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New Brunswick Book Awards 2021

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The New Brunswick Book Awards* judges have made their difficult decisions and selected the shortlisted titles for the 6th annual New Brunswick Book Awards! The 6th annual awards ceremony will take place virtually on Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. See more at https://miramichireader.ca/2021/03/6th-annual-new-brunswick-book-awards-shortlist/
Waiting for the Small Ship of Desire

Waiting for the Small Ship of Desire

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : death

This latest collection of Cooper's poetry includes some of his most personal poems, including revelations to him after the death of his mother and sharply etched emotional memories of childhood and grandparents. It includes other verse as well inspired by Robert Bly, John Keats, and the Urdu poet Ghalib, among others.

Readers return to Allan Cooper's poems to be reminded of the quiet power of nature and how it can shape our lives and provide sustenance, vision, and even salvation when necessary. …

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Keeping Count

Keeping Count

edition:Paperback

Keeping Count, M. Travis Lane's 18th collection of poetry, begins in the poet's favourite terrain: short, condensed lyric that focuses on the natural world. "But pull a thread: music turns," Lane writes, and the book progressively defamiliarizes the reader, moving from ecopoetry to a longer poetry of interiority in the second section, concluding with a final section that focuses on issues of mortality. As George Elliott Clarke has written so aptly, "If you have not read Lane before, prepare to t …

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The Knowing Animals

The Knowing Animals

edition:eBook

Poems that sing, in various notes of female voice, the human being as an embodied, contemplative, feeling animal.

 

In Skov-Nielsen's thrumming debut, The Knowing Animals, our consciousness is interconnected with the surrounding trees, bugs, rivers, atmospheres, and cosmos. Here, flowers escape Victorian domestication and ally with girls' green powers of attraction. Here, the social politeness of motherly domesticity and the raw dangers of adolescent sexual awakening are shot through with blood p …

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Czech Techno & Other Stories of Music

Czech Techno & Other Stories of Music

edition:Paperback

From the author of 19 Knives and My White Planet comes a brilliant suite of stories built around music and travel. Whether it's a band coming apart at the ruins of Pompeii, or tours through Napoli's "volcanic dust and volcanic drugs and jackal-headed bedlam and mountains of stinking trash"; or a nostalgic stroll past the homeless in Victoria's inner harbour while "gentle Tunisian techno" rides the breeze, where the addicted populate park benches, as weighted as Shakespearean characters ... "lit …

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Waiting Under Water

Waiting Under Water

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

 

A beautiful celebration of small town life, friendship, and opening up to change!

 

Hope’s world is shaken when her parents announce that they’re leaving their small New Brunswick town and moving to Toronto for her father’s job.

Hope’s anxiety, manageable before that point, skyrockets as she fears making new friends and leaving her beloved ocean, and the sea glass that she has been carefully nurturing for years. At least there’s a tremendous diversion for her final summer — her villag …

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Teaching at the Top of the World

Teaching at the Top of the World

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : educators

Odette Barr and her partner, YoAnne Beauchamp, spent nearly ten years completely immersed in Inuit culture in the decade prior to the official birth of Nunavut Territory. Teaching at the Top of the World is the account of their experiences as teachers and community members in Pangnirtung, Hall Beach, and Grise Fiord. The focus of the writing centres on Grise Fiord, Canada's most northern permanently inhabited community, nestled on the south shore of Ellesmere Island. It is a stunningly beautiful …

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Restigouche

Restigouche

The Long Run of the Wild River
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Shortlisted, New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction
A CBC New Brunswick Book List Selection
An Atlantic Books Today Must-Have New Brunswick Books of 2020 Selection

The Restigouche River flows through the remote border region between the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, its magically transparent waters, soaring forest hillsides, and population of Atlantic salmon creating one of the most storied wild spaces on the continent. In Restigouche, writer Philip Lee follows ancient portage routes i …

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We Wear Masks

We Wear Masks

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Audiobook

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many children have been introduced to wearing face masks and seeing others in masks. Author and illustrator Marla Lesage normalizes mask-wearing by introducing young readers to artists, ranchers, pilots, welders, scientists and many more people who already wear masks in their day-to-day lives. This delightful, rhyming picture book will help explain to children why wearing a mask is important as we interact with others in our communities. Readers will learn that, wh …

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