Feature Friday: Comma by Jennifer Still

This week’s edition of Feature Friday shines a light on the beautiful work of art and poetry that is Comma, the third full collection by award-winning writer Jennifer Still. Between 2008—2014, while her brother was in a lengthy coma, Still engaged in a private collaboration with the art and wonder that was his handwritten field […]

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Feature Friday: Bridge Retakes by Angela Lopes

For this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we introduce you to Bridge Retakes, the debut novel by Winnipeg-based writer Angela Lopes. In it, Ze, a Bahian man, and Phila, a Brazilian-Canadian woman, meet on an online dating site. They come from very different worlds—geographically, economically, religiously—and yet, their connection is undeniable. But all the while, issues […]

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Curl Up: 5 Long Weekend Reads

Have you been looking forward to the May long weekend to relax, take a trip, visit with friends, or read a good book? Possibly a bit of everything? Whether you plan to curl up with a book at the cottage, in the city, or en route to a destination, BookThug has you covered. Here are […]

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Feature Friday: Readopolis by Bertrand Laverdure, Translated by Oana Avasilichioaei

For this edition of Feature Friday, we’re pleased to bring you an excerpt from the novel Readopolis by award-winning author Bertrand Laverdure, translated by Oana Avasilichioaei. BookThug is pleased to be Bertrand’s English language publisher. Readopolis (Lectodôme in the original French) is his second novel in translation with BookThug, after 2014’s Universal Bureau of Copyrights, […]

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Book Notes: May 2017

Welcome to the May edition of Book Notes! This month, the staff at BookThug HQ share our current fave reads. Let us know if you’ve read any of these books too, and if so, what you thought of them. If you haven’t read them yet then we highly recommend you add them all to your […]

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Feature Friday: Rag Cosmology by Erin Robinsong

Looking for some weekend reading? BookThug is excited to introduce Feature Friday—each Friday, we’ll feature one book from our current season and include a special excerpt for your reading pleasure. If you’re intrigued by what you read, you can order a copy here. We promise you won’t regret it! Meet Rag Cosmology, the debut poetry collection from poet and interdisciplinary […]

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