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The City Man

By Howard Akler
Categories: Fiction

Nominated for a Commonwealth Writers Prize (Canada and Caribbean region), a Toronto Book Award and a Books in Canada/Amazon.ca First Novel Award.

March 6, 1934. Hundreds gather outside City Hall to celebrate ...

Down Sterling Road

By Adrian Michael Kelly
Categories: Fiction

Nominated for an Alberta Book Award.

 

Time you had a haircut. Look like a mop.
Not that skinny.
Skin and bloody bone, boy.
Jacob breaks the point of his pencil but makes it look like an accident. And ...

Nellcott Is My Darling

By Golda Fried
Categories: Fiction

Nominated for a 2005 Governor General's Award

 

Alice Charles has just moved to Montreal to go to McGill University. She’s never had a boyfriend and doesn’t know how to do laundry. She joins the Film ...

Safety of War

By Rob Benvie
Categories: Fiction

David spends his days as an underworked copy writer for an ad agency and his nights lost in old war movies, fantasizing about his strange teenage cousin and revisiting his father's suicide.

His dreary ...

Self-Titled

By Geoffrey Brown
Categories: Fiction

Can a breakup break you apart?

In Self-Titled, Geoffrey Brown stares into a mirror and writes what he sees, what he thinks, what he feels. The result? A self-portrait that's at once comic and psychotic, ...

Your Secrets Sleep With Me

By Darren O'Donnell
Categories: Fiction

Toronto's CN Tower has fallen into the lake. The city is crowded with refugees from the US. Michael and Ruth Racco's dad has, in a rash of road rage, perpetrated the Backhoe Massacre. And, in the middle ...

A Cannibal and Melancholy Mourning

Translated by Nathalie Stephens
By Catherine Mavrikakis
Categories: Fiction

French novelist Hervé Guilbert's 1991 novel, To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life, is about a narrator named Hervé Guilbert who, after his close friend Muzil (really, Michel Foucault) dies of AIDS, ...

I know you are but what am I?

By Heather Birrell
Categories: Fiction

Kleptomaniacs, convicts, roof-walkers and homicidal hippies: here are children and adults, men and women, all struggling to define themselves. The stories in I know you are but what am I? are like snow ...

Dark Rides

By Derek McCormack
Categories: Fiction

In this dazzling first novel, a gay teenager named Derek McCormack describes life in a small town in 1952. Unable to voice his forbidden desires to himself or anyone else, Derek moves like an automaton ...

Notice

By Geoffrey Brown
Categories: Fiction

This desperate rant from a man struggling through a lonely and fragmented existence uses the power and rhythm of the English language in a new way. Geoffrey Brown draws readers into his world with its ...