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acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council for its publishing program, and the Government of Canada (through the Canada Book Fund) and the Government of British Columbia (through the Book Publishing Tax Credit Program) for its publishing activities.

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A powerful indictment of Pope Benedict, and a searing assessment of the Catholic Church’s future.

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On February 28, 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in nearly 600 years to resign. By doing so, Joseph Ratzinger, the man who became Benedict, also relinquished a controversial religious career in which he was largely responsible for the Catholic Church’s prodigious troubles: his scorched-earth assault on modernity and the world of ideas destroyed any hope of progress in the Church while leaving a trail of shattered lives in its wake. Thanks to his antediluvian teachings about human sexuality, bioethics, and Original Sin, Ratzinger helped the Church to remain a reactionary breeding ground for ultraconservative orthodoxy. Along the way, he enabled the moral and spiritual squalor of clerical child sex abuse that has led to a mass exodus from the pew. In this persuasive new book, author Daniel Gawthrop argues that Ratzinger must not be allowed diplomatic immunity from the abuse scandals that have rocked the Vatican. Gawthrop not only accuses Ratzinger of quitting to avoid dealing with an explosive new sex scandal, but also indicts him for promoting a toxic theology whose destructive impact can be felt far beyond the Church itself. As proof, the book examines Ratzinger’s career in all its infamy, from his medieval understanding of women and demonization of homosexuality to his war on liberation theology. It also offers insight into Ratzinger’s successor, Pope Francis I, and provocative ideas on how the Church can transform itself as a means to restore the faith of its disenchanted followers.

Daniel Gawthrop Daniel Gawthrop is the author of four previous books, including The Rice Queen Diaries (Arsenal) and Vanishing Halo: Saving the Boreal Forest (Greystone). He is a self-professed “lapsed Catholic” who has written extensively on the subject for numerous publications. He lives in Vancouver. danielgawthrop.com

During his eight years as pope, Ratzinger attempted to rebrand himself from “God’s Rottweiler” to Prince of Peace. The Trial of Pope Benedict reveals the true Ratzinger, in the process telling one of recent history’s most astonishing tales of institutional power, religious bullying, and systemic abuse. isbn 978-1-55152-527-3

current affairs / biography

e-isbn 978-1-55152-528-0

/ religion

5.5 x 8 | 304 pp | paper

rel016000 / bio018000 / rel084000

$15.95 / $15.95 us

pub month: june

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THE TRIAL OF POPE BENEDICT

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Get with Natasha’s program: a vegan cookbook that provides a multi-faceted approach to health and nutrition.

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THE SIMPLYRAW KITCHEN

Plant-Powered, Gluten-Free, and Mostly Raw Recipes for Healthy Living

Natasha Kyssa Natasha Kyssa runs SimplyRaw, a healthy lifestyles consulting company, and SimplyRaw Express, a vegan restaurant in Ottawa. Her first book, The SimplyRaw Living Foods Detox Manual (page 16), was published in 2009 and is now in its second printing. simplyraw.ca

The road to good health through proper diet and nutrition can lead down many paths; you may ask yourself, should I go vegan? Follow a gluten-free regimen? Should I eat raw or cooked foods? Natasha Kyssa, author of The SimplyRaw Living Foods Detox Manual, offers all this and more in this inspiring collection of mostly raw, whole-foods recipes that will improve your health, no matter what your age. Natasha is a former international fashion model who transformed her unhealthy lifestyle by turning to raw foods almost twenty-five years ago; she is now a raw foods consultant and restaurateur who runs marathons in her spare time. Natasha promotes a balanced, flexible diet designed for individual constitutions and based on fresh plant foods—gluten-free, toxin-free, and simply delicious. Her regimen also takes into consideration older folks and others who cannot tolerate an all-raw diet by including cooked foods. It’s a cookbook and lifestyle guide to be shared between generations, much like Natasha and her mother, who contributes vegan versions of central European classics like borscht, mushroom goulash, cabbage rolls, and lovage dumplings. Other recipes include raw soups, cakes, and puddings, as well as a raw Pad Thai and spaghetti Bolognese. Spend some time in Natasha’s kitchen; it will transform your life!

isbn 978-1-55152-505-1

full-colour throughout

e-isbn 978-1-55152-506-8

cooking (vegan)

8 x 9 | 176 pp | paper

ckb086000 / hea017000

$21.95 / $21.95 us

pub month: september

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Contemporary, imaginative interpretations of First Nations cuisine.

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Native American cuisine comes of age in this elegant, contemporary collection that reinterprets and updates traditional Native recipes with modern, healthy twists. Andrew George Jr. was head chef for aboriginal foods at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver; his imaginative menus reflect the diverse new culinary landscape while being mindful of an ages-old reverence for the land and sea, reflecting the growing interest in a cuisine that is rapidly moving into the mainstream to become the “next big thing” among food trends. Andrew also works actively at making Native foods healthier and more nutritious; his recipes are lighter, less caloric, and include Asian touches, such as bison ribs with Thai spices, and a sushi roll with various cooked fish wrapped in Nori. Other dishes include venison barley soup, wild berry crumble, seas asparagus salad, and buffalo tourtiere. Full of healthy, delicious, and thoroughly North American fare, Modern Native Feasts is the first aboriginal foods cookbook to go beyond the traditional and take a step into the twenty-first century.

Andrew George Jr. Andrew George Jr. is a member of the Wet’suwet’en Nation in British Columbia. He participated on the first all-Native team at the Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany, and was head chef at the Four Host First Nations pavilion at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In 2012 he was part of a delegation of chefs from 25 countries on a US State Department initiative called “Culinary Diplomacy: Promoting Cultural Understanding Through Food.” His first book, A Feast for All Seasons (page 17), was published in 2010. He lives in Surrey, BC.

isbn 978-1-55152-507-5 e-isbn 978-1-55152-508-2

full-colour throughout cooking (canadian)

8 x 9 | 176 pp | paper

soc055000 / soc021000

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pub month: november

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A startling and unexpectedly rich collection of images from Vancouver’s pre-gentrification past.

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A Curious Pictorial History

Vancouver may be a youngster among major cities, but it has a rich and beguiling history. Past Tense Vancouver blogger Lani Russwurm is a regular contributor to the popular website Vancouver Is Awesome; in this fascinating book, produced in conjunction with VIA, Russwurm collects stories of the people, places, events, and phenomena that collectively have infused Vancouver with a distinct flavour and flair and which laid the foundation for the eclectic city we know today. Although not without its share of social issues and contradictions, this cosmopolitan port city has long been a magnet for creative and determined types in search of opportunity and willing to rise to the challenges posed by the Terminal City. And at this moment in Vancouver’s history, as it grapples with the divisive issues of rapid gentrification and overpriced real estate, Vancouver Was Awesome offers readers an opportunity to relive the city’s past and to remember what was, and what might have been.

Lani Russwurm Lani Russwurm holds degrees in political science and history from Simon Fraser University. He has been blogging about Vancouver history since 2008 as Past Tense Vancouver. He lives with his daughter in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Vancouver Was Awesome is his first book. pasttensevancouver.tumblr.com

Vancouver Is Awesome is a popular, community-based Vancouver blog featuring positive stories of arts, culture, lifestyle, and everything awesome about the city. vancouverisawesome.com

isbn 978-1-55152-525-9 e-isbn 978-1-55152-526-6 8 x 10 | 236 pp | paper $24.95 / $24.95 us

From vaudeville to punk rock, Rudyard Kipling to Mr. Peanut, Chinatown opium dens to Stanley Park, Lani Russwurm’s book is an entertaining, informative, and at times jaw-dropping tour of one city’s awesome past. Includes 175 B&W and colour photographs and an introduction by Vancouver Is Awesome editor-in-chief Bob Kronbauer.

b&w + colour photographs history (canada/bc) his006000 / his006020 trv006050 / pho019000

pub month: october (us edition: april 2014)

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A lively, wide-ranging visual history of muscular men from around the world.

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Over the last 100 years, the image of the muscular man has known no boundaries; it has been the object of envy, admiration, and desire, and used to convey optimal health and fitness, product appeal, political power, and military might. Universal Hunks, David L. Chapman’s follow-up to American Hunks, is a captivating collection of historical images of muscular men from around the world beginning in the 19th century up until the 1970s, including photographs, posters, advertisements, magazine and comic book covers, and product packaging. The book considers the eroticized, politicized, and commercialized male image through history, and evaluates its fascinating cultural context by country and continent; culled from the author’s personal collections, it includes materials never published before, including images of Asian bodybuilders, European comicbook superheroes, African tribesmen, and muscleman posters from the Soviet Union. The book also features a foreword by cultural and sports historian Douglas Brown. Full-colour throughout, Universal Hunks is a thought-provoking and sexy visual tour of musclemen from all parts of the globe.

David L. Chapman with Douglas Brown David L. Chapman is the author of twelve books on male photography and bodybuilding, including American Hunks (page 20), Comin’ at Ya!: The Homoerotic 3D Photographs of Denny Denfield, and Adonis: The Male Physique Pin-up, as well as the book Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women (page 20). He lives in Seattle.

Douglas Brown is a cultural historian with a keen interest in early modern sport (19th and 20th centuries). He is an associate professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary.

isbn 978-1-55152-509-9 e-isbn 978-1-55152-510-5 8 x 10 | 352 pp | paper $29.95 / $29.95 us

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full-colour throughout cultural studies / lgbt studies / sports (bodybuilding) soc012000 / spo006000 / soc022000

pub month: october

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The celebrated essayist sheds necessary (and humorous) light on gender, sexuality, and family.

