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."

In commemoration of Coach House's 50th Anniversary this year, publisher Stan Bevington responded to his sister's plea to clean house - and donated all 212 pristine books he had been sending to his mother since 1965 to the University of Alberta's Bruce Peel Special Collections Library.

As you embark on your summer holidays this year, 49th Shelf wants you to "plan place-appropriate reads along with your itinerary." At Coach House, we've got lots of options as you map out your (literary) travels, and for the #ReadLocal Special, 49th Shelf recommends Dorothy Ellen Palmer's

CBC Canada Reads finalist and Alberta author Angie Abdou dropped by Daybreak Alberta to chat about Jon Chan Simpon's debut novel, Chinkstar, which she recently reviewed.