Globe Top 100 - 2022

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Celebrate the Globe and Mail's Top 100 books of 2022 with some fantastic, independently-published reads. View books in this list

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After Realism

Edited by André Forget
By Jessica Johns & Casey Plett

After Realism: 24 Stories for the 21st Century is the first anthology to represent the generation of millennial writers now making their mark. Diverse, sophisticated, and ambitious in scope, the short stories in this ground-breaking book are an essential starting point for anyone ... Read more

Five Moves of Doom

By A.J. Devlin

Hired by local mixed martial arts trainer Elijah Lennox to find a missing UFC Championship belt, pro-wrestler PI "Hammerhead" Jed must extract answers from the tight-knit MMA community. Still consuming his weight in banana milkshakes, Jed ventures into a world of jewel thieves, ... Read more

Broken Places, The

By Frances Peck

Vancouver. A day like any other. Kyle, a successful cosmetic surgeon, is punishing himself with a sprint up a mountain. Charlotte, wife of a tech tycoon, is combing the farm belt for local cheese and a sense of purpose. Back in the city their families go about their business: ... Read more

Still Hopeful

By Maude Barlow

 

“Canada’s best-known voice of dissent. ” — CBC

“It’s time we listened to the Maude Barlows of the world. ” — CNN

In this timely book, Barlow counters the prevailing atmosphere of pessimism that surrounds us and offers lessons of hope that she has learned from ... Read more

Quiet Night Think

By Gillian Sze

 

Quiet Night Think is a stunning work. ” — Madeleine Thien, author of Do Not Say We Have Nothing

“One function of the poet at any time is to discover by his own thought and feeling what seems to him to be poetry at that time,” writes Wallace Stevens. In Quiet Night ... Read more

The Book of Grief and Hamburgers

By Stuart Ross

 

A poignant meditation on mortality from a beloved Canadian poet

A writer friend once pointed out that whenever Stuart Ross got close to something heavy and “real” in a poem, a hamburger would inevitably appear for comic relief. In this hybrid essay/memoir/poetic meditation, ... Read more

Querelle of Roberval

By Kevin Lambert
Translated by Donald Winkler

Shortlisted for the Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

Homage to Jean Genet’s antihero and a brilliant reimagining of the ancient form of tragedy, Querelle of Roberval, winner of the Marquis de Sade Prize, is a wildly imaginative story of justice, passion, and murderous ... Read more

Tear

By Erica McKeen

A GLOBE AND MAIL BEST BOOK OF 2022

49TH SHELF EDITOR’S PICK FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

A reclamation of female rage and a horrifyingly deformed Bildungsroman.

Frances is quiet and reclusive, so much so that her upstairs roommates sometimes forget she exists. Isolated in the basement, ... Read more

Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century

By Kim Fu

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE

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LITHUB BEST REVIEWED ... Read more

Ordinary Wonder Tales

By Emily Urquhart

A journalist and folklorist explores the truths that underlie the stories we imagine—and reveals the magic in the everyday.

“I’ve always felt that the term fairy tale doesn’t quite capture the essence of these stories,” writes Emily Urquhart. “I prefer the term wonder ... Read more