Books tagged: Architects

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Shiva's Really Scary Gifts

By John Scott & Ann MacDonald

Governor General's Award-winning visual artist John Scott is perhaps best known for his Trans Am of the Apocalypse, a car with the entire Book of Revelation scratched onto it, which is on display at the National Gallery of Canada. As Ann MacDonald discovered when she began working ... Read more

Should Auld Acquaintance

By Melanie Murray

Robert Burns' "Belle of Mauchline" is given a voice in this lyrical and intimate depiction of the life of Jean Armour, known simply as the wife of the infamous poet and mother of nine of his children. Melanie Murray's biographical Should Auld Acquaintance reveals the historical ... Read more

Sister Language

By Christina Baillie & Martha Baillie
Edited by Stan Dragland

Sister Language is a collaboration, composed mainly of letters and other writings, between two sisters, one of whom, Christina, is schizophrenic. In the careful building of a bridge between sisters, a prose nonpareil is achieved, and a linguistic "bridge" created between readers ... Read more

Skin Boat

By John Terpstra

“I have thought every thought about how I would rather be somewhere else, anywhere else. I have thought that there is no place on earth that I would rather be. I have asked myself, Why do I persist?”

Skin Boat is John Terpstra’s frank reflection on faith and church in a ... Read more

Sonia

By Sheryl Salloum

After Sonia Cornwall?s father died in 1939, her mother inherited the Onward Ranch and a huge debt. To make the ranch viable, a nineteen-year-old Sonia traded paintbrush for pitchfork, labouring alongside the male ranch hands. But after marrying Hugh Cornwall in 1947, Sonia had ... Read more

Subject to Change

By Renee Rodin

Composed of stories that sketch the resonant heights and depths of an auto- biography, Subject to Change is a series of portraits along the road of a life well lived. Each story is an articulate, intelligent, passionate record of how an encounter with a significant ?other,” ... Read more

Talking to a Portrait

By Rosalind Pepall

Behind the scenes at the world’s major art museums, the life of a curator can be thrilling, amusing, disappointing—but never boring.

In these fifteen essays we encounter artists falling in and out of love, family tragedies, the creation of the Stanley Cup, the secrets of ... Read more

TENDER

By Laiwan

Within the contours of TENDER lie field notes from a life lived across multiple affinities, kinships, and desires. Equally visual and textual, TENDER is a beautifully complex collection spanning thirty years of curious inquiry into our shared human–animal condition. Laiwan ... Read more