Wednesday, October 15

LATEST BOOKS


GYPSY by Bernell MacDonald. Novel. Lion's Head Press, 2016. ISBN 978-1-928020-13-4 (paperback). 220 Pages. $25 CAN,

In this follow-up to his novel The Moneymorians, Bernell MacDonald delves into dreams and reality to fashion an adventure tale where werewolves and other monsters roam and mingle with the human population.

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DOGS OF POMPEII by Lore MacDonald. New & Selected Poems. Lion's Head Press, 2016. ISBN 978-1-928020-11-0. 95 pp. $25.00 CAN.

The much anticipated second collection from the author of OASIS (LHP, 2000).

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WINE RIVER by Bernell MacDonald. New & Selected Poems. Lion's Head Press, 2016. ISBN 978-1-928020-12-7. 78 pp. $25.00 CAN.

MacDonald's 11th poetry collection and the companion book to his Poems in F Minor.
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THE APPRENTICE by Alan Pearson. Novel, 2016. 252 pages. Paperback, $20.45; Kindle eBook $5.32.

An autobiographical novel by the late Alan Pearson, one of Canada's premier poets. Edited and with an informative Introduction by his wife, Doreen Pearson, the novel gives a fascinating view of the poet's growing up in England during WW II and the post-war years. Beautifully written.

To get book click HERE.

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SEASONS OF DISCONTENT by Raymond Fraser. Novel. Lion's Head Press, 2015.
ISBN 978-1-928020-05-9. 297 pages. $21.95.

Set in the years 1964-65, Seasons of Discontent is a spirited and captivating
sequel to two of the author's best-known novels, The Bannonbridge Musicians
and In Another Life.


Read Trevor Sawler's review of SEASONS OF DISCONTENT. Nashwaak Review, vol 34-35 (2016).


"Raymond Fraser's energy and inexhaustible riches of truth and imagination continue to astonish me." ROBERT GIBBS, author & critic

"I didn't think there could be a better book than his In Another Life, but Seasons of Discontent is as good if not better." EUGENE PETERS, essayist


Review of SEASONS OF DISCONTENT by James M Fisher in The Miramichi Reader.

Author Interview at the same site, June 4, 2015.

Author interview at Arts East, June 23, 2015
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THE KRYPTONITE STORIES by Robert Markland Smith. Short stories.
ISBN 978-1-928020-08-0. 87 pages. $12.00.

A new collection from the author of Rumpleforeskin Meets the Abomination of Desolation, Street Business Inc. and The Weight of Illusions.
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THE MONEYMORIANS by Bernell MacDonald. Novel.
ISBN 978-1-928020-04-2. 294 pages. $20.00.

In The Moneymorians Michael Doyle, a writer and zoologist, confronts not only his own personal psychiatric "monster" of recurring nightmares but an actual creature that terrorizes the Moneymore area of Ontario.

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FREEWHEELING THROUGH GOSSAMER DRAGSTRIPS by Alan Pearson.
Poems. ISBN: 978-0-9865183-0-0. 72 pp. $15.
A superb collection by one of Canada's finest poets. Originally published in 1975 by Sesame Press, this new Lion's Head Press edition has been revised by the author.
"Outstanding quality.” – George Woodcock, The Globe and Mail.

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A STILL MORE PERFECT CLAY: Selected Poems by Robert Hawkes
Four volumes in a boxed edition.
ISBN 978-0-9780927-6-4. $20.
"The poet's most memorable works . . . While each poem emerges from his calm presence, collectively they reveal a poet's journey from a rural childhood through the wider scope of world travel . . ." ALLISON CALVERN

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THE BANNONBRIDGE MUSICIANS (new revised edition) by Raymond Fraser. Novel.
ISBN 978-1-928020-03-5. 262 pages. $18.95.

"The Bannonbridge Musicians is outrageous, relentlessly funny, and unforgivingly accurate." BRIAN JEFFREY STREET, Editio Books
"A rollicking story, well told." WILLIAM FRENCH, Globe & Mail
"It's well-written, it's touching, it's full of life, and it's funny." ANDRE VIGNEAULT, CBC Radio


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POEMS IN F MINOR by Bernell MacDonald
New & Selected Poems
ISBN 978-1-928020-01-1. 112 pages. $25.
"Perhaps my future claim to immortality may rest upon the fact that, a little less than a year ago, I published – in very modest format – Bernell MacDonald's first book, I Can Really Draw Eagles." FRED COGSWELL, poet & critic


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NIGHT TRAIN TO HAVANA by Wayne Curtis.
Novel. ISBN 978-0-9686034-7-5. 222 pp. $24.95
A riveting story of love and deception set in a land still scarred by the hardships of a forty-year revolution.

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Prisoner of an iPad
by Arun Budhathoki
ISBN 97-881-82-500-570. 61 pages. $8.
An enthralling collection from one of Nepal's leading young poets.
"Arun's poems are amazing – they have intensity, depth and drama." THE HIMALAYAN TIMES

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THE WEIGHT OF ILLUSIONS by Robert Markland Smith.
Stories. ISBN 978-1-495440-04-5. 115 pages. $10.
''A book about magic and trickery as a reaction to government disinformation in the media.''

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THE BLACK HORSE TAVERN by Raymond Fraser.
New revised edition with an Introduction by the author.
ISBN: 978-1-928020-00-4. 240 pages. $18.95. Distribution by Ingram Book Services.
"All ten stories in THE BLACK HORSE TAVERN bear the Fraser touch: gutsy realism, originality,and humour. The effect is hilarious, moving, and sad. It's quite a book." BETTY SHAPIRO, Montreal Gazette

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SOUL SONGS Poems by Hilary Prince
A poignant glimpse into the chaos and inhumanity in our world.
"The poet's words depict personal challenges as she tries to make sense of her own struggles and in recompense make them count for something." DORIS EWART







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