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author image Arthur Black's growing collection of award-winning books include Pitch Black, Black Tie and Tales (Stoddart Publishing) and Black in the Saddle Again, all of which won him the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. He hosted CBC Radio One's Basic Black program from 1983 until 2002, while also using his comedic talents to host Life Television Network's Weird Homes and Weird Wheels. His recently released audio CD, Planet Salt Spring, features tales from his adopted home of Salt Spring Island, BC Canada.

Books

Book Cover Black & White And Read All Over
978-1-55017-336-9 · 1-55017-336-7 · September 2004 · $32.95
Shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour (2005) “Look what the male praying mantis puts up with to get a little romance. For these critters, going all the way means Going All the Way.” —from “Stupid Male Tricks”
Book Cover Black Gold: Nuggets from a Lifetime of Laughs
978-1-55017-373-4 · 1-55017-373-1 · October 2006 · $19.95
"Arthur Black is a polished performer, full of wit and style." —Toronto Star
Book Cover Black is the New Green
978-1-55017-494-6 · 1-55017-494-0 · August 2009 · $32.95
Arthur Black's latest trademark storytelling!
Book Cover Black to the Grindstone
978-1-55017-442-7 · 1-55017-442-8 · September 2007 · $19.95
I'll never forget the mortification of driving past young women. Each time their lovely heads would swivel towards me at the sound of [Mustang] Sally's throaty rumble. Each time their bright eyes would sparkle expectantly at the sight of Sally's sleek red flanks sliding into view. Each time their sweet red mouths would morph into an "Eewwwww" when they beheld the geezer at the wheel. —from "Me and Mustang Sally"
Book Cover A Chip Off the Old Black
978-1-55017-510-3 · 1-55017-510-6 · September 2010 · $32.95
Book Cover Flash Black
978-1-55017-330-7 · 1-55017-330-8 · February 2004 · $19.95
"Arthur Black is outrageously funny, but . . . beneath that razor-sharp edge of brandished wit lies one very clever artist." -Saskatoon Star Phoenix
Book Cover Looking Blackward
978-1-55017-590-5 · 1-55017-590-4 · April 2012 · $24.95
The bestselling author of A Chip Off the Old Black, Black is the New Green, and many more is “black” for another round of gut-busting stories and essays.
Book Cover Pitch Black
978-1-55017-367-3 · 1-55017-367-7 · August 2005 · $32.95
Demonstrating why he is one of Canada’s best-known humorists, Black offers readers a unique brand of tongue-in-cheek -wisdom on a wide range of subjects ranging from suburban heroes to garage sales as blood sport.
Book Cover Planet Salt Spring
978-1-55017-470-0 · 1-55017-470-3 · May 2009 · $18.95
Audio book on CD!