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Against God

By Patrick Senécal
Translated by Nora Alleyn

Translated from the French, (Contre Dieu), Against God, is the gripping, dark tale of a man searching for answers. What happens in the mind of a man when, all of a sudden, he loses all reason for living? When everything in his life collapses around him and he is left with nothing, ... Read more

Against the Machine

By Brian Van Norman

At war against Napoleon near bankrupt English mill-masters experiment with a new factory system acquiring machines to replace men. A young worker leads the Luddites attacking mills and smashing machines. With increased assaults and even murder North England feels the grip of ... Read more

Agatha

By Anne Cathrine Bomann
Translated by Caroline Waight

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A psychiatrist is counting down towards his upcoming retirement. He lives alone in his childhood home and has neither friends nor family.

Often, he resorts to drawing bird caricatures of his patients instead of taking notes. His social life consists ... Read more

Alex & Zee

By Cordelia Strube

 

“Vivid and fresh and finely crafted, this is a book that will strike a chord with anyone who has loved, lived, or wondered how we manage, in the face of our fragility, to carry on. ” — Nino Ricci

This is the story of Zee, an aimless ex-lawyer who has turned his inability ... Read more

Algoma

By Dani Couture

One of the Toronto Star's top books of the year

A year after watching Leo go through thin ice, twelve-year- old Ferd is obsessed with the idea that he can persuade his dead brother to come home through a campaign of letters. Plaintive notes appear around the house-folded squares ... Read more

All Is Well

By Katherine Walker

Christine Wright is having a bad day. She’s an ex-special forces soldier and a recovering alcoholic, and now her new career as an Anglican Minister has started off with the worst kind of bang. Could it be her reflexes are a little too twitchy for this job?From the opening ... Read more

All My Friends Are Superheroes

By Andrew Kaufman
Illustrated by Tom Percival

All Tom's friends really are superheroes. There's the Ear, the Spooner, the Impossible Man. Tom even married a superhero, the Perfectionist. But at their wedding, the Perfectionist was hypnotized (by ex-boyfriend Hypno, of course) to believe that Tom is invisible. Nothing he ... Read more

All of Us in Our Own Lives

By Manjushree Thapa

A beautiful story of strangers who shape each other’s lives in fateful ways, All of Us in Our Own Lives delves deeply into the lives of women and men in Nepal and into the world of international aid.

Ava Berriden, a Canadian lawyer, quits her corporate job in Toronto to move ... Read more

All That Belongs

By Dora Dueck

Catherine, an archivist, has spent decades committed to conserving the pasts of others, only to find her own resurfacing on the eve of her retirement. Carefully, she mines the failing memories of her aging mother to revive a mysterious Uncle and relive the tragic downfall of ... Read more

All That Glitters

By Martine Desjardins
Translated by Fred A. Reed & David Homel

In 1914, Simon Dulac enrolls in a Canadian contingent of military police, a perfect cover for his real ambition?to comb the battlefields of Europe unhindered in his search for the legendary Templar treasure said to have been buried in Flanders in 1307. An inveterate and uncannily ... Read more