Moving, witty, and wise, S. Bear Bergman is an acclaimed writer and lecturer who travels regularly across North America to speak on trans issues. Bear’s first two books, Butch Is a Noun and The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You, are considered seminal texts on the subject of trans life. In this, hir third essay collection, Bear tackles the concept of the “modern family” as one of two trans parents of a young son; in Bear’s extended family “orchard,” drag sisters, leather mentors, sperm-donor parents, and other relations provide more branches of love and support than a mere family tree. Defiantly queer yet full of tenderness and hilarity, Blood, Marriage, Wine & Glitter is a beautifully thought-provoking essay collection that pushes at the parameters of gender norms and redefines the notion of what family is and can be. Bear’s poetry of butchness lets us see into facets of gender that usually aren’t so transparent. And made me fall in love with butches all over again. —Carol Queen, author Bergman’s writing style is witty, razor sharp and super smart. —Feministing

S. Bear Bergman S. Bear Bergman is the author of two previous books, both now in their second printings: the Lambda Award finalist The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You, and Butch Is a Noun (both page 25). Bear is also the co-editor (with Kate Bornstein) of the Lambda Award-winning anthology Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation (Seal). A longtime activist and public speaker, Bear continues to work at the intersection between and among gender, sexuality, and culture. Originally from Connecticut, Bear now lives with hir husband and son in Toronto. sbearbergman.com

isbn 978-1-55152-511-2 e-isbn 978-1-55152-512-9 6 x 9 | 240 pp | paper $18.95 / $18.95 us

Bergman writes gender theory at its most accessible. —Curve

lgbt studies / gender studies soc017000 / soc032000 pub month: october

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A tenderly told graphic novel for adults, about a young woman captivated by a girl with blue hair.

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Clementine is a junior in high school who seems “normal” enough: she has friends, family, and even a boyfriend. But she can’t reciprocate his feelings toward her, so she breaks up with him. When her openly gay best friend takes her to a gay bar, she becomes captivated by Emma, a punkish, confident girl with blue hair, an event that leads Clementine to discover new aspects of herself, both passionate and tragic. Blue Angel is a tender, bittersweet, full-colour graphic novel about the elusive, reckless magic of love: a lesbian love story for the ages that bristles with the energy of youth, rebellion, and the eternal light of desire. First published in French by Belgium’s Glénat, the book has won several awards, including the Audience Prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, Europe’s largest. A live-action, French-language film version of Blue Angel, entitled Le bleu est une couleur chaude, will be released in Europe this fall, with a North American release date to follow in 2014. A hymn to love. —Le Figaro

Julie Maroh A sensitively told narrative. —Tetu Magazine

Julie Maroh is an author and illustrator originally from northern France. She studied comic art at the Institute Saint-Luc in Brussels and lithography and engraving at the Royal Academy of Arts in Brussels, where she still lives. juliemaroh.com

isbn 978-1-55152-514-3

full-colour throughout

e-isbn 978-1-55152-513-6

graphic novels / fiction (lesbian)

7 x 10 | 160 pp | paper

cgn009000 / fic018000

$19.95 / $19.95 us

pub month: october

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A beautiful suite of stories set in Spain, Africa, and North America: an elegy to love, longing, and the eternal outsider.

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THE LABORATORY OF LOVE

The truth I seek lies beneath the skin, under flesh, below bone, beyond scalpel’s reach. In the 1990s, Patrick Roscoe was known as the great iconoclast of Canadian fiction. As author of such acclaimed short-story collections as Birthmarks and Beneath the Western Slopes and the novels God’s Peculiar Care and The Lost Oasis, his work revealed a deeply personal artfulness and a rare gift for language and character. After dropping out of sight for twelve years, Patrick reclaims his rightful place in the literary limelight with this powerful suite of short fiction set in Spain, Africa, California, and British Columbia. Haunted by wild dogs, tattoo artists, and murdered children, Patrick Roscoe’s characters—lonely, damaged, nomadic—are outsiders in an often brutal and punishing landscape whose disturbing darkness is illuminated by flashes of beauty. In Roscoe’s beguiling laboratory, science meets emotion in experiments that attempt to decipher the forces of love, loss, and longing.

Patrick Roscoe Patrick Roscoe was born on the Spanish island of Formentera. He is the author of seven previous novels and short-story collections published between 1990 and 2001. His widely published and anthologized fiction has won two Western Magazine Gold Medal Awards and a National Magazine Award, among others; his short fiction has also received two Distinguished Story citations from Best American Stories and is frequently selected for Best Canadian Stories. Patrick Roscoe currently divides his time between Canada, Spain, Mexico, and North Africa, but makes his home in Vancouver. patrickroscoe.com

isbn 978-1-55152-521-1 e-isbn 978-1-55152-522-8 6 x 9 | 320 pp | paper $18.95 / $18.95 us

Find him beside the creek, beyond the wooden bridge, where moss upholsters stones and roots, sponged green clings to winter water. Exposing spring has melted snow that covered him, melted flesh that draped him; his faith in me has faded with his breath, his bones have already bleached with broken trust, they don’t believe in my approach across rusted needles fallen from the towering pines. The creek insists upon the exuberant season, throws itself upon your slate skull, splashes through your silence. Billy, it’s me, remember. In the cage my knuckles delivered an oath upon the wall between us: even if our escapes are individual, even if survival separates us, even we alter into unrecognizable forms, I will always find you.

fiction fic019000 / fic011000 pub month: october

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A fictionalized, meditative chronicle of life among the Innu in rural northeastern Quebec.

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[Naomi Fontaine] writes in the same tradition as Native writers such as Thomas King and Louise Erdrich. —Le Devoir Kuessipan (“to you” in the Innu language) is an extraordinary, meditative novel about life among the Native Innu people in the wilds of northeastern Quebec. Naomi Fontaine, herself an Innu, wrote this novel (in French) at the age of twenty-three; with grace and perfect pitch, she depicts a community of nomadic hunters and fishers, and of hard-working mothers and their children, enduring a harsh, sometimes cruel reality with quiet dignity. Pervading the book is a palpable sense of place and time played out as a series of moments: elders who watch their kin grow up before their eyes; couples engaged in domestic crises, and young people undone by alcohol; caribou-skin drums that bring residents to their feet; and lives spent along a bay that reflects the beauty of the earth and the universal truth that life is a fleeting puzzle whose pieces must be put together before it can be fully lived. With poetic restraint and a documentary-like eye, Kuessipan is a remarkable and intimate portrait of a world that reads like no other. Kuessipan is currently being developed into a French-language motion picture by director Myriam Verreault for Max Films Inc. If you keep on going, there will be sand beneath your feet. You’ll taste the salty air. The sun will start to go down. The sky will put on a show. Let the waves give rhythm to your senses. You will be comforted. Just walk through those spruce trees. Then you’ll see the bay, the beach with its soft sand, the aluminum smelter, the islands, the river as wide as the sea. The ocean, where you came from.

Naomi Fontaine; translated by David Homel Naomi Fontaine, a member of the Innu First Nation, was born in Uashat, Quebec, a community with a population of less than 5,000. She was an education student when she wrote Kuessipan, her first novel, which she based on her own experience. She lives in Quebec City.

David Homel, born and raised in Chicago, is a Governor General Literary Award-winning translator and writer. His most recent books include the translations of The World is Moving around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake (page 21), The Last Genet: A Writer in Revolt (page 22), and The Inverted Gaze (page 24) and his own novel Midway (Cormorant). He lives in Montreal.

isbn 978-1-55152-517-4 e-isbn 978-1-55152-518-1 5.5 x 8 | 144 pp | paper $14.95 / $14.95 us

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A vivid, incendiary novel about girl gangs: a complex subculture of urgency, outrage, and resistance.

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ANATOMY OF A GIRL GANG

A sharply observed novel told in six voices, Anatomy of a Girl Gang is the powerful exploration of a young girl gang in Vancouver called the Black Roses, “the city’s worst nightmare”: Mac, the self-appointed leader and mastermind; Mercy, the Punjabi princess with a skill for theft; Kayos, their former classmate who gave birth to a daughter at age thirteen; Sly Girl, who fled her First Nations reserve for a better life, only to find depravity and addiction; and Z, a sixteen-year-old antiestablishment graffiti artist. Cast out by mainstream society, the five girls terrorize Vancouver with a primal, restless urgency, setting fire to the world around them as a way to erase their painful pasts. As they navigate from ATM robberies to cooking crack on the stove to savagely avenging the beating of one of their own, they hope and wait for better days that will turn into a better life, even as the darkness of fate draws inevitably nearer. Told with shocking and at times brutal honesty, Anatomy of a Girl Gang is a vivid and unnerving story of urban girl culture.

Ashley Little Ashley Little studied creative writing at the University of Victoria. Her debut novel, Prick: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist (Tightrope Books) was shortlisted for a ReLit Award and has been optioned for a film, for which she is writing the screenplay. She is also the author of the 2013 YA novel The New Normal (Orca). Ashley lives in Alberta’s Badlands. ashleylittle.com

isbn 978-1-55152-529-7

fiction

e-isbn 978-1-55152-530-3

fic019000 / fic044000

5.5 x 8 | 220 pp | paper

pub month: october (us edition: april 2014)

$16.95 / $16.95 us

I have heard them tell their mothers they love them. But they don’t do that anymore. They don’t do any of that. Now, they rob and steal and sell people their medicine. Their breath hangs silver in the air as they smoke cigarettes, and walk fast—too fast—through these streets. My hardest streets. Where the people lie and cry and die in the alleyways, every single day. Did I know these girls would be here? Doing this? Maybe. But what could I do about it? What can I do, but watch? And contain it all.   I know they still want to be loved. I know there is fear shining in the corners of their eyes. I know there are others who will become what they are.

