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The Gift

Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction 2018

by Barbara Browning Coffee House Press (April 17, 2017)

In the midst of Occupy, Barbara Andersen begins spamming people indiscriminately with ukulele covers of sentimental songs. A series of inappropriate intimacies ensued, including an erotically charged correspondence...


The Remedy

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Anthology 2017

by Zena Sharman Arsenal Pulp Press (October 24, 2016)

To remedy means to heal, to cure, to set right, to make reparations.

The Remedy invites writers and readers to imagine what we need to create healthy, resilient, and thriving LGBTQ communities. This anthology...


play dead

Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry 2017

by francine j. harris Alice James Books (April 18, 2016)

"This book talks smack. This book chews with its open mouth full of the juiciest words, the most indigestible images. This book undoes me. . . . francine j. harris brilliantly ransacks the poet's toolkit, assembling...


Thief in the Interior

Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry 2017

by Phillip B. Williams Alice James Books (January 18, 2016)

Inspired by a young man's brutal murder in Brooklyn, these poems bring forth raw racial dialogue essential to today's culture.


Improvement

PEN/Faulkner Award 2018, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2017

by Joan Silber Counterpoint (November 01, 2017)

The splendid new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Fools and Ideas of Heaven, a Finalist for the National Book Award

One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel...


My Shoes Are Killing Me

Governor General's Award for Poetry 2015

by Robyn Sarah Biblioasis (March 16, 2015)

Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Award for Poetry

Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry

In My Shoes are Killing Me, poet Robyn Sarah reflects on the passing of time, the fleetingness...


Debris

Trillium Book Award 2015

by Kevin Hardcastle Biblioasis (September 29, 2015)

Winner of the 2016 Trillium Book Award

Finalist for the 2016 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize

Nominated for the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

One of Quill & Quire’s Books of the Year, 2015

One of 49th Shelf's Books...


When Everything Feels like the Movies (Governor General's Literary Award winner, Children's Literature)

Faces in the Crowd

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2014

by Valeria Luiselli & Christina Macsweeney Coffee House Press (April 21, 2014)

Collapsing narratives and the perils of translation from "one of the most important new voices in Mexican writing." (Alma Guillermoprieto)


A Stranger in Olondria: a novel

Robert Holdstock Award 2014, World Fantasy Award for Best Novel 2014

by Sofia Samatar Small Beer Press (April 12, 2013)

Jevik travels to the city of Olondria where he is overtaken by a ghost from his past.


Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club

PEN/Faulkner Award 2013

by Benjamin Alire Saenz Cinco Puntos Press (October 30, 2012)

Sometimes the border is a mirror, sometimes an escape, and sometimes it’s just the bridge you cross to go home.


The Sojourn

Chautauqua Prize 2012, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2012

by Andrew Krivak Bellevue Literary Press (April 19, 2011)

A stunning debut novel of brutality and survival on the Southern Front of World War I.


Water by the Spoonful

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2012

by Quiara Alegria Hudes Theatre Communications Group (September 25, 2012)

The 2012 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


Leaving the Atocha Station

Believer Book Award 2011

by Ben Lerner Coffee House Press (August 23, 2011)

Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his relationship to art. What is actual when our experiences...


Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America

Lionel Gelber Prize 2011

by Shelagh D. Grant Douglas & McIntyre (March 11, 2011)

Based on Shelagh Grant’s groundbreaking archival research and drawing on her reputation as a leading historian in the field, Polar Imperative is a compelling overview of the historical claims of sovereignty...


Books, Crooks and Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure

Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction 2011

by Leslie Budewitz Quill Driver Books (October 01, 2011)

Addressing the misunderstood and misrepresented aspects of the law in today’s writing, this reliable guidebook demonstrates how to use legal concepts, terminology, and procedure to create fiction that is true...


Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada

Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction 2010

by Allan Casey Greystone Books (November 01, 2009)

Lakes define not only Canada's landscape but the national imagination. Blending writing on nature, travel, and science, award-winning journalist Allan Casey systematically explores how the country's history...


Body Blows

Joe Grundy #2

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2010

by Marc Strange Dundurn (June 22, 2009)

When the live-in servant and not-so-secret lover of ex-boxer Joe Grundys millionaire boss Leo Alexander turns up murdered, its up to Joe to get to the bottom of the incident in order to clear Leos name. But...


