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July 20, 2017

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - July 20, 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.

Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win
by Rachel Ignotofsky

Writer and artist Rachel Ignotofsky has turned her attention from those of the brain—Women in Science (2016)—to those of brawn with Women in Sports, featuring illustrated biographies of inspiring athletes, from Keiko Fukuda to Serena Williams.

Women Who Kill

Women Who Kill
by Sarah Tanat-Jones

“Femmes fatales”, indeed. Women Who Kill profiles some of history’s infamous self-defenders, avengers, and psychopaths, accompanied by visceral and beautiful illustrations.

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
by Arundhati Roy

The long-awaited new novel from the internationally-celebrated author of The God of Small Things (1997) is a deeply humane romp spanning many years across the Indian subcontinent, displaying Arundhati Roy’s storytelling finesse.

Fourth Walk

Fourth Walk
by Jessica Bebenek

Prominent Montreal/Toronto based poet Jessica Bebenek has followed up 2014’s Kettle Song with Fourth Walk, an intimate poetry chapbook brimming with guttural lyricism.

The Dark-Dark

The Dark-Dark
by Samantha Hunt

Samantha Hunt spins her thread of horror through the loom of banality in this collection of ten wonderful, gothic stories.

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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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