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Incisive, finely wrought stories of women on the verge.

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THE OTHER SIDE OF YOUTH

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Kelli Deeth’s first book since her acclaimed 2001 debut The Girl Without Anyone is a collection of stories about missed connections and unrequited desire, in which characters struggle internally and with each other over marriage, childlessness, adoption, adolescent longing, friendship, and death. In “Vera’s Room,” Holly, unable to conceive, negotiates a tense relationship with the seven-year-old girl she and her husband have adopted. In “Embrace,” Theresa, a young woman who has just had an abortion and is trying to survive alone in the big city, decides to give up on sexual desire and love a man, a divorced father, who can provide her with safety. And in “Sis”, Jenny moves back to Toronto from Winnipeg in order to start her life over and reconnect with her step-brother, with whom she shares a complicated past. These are stories about the vagaries of family and the narrow chasm between longing and grief; with a deft hand and a knowing eye, Kelli Deeth creates stories that are devastating, incisive portraits of dysfunction and desire. As she stood there, she could almost hear Michael’s voice, a firm voice that shook when he was upset. He would tell her to be happy with who she was, to hold her head up, to be proud of the choices she had made, because she had made them with her own wellbeing in mind. She and Michael were a family, and who was to say they were not? They were a family like anyone else; no one was missing, no one was wanted, no one would leave the other, and no one would be left alone to fend for themselves. The things they said to each other, over and over; words whose meanings brought little comfort, no matter how beautiful and logical they were, no matter how often they were said, who said them or who heard them, whose voice trembled or whose broke.

Kelli Deeth Kelli Deeth’s first book, The Girl Without Anyone, was chosen as one of The Globe and Mail’s Best Books of 2001. Her stories have been published in various journals and anthologies including Write Turns, Event, The Dalhousie Review, The Puritan, and Joyland. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and currently lives in Toronto, where she teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto. kellideeth.net

isbn 978-1-55152-523-5

fiction

e-isbn 978-1-55152-524-2

fic019000 / fic029000 / fic044000

5.5 x 8 | 176 pp | paper

pub month: october (us edition: april 2014)

$15.95 / $15.95 us

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Sarah Schulman’s surprising novel about a brokenhearted waitress looking for love in New York’s Lower East Side.

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AFTER DELORES

Hilarious, hard-core … makes Bright Lights, Big City and Less Than Zero seem thin and dated. —Publishers Weekly This novel is as personal as any lyric poem. —Kathy Acker, Village Voice In this new edition of Sarah Schulman’s acclaimed 1988 novel, the unnamed narrator is a no-nonsense coffee-shop waitress in New York’s bohemian Lower East Side who is nursing a broken heart after her girlfriend Dolores leaves her for another woman. Over the course of a few days, she goes on the prowl looking for love, only to find herself immersed in a tangled web of seduction, deceit, and murder. Along the way, she meets a diverse array of characters, from Priscilla, a hot femme who leaves behind a tiny, pearl-handled gun, Punkette, a go-go dancer who works lunches in Newark, and Charlotte, a bewitching and brutal actress. This hilarious, unpredictable, sexy novel is a fast-paced flashback to the storefronts, underground clubs, and back alleys of the Lower East Side’s lesbian subculture in the 1980s—an electrifying chronicle of New York life featuring an edgy and totally original heroine.

Sarah Schulman Sarah Schulman is the author of sixteen books, including the novels The Mere Future, The Child, Rat Bohemia (all page 30), and Empathy and the recent nonfiction works The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination and Israel/Palestine and the Queer International. She was also co-producer with Jim Hubbard of the feature documentary United in Anger: A History of ACT UP and is co-director of the ACT UP Oral History Project. She lives in New York, where she is Distinguished Professor of English at City University of New York (College of Staten Island) and a Fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU.

isbn 978-1-55152-515-0 e-isbn 978-1-55152-516-7 5.5 x 8 | 192 pp | paper $15.95 / $15.95 us

Includes a new introduction by the author. I remember watching her against the eerie glare of headlights knowing that I was the person Delores cared about the most. Now I’m the one she most wants to break. I guess that means I know her inside out. That’s why I can’t let go. Something organic keeps her right there, next to me. Whenever I move, she follows me because Delores left everything unresolved and that was a dirty trick.

fiction fic018000 / fic019000 / soc17000

pub month: september

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A Queer Film Classic on the stunning 1991 documentary about the drag subculture in 1980s New York.

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A Queer Film Classic

This latest addition to the Queer Film Classics series is an homage to Paris Is Burning, Jennie Livingston’s brilliant and award-winning 1991 documentary that captures the energy, ambition, wit, and struggle of African-American and Latino participants in the 1980s New York drag ball scene. An unlikely hit when it was first released, the film is a lively, touchingly empathetic portrait of urban drag culture, introducing such performers as Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, and Angie Xtravaganza. Paris is Burning generated enthusiastic buzz from audiences and critics, as well as impassioned debate: did the film present a subversive perspective on the crass values of the 1980s, or did it exploit its subjects and pander to privileged movie audiences? Regardless, it is considered one of the key films of the New Queer Cinema, and resonates with audiences to this day. Author Lucas Hilderbrand contextualizes the film within the longer history of drag balls, the practices of documentary, the fervor of the culture wars, and issues of gender, sexuality, race, and class. QUEER FILM CLASSICS is a critically acclaimed book series that launched in 2009, edited by Thomas Waugh and Matthew Hays, covering some of the most important and influential films about and/or by LBTQ people made between 1950 and 2005, and written by leading LGBTQ film scholars and critics. For other Queer Film Classics titles, see page 26.

Lucas Hilderbrand Lucas Hilderbrand is associate professor of film and media studies and queer studies at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Inherent Vice: Bootleg Histories of Videotape and Copyright and numerous essays on queer media histories. He is currently researching a book on the history of gay bars in the US. He lives in Los Angeles.

isbn 978-1-55152-519-8

performing arts (film)

e-isbn 978-1-55152-520-4

/ lgbtq studies

5 x 8 | 160 pp | paper

per004030 / soc012000 / soc032000

$14.95 / $14.95 us

pub month: november

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Living and Eating Organic, Vegan, and Raw Aaron Ash

second printing

A collection of imaginative, delectable, animal-free recipes by chef Mérida Anderson of VSS (Vegan Secret Supper), an underground dining club that regularly hosts dinners in Vancouver, Montreal, and New York. At VSS, Mérida creates amazing vegan dishes that prove that sophisticated, spectacular dinner parties do not require the use of animal products. With her focus on menu-planning and simple, seasonal ingredients, she offers readers all the tools they need to create healthy, sumptuous meals. Merida’s culinary perspective and delectable menu ideas will inspire you to create your own vegan secret supper club at home.

spring 2013 release

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This cookbook is a delightful surprise: temptingly inventive, beautifully photographed, and accessible for anyone wanting to cook more healthfully. —Delicious Living

cooking (vegan)

cooking (vegan)

isbn 978-1-55152-496-2 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-497-9

isbn 978-1-55152-470-2 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-471-9

$26.95 • $26.95 us

$24.95 • $24.95 us

THE TASTES OF AYURVEDA

THE MODERN AYURVEDIC COOKBOOK

The Tastes of Ayurveda offers simple and delicious ways to achieve a more healthful and serene life.

Amrita Sondhi’s first cookbook based on ­Ayurvedic traditions features over 200 delectable and nutritious recipes that appeal to particular doshas, which are one’s personal constitution based on physical and mental characteristics. And while the recipes are authentically ­Ayurvedic, they feature easy-to-find ingredients and modern-day cooking methods appropriate for busy lifestyles.

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Amrita Sondhi’s second cookbook provides new twists on traditional Ayurvedic recipes that are also inspired by the growing popularity of whole grains (quinoa, spelt, and barley) and raw foods. Recipes include modern interpretations of Indian cuisine (Spicy Paneer Zucchini Kabobs and Mango & Coconut Kulfi), and Ayurvedic spins on vegetarian fare (Barley Rainbow Pilaf and Raw Zucchini Hummus). The book also includes yoga and breathing exercises easily done at home or at work, full-colour recipe photos, and information on sprouting/fermenting techniques and backyard gardening.

Healthful, Healing Recipes for Life Amrita Sondhi

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More Healthful, Healing Recipes for the Modern Ayurvedic Amrita Sondhi

Raw food diets have exploded in popularity in recent years. Aaron Ash is a charismatic chef whose organic raw vegan restaurant Gorilla Food has taken Vancouver by storm with its inventive and delicious dishes, all prepared without the use of animal products or a stove. Gorilla Food the book is both an innovative cooking manual and a raw vegan bible, featuring raw pastas, pizzas, wraps, and desserts that will delight vegans and non-vegans alike with their surprisingly complex flavours. Gorilla Food will make you go ape for living life to the rawest!

shortlisted for a nautilus book award Includes a cornucopia of nourishing recipes that are in tune with nature and one’s body. —Vancouver Sun Offers easy, veg-friendly recipes … Try the Spicy Chickpea Soup with coconut, cilantro and yogurt. —Curve

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isbn 978-1-55152-438-2 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-440-5

isbn 978-1-55152-204-3 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-426-9

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taste canada award finalist

“This new book is a wonderful resource to have when shopping at Granville Island or any other great public market.” —Susan Mendelson, The Lazy Gourmet

For novices and experienced canners alike, We Sure Can! is an important resource for the ever-growing ranks of home canners. —New York Journal of Books

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isbn 978-1-55152-402-3 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-403-0

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HOW IT ALL VEGAN!

LA DOLCE VEGAN!

Since it was first published in 1999, How It All Vegan! has become a bible for vegan cooks, both diehard and newly converted; its basic introduction to the tenets of vegan living and eating, combined with Sarah and Tanya’s winning charm, made it an essential cookbook for anyone considering eschewing animal products from their diet. The tenth-anniversary edition includes new recipes, as well as updates and advice that better reflect the new vegan reality; it also includes a colour photo section and a new introduction by co-author Sarah Kramer, who speaks personally and passionately about the impact of veganism on her life over the past decade.

Sarah’s third cookbook (and first solo) features more of the delectable, easy-to-prepare recipes that vegans around the world have come to adore. For Sarah, vegan cooking can be an adventure in dining, without a lot of investment in time or money. In fact, most of the recipes in La Dolce Vegan! can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. From soups and salads to entrées and desserts, they are sure to inspire both committed and part-time vegans alike.

Vegan Livin’ Made Easy Sarah Kramer

over 150,000 copies sold multiple veggie award winner: best cookbook Their tattoos, their fashion sense, stolen from grandma’s vintage trunk, and their irreverence, say it’s not important to be earnest vegans; their recipes have an I-hateto-cook-but-love-to-eat attitude. —Vancouver Sun

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10th Anniversary Edition Sarah Kramer & Tanya Barnard

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G We Sure Can! celebrates the ongoing “Canvolution,” in which urban “preservationists,” local-food aficionados, rural picklers and jammers, and food bloggers are rediscovering the vanishing art of home canning jams, pickles, and other preserves. The book features 100-plus recipes from an international assembly of inventive canners (including the author herself), and profiles of those who do it best. Recipes include Lemongrass, Ginger, & Kaffir Lime Jelly; Blackberry Lime Jam; Dandelion Jelly; Pickled Ramps; Lavender Peach Preserves; and Pickled Watermelon Rinds.

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Vancouver's Granville Island Public Market, established in 1979, is one of Canada's largest and most popular public markets. Taking off from the original bestselling Granville Island Market Cookbook (published in 1985), this collection of recipes uses fresh produce, gourmet meats, wild seafood, artisanal cheeses, fresh pasta, and other goods found at any public market offering quality, healthful food. Full-colour throughout, the book also includes lively food photos, Market snapshots, and profiles of the Market's dedicated vendors, several of whom have been purveying their wares for many years.

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over 50,000 copies sold More than any other vegetarian cookbook author, Kramer has charmed the whole of a movement with her accessibility and mystique. —VegNews This is one of the best vegan cookbooks I’ve seen, and one of the most joyous and spirited. —vegsource.com

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isbn 978-1-55152-187-9 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-285-2

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Sarah’s fourth book is a cookbook and more for vegan travellers, many of whom are daunted by the idea of going on the road and being unable to locate and/or prepare the kind of nutritious animal-free meals they enjoy at home. This full-colour book includes 150 recipes, many of them new, and others that have been adapted from her earlier books.

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The second book by Tanya and Sarah, vegan chefs extraordinaire: truly delectable, highly original recipes that manage to leave animal products where they belong—with their natural owners. The Garden of Vegan offers recipes for a more sophisticated palate that add funky twists to familiar dishes bursting with colour and flavour.

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A Cookbook & Survival Manual for Vegans on the Road Sarah Kramer

How It All Vegan Again! Tanya Barnard & Sarah Kramer

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VEGAN À GO-GO!

THE GARDEN OF VEGAN

over 50,000 copies sold cooking (vegan)

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isbn 978-1-55152-128-2 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-283-8

isbn 978-1-55152-240-1 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-318-7

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THE SIMPLYRAW LIVING FOODS DETOX MANUAL

EAT, DRINK & BE VEGAN

Everyday Recipes Worth Celebrating Dreena Burton Dreena Burton’s third cookbook offers a dazzling array of healthy, animal-free recipes, many of which are based on her experience as a mother of three young girls she and her husband are raising as vegans.

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This informative and useful manual outlines Natasha’s ­twenty-eight-day detox program, which includes only raw and “living” foods (i.e., soaked, sprouted, or fermented). It is a gentle, effective method to cleanse the body of toxins and to provide optimal nourishment for healing. See also The SimplyRaw Kitchen (page 2).

featured on ellen’s website You don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy Dreena Burton’s cookbooks. This is healthy, nutritious cooking. —January Magazine

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Natasha Kyssa

Compact and comprehensive … Kyssa covers much ground via a gradual approach that progesses toward completely live foods. —VegNews health & fitness / diets / food content guide 978-1-55152-250-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-354-5 $19.95 • $18.95 us

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VIVE LE VEGAN!

THE EVERYDAY VEGAN

Dreena Burton’s first cookbook. Each recipe contains nutritional analysis, and healthconscious cooks will appreciate that the recipes do not use hydrogenated oils and very little refined flours and sugars. A flavor feast! This is a book for anyone who loves food and wants to be healthy, with great recipes that are easy and totally tasty. Truly delicious reading. —Ingrid Newkirk, President, PETA

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Recipes & Lessons for Living the Vegan Life Dreena Burton

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In her second book, Dreena shows that there are simple methods and delectable ingredients you can use that will allow you to become vegan without having to be a rocket scientist.

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Simple, Delectable Recipes for the Everyday Vegan Family Dreena Burton

Vive le Vegan! welcomes a new vegan cook with open arms … This is a book to grow into, and a good companion for years of culinary adventure. Vive le Vive! —VegNews

Burton has designed these recipes for daily use; they’re easy to put together, and there’s enough variety to suit every taste. —VegNews

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isbn 978-1-55152-169-5 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-289-0

isbn 978-1-55152-106-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-280-7

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RIPE FROM AROUND HERE

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Ripe from Around Here, jae’s second book, underscores the importance of local, sustainable eating and living by helping readers deepen their understanding of organic and local foods, and their positive impact on our health and our planet.

jae offers practical advice and truly delicious recipes in her friendly, never-judgmental voice. This book is a breath of fresh, yummy air. —Jessica Porter, author of The Hip Chick’s Guide to Macrobiotics

From cleaning products to living with houseplants, from canning instructions to recipes, Ripe from around Here is also about self-reliance and independence, something I’m 100% in favour of! —Deborah Madison, author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

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isbn 978-1-55152-234-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-291-3

isbn 978-1-55152-254-8 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-380-4

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A FEAST FOR ALL SEASONS

WHERE PEOPLE FEAST

An Indigenous People’s Cookbook Dolly & Annie Watts Where People Feast focuses on Canadian west coast Native cuisine, which takes advantage of the area’s abundant seafood, game, fruits, and vegetables—with ingredients both exotic (oolichan, venison, grouse) and common (salmon, crab, berries).

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Traditional Native Peoples’ Cuisine Andrew George Jr. with Robert Gairns

winner, world gourmand award, local cuisine (canada) A chapter on smoking and preserving offers a closer historical look at indigenous culinary traditions. As one of the few titles on the topic, the Watts’ book is recommended. —Library Journal

George wants us to think like his First Nations elders: get back to the land and appreciate what’s been provided for us. —Western Living cooking (canadian)

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FROM THE OLIVE GROVE

THE REAL JERK

New Carribean Cuisine Lili & Ed Pottinger

Helen Koutalianos has preached the gospel of olive oil and its benefits for years; at the same time, consumers across North America have become more sophisticated and appreciative of flavourful, boutique olive oils that are not mass produced. In this charming, intimate cookbook, Helen and her daughter Anastasia have collected 150 delectable, Mediterraneaninspired recipes, many of which have been passed along from Helen’s mother and grandmother, in which olive oil is a central ingredient.

The recipes in The Real Jerk (named for the authors’ popular Toronto restaurant) are new Caribbean cuisine, cooking borne out of tradition, steeped in history, and brought into a new world where styles and tastes fuse to become something entirely different. It includes such favourite recipes as jerk chicken, curry goat, oxtail, shrimp creole, and ackee and codfish (Jamaica’s national dish). Enjoy new Caribbean cuisine: a blend of tastes and cultures unlike any you’ve visited before.

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Mediterranean Cooking with Olive Oil Helen & Anastasia Koutalianos

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A Vegan Guide to Local & Sustainable Eating No Matter Where You Live jae steele

Get It Ripe, jae’s first book, is a vegan cookbook for the twenty-first century, with an emphasis on holistic living and whole food (i.e., unprocessed and unrefined) ingredients.

In A Feast for All Seasons, Andrew George Jr. and Robert Gairns have compiled Aboriginal recipes that feature ingredients from the land, sea, and sky, elements of an enduring cuisine that illustrate respect for the environment and its creatures. The 120 recipes include delectable, make-at-home dishes such as Salmon and Fiddlehead Stirfry, Stuffed Wild Duck, Clam Fritters, and Wild Blueberry Cookies.

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A Fresh Take on Vegan Cooking & Living jae steele

A fresh take on a somewhat underrated cuisine. —The Olive Oil Source cooking (mediterranean)

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ONE THOUSAND BEARDS

A Cultural History of the Mo Allan Peterkin

A Cultural History of Facial Hair Allan Peterkin

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A lighthearted cultural history and an earnest style manual: the story of the ‘stache through the ages and its manifestations in politics, war, music, sports, and art, as well as how to grow and wear ‘em with pride. See also One Thousand Beards and The Bearded Gentleman (both this page).

