Books tagged: Literary

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A Slight Case of Fatigue

By Stéphane Bourguignon
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

At age 41, Eddy is in existential extremis. He once had an enviable life?a wife he adored, a young son, a cozy suburban house surrounded by carefully planted and sculpted gardens, the luxury to pursue his passion and become a professional horticulturalist. Now he’s separated ... Read more

A Slight Case of Fatigue ebook

By Stéphane Bourguignon
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

At age 41, Eddy is in existential extremis. He once had an enviable life?a wife he adored, a young son, a cozy suburban house surrounded by carefully planted and sculpted gardens, the luxury to pursue his passion and become a professional horticulturalist. Now he’s separated ... Read more

A Strange Kind of Comfort

By Gaylene Dutchyshen

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 EILEEN MCTAVISH SYKES AWARD FOR BEST FIRST BOOK

Secrets cannot stay buried forever

In the town of Ross Prairie, Caroline Webb and Sarah Bilyk are bound by family, duty, and a decades-old act of betrayal. On opposing sides of a long-simmering feud between ... Read more

A Thing of Beauty

By Michel Tremblay
Translated by Sheila Fischman

March, 1963. Winter has launched its final assault on Montreal. The Fat Woman, Thérèse, Édouard, Pierrette, Marcel, all the star-crossed characters of Tremblay’s Chronicles of Plateau Mont-Royal are here again, 20 years later. Marcel, now 23, learns that his Auntie Nana?The ... Read more

A Thousand Consolations

By Julie Roorda

Moving, entertaining, and witty, A Thousand Consolations is a literary romantic comedy for fans of David Nicholls’s Us and Emma Straub’s Modern Lovers.

Paula doesn’t put much faith in the candles she designs for her customers, which promise to cure everything from unrequited ... Read more

A Time of Questions

By Devakanthan
Translated by Nedra Rodrigo

This second volume in the Prison of Dreams quintet explores the disenfranchisement of Tamil youth in the face of growing Sinhala Buddhist nationalism. Rajalakshmi faces two options, whether to remain in her beloved little island, Nainativu, or to seek refuge in India. At the ... Read more

A Week of This

By Nathan Whitlock

?Whitlock possesses a strong command of language and an easiness with metaphor; his characters are drawn evocatively, even when they act predictably. ” ? Booklist ?The overlaying of the blandness of the town, the grayness of the weather, and the gradual eroding of people’s ... Read more