Category Archives: News

Hooray for Andrew Forbes!!1!

We’re pumped to announce that Andrew Forbes’s What You Need landed a spot on the Danuta Gleed shortlist this morning! To celebrate, you can get your mitts on What You Need for $16.95 direct from us, or if you’ve been dillydallying at picking up his latest book, treat yourself to What You Need and The […]

Andrew Forbes is Open Book’s May 2016 WIR

We are thrilled to announce that Andrew Forbes is the May 2016 writer-in-residence over at Open Book. Check out his first post with the answers to Open Book’s Proust Questionnaire. Got burning questions you want Forbes to answer? You can write to him throughout the month of May at writer@openbooktoronto.com.

Authors for Indies

April 30 is Authors for Indies day, when authors show their appreciation for Canadian independent bookstores (indies) by volunteering as guest booksellers. And you can show your support by visiting your local store and buying a book. Check out the full list of participating stores. Andrew Forbes is putting in time at Books & Company […]

Moving on up

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The Quill & Quire interviewed us about our upcoming move to Prince Edward County! We’re shacking up with PEC’s Books & Company officially in August 2016. Most of the article is behind a paywall, but we think store owner David Sweet sums it up pretty perfectly here: “I look at the future, and I’ve always […]

Share the Love!

We’ve all got them: secret favourite books, the ones we hide on our shelves behind our more presentable books, the ones we buy e-copies of so no one knows what we’re reading. Because February is a time for confessing true love, we’re asking you to share your secret favourite books on social media using the […]

Spring, Previewed

Two Invisible titles popped up in the Quill & Quire‘s 2016 Spring Previews here and here: Canadian Wonder Tales is Canada’s answer to the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson, while The Utility of Boredom looks at the influence of baseball on and off the diamond. And we’re three for three on 49th Shelf’s spring […]

Suggested Reading: the Liberal arts + culture platform

Whether you voted them in or not, now that the election is over it’s worth taking a look at the Liberal platform (if you haven’t done so already), to get a better sense of what the next four years could look like. Over here at Invisible we’re re-reading Investing in Canadian culture and Middle Class […]

Happy Birthday, All Lit Up!

All Lit Up, the best place on the internet to find indie Canadian books, is celebrating its first birthday this September with a huge sale and lovely retrospective blog post. And Sideshow Concessions is Julia’s (the amazing general manager of LitDistCo) fall 2015 book pick. Here’s what she has to say: I’ve been lucky enough […]