IN the PIPELINE
Sharkface is a giant elephant seal with a huge nose, who has a run in with a great white shark. His face is scarred, one eye destroyed, but his spirit of adventure is undaunted.
Margaret Ryall's book, Time Fragments, first in the Torbay Bight Press Artists' Series, celebrates the common fragments of outport Newfoundland life with elegant constructions.
Second in the Torbay Bight Press Artists' series, A Nurturing Darkness, Carol Bajen-Gahm's abstract paintings distills the root cellars of Newfoundland, with commentary by Emily Deming.
Emily Pittman's artistic endeavours are the subject of the third in the Torbay Bight Press Artists' series. Emily's poetry is intimately mixed with her art, her history and mostly with her love of houses, Newfoundland houses.
Before Abraham Lincoln was a bearded wise man saving democracy he was young, timid, and hopelessly in love…
ABE & ANN is a novel based on the true story of Abraham Lincoln’s little-known romance in his twenties. Auburn-haired Ann Rutledge, feisty and fed-up with propriety, is frontier royalty, the 18-year-old daughter of the founder of the rough little frontier village where the 22-year-old Abe Lincoln comes looking for work. She is lively and literate and funny, and Abe is straight off his daddy’s farm with jug ears and one change of clothes
The story of the recently-discovered wartime sketchbooks of Edward Shenton which were lost for over ninety years. The Lost Sketchbooks tells the story of his of training and combat in France in World War One with his wonderful drawings.
1915 to 1918 was an unsettled time in China; there were warring rebels and bandits all across the land. But James Archibald Mitchell was not deterred and traveled widely. Mitchell was a fine writer and a skilled photographer with a sharp eye for people and places. Two of his sons have now collaborated to publish their father's journal and photos.
E. L. Sawyer was a Midwest poet of the last century, but he would never call himself one as it would be "above his raisin." He was my great-grandfather and his rhymes from nearly a century ago are published here for the first time.
Santa Claus is a trip-inducing mushroom. A fungus in the Pacific Northwest can weight as much as 300 pounds. The Iban of Borneo believe a certain mushroom is the penis of a warrior whose head was taken in battle. These are only a few of the remarkable facts that you will learn about Kingdom Fungi in Giant Polypores and Stoned Reindeer.
Watching for Sputnik
Diving with Jacques Cousteau
Drilling in Greenland IceAlways looking for the next adventure
This book is his story
tTorbay Bight Press is an imprint of Komatik Press