A veritably funny look at mustaches, their bravado, and their irony. —New York Press

With wit and insight, this book explores the historical meaning of facial hair, from Freud’s interpretation, to a wild ride through history, to a rogue’s gallery of famously facial-haired men. See also One Thousand Mustaches and The Bearded Gentleman (both this page).

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cultural studies / men’s health (grooming)

cultural studies / men’s health (grooming)

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THE BEARDED GENTLEMAN

ESCAPE TO GOLD MOUNTAIN

A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America David H.T. Wong

featured in the new york times, nylon, out

A moving book that deserves to be read. —VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) Magazine

men’s health (grooming)

juvenile nonfiction (graphic novels)

isbn 978-1-55152-343-9 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-381-1

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THE 500 YEARS OF RESISTANCE COMIC BOOK

THE ANTI-CAPITALIST RESISTANCE COMIC BOOK

Gord Hill, with an introduction by Ward Churchill

Gord Hill, with a foreword by Allan Antliff and an introduction by Davd Cunningham

A powerful and historically accurate graphic portrayal of Indigenous resistance to the European colonization of the Americas, from the Spanish invasion under Christopher Columbus to the Six Nations land reclamation in Ontario in 2006. Gord Hill has put colonial myth-makers on notice with a comic that educates and inspires. —The St’at’imc Runner

A politically astute graphic novel about the history of capitalism as well as anti-capitalist and anti-globalization movements around the world, from the 1999 “Battle of Seattle” against the World Trade Organization to the Toronto G20 Summit in 2010. A deft, eye-opening look at the new class warfare, and those brave enough to wage the battle.

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Helps men navigate the treacherous waters between laughingstock and Jake Gyllenhaal. —New York Times

An acclaimed graphic novel about how the Chinese came to Canada and America: based on historical documents and interviews with elders, this is a vivid history of the Chinese in their search for “Gold Mountain” (North America) as seen through the eyes of one family.

An entertaining, witty, and useful guide to facial hair styles and the men who wear them. There’s also advice on shaving and insight into how facial hair has figured in the history of masculinity. See also One Thousand Mustaches and One Thousand Beards (above).

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The Style Guide to Shaving Face Allan Peterkin & Nick Burns

comics & graphic novels

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comics & graphic novels

isbn 978-1-55152-360-6 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-379-8

isbn 978-1-55152-444-3 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-445-0

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The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti Mandy Moore & Leanne Prain

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The Art of Unexpected Embroidery Leanne Prain

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STAN DOUGLAS

STAN DOUGLAS

Essays use Douglas’s monumental-sized photograph of this contested Vancouver block as a template for assessing the state of the city’s Downtown Eastside. Includes a full-colour poster. vancouver book award winner A scathing, learned must-read. —Canadian Art

This full-colour art book on the politics of urban conflict is based on the monumental photo mural about Vancouver’s infamous Gastown Riot of 1971 by internationally regarded artist Stan Douglas. This book takes the riot, and Douglas’s work, as points of departure to discuss the legacy and implications of this tumultuous time, not only for Vancouver but for all urban centres where dissent and conflict based on class, lifestyle, or other issues arise.

Every Building on 100 West Hastings Reid Shier (ed)

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Abbott & Cordova, 7 August 1971 Stan Douglas

A beautiful and informative book about one of Vancouver’s most stunning and original works of public art. —Vancouver Sun visual art / social issues / british columbia

visual art / social issues / british columbia

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POLAROIDS

VANCOUVER ART & ECONOMIES

Attila Richard Lukacs and Michael Morris

Melanie O’Brian (ed)

This large-format (13 x 16.5-in) book is the first to document the work of this important artist from an unusual perspective—a collection of some 1,200 full-colour Polaroid images (twelve per page) taken by Lukacs over the past twenty years as core references for his paintings, assembled and collaged by Vancouver artist and curator Michael Morris. alcuin society award winner Lukacs fans will swoon over Polaroids ... It’s a fascinating look at Lukacs’s source material, complemented by essays by Michael Turner (Hard Core Logo) and Stan Persky. —Montreal Mirror visual arts

An ambitious cross-disciplinary study of art and artists in Vancouver, Vancouver Art & Economies situates the city at the centre of one of the world’s most intriguing visual arts scenes, and the political, geographic, institutional, and cultural influences which shape it. Colour and black-and-white images throughout. This anthology explores the development of contemporary art in Vancouver, covering its roots in the landscape tradition and the rise of the Vancouver School as well as the impact of cinematic and post-medium practices.” —Canadian Art

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Hoopla showcases those who take the craft of embroidery where it’s never gone before, in an astonishing, full-colour display of embroidered art, demonstrating that modern embroidery artists are as sharp as the needles with which they work.

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AMERICAN HUNKS

The Muscular Male Body in Popular Culture, 1860–1970 David L. Chapman & Brett Josef Grubisic

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A Pictorial History of Muscular Women David L. Chapman & Patricia Vertinsky

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In this fascinating collection of rare archival images from the late 19th to the mid-20th century, authors David L. Chapman and Patricia Vertinsky trace the peculiar yet fascinating history of muscular women in popular culture. Venus with Biceps is a beautiful and historically significant book about gender, image, social expectations, and female power.

A fascinating collection of images (many in full colour) depicting the muscular American male as documented in popular culture. Chapman is also author of Venus with Biceps (left) and Universal Hunks (page 5). A delightfully eclectic compilation of historical man pix. —Xtra! What might have been a nudge-nudge, wink-wink volume is instead vital Americana. —Booklist

as seen in the new yorker and people

Uplifting, informative, and delicious. —Vancouver Sun cultural studies / visual arts

cultural studies / gay studies / visual arts

isbn 978-1-55152-370-5 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-385-9

isbn 978-1-55152-256-2 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-465-8

A fascinating portrayal … of female bodybuilding. —Publishers $29.95 • $27.95 us Weekly

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LUST UNEARTHED

OUT / LINES

lambda literary award finalist

A wealth of previously unpublished “obscene” images from the queer preStonewall underground that broadens and tantalizes the view of queer culture. Waugh’s narrative explores cultural and erotic dynamics and the social context in which such images were created. lambda literary award finalist

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Lust Unearthed presents over 200, neverbefore-published explicit gay male images from the private collection of Ambrose DuBek, from a period when such material was rare and indeed illegal. Gay porn for the thinking man, Lust Unearthed will beguile and arouse.

Underground Gay Graphics from Before Stonewall Thomas Waugh

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Vintage Gay Graphics from the DuBek Collection Thomas Waugh, with Willie Walker

A great book. —Lambda Book Report

Historically significant. —Out

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gay studies / visual arts

isbn 978-1-55152-165-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-454-2 • fixed 978-1-55152-455-9

isbn 978-1-55152-123-7

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HELLO CUTIE!

HOPE IN SHADOWS

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Adventures in Cute Culture Pamela Klaffke

Stories and Photographs of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Brad Cran & Gillian Jerome

Pamela Klaffke, author of Spree: A Cultural History of Shopping and herself an avid collector of cute since she was a child, takes readers on a journey through cute culture, from its origins in Japan where teenaged girls help drive the “cute” economy, to its modern-day manifestations in the bubblegum-coloured careers of performers like Katy Perry. The book also delves into the fanatical world of cute creators and collectors.

In moving photographs and first-person essays, Hope in Shadows offers an intimate and honest look at what it really means to live in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Canada’s poorest neighbourhood. Photographs in the book, inspired by a highly successful calendar of the same name, are all taken by residents themselves, and will change the way you think about impoverished communities. Co-published by Pivot Legal Society. vancouver book award winner

cultural studies / antiques & collectibles

social issues / photography / british columbia

isbn 978-1-55152-472-6 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-473-3

isbn 978-1-55152-238-8 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-297-5

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Laferrière has written not only a valuable book but also a necessary one. —National Post

Few Vancouver nightspots evoke such a fabled history as the Penthouse Nightclub. Host to acts like Sammy Davis Jr. and Duke Ellington in the 1950s and 60s, it became infamous for its exotic dancers in the 1970s, resulting in a colourful, lurid history involving vice squads, politicians, judges, and con men.

a bc bestseller roderick haig-brown regional prize finalist

Laferrière delivers a knockout punch. —Kirkus Reviews (starred) literary travel / history (caribbean & west indies)

history (social / canada)

isbn 978-1-55152-498-6 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-499-3

isbn 978-1-55152-488-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-489-4

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VANCOUVER SPECIAL

THE ONLY POETRY THAT MATTERS Reading the Kootenay School of W ­ riting Clint Burnham

Charles Demers Writer and comedian Charles Demers gets at the heart of Vancouver, shedding light on the various strategies and influences that have made the city what it is today (as well as what it should be). From a history of ­anti-Asian racism to a deconstruction of the city’s urban sprawl, Vancouver Special is a love letter to the city, taking a no-holds-barred look at Lotusland with verve, wit, and insight. Includes stunning photography by Emmanuel Buenviaje. hubert evans nonfiction prize finalist

Clint Burnham unpacks and demystifies the poets and poetry of the KSW, one of Canada’s most prominent language poetry groups. He argues that it matters because of its materiality, its politics, and how the writing, rather than offering a ready-made message, passes the work onto the reader, allowing the reader to create meaning. By the author of Smoke Show (Arsenal). An erudite and intelligent collection of essays. —Globe and Mail

literary travel / british columbia

literary criticism

isbn 978-1-55152-294-4 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-436-8

isbn 978-1-55152-429-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-434-4

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SHOOT IT!

Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of I­ ndependent Film David Spaner

AFTER CANAAN

Essays on Race, Writing, and Region Wayde Compton

Shoot It! is a revealing history of how Hollywood, with its eye on the bottom line, lost its ability to support the work of creative filmmakers; it is also a passionate portrait of the American independents, and others outside the studio system, who have risen up to fill the void.

