Books tagged: C 1900 To C 1999

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Choosing Eleonore

By Andrée Gratton
Translated by Ian Thomas Shaw

Choosing Eleonore tells the story of a one-way friendship, of tragic loneliness. In it, award-winning Quebec author Andrée A. Gratton explores the syndrome of the delusion of being loved. Centred on two young women: Eleonore and Marianne, this is Marianne's story. From the first ... Read more

Flame Out

By Michael Delisle
Translated by Kathryn Gabinet-Kroo

A portrait of a violent father and an homage to poetry.

When Michael Delisle was a boy growing up in Montreal’s South Shore neighbourhood of Ville Jacques-Cartier, his "uncles" – in other words, his father's friends – never said "gun" but rather "piece" or "rod" or more ... Read more

Grey Owl

By Armand Garnet Ruffo

Twenty-five years ago, award-winning Indigenous poet Armand Garnet Ruffo released this compelling collection to reassess the contradictory life and personality of the infamous Grey Owl. Both humorous and tragic, Grey Owl weaves archival research and reminiscence, documentary ... Read more

Kalyna

By Pam Clark

Swept up in a whirlwind courtship, Katja and Wasyl begin life anew in a Ukrainian settlement of Western Canada. The dusty Canadian prairies promise hope and independence, but when war breaks out between the old world and the new, their newfound stability is shattered. Rumours ... Read more

Restoring Democracy in an Age of Populists and Pestilence

By Jonathan Manthorpe

“This global affairs veteran has carved out a solid, mature path, including for ‘flawed democracies’ like the U. S. We’d all be wise to follow. ” — Vancouver Sun

From the author of the Claws of the Panda, a Globe and Mail bestseller, Restoring Democracy is quite literally ... Read more

Stepping Out

Edited by Nancy Marrelli

The Paris of North America. So Montreal was known from the 1920s to the early 1950s?a glamorous wide open city with a lively jazz and nightclub scene. In this pre-television era, people of all ages "stepped out" at night for fun and entertainment. They went to clubs to socialize, ... Read more

The Bob Dylan Albums

By Anthony Varesi

Bob Dylan has created a body of work unparalleled in popular music. As a songwriter and as a singer, Dylan expanded the boundaries for song. In this substantially revised and updated second edition of The Bob Dylan Albums, Anthony Varesi analyzes the massive Dylan canon through ... Read more

The Boy's Marble

By Nataša Nuhanović

The Boy's Marble tells the story of experiencing a war through the eyes of a child. Separated as children during the Sarajevo Siege, the narrator meeets someone who reminds her of the boy even twenty years later in Montreal, Canada. They were supposed to run away together, only ... Read more