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May 25, 2017

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - May 25, 2017

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.


The Golem’s Mighty Swing

The Golem’s Mighty Swing
by James Sturm

New D&Q reprint! Combining a tale of America’s favourite pastime and its hidden history, James Strum’s The Golem’s Mighty Swing shows us “what America wishes it had been, and what America actually was.”


So Pretty, Very Rotten

So Pretty, Very Rotten
by Jane Mai & An Nguyen

Our friends at Koyama Press have come through with a brilliant collection of comics and essays on Lolita fashion and cute culture by two cartoonists who go beyond the clothes.


Colette’s Lost Pet

Colette’s Lost Pet
by Isabelle Arsenault

This heartfelt story by local author and illustrator Isabelle Arsenault is set in the Mile-End, and explores the turbulence felt when Colette tells increasingly drastic fibs to impress new friends.


The Milk of Dreams

The Milk of Dreams
by Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington’s centennial has been marked by a flurry of publications of her work, including this surreal and whimsical book of children’s poems.


Fugue States

Fugue States
by Pasha Malla

Fugue States, the latest effort from Canadian novelist Pasha Malla, is a story about grappling with masculinity, loss, and the untraceable tug one feels to one’s ancestral land.


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other Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week

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
musician/author interviews
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)


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