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Watch Your Tongue: What Our Everyday Sayings and Idioms Figuratively Mean
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|October 30, 2018

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Phrases, idioms, and clichés—why do we say the things we say? Watch Your Tongue explores weird and wonderful everyday sayings and what they reveal about us. Do you ever wonder why you shouldn’t have a cow but you should seize a bull by its horns?…
The Organist: Fugues, Fatherhood, And A Fragile Mind

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Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages

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Whether on the other side of the world or in our own backyard, languages everywhere are fading into oblivion. Mark Abley explores what the human family stands to lose — and explains why some endangered languages continue to thrive. Within the next couple of…
Conversations with a Dead Man: The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott

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As a poet and citizen deeply concerned by the Oka Crisis, the Idle No More protests and Canada's ongoing failure to resolve First Nations issues, Montreal author Mark Abley has long been haunted by the figure of Duncan Campbell Scott, known both as the architect…
The Tongues Of Earth
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|April 2, 2015

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The Tongues of Earth brings together the best of Mark Abley's poems from the 1980s to the present, often in revised form. Along with the finest pieces from his three previous books, The Tongues of Earth includes about 20 new poems. Known as a writer of place, in…
The Prodigal Tongue: Dispatches From The Future Of English

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The Prodigal Tongue takes a look at the wild, wacky and sometimes baffling road our language–English and others–is taking in its evolution. Where in the world will it end up?! Mark Abley, author of Spoken Here , has created an entertaining and…
When Earth Leaps Up
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|June 26, 2006

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".one of Canada's major poets. The audacity - the courage - of her imagination teaches us, gives us our better selves."- Tim Lilburn This posthumous collection will be a delightful surprise for readers who thought they had heard the last of Anne Szumigalski's…
Parlez-vous Boro?
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|October 24, 2005

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Aux quatre coins du monde - ce qui signifie également tout près de chez vous - il y a des langues qui sont en train de sombrer dans l''oubli. Mark Abley fait le bilan de ce que l''humanité risque d''y perdre et explique pourquoi certaines langues menacées…
The Silver Palace Restaurant
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|August 2, 2005

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A deeply humane and accessible volume
Woman Clothed In Words
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|March 1, 2012

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The Organist: Fugues, Fatherhood, and a Fragile Mind
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|January 19, 2019

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Harry Abley was a nightmare of a father: depressive, self-absorbed, unpredictable, emotionally unstable. He was also a dream of a father: gentle, courageous, artistically gifted. Mark Abley, his only child, grew up in the shadow of music and mental illness. How…
Watch Your Tongue: What Our Everyday Sayings and Idioms Figuratively Mean

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Phrases, idioms, and clichés—why do we say the things we say? Watch Your Tongue explores weird and wonderful everyday sayings and what they reveal about us. Do you ever wonder why you shouldn’t have a cow but you should seize a bull by its horns? Who has the…
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