It's National Down Syndrome Awareness Week (#NDSAW) in Canada (November 1-7). What do you know about it? While researching for her book, The Unfinished Child, author Theresa Shea learned a great deal about the condition. Pick up a copy today to see why the Canadian Down Syndrome Society called it: "A heart-wrenching and honest story. The exploration of the lives of those affected by Down syndrome is unexpected, well-researched, and hopeful."
Join George Szanto Saturday, October 18, at 2pm for the launch of his new novel, Whatever Lola Wants! George will read a passage from the book, open the floor to questions, and sign, sign, sign! The launch will be hosted by Pages Resort and Marina at the Gabriola library.
"Jessica [Kluthe's] writing is poetic and engaging ... she puts herself in the story with brave honesty. I felt for her in the struggle to overcome barriers of time and language in her search for her ancestors." —TheKoalaBearWriter, review of Rosina, the Midwife
"Modern short stories can be plotless, pretentious and downright irritating. This isn’t a problem with the work of [Julie] Paul, who writes insightful and entertaining stories, often with a West Coast connection. Her male central characters tend to be good men felled by grief. Her women can be loopy and fanciful. This new collection of 12 stories doesn’t disappoint." —The Toronto Star, review of The Pull of the Moon
Brindle & Glass is pleased to support All Lit Up, a new platform from the Literary Press Group that allows book lovers to discover, read, and collect CanLit.
"Gillian Campbell’s first novel,The Apple House, is a poignant and personal book about the importance of belonging, especially in times of great grief...themes and images are gently, and often beautifully, told." —Winnipeg Review
Following a terrible tragedy that claimed the life of her beloved husband, Imogen Jackson heads back to the safety of her childhood home. But the neighbourhood she remembers is not exactly the one she returns to, and she is forced to confront the events of her past as her two worlds collide.
Sophie B Watson has been a library page, a waitress, a substitute DJ, a bookseller, a freelance journalist covering development stories in Nicaragua and Uganda and, most recently, the editor of Cork University Press.
Cadillac Couches, Sophie's first novel, gives readers greater insight into Edmonton’s niche of Folk Music Festival loving people." —Nicole Basaraba blog
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada
through the Canada Book Fund (CBF), a part of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Arts Council.