Books in the Media: November 25, 2021

We have National CBC Radio confirmed for two PGC titles. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood will be taping CBC Q on Wednesday, December 1. Air date to come. The interview will focus on the books, the art and their digital exhibition, which is pretty cool if you have time to go down a rabbit […]

Nimbus Drop-in Title: Black and White

This wasn’t in any catalogue can you please be sure to add it to your next Nimbus order; it sounds amazing and love that it is all Canadian and combines memoir and social analysis: Black and White (February 1, 2022) $24.95 CAD | memoir 978-1-77471-036-4 6 x 9 | 240 pages | paperback w. flaps […]

Award News: Firefly Wins Governor General’s Award for Middle Grade Fiction

With poetic prose, a memorable character and evocative settings, Philippa Dowding deftly handles challenging subjects in this emotionally honest story. Supported by a unique cast of characters, Firefly will shine for readers and resonate long after they close this quietly powerful book.—Peer assessment committee: Aviaq Johnston, Karen Rivers and Ken Setterington Congratulations to Philippa Dowding […]

Award News: On the Other Side of the Forest from Greystone

Wonderful news! Greystone’s On the Other Side of the Forest (9781771647960) by Nadine Robert and Gerard DuBois has won the 2021 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award. The award recognizes 10 of the best picture books published each year, selected purely on the basis of artistic merit. On the Other […]

Numbus Drop-in Title: A Matter of Equality

Don’t miss this is a drop-in title from Nimbus for the winter. It’s not listed in any catalogue: A Matter of Equality 9781774710203 $29.95 CAD Bookmanager | Catalist The Honorable Donald H. Oliver, CM, ONS, QC, retired as a member of the Senate of Canada in 2013 after twenty-three years of service. Oliver rose to […]

Damon Galut Wins Booker Prize

You may have heard the amazing news that today, our Europa author Damon Galgut won the Booker Prize for The Promise! 9781609456580 $37.50 This is the third year in a row that PGC has won the Booker Prize — this time from Europa! Wow! Shuggie Bain and Girl Woman Other were our prior wins, and […]