Humour

Excerpt: Makeup Tips From Auschwitz How Vanity Saved My Mother’s Life by Tommy Schnurmacher

An excerpt from "Makeup Tips From Auschwitz" by Tommy Schnurmacher

5 days ago

Man or Mango? by Lucy Ellmann

By the Booker-shortlisted author of Ducks, Newburyport, a formally madcap and prescient novel about men (and women), mangos (and bees),…

3 weeks ago

The Oxford Widows Murder Club by Bruce Graham

The Oxford Widows Murder Club is about secrets and what happens when they are and aren’t revealed. How did Earl,…

3 months ago

Noisemaker by Andy Tolson

Part ghost story, part fictionalized memoir, Noisemaker is a love letter to when thrashing guitars, pounding drums, and the three…

4 months ago

Brit Happens: Or Living the Canadian Dream by James Mullinger

From the highs and lows of London to beginning anew in New Brunswick, Brit Happens tells gut-busting stories of success…

4 months ago

Bad Actors: Second Pi in the Face by Ira Nayman

As anyone familiar with Nayman’s work might expect, Bad Actors is steeped in humour in a variety of forms, including…

5 months ago

The Sick Box by Matthew Fries

In Matthew Fries' novel The Sick Box, wanna-be advice columnist, Ben Matthews, is faced with a ridiculous problem that even…

8 months ago

The Swells by Will Aitken

In this darkly hilarious satire by the inimitable Will Aitken, class war erupts aboard a luxury cruise ship.

9 months ago

Sick in Bed Across Two Chairs, with My Feet out Through the Window by Laurie Blackwood Pike

Grandpa Pike may not have "seen it all," but he has a lifetime of encounters-both serious and humourous-from his life…

12 months ago

The Miramichi Reader’s Tips for An Autumn Road Trip by Kelley-Jo Burke

There's still time for a road trip (I've got one coming up) before it gets cold and wintery and all…

1 year ago

The Liquor Vicar by Vince R. Ditrich

Reduced to DJing rural weddings, Tony Vicar feels the bite of failure. A frustrated and failed musician, unable to discern…

1 year ago

Fight Night by Miriam Toews

Those who enjoy appreciating cutting, witty, and sometimes dark humour with a dash of philosophical thought mixed in will find…

1 year ago

Disease By Sarah Tolmie

“Sarah Tolmie’s Disease is a strangely funny book about fictitious diseases and psychological conditions. Presented in a scholarly tone that…

1 year ago

Don’t Be Talkin’: Recitations and Other Foolishness From Newfoundland and Labrador by Harry Ingram

Within Don't Be Talkin' you’ll find stories and recitations told by the incomparable performer Harry Ingram.

1 year ago

Good Citizens Need Not Fear by Maria Reva

In her sure-handed debut volume of short fiction, Good Citizens Need Not Fear, Maria Reva writes with an insider’s familiarity…

1 year ago

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