There's no such thing as a free meal, people say. Well, those people have never crashed a wedding reception. But also, in more relevant matters, there is such a thing as a free book, and Coach House wants to give you one – at our Mystery Shopper Sale!
October 22, 2013 — In advance of his appearance at the Ottawa Writers Festival, arts and culture website Apt613.ca profiled poet David O'Meara, whom they describe as 'one of Ottawa’s – if not Canada’s – most brilliant poets':
This November, Edward Keenan, senior editor at The Grid and author of Some Great Idea, takes a multi-library tour to the four corners of the city, inviting Torontonians to join a discussion about Toronto's past, present and future.
September 30, 2013 — John Goldbach, author of the postmodern noir novella The Devil and the Detective, was interviewed on the sports radio show Kaufman & Spry with hosts Dave Kaufman and Mike Spry. Also joining them was the editor-in-chief of Maisonneuve magazine, Haley Cullingham.
October 19, 2013 — NorthernLife.ca spoke to Sudbury-based playwright and author Matthew Heiti about how his debut novel The City Still Breathing, deals with death (the book does, after all, open with an unidentified dead body found on the side of the highway) and the life cycle of the city:
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.
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.
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.
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.