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May 23, 2014 — It's Doors Open Toronto this weekend! But since human teleportation is still being refined, we recognize that many of our friends around the world won't be able to tour our presses and browse our titles during this annual event. So we're offering the next best thing: FREE SHIPPING on all purchases made through our website May 23 to 25, 2014.

Kenneth Goldsmith (author of Uncreative Writing and other books; also the first Poet Laureate of the Museum of Modern Art; AND the creator of UbuWeb which collects important avant-garde artworks for free consumption by all) spoke with Margaux Williamson about I Could See Everything, her paintings in "this flat-screen world."

You can see the entire interview on The Believer Logger.

Toronto playwright and fiction writer Sean Dixon's latest dramatic offering is A God in Need of Help (Coach House Books), in which four 17th century Catholic men are charged with transporting a holy painting across the alps. The men are attacked by Protestant zealots, and what happens next is thought to be a miracle.

Chart Attack went to and rated all the shows at this year's CMW Week in Toronto, and the results are in: the Teenage Head concert/book launch for Geoff Pevere's Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story" is in a three way tie for the best show of the week!

As May 13 approaches, the date for the Winnipeg launch of Harry Karlinsky's The Stonehenge Letters, Ariel Gordon of the Jane Day Reader reached out to Harry and they chatted about this books, Alfred Nobel, writing, psychiatry and David Foster Wallace. Read the interview here.

May 8, 2014 — On the opening night of Margaux Williamson's exhibition I Could See Everything at New York's Mulherin + Pollard Gallery, Vogue interviewed the Toronto-based painter about 'the randomness of a limitless imagination' and her return to gallery showings after a six-year hiatus.

Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music. Alan also can't wait to read Geoff Pevere's Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story.

The first time Geoff Pevere saw Teenage Head at a basement club in Ottawa back in the 70s, he knew he was watching something truly special.

The band was tight, explosive, and wrote monstrously catchy hooks. Songs like Picture My Face stayed with him immediately, nestling into his auditory pleasure centres and fostering a connection with the band that perseveres some four decades later.