Books tagged: Literary

Showing 1-8 of 1919 results

(In)visible

By Ivan Baidak

Diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome as a teenager, Adam, now a 26-year-old freelance designer, attends his first meeting at a social support group. Here he meets Anna, a charity worker with a face hemangioma, Marta a TV anchor with alopecia, and Eva a make up artist with vitiligo. ... Read more

16 Categories of Desire

By Douglas Glover

Douglas Glover's collection of stories mezmerizes like no other. A sheer tour-de-force, the collection features eleven new stories that demonstrate that Glover is capable of writing like no other writer. Like a good Beatles album, the collection includes Glover's best new stories, ... Read more

1979

By Ray Robertson

It’s 1979 and Tom Buzby is thirteen years old and living in the small working- class city of Chatham, Ontario. So far, so normal. Except that Tom’s dad is the local tattoo artist, his mother is a born-again former stripper who’s run off with the minister from the church ... Read more

26 Knots

By Bindu Suresh

A CBC Best Book of 2019

A crackling debut, 26 Knots starts with a fire and never stops smouldering.

Grand in scope, spare in execution, and lush in language, 26 Knots is a fable-like tale of love, obsession, and everything in between. Araceli loves Adrien. Adrien loves Pénélope. ... Read more

3,000 Miles

By Jason Schneider

 

Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain could not have envisioned what his death would mean to Generation X — or that he would influence one young man from small-town Quebec to take his own life…

3,000 Miles is the story of Andre, a man entering his twenties with very little going for him. ... Read more

32 Short Views of Mazo de La Roche

By Daniel Bratton

Honourable Mention in Quill & Quire's "Best Books of 1996" This unconventional biography of the woman who wrote Jalna and other chronicles of the Whiteoak family, approaches her life from multiple angles, including an interview with an old neighbour of the subject; critical ... Read more

37

By Joy Cohen

If small-town reporter Polly Stern has to cover one more manure runoff story, she's going to lose her already unmindful mind. Polly thought she'd end up as a serious photojournalist, traveling the world, meeting important people, and documenting significant environmental and ... Read more

4 x 4

By Wayne Tefs

The Dokic family, like any other, has its problems. Brothers Clint and Darryl are constantly at odds and just similar enough not to cut each other any slack or let past feuds slide. Darryl sees real-estate salesman Clint as a slick boor, overly fond of himself and his achievements. ... Read more