Quebec

The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny

Penny keeps the reader guessing until the end . . . The Madness of Crowds moves at a brisk pace,…

3 weeks ago

No Thanks, I Want to Walk by Emily Taylor Smith

In Emily Taylor Smith's latest adventure, walking the perimeter of New Brunswick and the Gaspé Peninsula, is another epic journey…

1 year ago

Still Crying for Help: The Failure of Our Mental Healthcare Services by Sadia Messaili

This is a true story about the suicidal death of a 32-year-old man, Ferid Ferkovic, the son of the author. It…

2 years ago

Lightness by Fanie Demeule, trans. by Anita Anand

According to one source, 90% of all anorexics are females. They lose a few pounds but are still not satisfied.…

3 years ago

The Art of the Fall, a Play Translated by Danielle Le Saux-Farmer

QC Fiction has released a translation of the play L'Art de la chute, a performance of which QC Fiction Editor…

3 years ago

Blue Bear Woman by Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau

Originally published in French as Ourse Bleu in 2007, Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau's book has the distinction of being the first…

3 years ago

The Little Fox of Mayerville by Éric Mathieu, Translated by Peter McCambridge

Éric Mathieu's The Little Fox of Mayerville (translated by Peter McCambridge) represents a bit of a departure from recent QC…

3 years ago

Fog by Rana Bose

Fog is suspenseful, conflicting, mysterious and hard to put down. (…) A literate mystery/thriller set in Montreal (on “the Main”)…

4 years ago

Walmart: Diary of an Associate by Hugo Meunier, Translated by Mary Foster

Hugo Meunier is a veteran journalist who went undercover as an associate for three months in 2012 to discover for…

4 years ago

The Daughters’ Story by Murielle Cyr

Nadine is banished to a home for unwed mothers in 1950. She’s 15. Her baby daughter, whose father is shrouded…

4 years ago

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster: Public Betrayal, Justice Denied by Bruce Campbell

The July 6, 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster is a tragedy unparalleled in Canadian history. It resulted in a major loss…

4 years ago

Motherhood: The Mother of All Sexism by Marilyse Hamelin

When I first received this review copy in the mail, I wasn't sure what to expect, or even if I…

4 years ago

The Carpenter From Montreal by George Fetherling

The story behind The Carpenter From Montreal centres around Jim (in New York) and a large Montreal man known to…

4 years ago

Hutchison Street by Abla Farhoud

Translated by Judith Weisz Woodsworth, Hutchison Street (2018, Linda Leith Publishing) is a collection of character sketches spun into a…

4 years ago

Nirliit by Juliana Léveillé-Trudel

On the back cover of Nirliit (2018, Véhicule Press) there is a quote by Dorothée Berryman of La Presse that…

4 years ago

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