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Cauchemar
Alexandra Grigorescu
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$18.95
Cauchemar reviewed in the Globe and Mail

Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu was reviewed in the Globe & Mail on March 13, 2015. The reviewer called the book “an intense debut bolstered by a powerful sense of place.”


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Malka Marom
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$32.95
Joni Mitchell was mentioned in the New York Times

Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words by Malka Marom was mentioned in the New York Times' Sunday Book Review. Kazuo Ishiguro said, “Curiously, I find I admire Mitchell more and more as I get older (the opposite of my experience with most of her fellow ’70s singer-songwriters). Albums like ‘Hejira’ and...
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Irvin Muchnick
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$19.95
Concussion Inc reviewed in Publishers Weekly

Concussion Inc by Irvin Muchnick was reviewed in Publishers Weekly on March 5, 2015. The reviewer wrote, "[Muchnick's] arguments will resonate, not only with football aficionados but also with fans of hockey, boxing, and other contact sports."


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Andy Burns
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$12.95
Wrapped in Plastic reviewed in Rue Morgue

Wrapped in Plastic: Twin Peaks by Andy Burns was reviewed in Rue Morgue for their May 2015 issue. The reviewer wrote, “Andy Burns' Wrapped in Plastic is a smart and indispensable guidebook that will easily whet your appetite in anticipation for the show’s return. The book is the latest in ECW Press...
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Born to Walk
Dan Rubinstein
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$27.95
Born to Walk reviewed in Quill & Quire

Born to Walk by Dan Rubinstein was reviewed in the Quill & Quire on April 1, 2015. The reviewer wrote, “With fervour and a strong commitment to research, Rubinstein unpacks his simple manifesto: ‘Walk more. Anywhere.’”


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Cauchemar
Alexandra Grigorescu
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$18.95
Cauchemar reviewed on PublishersWeekly.com

Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu was reviewed on PublishersWeekly.com. The reviewer wrote, “Grigorescu grabs readers with a sense of foreboding at the start and builds intense tension as she leads them into a haunting place where the lines between dream and reality, living and dead, blur and hypnotize.”


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Cauchemar
Alexandra Grigorescu
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$18.95
Cauchemar reviewed in the Quill & Quire

Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu was reviewed in the Quill & Quire. The reviewer wrote, “Grigorescu applies just the right tonal touch to her macabre subject matter . . . The book is full of riveting prose about complex, fallible characters. I rushed through the final chapter impatient to see how it would all end...
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Valmore James
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$24.95
Black Ice reviewed in the Winnipeg Free Press

Black Ice by Valmore James and John Gallagher was reviewed in the Winnipeg Free Press. The reviewer wrote, “Black Ice is an engaging read that sheds some important light on the subject of racism in hockey. James is an entertaining narrator, and his story is certainly one worth spending some time with.”


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Ruined Abbey
Anne Emery
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$24.95
Ruined Abbey reviewed in Booklist

Ruined Abbey by Anne Emery was reviewed in Booklist for their mystery showcase. The reviewer wrote, “The eighth in the series, this winning mystery stands on its own . . . Readers who want a unique perspective on “the Troubles” will want to grab a pint and pull up a stool next to any of the Burke clan. And...
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The Pemmican Eaters
Marilyn Dumont
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$18.95
The Pemmican Eaters reviewed in the Quill & Quire

The Pemmican Eaters by Marilyn Dumont was reviewed in the Quill & Quire. The reviewer wrote, “Dumont’s work is visual and evocative, highlighting recurring symbols and images of a natural world that will be familiar to any dweller of the Prairies . . . The Pemmican Eaters builds off the poet’s earlier...
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A Free Man
Michel Basilières
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$18.95
A Free Man reviewed in Quill & Quire

A Free Man by Michel Basilières was reviewed in the Quill & Quire. The reviewer wrote, “A Free Man is a singular experience, ultimately inexplicable and ineffable, with the quality of a waking dream.”


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Ruined Abbey
Anne Emery
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$24.95
Ruined Abbey received a starred review in Publishers Weekly

Ruined Abbey by Anne Emery received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. The reviewer wrote, “As the richly developed characters re-examine events from their own past, they discover IRA ties much closer than they knew. True to the Irish tradition of great storytelling, this is a mesmerizing tale full of twists that...
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