In these varied essays, Compton marks the passing of old modes of anti-racism and multiculturalism, and points toward what may or may not be a “post-racial” future, but will, without doubt, be a brave new world of cultural perception. vancouver book award finalist

Few film books take the expansive, international view of journalist and critic David Spaner in his new book Shoot It! —Indie Wire

After Canaan engages critically and materially with race in a way that hasn’t been done before, courageously critiquing Canada’s refusal to account for or legitimize the experience of racial ambiguity.—Quill & Quire (starred review)

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NATIONAL DREAMS

The Winnipeg General Strike took place more than 90 years ago, but it resonates still — ­ as in historian Daniel Francis’s new book ... A well-told tale. —Globe and Mail

An incisive and widely acclaimed study of the most persistent icons and stories in Canadian history, and how they inform our sense of national identity, a fascinating document that allows us to see the past in a shocking new light. Includes 35 black-and-white images.

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Seeing Reds tells the story of a turbulent period in Canadian history during the winter of 1918– 19, when a fearful government led by Prime Minister Robert Borden tried to suppress radical political activity by branding legitimate labour leaders as “Bolsheviks” and “Reds.”

Myth, Memory, and Canadian History Daniel Francis

A brilliant examination of our national myths. —Toronto Star

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isbn 978-1-55152-043-8 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-330-9

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I, SHITHEAD

An Illustrated History of D.O.A. Joe Keithley

A Life in Punk Joe Keithley

Joe “Shithead” Keithley founded legendary punk pioneers D.O.A. in 1978. I, Shithead is Joe’s personal, no-bullshit recollections of a life in punk, starting with the burgeoning punk movement, and traversing a generation disillusioned with the status quo who believed they could change the world, conquering all manner of obstacles through sheer determination.

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The punk band D.O.A., established in 1978, is considered one of the founders of hardcore punk; their raw, melodic sound, which drew comparisons to the Clash and the Ramones, has always been matched by the band’s acute political sensibility. This large-format book is a sprawling full-colour visual history that offers a visceral glimpse into the hardcore life of one of the hardest-working bands in the business.

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SEEING REDS

The Red Scare of 1918–1919, Canada’s First War on Terror Daniel Francis

A document that is both an eye-popping tome and a chronological account of the rise and fall (and rise again) of one of punk music’s most important acts. —Vancouver Sun The proper medicine growing young minds need. —Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys)

best books of the year list: amazon.ca

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biography / music

isbn 978-1-55152-396-5 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-404-7 • fixed 978-1-55152-495-5

isbn 978-1-55152-148-0

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THE LAST GENET

ANARCHY AND ART

A Writer in Revolt Hadrien Laroche, translated by David Homel

From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall Allan Antliff

The Last Genet is a careful philosophical and historical reading of the last eighteen years in the life of Jean Genet, during which time he became intimately involved with the plight of the oppressed (the Black Panthers, the Palestinians, the Baader Meinhof). [Genet’s] last journey, as revealed by Laroche, is imbued with beauty, metamorphosis and emancipation on one hand, and monstrosity, nihilism and hopelessness on the other. An indispensible study for readers interested in Genet, the Black Panthers, the Palestinian/Israeli conflict or, more generally, the philosophy of humanism. —Kirkus Reviews

In numerous essays, Allan Antliff interrogates moments of engagement when anarchist artists, poets, philosophers, and critics have confronted pivotal events over the past 135 years. A thoughtful discussion of art’s potential as a conduit for revolution and meaningful social change. —Midwest Book Review Antliff’s research has yielded a new theoretical insight into a genre not often considered. —Bookforum

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politics / history / visual art

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isbn 978-1-55152-218-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-300-2

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A LITTLE REBELLION

JUDGEMENT AT STONEY CREEK New Edition Bridget Moran

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Bridget Moran’s followup to Stoney Creek Woman (above): an Aboriginal studies classic, hailed for its moving and deeply personal depiction of how the justice system has failed Canada’s Aboriginal people. A well-crafted book that sensitively captures the many conflicting sentiments brought out by the inquiry. —Books In Canada

This moving autobiography of the late Bridget Moran, author of Stoney Creek Woman and Judgement at Stoney Creek (both on this page), and her astonishing life as a social worker in British Columbia unafraid to take on the powers that be.

biography / aboriginal studies

aboriginal studies

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isbn 978-1-55152-053-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-325-5

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RESISTANCE AND RENEWAL

VICTIMS OF BENEVOLENCE

roderick haig-brown book prize winner

An unsettling and moving study of two tragic events at an Indian residential school in British Columbia which serve as a microcosm of the profound impact the residential school system had on Aboriginal communities in Canada throughout this century.

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One of the first books published to deal with the phenomenon of residential schools in Canada, this is an insightful collection of Native perspectives on the Kamloops Indian Residential School in the BC interior, based on interviews with former residents of the school.

The Dark Legacy of the Williams Lake Residential School Elizabeth Furniss

A solid addition to the historical record. —BCLA Reporter

Demonstrates that the experiences of the past, however painful, are valuable for future generations. —Northeast Indian Quarterly

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Surviving the Indian Residential School Celia Haig-Brown

aboriginal studies

aboriginal studies

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The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture Daniel Francis

Bridget Moran

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THE DICTIONARY OF HOMOPHOBIA

A Hustler’s Memoir Amber Dawn

A Global History of Gay & Lesbian Experience Louis-Georges Tin (ed)

The follow-up to Amber Dawn’s Lambda Award-winning novel Sub Rosa: a memoir about the terrain of sex work, queer identity, and survivor pride. This story, told in prose and poetry, offers a frank, multifaceted portrait of the author’s experiences hustling the streets of Vancouver, and the how those years took away her self-esteem and nearly destroyed her; at the crux of this autobiographical narrative is the tender celebration of poetry and literature, which acted as a lifeline during her most pivotal moments.

Based on the work of over 70 researchers in 15 countries, The Dictionary of Homophobia is a mammoth, encyclopedic book that documents the history of homosexuality, and various cultural responses to it, in all regions of the world: a masterful, engaged, and wholly relevant study that traces the political and social emancipation of a culture. The Dictionary of Homophobia is the best book on gay history ever written… Knowledge is power. And in a world where homosexuality is all too often a crime, this book is the weapon we need. —InsightOut

lgbt studies / biography & autobiography

lgbt studies / cultural studies

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isbn 978-1-55152-229-6 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-314-9

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THE INVERTED GAZE

Queering the French Literary Classics in America François Cusset, translated by David Homel François Cusset, author of the acclaimed book French Theory, investigates the queering of the French literary canon by American writers and scholars in this thought-provoking and free-minded journey across six centuries of literary classics and sexual polemics. This book serves as a scintillating baptism by fire for all aspiring queer Francophiles making their first trek into the French literary canon. —Lambda Literary

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Conversations with Gay & Lesbian Filmmakers Matthew Hays Queer directors and screenwriters—some mainstream, others who work defiantly from the margins—speak passionately about the filmmaking process, offering fascinating anecdotes and opinions about cinema. Includes Pedro Almodóvar, Bill Condon, John Greyson, Bruce LaBruce, Robert Lepage, John Cameron Mitchell, Patricia Rozema, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters. lambda literary award winner

lgbt studies / literary criticism

film / lgbt studies

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FIRST PERSON QUEER

SECOND PERSON QUEER

Who we are (so far) Richard Labonté & Lawrence Schimel (eds)

Who you are (so far) Richard Labonté & Lawrence Schimel (eds)

In this amazing, wide-ranging anthology of nonfiction essays, contributors write intimate and honest first-person accounts of queer (gay/lesbian/bisexual/trans) experience: from coming out to “passing” as straight, to growing old to living proud.

Second Person Queer is an anthology of essays on LGBT life written in the secondperson, taking the form of letters to family and friends, missives to homophobes, confessions to lovers, and words of advice for the next generation.

lambda award winner independent publisher award winner

These diverse essays are shocking and hilarious, and always relevant. —Fugues

Whether read in a couple of sittings or savored essay by essay, this is an eye-opening vista on diversity. —Kirkus Reviews lgbt nonfiction / anthologies

lgbt nonfiction / anthologies

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PERSISTENCE

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Queering Femininity Chlöe Brushwood Rose & Anna Camilleri (eds)

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All Ways Butch and Femme Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman, eds.

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There is no doubt in my mind that this book will soon be recognized as a major contribution to the shelves of our queer literature. —Kate Bornstein, author of Gender Outlaw

lambda literary award finalist

lambda literary award finalist ala stonewall honor book

An anthology that is a manifesto for the unrepentant bitch, straddling the furious and fantastic. This sharp-edged collection (of fiction, prose poetry, personal essay, photographs, and illustration) figures the unhyphenated femme experience in performance, betrayal, violence, humour, and survival.

Within these angry, defiant, brave pieces lie some essential truths about gender, about being both queer and feminine. —Herizons

lgbt nonfiction / gender studies / anthologies

lgbt nonfiction / gender studies / anthologies

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isbn 978-1-55152-126-8

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BUTCH IS A NOUN

THE NEAREST EXIT MAY BE BEHIND YOU

S. Bear Bergman

S. Bear Bergman Bergman’s second book is an honest and illuminating collection of essays on gender and identity. See also Butch Is a Noun (opposite) and Blood, Marriage, Wine & Glitter (page 6).

