Writing this book, I looked to literatures of the past like The Epic of Gilgamesh. It emerges a mere 6,000 years ago, when humans formed city-states and organized themselves in terms of property relations. What I discovered is that even back then, the writer of the epic is concerned with our desire to dominate and… Continue Reading “The problems of Gilgamesh are the problems of our species.”
“Andrew Forbes’ Lands and Forests shows us what the short story was made to do: delight us, surprise us, and prompt us to more fully recognize ourselves.” Johanna Skibsrud, Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning author of The Sentimentalists We’re giving away Lands and Forests, the second short story collection by Andrew Forbes! Here’s how to enter for… Continue Reading Contest: Win Lands and Forests by Andrew Forbes
We’re officially kicking off the Invisibook Book Tour Club! If you’re going somewhere cool, you need something cool to read. We’ve got you covered: Email us with your request and we’ll send you a free book to take on vacation. All we ask in return is that you take photos of the book we send… Continue Reading Introducing the Invisibook Book Tour Club
PDFs are kinda like the ghosts of books: they don’t exist in the real world and live in the technological ether. So in celebration of Halloween 2016, here’s a not-so-spooky but still on-point story from a not-so-spooky boo(k): behold, a free PDF of “The Occult” from Teri Vlassopoulos’s Bats or Swallows: Happy Halloween from… Continue Reading Free ‘GHOST’ Story
Hey, remember when we asked you all to guess the Jays’ (and Bautista’s home run) record back in March? Well, the time has come to declare a winner! GRIFFIN CLARK has won two tickets to the Jays’ July 30 game against the Orioles. They’re pretty good seats, too! Thanks to everyone who played along. Bautista… Continue Reading Blue Jays Ticket Giveaway Winner
HEY-O! We’re giving away two wristbands to Gridlock — one on Instagram and one on Twitter. The game is simple: follow us and retweet/repost with the hashtag #INVISIBLEGRIDLOCK to enter into a draw to win. We’re @invisibooks in all places. Winners will be randomly drawn and announced on FRIDAY MORNING (July 8). Gridlock Festival is… Continue Reading Invisible x Gridlock Wristband Giveaway
Don’t think we forgot about you, contest entrants! We’ve been waiting for the stats to accumulate, and for the next four weeks we’ll post updates every Tuesday morning with the latest Jays record and where all of you are at compared to it. So, without further ado, here’s an update of how things stand for… Continue Reading Blue Jays Ticket Giveaway Update No. 1
Invisible Publishing is giving away a pair of Jays tickets to celebrate the launch of The Utility of Boredom by Andrew Forbes. And you only need to answer one question to enter. (Okay, two questions if you count the tiebreaker.) Correctly guess what the Toronto Blue Jays’ win-loss record will be at the All-Star Break… Continue Reading The Utility of Boredom Jays Tickets Giveaway!
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… Continue Reading Share the Love!
Free book alert: We’re giving 3 signed copies of What You Need over on good ‘ol Goodreads. You have until July 31 to get your name in the hat. Good luck!