Literary Collections, Essays
Tales From the Word Guy
What Your English Teacher Never Taught You by Jonathan Berkowitz
Tales from the Word Guy is a collection of essays adapted from the author’s segments on CBC Radio One’s North by Northwest. Jonathan Berkowitz takes the reader on a delightful journey through the history, idiosyncrasies, and sheer pleasures of the ...
Late-Onset Contemplations from an East Coast Septuagenarian by William J. Kilfoil
This book is the result of a compilation of discursive newspaper articles from Canada's East Coast - a collection which considers a few thin slices of life in Nova Scotia over a couple of years, served up with bits of humor, nostalgia and some ...
On Breaking One's Pencil
And Other Vagrant Thoughts: Essays from a Curious Mind by Robert T. Sorrells
The book is divided into six major parts: PLACES, WRITING ADVICE, CHURCH MATTERS, PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ESSAYS, ESSAYS, and ALL IN THE FAMILY. It closes with the traditional -30- that used to tell newspapermen working on stories that the story was ...
Gramarye: The Glamour of Grammar
by Anna Jean Mallinson
The essays in Gramarye were born out of the author’s fascination with idiom, syntax, and the parts and particles of speech in English. They draw on instances from poetry, in which language always finds its most characteristic and striking embodiment.
Collected Essays, 1974-2013 by Jon Peirce
Just let me turn down that armadillo steak I'm cooking for dinner; then I'll be right with you. Such an easy recipe. You should try it. You just soak your 'dillo meat in a pint of bourbon in which you've been soaking a cup of cactus needles ...