The Bishop's Man: A Novel

Giller Prize 2009

by Linden MacIntyre Counterpoint (September 10, 2010)

Father Duncan MacAskill has spent most of his priesthood as the “Exorcist”—an enforcer employed by his bishop to discipline wayward priests and suppress potential scandal. He knows all of the devious ways...


Where the Blood Mixes

Governor General's Award for Drama 2009

by Kevin Loring Talonbooks (July 19, 2012)

Irreverently funny and brutally honest Governor General's Award-winning play about loss and redemption. Cast of 2 women and 4 men.


August: Osage County (TCG Edition)

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2008

by Tracy Letts Theatre Communications Group (February 01, 2008)

"The most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years."--The New York Times


Generation Loss: A Novel

Cass Neary #1

Shirley Jackson Award 2007

by Elizabeth Hand Small Beer Press (April 01, 2008)

A photographer finds herself in deep waters when sent in search of a reclusive artist.


Honour Among Men: An Inspector Green Mystery

Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel 2007

by Barbara Fradkin Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2006)

Inspector Green is coping with an office job, still eager to get back into the day-to-day fray of policing. His chance comes when an unidentified woman is drowned in the Ottawa River. In her possession is a...


Rabbit Hole

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2007

by DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE Theatre Communications Group (January 11, 2011)

This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is now a major motion picture.


Late Wife: Poems

Delights & Shadows

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2005

by Ted Kooser Copper Canyon Press (December 04, 2012)

"Kooser has written more perfect poems than any poet of his generation." -Dana Gioia, Can Poetry Matter?


The Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin

National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism 2005

by William Logan Columbia University Press (December 02, 2005)

William Logan has been called both the "preeminent poet-critic of his generation" and the "most hated man in American poetry." For more than a quarter century, in the keen-witted and bare-knuckled reviews that...


We Need to Talk About Kevin

Women's Prize for Fiction 2005

by Lionel Shriver Counterpoint (May 01, 2011)

That neither nature nor nurture bears exclusive responsibility for a child's character is self-evident. But generalizations about genes are likely to provide cold comfort if it's your own child who just opened...


Doubt

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2005

by John Patrick Shanley Theatre Communications Group (December 01, 2008)

Move tie-in edition of te Pulitzer Prize winning play.


Find Me Again: A Rebecca Temple Mystery

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2004

by Sylvia Maultash Warsh Dundurn (November 01, 2003)

Rebecca Temple meets a Polish count who has written a novel based on his family, which he claims is descended from royalty, then finds him dead and his manuscript missing.


Topdog/Underdog (TCG Edition)

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2002

by Suzan-Lori Parks Theatre Communications Group (June 01, 2001)

The piercing work is an extraordinary new departure.


Why Did I Ever

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2001

by Mary Robison Counterpoint (January 01, 2018)

"An epic portrayed in miniature, a cry of cosmic pain in a voice of absurdist humor, an earnest insistence on maternal love in the language of skepticism…. [A]ll of Robison's minimalist genius is at work here."...


The Child Garden: A Low Comedy

Arthur C. Clarke Award 1990

by Geoff Ryman Small Beer Press (June 28, 2011)

In future, tropical London, where biology has replaced electronics, Milena, resistant to the educational viruses, struggles to find a home.


Driving Miss Daisy

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1988

by Alfred Uhry Theatre Communications Group (January 01, 1993)

Racial tensions are delicately explored when a warm friendship evolves between an elderly Jewish woman and her black chauffeur. Winner of a 1988 Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Adapted...


Seaview: A Novel

PEN/Faulkner Award 1983

by Toby Olson & Robert Coover Hawthorne Books (September 21, 2011)

The action of Toby Olson’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel Seaview sweeps eastward, following three men and two women across a wasted American continent to an apocalyptic confrontation on Cape Cod. Melinda...


J R

National Book Award for Fiction 1976

by William Gaddis & Rick Moody Dalkey Archive Press (February 20, 2012)

A great masterpiece by William Gaddis, with a new introduction by Rick Moody.


Heat and Dust

Man Booker Prize 1975

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Counterpoint (February 01, 2016)

A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker Prize

Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints...