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  • The Age of Earthquakes

    A Guide to the Extreme Present

    A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era.50 years after Marshall McLuhan's ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture in The Medium is the Massage, Basar, Coupland and Obrist extend the analysis to today, touring the world that’s redefined by the Internet, decoding and explaining what they ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Player One

    What Is to Become of Us

    Series series The CBC Massey Lectures
    Now available in a new edition with a cover designed by the author, Douglas Coupland’s CBC Massey Lectures is an innovative exploration of the modern crises of our time.Five disparate people are trapped inside an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster: Karen, a single mother waiting for her online date; Rick, a down-on-his-luck bartender; Luke, a pastor on the run; Rachel, a cool ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Player One: What is to Become of Us

    What is to Become of Us

    Series series The CBC Massey Lectures
    In his 2010 CBC Massey Lectures acclaimed novelist and visual artist Douglas Coupland explores the modern crises of time, human identity, society, religion and macroeconomics and the afterlife in the form of a novel, a 5-hour story set in an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster. Five disparate people are trapped inside: Karen, a single mother waiting for her online date; Rick, the down ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Coping with Postmodernity

    Forms and Functions of the Construction of (Dis-)Orientation in the Fiction of Douglas Coupland

    Examination Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 1,3, University of Cologne (Englisches Seminar), language: English, abstract: In the following chapter of this paper, an outline of the present ontological crisis in terms of Lyotard's 'postmodern condition' will be given. Throughout the discussion of Coupland's fiction, this concept will ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • The Gum Thief

    A Novel

    Douglas Coupland's inventive novel-think Clerks meets Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?-is the story of an extraordinary epistolary relationship between Roger and Bethany, two very different, but strangely connected, "aisles associates" at Staples. Watch as their lives unfold alongside Roger's work-in-progress, the oddly titled Glove Pond. A raucous tale of four academics, two malfunctioning ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Paddle Against the Flow

    Lessons on Life from Doers, Creators, and Cultural Rebels

    by Huck Magazine ...
    Nas on language, Cat Power on looking inward, Spike Jonze on loving what you do, and Kim Gordon on feeling the flow. These are just a few of the indie stars and surprising insights collected in this gorgeous book by Huck magazine. Since launching in 2006, Huck has been at the vanguard of London's thriving independent publishing scene and has grown into an internationally distributed bi-monthly, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Polaroids from the Dead

    And Other Short Stories

    Douglas Coupland takes his sparkling literary talent in a new direction with this crackling collection of takes on life and death in North America -- from his sweeping portrait of Grateful Dead culture to the deaths of Kurt Cobain, Marilyn Monroe and the middle class.For years, Coupland's razor-sharp insights into what it means to be human in an age of technology have garnered the highest praise ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

    Coming to California in the Age of Schwarzenegger

    by Amy Wilentz ...
    From one of our most astute contemporary writers, Amy Wilentz, comes an irreverent, inventive portrait of the state of California and its unlikely governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The prizewinning author, a lifelong easterner and an outsider in the West, takes the reader on a picaresque journey from exclusive Hollywood soirees to a fantasy city in the Mojave desert, from the La Brea Tar Pits to ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Binge

    60 stories to make your brain feel different

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe first new work of fiction since 2013 from one of Canada's most successful, idiosyncratic and world-defining writers, Douglas Coupland. He's called it Binge because it's impossible to read just one.Imagine feeling 100% alive every moment of every minute of the day! Maybe that's how animals live. Or trees, even. I sometimes stare at the plastic bag tree visible from my ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • JPod

    JPod, Douglas Coupland's most acclaimed novel to date, is a lethal joyride into today's new breed of tech worker.Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose surnames begin with "J" are bureaucratically marooned in jPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver game design company. The jPodders wage daily battle against the demands of a boneheaded marketing staff, who ... Read more

    $10.99 USD


    In this compellingly innovative collection of stories, bestselling author Douglas Coupland cuts through the hype of modern living to find a rare grace amid our lives—uncovering a new kind of truth for a culture stuck on fast-forward: a culture seemingly beyond God.We are the first generation raised without God. We are creatures with strong religious impulses, yet they have nowhere to flow in this ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Girlfriend in a Coma

    A Novel

    On a snowy Friday night in 1979, just hours after making love for the first time, Richard's girlfriend, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil, falls into a coma. Nine months later she gives birth to their daughter, Megan. As Karen sleeps through the next seventeen years, Richard and their circle of friends reside in an emotional purgatory, passing through a variety of careers—modeling, film special ... Read more

    $12.99 USD