An experimental and radical commentary on the publishing industry, the centrepiece of this book is an autoethnographic comic erotic thriller about the Frankfurt Book Fair, self-published under the pseudonym Blaire Squiscoll. The critical edition enriches the novella with essays, annotations, and creative assemblages.
Essay collection on Leonard Cohen's work organized by the concept of “the contemporary,” which helps to explain Cohen’s staying power and existential depth. The chapters offer related but diverse perspectives—historical, artistic, spiritual—on his songs, poems, novels, and drawings, and examine how Cohen's different types of art fit together.
A Possible Trust is a selection of Ronna Bloom's poetry by poet and editor Phil Hall. The book includes an introduction by Hall, and an afterword by Bloom that traces the relevance of photography, psychotherapy, and meditation in her work.
Both a visitor’s guide to the Elora Gorge on the Upper Grand River in southwestern Ontario and a thorough yet accessible introduction to its history, from the origins of its bedrock some 430 million years ago in prehistoric tropical seas, to contemporary natural and human processes affecting this fascinating example of rivers in rock.
A collection of letters from Londoner W.A.B. (Alec) Douglas, a child war guest in Canada between 1940 and 1943, to his mother back home. Details the excitement of the voyage and his years in Toronto with the Fry family.
Through a series of tours of the monuments of Ottawa, this book argues that rather than instructing people on what to know about history, monuments generate feelings about the past in the present. As ambivalent sites, monuments allow for the generation of competing feelings: nostalgia, dissent, indifference.