology movement; and they're on the frontlines of the fight to end abortion rights. Everywhere we turn the... + Read More
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    This Side of Sad Electronic book text, EPUB Karen Smythe 9780864929860 $19.95 FICTION Sep 05, 2017
    Part mystery, part elegy, This Side of Sad begins with an ending: the violent enigma of a man's death. Was it an accident, or did James commit suicide? In the shattering aftermath, his widow, Maslen, questions her own capacity for love and undertakes a painful self-inquiry, examining the history of her heart and tracing the fault lines of her own fragile identity. What emerges is a mesmerizing tour of a woman's complex past, rendered in the associative logic of memory and desire.A gifted storyteller reminiscent of Alice Munro or Joan Didion, Ka... + Read More
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    This Side of Sad Electronic book text, MobiPocket Karen Smythe 9780864929877 $19.95 FICTION Sep 05, 2017
    Part mystery, part elegy, This Side of Sad begins with an ending: the violent enigma of a man's death. Was it an accident, or did James commit suicide? In the shattering aftermath, his widow, Maslen, questions her own capacity for love and undertakes a painful self-inquiry, examining the history of her heart and tracing the fault lines of her own fragile identity. What emerges is a mesmerizing tour of a woman's complex past, rendered in the associative logic of memory and desire.A gifted storyteller reminiscent of Alice Munro or Joan Didion, Ka... + Read More
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    Uncertain Weights and Measures Electronic book text, EPUB Jocelyn Parr 9780864929839 $19.95 FICTION Sep 19, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2017 Governor General's Award for FictionWinner, 2017 Quebec Writers’ Federation Concordia University First Book PrizeShortlisted, 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer PrizeNamed a Favourite Book of 2017 by The National PostMoscow, 1921. Tatiana and Sasha meet in a bookstore the night it is bombed. In the aftermath of the explosion, Sasha grabs Tatiana's hand and together they run to safety. They fall in love.A promising young scientist, Tatiana follows her mentor, Dr. Bekhterev, to the Institut Mozga, established to study the source of geniu... + Read More
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    Uncertain Weights and Measures Electronic book text, MobiPocket Jocelyn Parr 9780864929846 $19.95 FICTION Sep 19, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2017 Governor General's Award for FictionWinner, 2017 Quebec Writers’ Federation Concordia University First Book PrizeShortlisted, 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer PrizeNamed a Favourite Book of 2017 by The National PostMoscow, 1921. Tatiana and Sasha meet in a bookstore the night it is bombed. In the aftermath of the explosion, Sasha grabs Tatiana's hand and together they run to safety. They fall in love.A promising young scientist, Tatiana follows her mentor, Dr. Bekhterev, to the Institut Mozga, established to study the source of geniu... + Read More
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    Smaller Hours Electronic book text, EPUB Kevin Shaw 9781773100166 $19.95 POETRY Sep 26, 2017
    Stately and majestic, yet scuffed with wear and disillusion, the poems of Smaller Hours mount the sky like columns and fora of some archaic ruin. Through these ancient halls, Kevin Shaw tracks Eros, clearing away the rubble and polishing the marble, along the way exploring queer ways of keeping time. Music and movies, clocks and inventors populate these poems. History casts a shadow over all.Kevin Shaw's debut collection is a tour de force of control and grace; musical lines anchored by powerful rhythms dance into the reader's ear. The speakers... + Read More
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    Smaller Hours Electronic book text, MobiPocket Kevin Shaw 9781773100173 $19.95 POETRY Sep 26, 2017
    Stately and majestic, yet scuffed with wear and disillusion, the poems of Smaller Hours mount the sky like columns and fora of some archaic ruin. Through these ancient halls, Kevin Shaw tracks Eros, clearing away the rubble and polishing the marble, along the way exploring queer ways of keeping time. Music and movies, clocks and inventors populate these poems. History casts a shadow over all.Kevin Shaw's debut collection is a tour de force of control and grace; musical lines anchored by powerful rhythms dance into the reader's ear. The speakers... + Read More
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    Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan Electronic book text, EPUB Alden Nowlan 9780864929488 $24.95 POETRY Sep 26, 2017
    Alden Nowlan (1933-1983) once wrote of a desire to leave behind "one poem, one story / that will tell what it was like / to be alive." In an abundance of memorable poems, he fulfilled this desire with candour and subtlety, emotion, and humour, sympathy and truth-telling. For many years, Nowlan has been one of Canada's most-read and -beloved poets, but only now is the true range of his poetic achievement finally available between two covers, with the publication of Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan.Nowlan takes us from nightmarish precincts of fea... + Read More
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    Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan Electronic book text, MobiPocket Alden Nowlan 9780864929495 $24.95 POETRY Sep 26, 2017
    Alden Nowlan (1933-1983) once wrote of a desire to leave behind "one poem, one story / that will tell what it was like / to be alive." In an abundance of memorable poems, he fulfilled this desire with candour and subtlety, emotion, and humour, sympathy and truth-telling. For many years, Nowlan has been one of Canada's most-read and -beloved poets, but only now is the true range of his poetic achievement finally available between two covers, with the publication of Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan.Nowlan takes us from nightmarish precincts of fea... + Read More
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    The Endless Battle The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan Electronic book text, EPUB Andy Flanagan 9781773100067 $18.95 HISTORY Sep 12, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2018 Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical WritingSuggested Reading by the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative AssociationNear the end of October 1941, a few hundred soldiers from New Brunswick were among the 1,975 Canadian troops who set sail from Vancouver to reinforce the British Colony of Hong Kong. Within two short months, after a hard-fought but disastrous battle against the Imperial Japanese Army, the island fell to the invaders on Christmas Day, and its defenders were ordered to surrender by the governor of Hong Kon... + Read More
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    The Endless Battle The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan Electronic book text, MobiPocket Andy Flanagan 9781773100074 $18.95 HISTORY Sep 12, 2017
    Shortlisted, 2018 Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical WritingSuggested Reading by the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative AssociationNear the end of October 1941, a few hundred soldiers from New Brunswick were among the 1,975 Canadian troops who set sail from Vancouver to reinforce the British Colony of Hong Kong. Within two short months, after a hard-fought but disastrous battle against the Imperial Japanese Army, the island fell to the invaders on Christmas Day, and its defenders were ordered to surrender by the governor of Hong Kon... + Read More
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    Christmas with Maud Lewis Electronic book text, EPUB Bob Brooks 9781773100616 $19.95 ART Nov 14, 2017
    20 years after its first publication, the book that charmed them all is back in print in a hardcover gift edition.Maud Lewis has become one of Canada’s favourite folk artists, and her buoyant winter pictures of nature, pets, farm animals, and people at work and play are among her most charming. Her hands were twisted with arthritis, but Maud earned her living by painting Christmas cards and pictures and selling them from her tiny, gaily painted one-room house beside the highway near Digby, Nova Scotia.Originally issued in 1997 and now available... + Read More
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    Christmas with Maud Lewis Electronic book text, MobiPocket Lance Woolaver 9781773100623 $19.95 ART Nov 14, 2017
    20 years after its first publication, the book that charmed them all is back in print in a hardcover gift edition.Maud Lewis has become one of Canada’s favourite folk artists, and her buoyant winter pictures of nature, pets, farm animals, and people at work and play are among her most charming. Her hands were twisted with arthritis, but Maud earned her living by painting Christmas cards and pictures and selling them from her tiny, gaily painted one-room house beside the highway near Digby, Nova Scotia.Originally issued in 1997 and now available... + Read More

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