Books tagged: Narrative Theme: Politics

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A Knife in the Sky

By Marie-Célie Agnant
Translated by Katia Grubisic

In A Knife in the Sky, a journalist's decision to talk and a student?s desire to know puts them in the crosshairs of a murderous dictatorship. As the novel opens, Mika is dangerously engaged in the pursuit of truth during Haiti?s first Duvalier regime. Nearly thirty years later, ... Read more

Across the Face of the Storm

By Jerome R. Adams

This is an apprenticeship novel, the story of Isabel Cooper, 17, and her 15-year-old brother, Frederick. In early 1911, they leave their Georgetown home after the sudden death of their Mexican mother. They are determined to find their father, a college professor who – like ... Read more

Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons

By Jocelyn Cullity

Winner of the 2018 American Bookfest Best Book Award for Historical Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2018 GOETHE Book Awards for Post-1750s Historic Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize
Finalist for the 2018 International Book Award for Historical Fiction ... Read more

La Brigantessa

By Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli

Winner of the 2019 IPPY Gold Medal for Historical Fiction; Finalist for the 2019 Northern Lit Award; Shortlisted for the 2019 Fred Kerner Book Award; Winner of the 2019 International Book Awards (Best Cover Design - Fiction)

La Brigantessa is based on true events in the aftermath ... Read more

Magnetic Dogs

By Bruce Meyer

Magnetic Dogs is a collection of short stories that examines how displaced individuals – those who have been snatched out of their time and place – struggle to adapt and reinvent themselves in an entirely new context or re-establish themselves in their former situations. ... Read more

Stung

By William Deverell

 

Award–winning novelist William Deverell is back with a new Arthur Beauchamp legal thriller.

Lawyer Arthur Beauchamp is facing the most explosive trial of his career: the defence of seven boisterous environmentalists accused of sabotaging an Ontario plant that pumps out a ... Read more

The Envy of Paradise

By Jocelyn Cullity

Finalist for the 2020 International Book Award for Multicultural Fiction.

In 1858, the British took over the city of Lucknow, paving the way for Queen Victoria's reign over India. But what happened to Begam Hazrat Mahal, the woman of African-Indian descent who had valiantly ... Read more

The Shade Tree

By Theresa Shea

Winner of the 2020 Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction

When the lies of thirteen-year-old Ellie Turner cause a black man’s lynching in 1930s Florida, her younger sister Mavis begins to question the family's long-held beliefs about race. At the same time, the novel focuses on ... Read more