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Learning To Die: Wisdom in the Age of Climate Crisis
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"Truth-filled meditations about grace in the face of mortality." @MargaretAtwood In this powerful little book, two leading intellectuals illuminate the truth about where our environmental crisis is taking us. Writing from an island on Canada's Northwest coast,…
A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World
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|January 31, 2011

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A seminal collection of Haida myths and legends; now in a gorgeous new package. The linguist and ethnographer John Swanton took dictation from the last great Haida-speaking storytellers, poets and historians from the fall of 1900 through the summer of 1901.…
The Solid Form Of Language: An Esaay on Writing and Meaning
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|September 1, 2004

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"Drop a word in the ocean of meaning and concentric ripples form. To define a single word means to try to catch those ripples. No one's hands are fast enough." With this concise and broadly informative essay, renowned poet, typographer and linguist Robert…
The Raven Steals the Light: Drawings by Bill Reid
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An elegant reissue of a timeless collection of Haida myths, with a new preface by Claude Levi-Strauss . Ten masterful, complex drawings by Bill Reid are accompanied by ten episodes from Haida mythology told by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst . The result brings…
This Is What They Say: Stories
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Dictated first in 1928 at Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, in the Chipewyan language, by Franï??ois Mandeville, these stories were then transcribed by the Chinese linguist Li Fang-Kuei. They lay dormant in his notebooks for nearly half a century until they resurfaced in…
Palatino: The Natural History Of A Typeface
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Hermann Zapf was one of the great practitioners of the graphic arts. As a book designer, type designer, an advocate, a teacher and above all, as a calligrapher, the world has seldom seen his equal. To do his achievement justice, author Robert Bringhurst takes as…
Solitary Raven: The Essential Writings of Bill Reid
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A seminal collection of writing from one of Canada's most revered artists, spanning forty years of his life. When Haida sculptor and Canadian icon Bill Reid died, in the spring of 1998, he was more widely and more fervently admired than any other Native artist…
Everywhere Being is Dancing: Twenty Pieces of Thinking
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In this companion volume to The Tree of Meaning (GP, 2006), Robert Bringhurst collects talks and meditations under the principle that "everything is related to everything else." His studies of poetry, polyphonics, oral literature, storytelling, translation,…
The Tree of Meaning: Thirteen Talks
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|October 20, 2006

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The Tree of Meaning is a collection of thirteen lectures given by internationally-renowned poet, linguist and typographer Robert Bringhurst. Together these lectures present a superbly grounded approach to the study of language, focusing on storytelling,…
Listening for the Heartbeat of Being: The Arts of Robert Bringhurst
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Poet, philosopher, translator, typographer, and cultural historian Robert Bringhurst is a modern-day Renaissance man. He has forged a career from diverse but interwoven vocations, finding ways to make accessible to contemporary readers the wisdom of poets and…
The Griffin Poetry Prize 2014 Anthology: A Seletion of the Shortlist
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The highly anticipated annual anthology of the best Canadian and international poetry. Each year, the best books of poetry published in English internationally and in Canada are honoured with the Griffin Poetry Prize, one of the world's most prestigious and…
This Is What They Say: Stories by Francois Mandeville
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2010 American Book Award Winner Chipewyan is one of the many Northern Athapaskan languages spoken in Alaska and western Canada. Mandeville's story cycle is a rich picture of traditional life and thought in the Northern Athapaskan world
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