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  • The Overcast’s Guide to Beers of Newfoundland

    Newfoundland has a long history of local brewing and in recent years has enjoyed a resurgence of that tradition, drawing locals and travellers alike to the distinctive tastes now available from island...

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  • Two-Man Tent

    In Two-Man Tent, one of Canada’s most celebrated writers, Robert Chafe, offers his long-awaited collection of short fiction. The individual stories are thematically linked by an interwoven, recurring...

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  • One Man Grand Band: The Lyrical Life of Ron Hynes

    In this long-awaited biography, author Harvey Sawler traces the life of Ron Hynes, one of the most respected singer-songwriters in Canadian history. Through personal conversations and interviews, Sawler captures...

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  • Night Ambulance

    Following an awkward sexual encounter under a wharf in outport Newfoundland, sixteen-year-old Rowena Savoury travels to St. John’s for a secret abortion. But in the early 1970s, the procedure is illegal, and after...

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  • Labrador: The Big Land

    After his wildly successful photographic tour of the island in Newfoundland: An Island Apart, Dennis Minty returns with a stunning portrait of the big land to the north, Labrador. From quiet coves and inlets to...

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  • Four-Letter Words

    Chad Pelley’s Four-Letter Words, his collection of award-winning short stories, presents us with characters haunted by one four-letter word or another: love, hate, lust, or loss. A father drives across the island...

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  • Found Far and Wide

    A novel of remarkable historical breadth, Found Far and Wide follows Sam Kennedy through the tragedy of the Great Newfoundland Sealing Disaster of 1914, the horrors of The First World War, and the dangers of rum-running...

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  • Dancing In a Jar

    Based on a true story, Dancing in a Jar elaborates on the real-life love affair of a young couple who leave New York City to live in the outport community of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, during the Great Depression...

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  • The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Plays: Volume 3

    The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Plays: Volume 3 gathers an impressive range of work by some of the province’s most renowned authors. The third and final volume in the series includes plays by...

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  • Butterflies Dance in the Dark

    Shunned as an outsider and mistreated due to an undiagnosed learning disability, the young and imaginative Mari-Jen Delene retreats into silence. Around her, the fictional community of Ste. Noire, Cape Breton, hosts...

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