Books tagged: Saskatchewan
Finalist for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award
A gorgeous, deeply felt debut novel about obsession, loneliness, and the surprising ways we find to connect with each other.
Henry Jett's life is slowly going nowhere. His girlfriend recently left, and his job in a local garage ... Read more
By Stan Rogal
A ghostly tale of family ties and madness.
A young man, Ray, returns to where he was born, Weyburn, SK, after several years traveling anonymously around the country. He’s recently been suffering from frightening nightmares and he feels they may have something to do with his ... Read more
The moon migrates, seasons cycle, and the body ebbs and flows. Drawing together the skeins of existence and his family's nearness, Dennis Cooley's departures joyously intermingles poetry and science. In the end, faced with his own mortality, Cooley fights back with great big ... Read more
Parenthood is a journey with no roadmap, and it is the children who most often steer the ship. There are times in a parent's life when they ask, "Why am I doing this? It's so hard. .." That is, until the moment of magic happen-and they always do. In Essential Ingredients, Carol ... Read more
By Jason Heit
Kaidenberg’s Best Sons is an enthralling portrait of a community starting over in a new land. In a series of linked stories, author Jason Heit explores the lives and fortunes of people bound together by tradition, heritage and history, yet riven by envy, greed and lust. When ... Read more
In Never Mind, Katherine Lawrence constructs a centuries-old immigrant tale that is fiercely feminist, surprisingly modern, and darkly funny. The voice in these exquisite poems is a 19th century woman who straddles both old and new worlds as she navigates her own interior landscape. ... Read more
Bessie Smith Connolly has lived with her Nova Scotia grandparents since she was small. But at seventeen?grieving the death of her steadfast grandfather, smarting from a split with the boy she loves?she escapes to Saskatoon to be with her mother, Isabel. Bittersweet, clear-eyed, ... Read more
Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction — Shortlisted
For Elinor Greystone, the only way forward is back into the past.
At ninety years of age, Elinor, a Saskatchewan Cree artist, inveterate roll-your-own smoker, and talker to rivers and stuffed bison, sets out to find something ... Read more