Akin by Emma Donoghue

Akin demonstrates yet again that, when it comes to fictional worlds, Emma Donoghue is at home everywhere. The novel is set in New York and Nice, France. Seventy-nine-year-old retired academic Noah—widowed, set in his ways, still living in the same … Continue reading

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 Fiction offerings such as Prague and In the End They Told Them all to Get Lost, which while being ingenious works of fiction, may not have been to everyone's taste like the Giller-nominated Songs for the Cold of Heart.