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Chinkstar

By Jon Chan Simpson
Categories: Fiction

Chinksta rap is all the rage in Red Deer, Alberta. And the king of Chinksta is King Kwong, Run’s older brother. Run isn’t a fan of Kwong’s music – or personality, really. But when Kwong goes missing ...

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 ...

Fifteen Dogs

By Andre Alexis
Categories: Fiction

An utterly convincing and moving look at the beauty and perils of consciousness.

SHORTLISTED FOR CANADA READS 2017

WINNER OF THE 2015 GILLER PRIZE

WINNER OF THE 2015 ROGERS WRITERS' TRUST FICTION PRIZE

FINALIST ...

The Sleepworker

By Cyrille Martinez
Translated by Joseph Patrick Stancil
Categories: Fiction

John is a poet. Only John almost never writes poems, because he is also unemployed. He lives with four friends, and they squat in a loft in New York New York, a fantastical city that resembles the Big ...

Guyana

By Elise Turcotte
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

Nominated for the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Translation

All sorts of things can happen, no matter what road you take, and I never forget that. Death in particular can never be forgotten. ...

The Stonehenge Letters

By Harry Karlinsky
Categories: Fiction

While researching why Freud failed to win a Nobel Prize at the Nobel Archives in Sweden, a psychiatrist makes an unusual discovery. Among the piles of papers in the 'Crackpot' file are letters addressed ...

Pastoral

By Andre Alexis
Categories: Fiction

Shortlisted for the Writers' Trust of Canada Fiction Prize

One of The Globe and Mail's Globe 100: Best Books of 2014

There were plans for an official welcome. It was to take place the following Sunday. ...

The City Still Breathing

By Matthew Heiti
Categories: Fiction

A body is found on the side of a highway. Naked, throat slashed, no identification. It disappears from the back of a police van and begins a strange odyssey, making its way, over the course of one early ...

All My Friends Are Superheroes

By Andrew Kaufman
Illustrated by Tom Percival
Categories: Fiction

All Tom's friends really are superheroes. There's the Ear, the Spooner, the Impossible Man. Tom even married a superhero, the Perfectionist. But at their wedding, the Perfectionist was hypnotized (by ...

Little Cat

By Tamara Faith Berger
Categories: Fiction

Two novels, two young women at the frontiers of sex.

Like a series of Penthouse letters penned by Kathy Acker, Lie With Me recounts a woman's sexual escapades, picking up random men in bars for a series ...