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Baseball: A Poem in the Magic Number 9
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|April 30, 2003

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From its remarkable design to its effervescent language, George Bowering's ode to the beautiful game is as original as it is funny, as bittersweet as it is playful. A long-out-of-print Coach House classic, originally published in 1967, Baseball weaves together…
Writing and Reading: Essays
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|November 28, 2019

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In the course of a writing life that has spanned more than five decades and encompasses almost eighty books of fiction, poetry, history, and criticism he's written and another thirty that he's played an editorial role in, George Bowering has learned a thing or…
The Heart Does Break: Canadian Writers On Grief And Mourning

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A book in which some of our best writers address their own losses — and help us endure our own… A heartbreaking, comforting and beautiful collection of true stories about grief and mourning from some of Canada’s best known writers. When Jean…
Shoot!
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|September 20, 2008

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With an Introduction by Sherrill Grace. Cowboys and Indians, sometimes one and the same, occupy the rugged landscape of the late nineteenth-century British Columbia interior in George Bowering's Shoot! Meet the McLean Gang — brothers Allan, Charlie, and…
Cars
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|October 16, 2002

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It's not where you're going but how you get there ... Everyone's got a good story to tell about cars: a funny fender-bender, a bad cab ride, awkward amorous acrobatics. But the stories we tell about cars tell even more about ourselves. You'll see what we mean…
The Dad Dialogues: A Correspondence on Fatherhood (and the Universe)

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Charles Demers is a thirtysomething comedian and the author of three books; George Bowering is eighty, Canada's first poet laureate, and the author of more than eighty books. Charlie and George are also the best of friends. And the fathers of daughters. In this…
Swamp Angel
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|December 1, 2008

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Walking out on a demoralizing second marriage, Maggie Lloyd leaves Vancouver to work at a fishing lodge in the interior of British Columbia. But the serenity of Maggie’s new surroundings is soon disturbed by the irrational jealousy of the…
Writing The Okanagan
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|September 21, 2015

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George Bowering was born in Penticton, where his great-grandfather Willis Brinson lived, and Bowering has never been all that far from the Okanagan Valley in his heart and imagination. Early in the twenty-first century, he was made a permanent citizen of Oliver.…
Taking Measures: Selected Serial Poems

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The first-ever collection of the major serial poems by Canada’s inaugural Parliamentory Poet Laureate, George Bowering, Taking Measures includes work from each of the last six decades, beginning with Bowering's engagement with process-based long poems in…
Mirror on the Floor
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|July 9, 2014

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Reissued as part of Anvil Press's Lost BC Literature series Set in Vancouver in the mid-1960s, Mirror on the Floor focuses on one summer in the life of UBC grad student Bob Small and his roommate, George Delsing. They spend their time carousing the downtown…
Attack of the Toga Gang
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|May 16, 2015

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When thirteen-year-old Harry Fieldstone and his friends start a Poets' Club at school, they don't expect they'll be involved in anything more complicated than limericks and rhyming barbs directed towards one another. But then Harry stumbles across something…
Vermeer's Light: Poems 1996-2006
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|April 1, 2007

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George Bowering has always maintained many of his poems are germinated in secret ways-secrets he has, until now, assiduously kept to himself. In suddenly giving most of those secrets away, Vermeer's Light , much of it written while Bowering was "in office" as…
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