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.
Reviewing Christian Bök's The Xenotext: Book 1 for American Scientist, Michael Leong calls the book 'at once rigorously scientific and rigorously literary.' He goes on to write that 'Bök's work is an important bridge not only between conservative formalists and cutting-edge conceptualists but between poetic and scientific communities.
Join us for an evening of outstanding readings at Unnameable Books with Ken Sparling (This Poem is a House), Rebecca Schiff (The Bed Moved), Susan Daitch (The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir) and John Domini (Movieola!).
We're excited to announce that Emily M. Keeler will assume the role of series editor for the Exploded Views nonfiction series. Keeler, who takes over the series editor role originated by Jason McBride, is the founding editor of Little Brother, an award-winning literary magazine, and is formerly the books editor of Canada's National Post.
The Toronto Star's Lauren Pelley wrote a preview of Closer, which features an interview with Sarah that touches on sex-ed, yoni massages, and her predictions for society's evolving view of female sexuality.
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.