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Interview with Leigh Nash, publisher of Invisible Publishing

Invisible Publishing is a not-for-profit publisher based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Picton, Ontario. The press began in 2007 with Robbie MacGregor, Nic Boshart, and Megan Fildes and they wanted to publish cool, contemporary Canadian books that were cheap and looked awesome. The mandate has not appeared to change from its inception to now. In […]

Reading Differently

Growing up in Laval, Quebec, the local kids in my neighborhood were English, French, Jewish, and Greek. My father was Chinese, and my mother was white. We were the only mixed-race kids we knew. There weren’t many families that looked like us. My mother read a lot. She read the Bible and had a love […]

Books that knock it out of the park

Check out NPR’s story on these three excellent baseball books recommended by Alan Schwarz, which all look to be solid shelf companions to Andrew Forbes’s The Utility of Boredom. Just in case you’re into expanding your baseball library this season.

Day 12: The Twelve Reads of Christmas

For my twelfth read of Christmas my true love sent to me: Twelve copies of Algoma Eleven Hidden Cities Ten Sideshow Concessions Nine Hot, Wet, and Shakings Eight Sweet Afflictions Seven Food and Tremblings Six Fallsy Downsies Five Migration Songs Four What You Needs Three Ghost Pines Two Jim Guthries and one Escape Plans by […]

Day 11: The Twelve Reads of Christmas

For my eleventh read of Christmas my true love sent to me: Eleven Hidden Cities Ten Sideshow Concessions Nine Hot, Wet, and Shakings Eight Sweet Afflictions Seven Food and Tremblings Six Fallsy Downsies Five Migration Songs Four What You Needs Three Ghost Pines Two Jim Guthries and one Escape Plans by Teri V. We’re reimagining […]

Day 10: The Twelve Reads of Christmas

For my tenth read of Christmas my true love sent to me: Ten Sideshow Concessions Nine Hot, Wet, and Shakings Eight Sweet Afflictions Seven Food and Tremblings Six Fallsy Downsies Five Migration Songs Four What You Needs Three Ghost Pines Two Jim Guthries and one Escape Plans by Teri V. We’re reimagining that old chestnut, […]

Day 9: The Twelve Reads of Christmas

For my ninth read of Christmas my true love sent to me: Nine Hot, Wet, and Shakings Eight Sweet Afflictions Seven Food and Tremblings Six Fallsy Downsies Five Migration Songs Four What You Needs Three Ghost Pines Two Jim Guthries and one Escape Plans by Teri V. We’re reimagining that old chestnut, The Twelve Days […]

Day 8: The Twelve Reads of Christmas

For my eighth read of Christmas my true love sent to me: Eight Sweet Afflictions Seven Food and Tremblings Six Fallsy Downsies Five Migration Songs Four What You Needs Three Ghost Pines Two Jim Guthries and one Escape Plans by Teri V. We’re reimagining that old chestnut, The Twelve Days of Christmas, to bring you […]

Day 7: The Twelve Reads of Christmas

For my seventh read of Christmas my true love sent to me: Seven Food and Tremblings Six Fallsy Downsies Five Migration Songs Four What You Needs Three Ghost Pines Two Jim Guthries and one Escape Plans by Teri V. We’re reimagining that old chestnut, The Twelve Days of Christmas, to bring you twelve days of […]