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Bergman’s first book is a funny, insightful, and purposely unsettling manifesto on what it means to be butch (or not). See also The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You (opposite) and Blood, Marriage, Wine & Glitter (page 6).

lambda literary award finalist Bergman’s gift of storytelling illuminates the evolving nuances of queer and trans life. —Feminist Review

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gender studies / lgbt nonfiction

gender studies / lgbt nonfiction

isbn 978-1-55152-369-9 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-388-0

isbn 978-1-55152-264-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-351-4

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FIST OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

WITH A ROUGH TONGUE

Tales of Fear and Queer Desire Amber Dawn (ed)

Femmes Write Porn Amber Dawn & Trish Kelly (eds)

A revelatory anthology of horror stories that disrupts reality as queer women know it, instilling both fear and arousal while turning traditional horror iconography on its head. Amber Dawn is the author of Sub Rosa (page 30) and How Poetry Saved My Live (page 24).

A rebellious anthology of stories about sex and the modern femme: no-holds barred, queer sex tales that reinvent lesbian erotica in ways that are transgressive and em­powering. independent publisher award finalist, best erotica

lambda literary award finalist A brave, bold, eye-opening book. —Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor, Best Sex Writing 2009 lesbian fiction / horror / anthologies

[The editors] dismantle every expectation of erotica in this collection.—Bust Well-written, empowering, and challenging. —Books to Watch Out For lesbian fiction / erotica

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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

QUEER FILM CLASSICS

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A Queer Film Classic Jonathan Goldberg

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1951 thriller based on the novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith (who also wrote The Talented Mr. Ripley) is about two men who meet on a train: one is a man who wishes to divorce his unfaithful wife so he can marry a US senator’s daughter; the other is an enigmatic bachelor with an overbearing father. Together they enter into a murder plot that binds them to one another, with fatal consequences.

film / lgbt studies isbn 978-1-55152-482-5 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-493-2

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WORD IS OUT

DEATH IN VENICE

A Queer Film Classic Greg Youmans

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A Queer Film Classic Will Aitken

Will Aitken delves into Luchino Visconti’s lyrical and controversial 1971 film based on Thomas Mann’s novel, about a middle-aged heterosexual artist (played by Dirk Bogarde) vacationing in Venice who becomes obsessed with a youth staying at the same hotel as a wave of cholera descends upon the city. The book also provides a vivid portrait of the director, an ardent Communist and grand provocateur.

A Queer Film Classic on the groundbreaking 1977 documentary that profiles the lives of ordinary gay men and lesbians of different ages, races, and backgrounds. The film presented an intimate portrait of gay men and lesbians, and by doing so, it played a significant role in the thennascent struggle for gay rights.

film / lgbt studies

film / lgbt studies

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isbn 978-1-55152-420-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-421-4

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ZERO PATIENCE

FIRE

A Queer Film Classic Susan Knabe & Wendy Gay Pearson

A Queer Film Classic Shohini Ghosh

A Queer Film Classic on John Greyson’s controversial 1993 film musical about the AIDS crisis, which combines experimental, camp musical, and documentary aesthetics while refuting the legend of Patient Zero, the male flight attendant accused in Randy Shilts’ book And the Band Played On of bringing the AIDS crisis to North America.

Set in a contemporary middle-class Hindu household in the heart of Delhi, CanadianIndian director Deepa Mehta’s film Fire is the story of Radha and Sita, the wives of two brothers, who fall in love with one another. The film generated wide controversy in India, where protestors disrupted screenings and vandalized theatres. Ghosh’s book is a thoughtful consideration of the film and its consequences.

“A gripping tale … Passionate and smart.” —Andrew Holleran, Washington Post film / lgbt studies

film / lgbt studies

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isbn 978-1-55152-363-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-392-7

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Arresting and provocative, Bull Head tempers raw and at times cruel rural masculinity with graceful prose and breathtaking tenderness to illuminate the plight of rural men in crisis.

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A country-noir vision of rural existence. —The Globe and Mail

A muscular debut. —Publishers Weekly

London itself is as powerful a presence here as the three gay men whose lives it absorbs. —Times Literary Supplement fiction

fiction

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isbn 978-1-55152-490-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-491-7

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THE LAVA IN MY BONES

FIRST SPRING GRASS FIRE

Barry Webster

Rae Spoon This first book by transgender indie musician Rae Spoon is a candid, powerful story about a young person growing up queer in a strict Pentecostal family in Alberta.

This intense, extravagant magic-realist novel combines elements of fairy tales, horror movies, and romances to create a comic, hallucinatory celebration of excess and sensuality. lamda literary award & ferro-grumley

lambda literary award finalist

award finalist

This moving collection is a story of what we do to find a place, physical or intangible, that we can call home.” —National Post

“An exhuberantly written novel. We need more like it in this country.” —Quill & Quire (starred review)

“A heartbreaking, fictionalized, short-story memoir.” —Ms. Magazine

“A vast and optimistic epic about the transformative power of love.” —National Post fiction

fiction

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isbn 978-1-55152-480-1 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-481-8

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BASEMENT OF WOLVES

SHUCK

Daniel Allen Cox

Daniel Allen Cox

“A beautifully and hilariously strange novel … It’s Hollywood Babylon by way of Kafka: delusional, emotional, intriguing, funny and evocatively lush.” —National Post

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Shuck, Daniel Allen Cox’s first novel, is the intense, dazzling diary of Jaeven Marshall, a quasi-homeless hustler trying to manage his reputation as the city’s porn star du jour when he’s not dumpster diving, tweaking, or trying to get published. See also Basement of Wolves (opposite). lambda literary award finalist

In this taut, beautifully layered novel by Lambda Literary and Ferro-Grumley Award finalist Cox (Shuck, Krakow Melt), Michael-David is a paranoid actor who feels that fame has ruined him. When a film shoot with wolves for co-stars takes a troubling turn, he disappears shortly before the premiere and barricades himself in an L.A. hotel, convinced that he’s cursed and must ride it out in hiding.

An invigorating first novel … Cox’s New York City has an off-hand, vibrant authenticity. It glitters and fumes. —Globe and Mail

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A soucouyant is an evil spirit in Caribbean folklore. This extraordinary first novel focuses on a man who reconnects with his Caribbean-born mother suffering from dementia. finalist, governor general’s literary award longlisted, scotiabank giller prize longlisted, impac dublin literary award

A fox spirit comes to haunt a young woman living in Vancouver, bringing the history of another haunting, that of the T’ang Dynasty poet Yu Hsuan-Chi. One part history, one part fairytale, one part urban discontent, this delightful novel cracks open all preconceptions of Asian women, gender, sexuality, family, faith, and the flow of time. By the author of Automaton Biographies (page 32).

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WHEN FOX IS A THOUSAND

David Chariandy

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SOUCOUYANT

A particularly acute pleasure. —The Advocate

A haunting coming-of-age story. —Publishers Weekly

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isbn 978-1-55152-168-8 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-339-2

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A LITTLE DISTILLERY IN NOWGONG

BEAUTY PLUS PITY

Ashok Mathur

Kevin Chong

This fantastical historical novel, narrated by a child yet to be born, traces the lives of three generations of a Parsi family in India from the late 1800s to present day. The narrative follows the family from the intricacies of village life in the jungles of central India to the complications of urban life in turbulent pre- and post-independence struggles to contemporary diasporic realities in the United Kingdom and North America.

A modern immigrant’s tale about a slacker twentysomething Asian-Canadian living in Vancouver who is about to embark on a modelling career when his life is suddenly derailed by two near-simultaneous events: the death of his filmmaker father, and the betrayal of his fiancée who has left him. Soon he meets Hadley, the half-sister he never knew existed—the result of his father’s extramarital affair. A little beauty of a novel: funny, wise, and subtly heartbreaking ... [Chong’s] understanding of humanity’s foibles is wonderful, and Malcolm’s trek to maturity is one I won’t soon forget. —Winnipeg Review

One of the finest novels of the year. —Vancouver Sun

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isbn 978-1-55152-416-0 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-415-3

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ANTICIPATED RESULTS

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Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside John Mikhail Asfour and Elee Kraljii Gardiner (eds)

Dennis E. Bolen A short-story collection whose recurring characters are lost members of the Boomer Generation—chronic underachievers at work and love whose malaise is tempered by booze and cars. Anticipated Results could be about any of us, wracked with self-doubt and anguish over what has come before, yet still clinging with vigour to the idea of what may yet come to be. Bolen’s spare language and elliptical narrative style recall Raymond Carver, one of the masters of the modern short story. —National Post

This anthology refracts the experience of thirty-two writers, emerging and established, who have been a part of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community in some way. Their prose, poetry, and essays reappropriate the coding of the area and recase the DTES as a site of creative energy and human dignity. vancouver book award finalist

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isbn 978-1-55152-462-7 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-463-4

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Ivan E. Coyote

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relit award finalist The writing in Missed Her is direct yet lyrical, poetic yet unadorned, reaching simultaneously for the heart and the gut with brevity and power. —Quill & Quire (starred review)

Coyote delves into the seriousness of sexual conventions and gender roles with … wit. —Globe & Mail

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isbn 978-1-55152-371-2 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-389-7

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THE SLOW FIX

LOOSE END

Ivan E. Coyote

Ivan E. Coyote

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Ivan E. Coyote, one of the country’s smartest storytellers, displays her well-known fondness for delightful discourses on the ways in which her gender confounds those around her. —Globe and Mail

finalist, ferro-grumley award for lgbt fiction

lambda literary award finalist

In her third story collection, Ivan focuses her attention on urban life—old, young, gay, straight, white, black, Asian—communing at local coffee bars over hot rods, the art of skinny-dipping, and changes in the weather. With the calm, observant eye of a master storyteller, Ivan E. Coyote shows us how to break free of the rigors of authority and be true to ourselves, warts and all.

