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The Bear Woman

By Karolina Ramqvist
Translated by Saskia Vogel
Categories: Fiction

A writer’s obsession with the story of Marguerite de la Rocque leads her to question how women’s stories have been told, and how she will tell her own.

Blending autofiction and the essay, The Bear ...

Insignificance

By James Clammer
Categories: Fiction

For fans of Ducks, Newburyport and Rivka Galchen’s Atmospheric Disturbances, a day-in-the-life of a plumber whose troubles are all coming to a head.

In an addictive, interior-monologue lyric novel, ...

Neighbourhood Watch

By Anais Barbeau-Lavalette
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

The lives of three families intersect in the hallways of an apartment block in a Montreal neighborhood.

Mélissa, Roxane, and Kevin have never had it easy. As their parents face their own struggles – ...

The Imago Stage

By Karoline Georges
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Narrator Adrienne Wilson
Categories: Fiction

A woman must emerge from the virtual world she’s created to confront her flesh-and-blood past and family.

Growing up with a menacing drunk for a father and a grief-stricken mother, a girl spends her ...

Paper Houses

By Dominique Fortier
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

Emily Dickinson is as famous for being a recluse as she is for her poetry. In this stunning novel, we see her struggling to reconcile spirit and flesh, preferring letters and reflecting that the only ...

Suzanne

By Anais Barbeau-Lavalette
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

Eighty-five years of art and history through the eyes of a woman who fled her family – as re-imagined by her granddaughter.

Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette never knew her mother’s mother. Curious to understand ...

Twenty-One Cardinals

By Jocelyne Saucier
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

From the author and translator of And the Birds Rained Down, a 2015 CBC Canada Reads selection

Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award for French-to-English Translation

An abandoned mine. A ...

Milosz

By Cordelia Strube
Categories: Fiction

Milo doesn't quite have it all together. His acting career has stalled. His girlfriend dumped him. His miserable father has vanished, and people keep moving into his house. When Robertson, the autistic ...

Autobiography of Childhood

By Sina Queyras
Categories: Fiction

A finalist for the 36th annual Amazon. ca First Novel Award!

 

The Combals are not unacquainted with death: they have never quite recovered from the loss of one of them in childhood. And now, on Valentine's ...

Maintenance

By Rob Benvie
Categories: Fiction

It is the summer of 1999, and the Sweltham family leads an ordinary suburban existence. Former high school volleyball champ Parker crisscrosses the continent as a sales rep for DynaFlex Sporting Goods, ...