CBC Radio 3 runs a monthly book club, and while they typically tackle nonfiction books on musicians and musical genres, in August, they've turned their sights on a novel written by a musician: Maintenance by Rob Benvie.
The CBC Book Club is celebrating Words & Music throughout March. And as part of the month-long event, they're asked eight writers to tell them what piece of music (song, artist, album or musical) has had the greatest impact on their writing.
We've added a book clubs section to our website, to help you and your book club sort through Coach House novels for possible book club selections. When you select a Coach House title, you'll not only be reading compelling, Canadian-authored books, you'll also be able to discuss how the book was made, as Coach House is one of only three Canadian publishers to print its books in house!
In addition to being the start of the summer movie season, a time for flowers and the last name of Rod Stewart's friend Maggie, May is also the month of Doors Open Toronto and the start of Book Expo America! But here's the thing about May: it's the fifth month of the year, and as such (and because we're stumped for sale ideas), we're taking a fifth of the price off every title on the Coach House site!
From May 30 to June 1, the largest publishing event in North America – Book Expo America (or 'BEA' to those in 'the biz') – is hosted at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, and Coach House will be there. Like every year, the Expo provides booksellers and publishing industry workers a preview of exciting new things happening in the world of books.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.