News

There's an entire world of literature to be read, and thank goodness for the brilliant translators who make that world available to us. In anticipation of The Sleepworker's October release, all of our currently available French-to-English titles will be discounted on our website by 40% (!) until the end of August.

If you were hollan-dazed and missed The Trouble with Brunch author Shawn Micallef on CBC Radio's Q last week, fear not! You can listen to the episode online.

Cinema of the Present

Lisa Robertson's Cinema of the Present is featured in Publishers Weekly's Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2014! The list is picked by PW's reviews editors and pulled from a Fall Announcements issue with more than 14,000 titles. To see what other new releases are being buzzed about, you can have a look at the rest of the list here.

We're partnering with BitLit to bring you a free ebook with the purchase of the print book!

Coffee Room

Coach House is watching you. (We’re also declassifying a cache of stealthy Fall titles.)

Geoff Pevere, author of Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story, has curated a playlist of seventeen songs containing essential tracks by Teenage Head as well as by bands that influenced their high-energy style. Read Geoff's annotations while you listen and (re)discover how Teenage Head is 'capable of sweetening and shredding your eardrums at the same time.'

The Coach House (HQ of Coach House Books and Coach House Printing) has a charmingly ramshackle coffee room. And for over 45 years, that room has served as a meeting space for writers, publishers, artists, readers, musicians and more. It's a pretty informal space with some very informal gatherings, but throughout 2014, the Coach House is hosting a monthly Kaffeeklatsch.

Events

It's time for our next Kaffeeklatsch!

We’ve heard that it’s possible for readings and speeches to be, well, boring. You know, you can’t hear the speaker, he’s mumbling, she’s droning, etc., while you count the holes in the ceiling tiles. You’ve probably asked yourself how you can avoid being That Guy/Gal...

On Thursday, September 4, you're invited to our Wayzgoose! It'll take your breath away.

Ahoy! Nicolas Billon's Greenland, one of the Fault Lines trilogy of acclaimed plays, is coming to the 2014 Vancouver Fringe Festival. What's more, TigerMilk Collective's production will take place on the SS Master, an 85-foot wooden boat docked at Granville Island.