To celebrate our 50th anniversary, we've made these fabulous canvas bags, complete with Coach House pressmark and laneway poem by bpNichol. With two sides for two sartorial moods, these tote bags are the must-have literary arm candy of the back-to-school season. They're just $10 each!

To celebrate our 50th anniversary we've produced a little radio doc to let you hear the voices behind the books. Take a listen!




The Toronto Book Award has announced the 2015 Finalists, and André Alexis's Fifteen Dogs has made the list!

André is in some fine company: Margaret Atwood, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Bruce McDougall and Emily St. John Mandel also made the list. The award 'honours authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are evocative of Toronto,' and the recognition carries a $15,000 prize.

Globe and Mail reviewer Carleigh Baker calls Jon Chan Simpson's debut novel, Chinkstar, "a fresh and totally badass exploration of history, language and cultural truthiness."

Coach House has made its Fox debut! This weekend, Penn Jillette joined FOX News' Greg Gutfeld to talk about Christian Bök's Eunoia.

Nicolas Billon's Butcher will have its first US premiere this fall in Chicago, IL, presented by Signal Ensemble Theatre, and directed by Bries Vannon.

Recently, Lee Henderson of the Malahat Review sat down with John Goldbach, author of The Devil and the Detective, to talk about writing historical fiction and recommended reading.

In an article in The Gauntlet, Fabian Mayer discusses Christian Bök's ambitious new poetry project: inserting his poetry into bacteria. Bök explains: 'I’m genetically engineering a bacterium so it can become not only an archive for storing my poem, but can also become a machine for writing a poem in response.'

Jon Chan Simpson, whose debut novel, Chinkstar, was just released this summer, sat down with 49th Shelf to chat about everything from fictional settings to hometown nostalgia, and best summer snacks to fave summer reads.

Recently, Matt Berical sat down with RM Vaughan to discuss Vaughan's new book-length essay, Bright Eyed, a personally-driven exploration of what the writer calls our "insomnia culture." The book, Berical writes, "digs into [Vaughan's] own affliction, the general world of sleep, and [it] condemns the ways in which our plugged-in society's constant obsession with being connected is ruining our rest."