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If you were hollan-dazed and missed The Trouble with Brunch author Shawn Micallef on CBC Radio's Q last week, fear not! You can listen to the episode online.

There's an entire world of literature to be read, and thank goodness for the brilliant translators who make that world available to us. In anticipation of The Sleepworker's October release, all of our currently available French-to-English titles will be discounted on our website by 40% (!) until the end of August.

Cinema of the Present

Lisa Robertson's Cinema of the Present is featured in Publishers Weekly's Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2014! The list is picked by PW's reviews editors and pulled from a Fall Announcements issue with more than 14,000 titles. To see what other new releases are being buzzed about, you can have a look at the rest of the list here.

We're partnering with BitLit to bring you a free ebook with the purchase of the print book!

The Coach House team is getting close to our favourite time of year (this is an egregious lie): inventory counting!

We don't want to do it; our warehouse frightens us. Ergo, we have decided that for the rest of July, all of our backlist titles will be on sale at a 25% discount. This includes all of our books published (in print and electronically) prior to our recent spring 2014 titles.

Open Book: Toronto serves as a hub for all things local and literary year round. They keep you updated on book news, entertain you with videos and photos, and keep you informed about upcoming literary events in and around Toronto.

Every month, Open Book: Toronto features a new Writer-In-Residence who keeps a regular blog and is available to answer your questions.

Eggs Benedict image by Amadscientist (used under a Creative Commons License)

The Trouble with Brunch: Work, Class and the Pursuit of Leisure, the latest title in our Exploded Views series, is now available for purchase through the Coach House website. Award-winning writer and urbanist Shawn Micallef takes on the hallowed tradition of brunch, rethinking it as a way to look more closely at the nature of work itself and a catalyst for solidarity among the so-called creative class.

Whet your appetite with an excerpt, then order your copy today.

On Friday, May 30 2014, The Globe & Mail ran an excerpt of Geoff Pevere's Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story in honour of the anniversary of the Punk Rock Riot at Ontario Place on June 2, 1980. 

Read the excerpt here.

Congratulations to Sean Dixon! His new play, A God in Need of Helphas been nominated for four Dora Mavor Moore awards.

The nominations are in the following categories: Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Scenic Design and Outstanding Sound Design/Composition. 

Our four-person ship is one crew member short; we’re looking for an enthusiastic quartermaster to come aboard! See our Careers page for details.

The posting closes Monday, June 16, 2014.