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Book*hug Press Fall 2020

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    Talking Animals Paperback Joni Murphy 9781771666053 $23.00 FICTION Sep 15, 2020
    A fable for our times, Joni Murphy's Talking Animals takes place in an all-animal world where creatures rather like us are forced to deal with an all-too-familiar landscape of soul-crushing jobs, polluted oceans, and a creeping sense of doom.It's New York City, nowish. Lemurs brew espresso. Birds tend bar. There are bears on Wall Street, and a billionaire racehorse is mayor. Sea creatures are viewed with fear and disgust and there's chatter about building a wall to keep them out.Alfonzo is a moody alpaca. His friend Mitchell is a sociable llama... + Read More
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    Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty Affirmations for the Real World Paperback Hana Shafi 9781771666091 $25.00 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 22, 2020
    Let's get one thing straight: Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty: Affirmations for the Real World is not a book of advice. You're not going to find a step-by-step guide to meditation here, or even reminders to drink lots of water and get enough sleep. Those things are all good for you, but that's not what Hana Shafi wants to talk about. Instead, Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty—built around art from Shafi's popular online affirmation series—focuses on our common and never-ending journey of self-discovery. It explores the ways in which the world can... + Read More
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    The Bones Are There Paperback Kate Sutherland 9781771666251 $18.00 POETRY Oct 13, 2020
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    Agatha Paperback Anne Cathrine Bomann 9781771666459 $23.00 FICTION Sep 29, 2020
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    The Lightning of Possible Storms Paperback Jonathan Ball 9781771666138 $20.00 FICTION Sep 30, 2020
    Winner of the 2021 Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction Aleya's world starts to unravel after a café customer leaves behind a collection of short stories. Surprised and disturbed to discover that it has been dedicated to her, Aleya delves into the strange book... A mad scientist seeks to steal his son's dreams. A struggling writer, skilled only at destruction, finds himself courted by Hollywood. A woman seeks to escape her body and live inside her dreams. Citizens panic when a new city block manifests out of nowhere. The personification of capit... + Read More
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    You Are Eating an Orange. You Are Naked. Paperback Sheung-King 9781771666411 $20.00 FICTION Oct 27, 2020
    Finalist for the 2021 Governor General's Literary Award for FictionFinalist for the 2021 Amazon Canada First Novel AwardLonglisted for Canada Reads 2021 Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award A Globe and Mail Best Book Debut of 2020 A young translator living in Toronto frequently travels abroad—to Hong Kong, Macau, Prague, Tokyo—often with his unnamed lover. In restaurants and hotel rooms, the couple begin telling folk tales to each other, perhaps as a way to fill the undefined space between them. Theirs is a comic and enigmatic relationship in... + Read More
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    Series: Mama's Boy Trilogy Mama's Boy Game Over Paperback David Goudreault 9781771666176 $20.00 FICTION Nov 10, 2020
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    Without Ceremony Paperback Angela Carr 9781771666299 $18.00 POETRY Oct 15, 2020
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    Propositions and Prayers Paperback Lise Downe 9781771666374 $18.00 POETRY Nov 17, 2020
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    This Radiant Life Paperback Chantal Neveu 9781771666336 $20.00 POETRY Nov 19, 2020
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    Trapsongs Three Plays Paperback Shannon Bramer 9781771666213 $20.00 DRAMA Dec 08, 2020

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