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A Palace in Paradise

By Mehri Yalfani

A Palace in Paradise is a novel about the complex Iranian refugee and immigrant community in Toronto and the way in which one woman's death changes the lives of many others. The people in this community are connected by family ties, cultural ties, romance, and the fact that, ... Read more

Going to Gaza

By Colin Mallard

Going to Gaza: Ten Days That Changed the World weaves an amazing story set in one of the most persistent conflict areas of the world. Our inability to solve this conflict has undoubtedly contributed to the rise of violent religious fundamentalism. What can we do? Seventy years ... Read more

Heroine

By Gail Scott

In a bathtub in a rooming house in Montreal in 1980, a woman tries to imagine a new life for herself: a life after a passionate affair with a man while falling for a woman, a life that makes sense after her deep involvement in far left politics during the turbulent seventies ... Read more

In Search of Sticks

By Randy Kaneen

In Search of Sticks simultaneously challenges the intellect while surfacing raw emotional response. James, by the standards one generally uses to measure a life, is accomplished. Still, he twists. What if, in the final analysis, it ends up being as much about that which wasn’t ... Read more

Iron Bridge

By Anton Piatigorsky

Shortlisted, Danuta Gleed Literary Award

In a bold, brilliant collection of stories, Dora Award-winning playwright Anton Piatigorsky delivers a superbly inspired inquiry into the early lives of the 20th century's most notorious tyrants. In The Iron Bridge, he is unafraid to push ... Read more

Itzel I

By Sarah Xerar Murphy

The first of two-part novel, Itzel I tells the story of three disparate characters swept up in the drama of the Mexican student movement of 1968 whose ending in the Massacre in Tlatelolco on October 2nd, a date now always commemorated in Mexico, changed their lives forever. Broad ... Read more

Polyamorous Love Song

By Jacob Wren

From interdisciplinary writer and performer Jacob Wren comes Polyamorous Love Song, a novel of intertwined narratives concerning the relationship between artists and the world. Shot through with unexpected moments of sex and violence, readers will become acquainted with a world ... Read more

Proof I Was Here

By Becky Blake

What's the point of trying to leave a mark when everything disappears? This question is at the heart of Proof I Was Here, a novel that tells the picaresque coming-of-age story of a young thief and aspiring artist who attempts to reboot her life on the streets of Barcelona after ... Read more

Rejoice, a Knife to the Heart

By Steven Erikson

A provocative, beautiful and visionary novel of first contact by New York Times bestselling author Steven Erikson.
Imagine a First Contact without contact, and an alien arrival where no aliens show up. Imagine the sudden appearance of exclusion zones all over the planet, into ... Read more

Rich and Poor

By Jacob Wren

Who hasn't, at one time or another, considered killing a billionaire?

Following on the critical success of his novel Polyamorous Love Song (BookThug, 2014; finalist for the Fence Modern Prize in Prose and one of The Globe and Mail's 100 best books of 2014), Canadian writer and ... Read more