David Arnason

David Arnason

David Arnason is an acclaimed ­novelist, writer of short fiction, and editor. A ­finalist for the Leacock Medal for Humour (King Jerry) and a winner of the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award (The Imagined City), David has taught at the University of Manitoba since 1972. He has served as both the acting head of the ­Department of ­Icelandic Studies and head of the ­Department of English. Currently, he lives and writes in Gimli, MB.

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There Can Never be Enough

David Arnason is one of the most loved and prolific short story authors on the prairies. Over a lifetime of writing David Arnason has crafted some of the most memorable stories in the Canadian literary canon, and now for the first time the very best of Arnason's stories have been compiled into a single volume, There Never Can be Enough: New and Selected Stories.

ISBN 9780888014504
Base price with tax $21.00
Sales price $21.00
Sales price without tax $21.00

New Icelanders

Part history, part journey into memory and myth, The New Icelanders is a ­collage of photos and remembrances exploring a segment of the North American Icelandic ­community who established the Republic of New Iceland on the shores of Lake Winnipeg.

ISBN 9780888011862
Base price with tax: $17.95
Sales price: $17.95
Sales price without tax: $17.95


  • Published in Poetry

Skrag, farm mongrel, springs to the whistle in bony narrative, endearing as the musk he charms and obeys; “Descartes & Dick,” mad-cap Western, turns Descartes loose on a plane of rustic lunacies where cowboys attend closely upon ladies and the finer point

ISBN 9780888011145
Base price with tax: $12.95
Sales price: $12.95
Sales price without tax: $12.95
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Baldur's Song: A Saga

In this modern Icelandic saga, Baldur is ­buffeted by chance and opportunity in a ­competitive, ­unforgiving new world, seeking his one true love.

ISBN 978088813736
Base price with tax: $19.00
Sales price: $19.00
Sales price without tax: $19.00
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