Books tagged: Fiction: General & Literary

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As Little As Nothing

By Pamela Mulloy

 

“A buoyant and affecting portrait of four disparate souls striving to become their true selves on the cusp of major social change. ” — Kathleen Winter, author of Undersong

“With intimacy, acuity, and grace, Pamela Mulloy captures the complex inner lives of her characters, ... Read more

At this Juncture

By Rona Altrows

Alarmed that Canada Post keeps losing money, Ariadne Jensen, a woman in her fifties, pitches the CEO with a scheme to save the corporation: she will get people to start writing and mailing letters again. As an inspiration to others, Ariadne writes bundles of letters for all ... Read more

Atacama

By Carmen Rodríguez

 

Firmly rooted in historical events, Atacama tells the story of Manuel Garay, the son of a communist miner/union leader and an anarchist organizer of working-class women, and Lucía Céspedes, the daughter of a fascist army officer and a socialite. A fateful turn of events leads ... Read more

Aubrey McKee

By Alex Pugsley

I am from Halifax, salt-water city, a place of silted genius, sudden women, figures floating in all waters. “People from Halifax are all famous,” my sister Faith has said. “Because everyone in Halifax knows each other’s business. ”

From basement rec rooms to midnight ... Read more

Back Talk

By Louise Delisle

 

“To read Delisle’s plays is to be sat right sown on the front stoop or round the kitchen table of Africadian fact. She puts us there, centre stage, right in the midst of the country-and-town reality of The People philosophizin, drinkin. singin, prayin, quiltin,laughin, ... Read more

Bad Ideas

By Missy Marston

 

Wildly funny and wonderfully moving, Bad Ideas is about just that — a string of bad ideas — and the absurdity of love

Trudy works nights in a linen factory, avoiding romance and sharing the care of her four-year-old niece with Trudy’s mother, Claire. Claire still pines ... Read more

Beatrice

By Monica Kidd

For the residents of Beatrice, the grain elevator reminds each person of the parts of them that exist in the past, still defining who they are today. For Colleen, an ill-fated teenage romance led her from Thunder Bay to Beatrice some seventeen years ago. Dale, Jr. , tries to ... Read more

Beauty Beneath the Banyon

By Crystal Fletcher

Three women, three countries, three stories--a Thai prisoner, a Cambodian entrepreneur and a Laotian Hmong refugee's destinies are threaded together by the tears leftover from the Vietnam War. Beauty Beneath the Banyon introduces readers to the secret war waged in Laos and its ... Read more