Night in the World explores the need to end our separations from each other and from nature -- coming home, at last, to a beleaguered yet still beautiful world.
I have decided to write up seven "brief and breezy" reviews of some recent reads.
All the Seas of the World . . . provides the reader with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a richly detailed and convincingly rendered imaginary world.
Dawn Promislow’s slow-burning novel, Wan, takes the reader back to apartheid-era South Africa.
An excerpt from Sheila Murray's debut novel, Finding Edward from Cormorant Books.
Ingenious, smoothly written, and funny, at times bitingly so, Terri Favro's The Sisters Sputnik is well worth a read.
The events in The Bank Street Peeper by Erma Odrach are set in Toronto, but they defy the constrictions of time and place.
Everyone but Fajza starts off with conflicting media reports in Toronto about a serious incident involving Fajza. The major characters narrate their relation with Fajza and offer their construction of events.
Gina Malone, a bestselling relationships advice author and expert on exes, meddles in other people's affairs for a living. It makes for enemies. One of them is scaring her to death.
"Doris Fly" by P.W. Bridgman is from his short story collection, "The Four-Faced Liar".
An excerpt from the forthcoming novel by Lisa Moore, the celebrated author of February and Caught comes an exhilarating new novel that asks: What makes a family? How does it shape us? And can we ever really choose who we love?
This multilingual and multi-genre anthology showcases emerging and established talents within the Hispanic Canadian community, featuring a broad range of writings on visual culture by Spanish-speaking writers, artists, and cultural workers.
In a hotel, high up in a mountain village, two sisters aim to reconnect after distant years that contrast their close, almost twin-like upbringing. Martha has just been discharged from a sanatorium after a mental breakdown. Ella agrees to keep her company in the hope that the clean winter air will provide clarity—and a way back to their childhood connection.
Introspective and lyrical, I am the Earth the Plants Grow Through by Jack Hannan takes us on a cross-country trip through time, away from Montreal of the 1970s and Montreal of the present day, following a love story and an art story.
Bill encounters the #1 international best-seller, Fresh Water for Flowers, an intimately told story about a woman who defiantly believes in happiness, despite it all.