Penguin Random House Canada
We at Penguin Random House Canada, both at Doubleday and McClelland & Stewart, had the great privilege of publishing some of Richard Wagamese’s extraordinary work, and we are deeply saddened by his passing.
How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
Leonard Cohen was the rare poet who wrote with the rapt devotion of a monk, and the rare monk who knew how to charm every last part of the world.
– Pico Iyer
He was a hero for our generation and for the next – stepping bravely into new forms, a great writer who then became a great songwriter.
– Michael Ondaatje
My page was too white / My ink was too thin / The day wouldn’t write / What the night pencilled in
– “The Book of Longing”