Traditional poetry continues to hold its place in contemporary literature, in part, because of the emergence of women whose writing is informed by tradition but whose subject matter crystalizes in the personal search for meaning. This...
Saskatchewan Books 2018
Author:Counios, Angie, Gane, DavidSummary:
The first exciting adventure of Shepherd and Wolfe. High school student, Sheri Beckman, has disappeared. After a massive search turns up nothing, her boyfriend, Tony Shepherd, joins forces with the wise-ass troublemaker, Charlie Wolfe,...
For over 100 years, the Regina Public Library has served its community with innovative programming, but the full story of this venerable institution has never been told-until now. From the efforts of its first librarian who ensured...
Pat Burns was one of the great NHL coaches, one who seemed always to enjoy instant success. He capped his extraordinary career by coaching the New Jersey Devils to a Stanley Cup victory in 2003. Cancer--his third bout--finally claimed...
Est-il aisé de se fondre à la Prairie? À priori, cela paraît simple, car les reliefs y sont modérés : quelques modestes buttes, des vallons aux pentes douces, pas de sommets olympiens à gravir. Dans ce sens, la plaine est par nature...
Magpies have an eye for shiny things. They search for bright bits of meaning amongst the dirt and filth of their world. Living in a small town on the outskirts of Saskatoon with his emotionally distant and alcoholic father, Ben...
A society without poetry and the other arts would have broken its mirror and cut out its heart. - Margaret Atwood.
So boldly insists one of our greatest writers in Measures of Astonishment, a refreshing and...
Author:Allan, Jonathan A.Summary:
In a resolute deviation from the governing totality of the phallus, Reading from Behind offers a radical reorientation of the anus and its role in the collective imaginary. It exposes what is deeply hidden in our cultural production,...
Author:Hansen, Phillip BirgerSummary:
"This manuscript seeks to provide a fresh and comprehensive re-interpretation of the ideas of the world-renowned Canadian Political theorist, C.B. Macpherson."--
In her first full-length collection published in the United States, Sylvia Legris probes and peels, carves and cleaves, amputates and dissects, to reveal the poetic potential of human and animal anatomy. Starting with the Greek writings...
Henry and Jenny are married after years apart and the only thing that could make them happier would be to have a child, but Jenny age and the fact her body was ravage by cancer is working against her wish.
"The Long Walk carries a lifetime's force of meaning. A deeply beautiful book." Anne Michaels In The Long Walk, Jan Zwicky bears witness to environmental and cultural cataclysm. Both prophetic and acutely personal, these poems extend...
These poems are steeped in loss and lament as they concern the death of the poet’s family members, particularly her father and the premature death of two brothers two years apart. The collection’s tone is often elegiac, but rarely...
Jeremy lives in a small community where winters are long and stray dogs roam the streets. When peer pressure leads Jeremy into a bad prank, he is immediately struck with guilt - and that's when Jeremy's life changes forever. Trying to...