The poems in The Last White House at the End of the Row of White Houses teem with delightful and confusing life, from workhorses and dinosaurs to wolves and kings. Alternately spare and lush, surreal and precise, these poems work their way under the skin and sing gorgeous songs ... Read more
Is it really important to cling to our lost identities?
A terrorist attack in Jerusalem puts Eitan, a young Israeli-German genetic researcher, in a coma, while his girlfriend Wahida, a Moroccan graduate student, is left to uncover his family secret that brought them to Israel ... Read more
When her friend Jane dies while exploring an underwater cave with her husband Rand, Marilyn takes up diving again, to honour—and outdo—her late friend. Marilyn drags Rand with her as she increasingly pushes herself far past her limits and skill level, endangering them both ... Read more
A long poem memorializing the art and lives of sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle.
Arleen Paré, in her first book-length poem after her Governor General Literary Award-winning Lake of Two Mountains, turns her cool, benevolent eye to the shared lives of Florence Wyle ... Read more
When we say farm to table, we mean it. Farm to Table pairs 25 alumnus chefs from the Stratford Chefs School with 25 of their favourite food producers and farmers for a culinary adventure through Perth-Huron County. The Stratford Chefs School has a long history of training impeccable ... Read more
In this searing and seriously funny memoir Dorothy Ellen Palmer falls down, a lot, and spends a lifetime learning to appreciate it. Born with congenital anomalies in both feet, then called birth defects, she was adopted as a toddler by a wounded 1950s family who had no idea ... Read more
A home harbours secrets. Father has cancer. He is dying. Not a word.
Mother tells me to take care of my little brother.
In the early 1960s, a young girl and her brother move to their grandparents' flourmill in Dodoma in newly-independent Tanzania. Her grandfather bellows his ... Read more
Translation is the extrovert, metaphor the introvert. Without translation, there is no communication. Without metaphor, there is no art.
Lost Originals, the latest collection of poetry from writer and scholar David Goldstein, explores the potential of metaphoric translation ... Read more