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isbn 978-1-55152-192-3 • e-isbn 978-1-55152-275-3

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ONE MAN’S TRASH

CLOSE TO SPIDER MAN

Ivan E. Coyote

Ivan E. Coyote

[Ivan] proves to be a natural-born storyteller. —Globe and Mail What makes Coyote’s stories special—her humour, her humanity, her talent for sketching the bizarre in the everyday—soars beyond cliche. —Toronto Star

Ivan’s first collection: connected stories whose female narrators seek out lives amidst the lonely, breathtaking landscape of the Yukon. Startling in their intimacy, these tales make up a moving scrapbook of what it’s like to be a young queer woman in the North, journeys imbued with the colours of a prescient sexuality and an honest heart.

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Ivan Coyote’s second collection of stories about being queer and searching out new frontiers on the road and on the homefront. Coyote paints beautiful, wry, and honest portraits of life, the road, and the spirits within.

danuta gleed literary award runner-up

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Ivan’s fourth story collection is disarming, warm, and funny while at the same time subverting our preconceived notions of gender roles.

Blissfully rich … [a] thoroughly entertaining … surefooted, humorous take on misfit love and familial solidarity. —Publishers Weekly

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The fifth collection of passionate and humourous stories from Ivan E. Coyote.

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Ivan’s first novel is a breathtaking story about love and loneliness, and the long road one must travel between them. Joey is a good-hearted, fortysomething mechanic from small-town Alberta whose wife has recently left him for another woman; his life changes when he agrees to exchange a beatup Volvo for a beautiful handcrafted cello.

In this stunning debut novel, Amber Dawn subverts and transgresses the classic hero’s quest adventure to create a dark postfeminist vision about a teenaged runaway initiated into a family of magical prostitutes. See also How Poetry Saved My Life (page 29). lambda literary award winner

winner, relit award, best novel

A uniquely rewarding read … Amber Dawn is after a larger vision that raises questions about the entire emotionally fraught edifice of our received beliefs about sex, men and women, roles and rights and abuses. —Globe and Mail

finalist • ferro-grumley award for lgbt fiction • ala stonewall honor book fiction

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CROSSINGS

THE MERE FUTURE

Betty Lambert

Sarah Schulman In this dystopian vision, New York City has morphed into an idealized version of itself, the result of what the newly elected mayor calls “The Big Change.” Rent is cheap, homelessness is over, and everyone works in Marketing. Calling on all genres, Schulman invents a literature that reflects the lives we live right now, while being funny, sexy, and open-hearted. Schulman is also the author of Empathy, After Delores (page 12), The Child (below), and Rat Bohemia (below).

Crossings was Betty Lambert’s only novel; published by Pulp Press in 1979, it was revolutionary for its frank and unsettling portrayal of Vicky, a female writer in Vancouver in the early 1960s, an educated and intelligent woman who struggles to come to terms with herself as she navigates an emotionally abusive relationship with Mik, a violent logger and ex-con. This new edition includes an introduction by writer Claudia Casper.

An intelligently written satire. —New York Journal of Books fiction

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THE CHILD

RAT BOHEMIA

Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman

The Child explores the parameters of queer teen sexuality against a backdrop of hysteria and sanctioned homophobia. Stew is a fifteen-year-old boy who goes online looking for an older man to have sex with. But when his older boyfriend is arrested in an Internet pedophilia sting, his life is exposed to his family and town. lambda literary award finalist

First published in 1995, this award-winning novel, written from the epicentre of the AIDS crisis, is a bold, achingly honest story set in the “rat bohemia” of New York City, whose huddled masses include gay men and lesbians who bond with one another in the wake of loss.

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SUB ROSA

Ivan E. Coyote

One of the top 100 gay & lesbian novels of all time. —Publishing Triangle

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BOW GRIP

Schulman crafts a piercing investigation into desires, mores, and the law. —Publishers Weekly

My surrender to Rat Bohemia is a testimonial to its gimlet-eyed accuracy, its zerodegree honesty … [It blows] the traditional novel off its hinges. —Edmund White, New York Times Book Review

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Kristyn Dunnion

At once cerebral and sensual, D.M. Fraser’s stories are narrated by a variety of voices that are all, without exception, strong, articulate, and highly original. —Books in Canada

lambda literary award finalist

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fiction

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GIRL UNWRAPPED

MACHO SLUTS

A Little Sister’s Classic Patrick Califia, introduction by Wendy Chapkis

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Gabriella Goliger Girl Unwrapped is a coming-of-age story set in 1960s Montreal. Toni Goldblatt’s awakening to taboo desire conflicts with the expectations of her Holocaust-scarred parents and with the conservative mores of her times.

When it was first published in 1988, Pat Califia’s Macho Sluts, a collection of S/M stories set in San Francisco’s dyke bathhouses, sex parties, and S/M gay bars, shocked the lesbian community and caused an upheaval in the field of queer publishing. This new edition includes an afterword by the author and supplemental material.

ottawa book award winner Girl Unwrapped is a universally approachable story of self-discovery, told by a skillful and poised writer. —Quill & Quire

Califia’s stories are intriguing, erotic, exhilarating, and unnerving. The sheer power of Macho Sluts is undeniable. —Bay Area Reporter

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PATIENCE & SARAH

SONG OF THE LOON

The writing has the directness and whimsicality of primitive paintings—it is like spiked gingerbread or surprising samplers. —Village Voice

First published in 1966, Song of the Loon is a lusty gay frontier romance that tells the story of a 19th-century outdoorsman’s travels through the American wilderness, where he meets a number of characters who share with him stories, wisdom, and homosexual encounters. The most popular erotic gay book of the 1960s.

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Set in the 19th century, Isabel Miller’s classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White and Sarah Dowling, whose romantic bond does not sit well with the puritanical New England farming community in which they live. Winner of the American Library Association’s first Gay Book Award.

A Little Sister’s Classic Richard Amory, introduction by Michael Bronski

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A Little Sister’s Classic Isabel Miller, introduction by Emma Donoghue

Arsenal Pulp and Little Sister’s should be praised for bringing back Song of the Loon … it belongs in every gay man’s library. —TWN

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In these linked tales, urban outlaws in Toronto map out their plans to take over the world while living collectively in an abandoned chair factory. Their community is infiltrated by the King, a dirty cop bent on obliterating the city’s defiant underclass and exterminating the group’s rogue members; in order to survive, they may have to betray what they value most: autonomy, friendship, and newly discovered concepts of freedom.

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Class Warfare was Fraser’s first book, published in 1974; it is an extraordinary collection of stories rooted in the politics and culture of 1970s Vancouver, a gloriously written call to arms addressed to the disenfranchised about the possibilities of “the sweetness of life.” This new edition includes an introduction by Stephen Osborne, Pulp Press’s founder and the editor-in-chief of Geist magazine.

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Missouri blends Americans and Englishmen, guns and poetry, cowboys and aristocrats, creating a compelling work that’s both entertaining and thought-provoking. —Gay & Lesbian Review

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IMPACT

AUTOMATON BIOGRAPHIES

Billeh Nickerson

Larissa Lai

An intimate and evocative poetry collection that depicts the sinking of the Titanic in a series of poetic snapshots. Based on historical research the author conducted in Belfast and his birthplace of Halifax, the poems document not only the history behind the ship’s construction, but what life must have been like for those aboard her maiden voyage and in the years following her sinking.

With an ear to the fizz of advertising, pop music, CNN, biotechnology, the Norton Anthology of English Literature, and cereal packaging, Lai explores the problem of what it means to exist on the boundaries of the human. By the author of When Fox is a Thousand (page 28). dorothy livesay poetry prize finalist Poetry like this is just what we need for the invasion; writing that honours the debris of the imagination while it sustains the space labs of attention. —Fred Wah

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PERFORMANCE BOND

49TH PARALLEL PSALM

Wayde Compton

Wayde Compton

In his second poetry book, Compton, among the most progressive and experimental poets in Canada, defiantly and eloquently confronts the globalization and commodification of black culture. This book includes a CD recording of Compton’s musical performance of one of the book’s sections. There is a hip hop flavour and cadence to these pieces, to be sure, but it’s hip hop written by a bloody genius, or at least someone with a dizzying command of the language. —Vancouver Sun

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lambda literary award winner Larry Duplechan has the makings to be a major literary figure. —EDGE

Nickerson packs a lot of story into these spare poems. —Vancouver Is Awesome

As funny, warm, and sexy as its protagonist, Got ‘til it’s Gone is the first novel by Larry Duplechan in fifteen years, and the fourth to feature his alter-ego Johnnie Ray Rousseau, a gay black man of Louisiana Creole stock, now facing a midlife crisis. A queer romantic comedy for the twentyfirst century. Duplechan is also author of Blackbird (Arsenal).

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A vivid and utterly transfixing love story between two men set in the 19th-­century American Midwest. Missouri is destined to become a gay men’s camp classic for its earnest, romantic reinterpretation of a time and place in American history traditionally closed off to gay readers.

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MISSOURI Christine Wunnicke; translated by David Miller

Wayde Compton’s first book is a poetry collection that documents both the migration of blacks to Canada in the 1800s, and the lives of contemporary young blacks as expressed in the blend of music and poetry and heard in the clubs of today. 49th Parallel Psalm jumbles history, time, and the Canadian black literary canon. Compton is also the editor of Bluesprint and author of After Canaan (page 21) and Performance Bond (opposite). dorothy livesay poetry prize finalist

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