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A One-Handed Novel, A

By Kim Clark

When Melanie Farrell visits the neurologist she is told her multiple sclerosis is progressing. She isn’t surprised by the diagnosis, but what does shock her is the related prognosis. It seems, based on a new study, that she only has six orgasms left. Six! Fortyish and single, ... Read more

A/Z Does It

By John Riddell

A/Z Does It is a collection of conceptual wordplays and concrete puns, by an innovative writer who literally draws the line between impractical fictions and improbable art.

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

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 the Animals on Earth

By Mark Sampson

To solve the world's depopulation problem, scientists have developed a process known as "pullulation," which transmogrifies birds and mammals into humanoid form. When a terrible accident occurs, the once desolate planet Earth's population quadruples overnight with the appearance ... Read more

An Imperfect Man

By John Calabro

Set in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale, An Imperfect Man narrates two devastating weeks in the life of Jack Hughes as he battles his left arm and his past. Praise for Calabro's previous works: "Echoes of Pirandello and Calvino punctuate The Cousin, best described as tragic ... Read more

Aphelion

By Jenna Butler

Aphelion is about distances, simultaneously belonging to two countries but being rooted in neither. In her first collection, poet Jenna Butler fluently explores this rift, sounding out the meaning of home from the perspective of a British-born Canadian. Written in experimental ... Read more

Arbutus/Madrone Files, The

By Laurie Ricou

The first book-length commentary on twentieth-century Pacific Northwest writing, The Arbutus / Madrone Files explores the dynamics of the Pacific Northwest. Laurie Ricou’s meditations are dropped into thirteen files—such as, the "Island File," the "Salmon File," ... Read more

As Though the Gods Love Us

By Goh Poh Seng

In As Though The Gods Love Us, Goh brings a lifetime of love, despair and passion to his work with the skill of a master craftsman. Amidst some of the world's most exotic locales, he uses graceful and lyrical language to understand his world and to bring us closer to ourselves ... Read more