East Coast Books Received for Review

In response to a call for review books for Essential East Coast Writing (#180), presses from across Atlantic Canada and elsewhere in the country sent more titles than could be covered in this issue. To recognize their generosity, the complete list of books submitted follows. It offers a fuller glimpse into what the region’s authors have published recently.


John Wall Barger, Hummingbird (Kingsville: Palimpsest, 2012). Paperbound, 80 pp., $18. (Read David Godkin's review)
Tanya Davis, At First, Lonely (Charlottetown: Acorn, 2011). Paperbound, 62 pp., $17.95.
Robin Durnford, A Lovely Gutting (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s, 2012). Paperbound, 88 pp., $16.95. (Read Susan Walker's review)
Sue Goyette, outskirts (London: Brick, 2011). Paperbound, 88 pp., $19. (Read Jane Munro's review)
Basma Kavanach, Distillo (Kentville: Gaspereau, 2012). Paperbound, 96. Pp., $19.95.
Monica Kidd, Handfuls of Bone (Kentville: Gaspereau, 2012). Paperbound, 80 pp., $19.95. (Read Susan Walker's review)
M. Travis Lane, Ash Steps (Markham: Cormorant, 2012). Paperbound, 87 pp., $18.
George Murray, Whiteout (Toronto: ECW, 2012). Paperbound, 64 pp., $18.95.
E. Alex Pierce, Vox Humana (London: Brick, 2011). Paperbound, 76 pp., $19. (Read Jane Munro's review)
Peter Sanger, John Stoke’s Horse (Kentville: Gaspereau, 2012). Paperbound, 128 pp., $21.95. (Read David Godkin's review)
Darryl Whetter, Origins (Kingsville Palimpsest, 2012). Paperbound, 80 pp., $18.


Paul Butler, Titanic Ashes (St. John’s, Pennywell/Flanker, 2012). Paperbound, 152 pp., $17.95.
Michelle Butler Hallett, Deluded Your Sailors (St. John’s: Killick, 2011). Paperbound, 271 pp., $21.95.
Gerard Collins, Moonlight Sketches (St. John’s: Killick, 2011). Paperbound, 193 pp., $19.95.
Jamie Fitzpatrick, You Could Believe in Nothing (Halifax: Nimbus, 2011). Paperbound, 261 pp., $19.95.
Scott Fotheringham, The Rest is Silence (Fredericton: Goose Lane, 2012). Hardbound, 329.pp., $29.95.
Pam Frampton, ed.,The Cuffer Anthology Vol. III: Short Fiction from Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John’s: Killick, 2011). Paperbound, 154 pp., $16.95.
Heather Jessup, The Lightning Field, (Kentville: Gaspereau, 2011). Paperbound, 269 pp., $27.95.
Wayne Johnstone, A World Elsewhere (Toronto: Random House, 2011). Hardbound, 294 pp., $32.
Linden MacIntyre, Why Men Lie (Toronto: Random House, 2012). Hardbound, 368 pp., $32.00.
Elaine McClusky, Valery the Great (Vancouver: Anvil, 2012). Paperbound, 188 pp., $20.
Stephens Gerard Malone, Big Town (Halifax: Nimbus, 2011). Paperbound, 233 pp., $18.95.
Ami McKay, The Virgin Cure (Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2011). Hardbound, 356 pp., $32.
Riel Nason, The Town That Drowned (Fredericton: Goose Lane, 2011). Paperbound, 280 pp., $19.95. (Read Donna Kane's review)
Michael Oliver, The Final Cause of Love (Charlottetown: Poietikos, 2011). Paperbound, 80 pp., no price.
Edward Riche, Easy to Like (Toronto: House of Anansi, 2011). Hardbound, 293 pp., $29.95.
Kate Story, Wrecked Upon This Shore (St. John’s: Killick, 2011). Paperbound, 198 pp., $19.95. (Read Rachel Rose's review)
Russell Wangersky, Whirl Away (Markham: Thomas Allen, 2012). Paperbound, 240 pp., $23.95. (Read Jamie Dopp's review)


J. P. Andrieux, The Grand Banks: A Pictorial History (St. John’s: Flanker). Paperbound, 348 pp., $24.
Nikashant Antane, Giant’s Dream: A Healing Journey Through Nitassinan (St. John’s: Creative, 2011). Paperbound, 101 pp., $19.95.
Chris Benjamin, Eco-Innovators: Sustainability in Atlantic Canada ( Halifax: Nimbus, 2011). Paperbound, 199 pp., $22.95.
James E. Candow, The Lookout: A History of Signal Hill (St. John’s: Creative, 2011). Paperbound, 256 pp., $18.95.
David Dawe, Riots and Religion in Newfoundland (St. John’s, Flanker). Paperbound, 246 pp., $19.95.
Jack Fitzgerald, The Spring Rice Document: Newfoundland at War 1914-1918 (St. John’s: Creative, 2011). Paperbound, 219 pp., $18.95.
Bob Kroll, Rogues and Rascals: True Stories of Maritime Lives and Legends (Halifax: Nimbus, 2011). Paperbound, 213 pp., $17.95.
Frank MacDonald, A Possible Madness (Sydney: Cape Breton University, 2011). Paperbound, 364 pp., $24.95.
A. McCharles, Bemocked of Destiny (Martin McAllister, ed.) (Sydney: Cape Breton University, 2011). Paperbound, 230 pp., $19.95.
Don McKay, The Shell of the Tortoise (Kentville: Gaspereau, 2012). Paperbound, 160 pp., $25.95. (Read Theresa Kishkan's review)
David Adams Richards, Facing the Hunter (Toronto: Doubleday, 2011). Hardbound, 216 pp., $29.95. (Read David Leach's review)
Bill Rowe, Danny Williams, Please Come Back (St. John’s, Flanker, 2011). Paperbound, 276 pp., $19.95.
Ted Rowe, Heroes & Rogues and the Story of Heart’s Content (St. John’s: Creative, 2011).Paperbound, 201 pp., $18.95.
Alan F. Williams, John Guy of Bristol and Newfoundland (St. John’s: Flanker, 2010). Paperbound, 394 pp., $24.

The Malahat Review gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the following Canadian publishers:

Acorn Press, Charlottetown
Anvil Press, Vancouver
Brick Books, London
Cape Breton University Press, Sydney
Cormorant Books, Markham
Creative Book Publishing, St. John’s
Doubleday, Toronto
ECW Press, Toronto
Flanker Press, St. John’s
Gaspereau Press, Kentville
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton
House of Anansi Press, Toronto
Killick Press, St. John’s
Knopf Canada, Toronto
McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax
Palimpsest Press, Kingsville (Ontario)
Pennywell Books, St. John’s
Poietikos Editions, Charlottetown
Random House, Toronto
Vagrant Press, Halifax