In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics.
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores.
Afterglow: A Dog Memoir
by Eileen Myles
An impressionistic portrait of a poet’s muse and confidant—a pit bull named Rosie—from the ineffable Eileen Myles.
Tongues: Chapter 1
by Anders Nilsen
A retelling of the tale of Prometheus, set against the backdrop of rival groups warring over oil-rich wilderness, featuring Anders Nilsen’s trademark poetry, virtuosic art, and humanity.
by Patrick Kyle
Torontonian Patrick Kyle’s reputation as a “keen observer of the absurd”, is further evidenced in this wonderful collection of short comics, published by Koyama Press.
While Standing in Line for Death
A truly heartrending collection of poems and rituals borne from CAConrad’s grief after the murder of his boyfriend.
Sing, Unburied, Sing
by Jesmyn Ward
Sing,Unburied, Sing is a searing account of an interracial family in the contemporary American South, rendered in guttural and lyrical prose, from National Book Award-winning author Jesmyn Ward.
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly links:
also at Largehearted Boy:
Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly new comics and graphic novel highlights)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (weekly new book highlights)