The National Post reviewed Rob Benvie's Maintenance over the Christmas weekend. Reviewer Alex Good compared the book to works by Douglas Coupland, Don DeLillo and Jonathan Franzen. See the review below, and in its original home www.nationalpost.com.
We're offering our holiday sale a month early! Here at Coach House, we're all about thinking ahead (sometimes). So, we're starting the holidays early for all you keeners and people who carry a bank balance! (We call those people 'The 1 %.')
The holidays are nearly here! And whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Christmukkah or Festivus, Coach House Books has what you need for the readers on your gift list. But as if finding the perfect gift weren't incentive enough, Coach House is holding a special Holiday Pyramid Scheme Sale this December!
Snare Books and Coach House Books present: Holiday Update
The launch of Update by Bill Kennedy and Darren Wershler
with special guest Jon Paul Fiorentino (Indexical Elegies)
Bill Kennedy and Darren Wershler will launch their new book, Update, on December 15 at the Magpie Tavern, as part of a special holiday event (that just so happens to be Jon Paul Fiorentino's birthday, as well). Come out and celebrate with us!
The holidays (Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Festivus) are just around the corner, and Coach House knows times are tight. So we're offering a holiday sale throughout December. It's a great way to please the book lovers in your life.
Why watch a holiday special on television when you can watch one live, on stage? Bestselling and Griffin Poetry Prize-winning poet Christian Bök will be in Toronto to celebrate the publication of Eunoia: The Upgraded Edition.
Happy April, Coach House friends! Some guy may have thought it cruel, but we're pretty sure that if he had known about National Poetry Month he'd have been into it — we sure are! In fact, to celebrate National Poetry Month, for the month of April we're discounting all of our backlist poetry titles by 30% (so everything but our three recently launched Spring 2014 poetry titles).
Poet Sina Queyras, whose new collection MxT launched this spring, discusses form, critical discourse, and the state of Canadian poetry with fellow poet Adam Sol in the April 2014 issue of Quill & Quire.
Coach House Books is putting the 'CH' in 'Kaffeeklatsch' this year. Starting in February, our coffee room will host a monthly Coach House Kaffeeklatsch! Not so much writers' workshops (there are already plenty of excellent writing workshops in Toronto) but talks and conversations with publishers and authors about the more practical aspects of being a writer and working in book publishing.
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.