Fiction, fact, fashion and food – your fall story as told by your neighbourhood bookstore.
Congratulations to the authors shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize
, Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
, and Governor General’s Literary Award
. You want ’em? We got ’em!We’re also loving:DEAR LIFE
– Alice Munro’s latest. No further explanation required.
LOVE AND THE MESS WE’RE IN – Stephen Marche’s novel of love is as beautiful to look at as to read. The fold-out map of the NY subway is extra fancy.
THE MIRACULOUS CURES OF DR. AIRA – Dr. Aira is a skeptic … who has a gift for miracles. Cesar Aira’s latest hits shelves mid-month.
SUMMER OF HATE – Chris Kraus explores art and justice as only she knows how.
THE CASUAL VACANCY – That JK Rowling embargo was soooo last week. You’re allowed to read the book now.
SILENT HOUSE – A story of Turkey’s tumultuous, century-long struggle for modernity from Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk.
BUILDING STORIES – Chris Ware’s graphic novel is a testament to the necessary tactility of the book.
Fall FactTHE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB
– Will Schwalbe’s love letter to books, his mom, and the power of sharing.WAGING HEAVY PEACE
– Neil Young tells all and this is going to be huge! Buy it now, or expect to get it in your stocking come Christmas.
1982 – A year in the life of Jian Ghomeshi: Iranian-Canadian, lovestruck teenager, New Wave obsessive.
HOW MUSIC WORKS – We have some copies signed by the Talking Head himself. Snap ’em up, quick!
Fatten Yourself UpEDIBLE SELBY
– Smash hit The Selby Is in Your Place
morphs into The Selby Is in Your Kitchen!HOME MADE WINTER
– Yvette van Boven returns with recipes with wintery, stick-to-the-ribs appeal.
JERUSALEM – Plenty superstar Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore the vibrant cuisines and cultures of the city of their birth.
JAMIE OLIVER’S GREAT BRITAIN – Gone are the days of over-boiled veg. Jamie Oliver celebrates the best of good British grub.
THE ART OF THE RESTAURATEUR
– In the age of the celebrity chef, who will speak for the restaurateurs? Nicholas Lander will, that’s who.LEON: NATURALLY FAST FOOD BOOK 2
– Don’t worry if you missed Book 1, you’ll still be able to follow the plot.NIGEL SLATER’S KITCHEN DIARIES 2: A YEAR OF SIMPLE SUPPERS
– One of Britain’s (and Type’s!) best-loved food writers is back.
BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOLPROOF: RECIPES YOU CAN TRUST – Ina Garten: making home cooks everywhere look great.
THE SMITTEN KITCHEN COOKBOOK – From the blog of the same name by Deb Perelman.
Books to complement your fashionable new fall wardrobeROOKIE: YEARBOOK ONE
– The book of the website from fashion-blogger-cum-fashion-phenom Tavi Gevinson.THE SARTORIALIST: CLOSER
– More street style from the lens of Scott Schuman.
LOVE LOOKS NOT WITH THE EYES: THIRTEEN YEARS WITH LEE ALEXANDER MCQUEEN – Photographs by Anne Deniau.
THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET – Who says the LBD has to get all the attention? Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld reinterpret Chanel’s iconic LBJ.
Get your scare on with our range of Hallowe’en knick knacks: spooky mugs and glasses,bloody finger pens, flashing eyeballs, black cat and skull keychains and some really, really, REALLY scary kids’ books.
*As ever, if you’d like us to put a book on order or on hold for you, just give us a call at your nearest store*
Type Queen West 416-366-8973
Type Forest Hill 416-487-8973
Type Queen West
(883 Queen Street West)
Friday, October 12, 6 – 8pm
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK LAUNCH: Presence
by Chris Buck.Friday, October 19, 6 – 8pm
: Begin with the End in Mind
by Emma Healey.Tuesday, October 23, 6 – 8pm
: A Message of the Emperor
by Mark Frutkin, The Love Monster
by Missy Marston, The Tale-Teller
by Susan Glickman.
Thursday, October 25, 6 – 7:30pm
BOOK LAUNCH: Swimming Studies by Leanne Shapton.
Thursday, November 1, 6 – 8pm
BOOK LAUNCH: Unruly Voices by Mark Kingwell.
Type Forest Hill (427 Spadina Road)
Saturday, October 13, 4 – 6pm
MYSTERY READING: Murder Has a Memory by Kathryn Dawn O’Brien.
Saturday, October 20, 10am – 7pm
IVY & BEAN DAY! Ivy & Bean Make The Rules by Annie Barrows, illustrations by Sophie Blackall.
We’ll be handing out activity sheets, stickers, bookplates, Silly Bandz, balloons, and homemade treats all day!
Saturday, October 13, 3 – 5pm. Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
KIDS’ BOOK LAUNCH & ART ACTIVITY: A Few Bites by Cybèle Young
Thursday, October 18, 7 – 9pm. No One Writes to the Colonel, 460 College Street
LITERARY SHOW: Cosmo by Spencer Gordon, The Lava in My Bones by Barry Webster
People at Type: CYBÈLE YOUNG
‘s art resides in major galleries around the world, and can be found in the pages of publications including the Globe and Mail
, Art in America
, and Toronto Life
. Cybèle Young herself resides in the same neighbourhood as Type, where her picture books for children are popular with our smaller readers and their parents alike. When she’s not working on miniature sculptures or crafting captivating kids’ books, Cybèle loves to go fountain hunting and loiter in bookstores like ours. You can see one of Cybèle’s latest installations for A Few Bites
in our Queen Street store window until mid October (pictured at top), and celebrate the launch of the book at the Wychwood Barns on October 13 (listing above).CYBÈLE RECOMMENDS
: THE PAPER GARDEN by Molly Peacock, CIRCUS IN THE MIST by Bruno Munari, MOON MAN by Tomi Ungerer.
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