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Any Other Woman

By Monica Kidd

In the early twentieth century, Andrew Zak proposes to Rosalia Patala in a letter. New to North America from Slovakia, Rosalia boards a train from New York to Crowsnest Pass, AB, where she marries a man she knows only through the written word. They bear and lose their first ... Read more

Canadians at War, Vol. 1

By Susan Evans Shaw
By (photographer) Jean Crankshaw

Shortlisted, Hamilton Literary Award (Non-Fiction)

Ypres, the Somme, Vimy, Passchendaele, Amiens — to many, these are the names of battles far away and long ago. To thousands of soldiers, now gone, the battles were hard-fought and costly campaigns fraught with danger, pain, ... Read more

Canadians at War, Vol. 2

By Susan Evans Shaw

Dieppe, the Battle of Hong Kong, the Mora River Campaign, the Invasion of Normandy, the Siege of Dunkirk, — battles not as distant as we may think. The constant gunfire, the whistle of bombs, the hiss of gas, the cold, the wet, the fear, the loneliness, and the anguish of ... Read more

One Room in a Castle

By Karen Connelly

One Room in a Castle is an adventurous and intimate portrait of the rural Mediterranean, its culture and its inhabitants. Connelly allows the reader private glimpses of her world, and the world at large with a new collection of letters and stories based on her travels in Spain, ... Read more

Ordinary Magic

By Meeka Walsh

Award-winning writer Meeka Walsh kept these journals while travelling - in Israel, Rome and Russia - and when she was home again. They share magic found in unexpected places - from a waiting room in a Moscow airport where the author enjoys a picnic with friends, to a yard in ... Read more

Stones into Bread

By Vito Teti
Translated by Francesco Loriggio & Damiano Pietropaolo

This is a book about a small Southern Italian village and its offshoots in Toronto. It's about bread and figs and food in general, about Carnival and pilgrimages to religious sanctuaries, about fathers, mothers and children, about migrating and about remaining, about yearning ... Read more