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Found Far and Wide

By Kevin Major

A novel of remarkable historical breadth, Found Far and Wide follows Sam Kennedy through the tragedy of the Great Newfoundland Sealing Disaster of 1914, the horrors of The First World War, and the dangers of rum-running in Prohibition-era New York. And as Sam journeys through ... Read more

Guano

By Louis Carmain
Translated by Rhonda Mullins

Bartleby the Scrivener meets Catch-22 in this charmingly sardonic tale of love, war and fertilizer.

WINNER OF THE PRIX DES COLLÃ?GIENS

Simón turned his thoughts to her daily. There were few enough
of them, but each one lingered. He imagined their life together.
Sometimes ... Read more

Philipovna

By Valentina Gal

Philipovna: The Daughter of Sorrow is a creative non-fiction based on my mother's surviving the holodomor [the Ukrainian starvation] in the early 1930's.   It is the story of an orphan who goes to live with her aunt in a rural village in the Ukrainian countryside.  The aunt ... Read more

Song from Faraway

By Deni Béchard

A time warp into the strange and painful life of men past, present, and future.

The second time Andrew sees his half-brother, Hugh, is at their father's funeral. Andrew has little interest in the father with whom he grew up, but Hugh, who looks like a country-rock star, is fascinated ... Read more

Song of Kosovo

By Chris Gudgeon

Some days, it doesn't pay to be a lapsed pretend Buddhist... particularly when you're charged with a lengthy list of war crimes. Vida Zankovic has done many things to stay alive. A wily young man caught in the insanity of the Balkan wars, Vida has dealt drugs, been forced to ... Read more

The Dhow House

By Jean McNeil
Narrator Kate Hewlett

A lushly imagined novel that asks, “When do we ever really know ourselves?”

When Rebecca Laurelson is forced to leave her post as a trauma surgeon in an east African field hospital, she arrives at her aunt’s house on the Indian Ocean and is taken into the heart of a family ... Read more

The Good Doctor

By Vince Agro

Winner of the 2012 F. G. Bressani Literary Prize for Fiction

Hamilton's Italian community comes to vibrant life in this World War II?era novel. Told as a tale during a winter night, The Good Doctor, follows the efforts of Doctor Vincenzo Arcone to fight the forces of fascism ... Read more

The Water Beetles

By Michael Kaan

Winner, 2018 Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Winner, 2018 McNally Robinson Book of the Year

Winner, 2018 Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

Shortlisted, 2017 Governor General's Award for Fiction

Shortlisted, 2018 Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

A National Post Best ... Read more

Threaten to Undo Us

By Rose Selier Scott

As Hitler's Third Reich crumbles and Stalin's army advances, German civilians in the Eastern territories are forced to flee for their lives. Leaving her dying mother, Liesel and her four young children hope they can make it from their home in Poland across the Oder River to ... Read more