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Beauty is a Liar / All Day Breakfast

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Beauty is a Liar / All Day Breakfast

Beauty is a Liar Valerie Joy Kalynchuk May 2006 ISBN 978-1-894994-15-6 Novel, 112 pages $7.50 SALE PRICE All Day Breakfast  Valerie Joy Kalynchuk June 2001 ISBN 0-9685161-9-X Novella 5.5×5 inches, 64 pages $10 Valerie Joy Kalynchuk’s Beauty is a Liar is the follow-up to her first Conundrum book, All Day Breakfast, which the Globe and Mail called “a disarming stream-of-consciousness novel”. Her new book blends poetic verse, staccato prose and collage, and veers back and forth between Winnipeg and Montreal, exploring a young...

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The Portable Conundrum

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The Portable Conundrum

The Portable Conundrum Edited by Andy Brown May 2006 978-1-894994-14-9 Introduction, bibliography & appendix 4.25×7 inches, 312 pages $15 Being an unabridged compendium containing within its yellowing pages all-new material from one of Canada’s most innovative publishers. Featuring fiction, comics, essays, posters, drawings and everything in between, this anthology harkens back to the superior quality of the products of yesteryear. Supplemented with an exclusive introduction by millionaire boy-publisher Andy Brown. Read this...

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The Coward Files

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The Coward Files

The Coward Files Ryan Arnold October 2006 ISBN 978-1-894994-20-0 Short Stories 4.5×7.25 inches, 120 pages $15 Shortlisted for the ReLit Award Let’s just say the content of The Coward Files is amazing and will make you a better, wiser person. If it doesn’t, we suggest purchasing another copy of the book and trying again. “Snappy, wry, lurid and surprisingly tender stories. With writerly legerdemain and with great humour, Ryan Arnold makes an exhilarating debut. The cast of characters in The Coward Files will lurch and lick...

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Nog A Dod

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Nog A Dod

Nog A Dod: Prehistoric Canadian Psychedooolia Edited by Marc Bell September 2006 ISBN 978-1-894994-16-3 Graphic Novel / Visual Art 6.25×8 inches, 288 pages (96 in colour) $25 Also distributed in the US by Picturebox A Doug Wright Award Nominee Nog A Dod is a landmark in Canadian Oddball Art Publishing, and documents nearly a decade of work by a loosely-affiliated group of primarily Vancouver artists who draw with and about each other. Like their contemporaries and friends in the Royal Art Lodge, they work on each other’s...

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Gilded Lilies

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Gilded Lilies

Gilded Lilies: Comics and Drawings Jillian Tamaki October 2006 ISBN 1-894994-19-1    978-1-894994-19-4 Graphic Novel / Visual Art 6×8 inches, 160 pages $20 CDN / $17 US a Doug Wright Award Nominee Jillian Tamaki’s first book, Gilded Lilies, collects many of her previously published illustrations (New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, CBC, The New Yorker) as well as new drawings and comics. Included is a reprint of her mini-comic, City of Champions, as well as a new comic, The Tapemines, an 80-page wordless scroll about feral...

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My Own Devices: Airport Version

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My Own Devices: Airport Version

My Own Devices: Airport Version Corey Frost October 2006 ISBN 978-1-894994-18-7 Short Stories / Travel 5×7 inches, 258 pages $16 My Own Devices: Airport Version is a series of stories in which the main characters, all of whom are named Corey Frost, are left to their own devices in Japan, Brazil, Sumatra, St. Petersburg, Macau, Montreal, New York, and elsewhere, with devices such as phones, cameras, and mini-disc recorders, as well the occasional satirical literary gimmick. This new expanded edition is perfect for reading on an...

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Hello, Me Pretty

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Hello, Me Pretty

“Young readers will come away from Hello, Me Pretty with an unforced message of tolerance and the value of difference; all readers will come away charmed and moved.” — MRB

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bipolar bear

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bipolar bear

bipolar bear Catherine Kidd October 2006 Poetry / Performance 978-1-894994-07-1 6×7 inches, 88 pages $16.95 includes DVD Following Kidd’s successful stage show and award-winning book / CD Sea Peach is her book / DVD bipolar bear. Part Dr. Seuss for adults and part spiritual quest, Catherine Kidd’s unique brand of performance literature has impressed audiences across the globe. “A kind of postmodern version of Aesop’s Fables…” — Toronto Star “Catherine Kidd’s performance style makes me think of Dr. Seuss...

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Little Lessons in Safety

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Little Lessons in Safety

Little Lessons in Safety Emily Holton May 2007 978-1-894994-22-4 Graphic Novel 7×6 inches, 192 pages $17 A Doug Wright Award Nominee Little Lessons in Saftey is a collection of Holton’s “scratchy intelligent line drawings” (Broken Pencil) which play with the format of children’s readers, comics, celebrity fashion magazines, and cut and paste murder mysteries. Smart, strange, and funny, Holton’s work recalls artist Raymond Pettibon, filmmaker Miranda July and southern gothic writer Carson McCullers. Her stories reveal...

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Travels in Wonderland

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Travels in Wonderland

Travels  in Wonderland a memoir by Ulla Ryghe March 2008 ISBN 1-894994-31-0 978-1-894994-31-6 6×9 inches, 282 pages $20 (Canadian Rights only) Travels in Wonderland is an engaging and charming memoir by a fascinating woman. Ulla Ryghe came of age during the Second World War in a neutral Sweden, placed between occupied Norway and Denmark, and thus got her first taste of adventure. From birth, curiosity was bred in her bone, and it made her an explorer; a woman in the male-dominated worlds of newspapers and film companies. She started to...

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