Book List in Order:16 titles

  • A risqué autobiographical novel that fictionalizes the sexual adventures of the author’s youthIn 2012, acclaimed writer George Bowering published Pinboy, a fictional memoir of his teenage sexual awakening. With No One, Bowering returns to play w...


  • Fiction. With an Introduction by Erín Moure and an Afterword by the author. These days, Canada is a heavyweight of world fiction, boasting some of the gaudiest names in the literary firmament, its schools graduating great writers by the frontlist. I...


  • When thirteen-year-old Harry Fieldstone and his friends start a Poets’ Club at school, they don’t expect they’ll be involved in anything more complicated than limericks and rhyming barbs directed toward one another. But then Harry stumbles acro...



  • Fiction. 10 WOMEN is George Bowering's brand new collection of short fiction. Each of these stories offers us a portrait of a woman with whom he may or may not have had either an intimate and/or a meaningful relationship. You can't really tell for su...


  • Fiction. Reissued as part of Anvil Press's Lost BC Literature series. BC Books for Everybody. Gift book selection, Quill & Quire. Most Anticipated Fiction, 49th Shelf. MIRROR ON THE FLOOR was first published in 1967 by McClelland and Stewart, the fir...



  • First published in 1980 to high acclaim, Burning Water won a Governor General's Award for fiction that year. A rollicking chronicle of Captain Vancouver's search for the Northwest Passage, the book has over its career been mentioned in recommended li...







  • About 10 years ago, George Bowering and Linda Hutcheon came up with the idea for a short fiction collection called Likely Stories: A Postmodern Sampler. It was a great idea at a time when a lot of people were still trying to figure out what “postmod...


  • Fiction. Across Canada's wild west of the 1800s, brothers Allan, Charlie, Archie and sidekick Alex Hare were known as the McLean gang. They were also known as "breeds"—outcasts caught between the cultures—Alex Hare, a Metis, and Allan, Charlie an...


  • Here are twenty-one user-friendly tales, set in the Okanagan Valley, Austria, Washington, Nanaimo, the Yukon, Iceland, Germany, the future — and Daphne’s Lunch Diner. The Rain Barrel is George Bowering’s first collection of short stories since 1...