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8:17 pm, rue Darling
Bernard Émond, John Gilmore
2014
ePub
Gérard is an alcoholic and former crime reporter, gone back to live in the impoverished Montreal neighbourhood where he grew up. One night, his shoelace comes undone, delaying his return home and saving his life when his apartment building mysteriously blows up. Six of his neighbours are dead, others are...
8:17 pm, rue Darling
Bernard Émond, John Gilmore
2014
Kindle
Gérard is an alcoholic and former crime reporter, gone back to live in the impoverished Montreal neighbourhood where he grew up. One night, his shoelace comes undone, delaying his return home and saving his life when his apartment building mysteriously blows up. Six of his neighbours are dead, others are...
Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Africadian Atlantic
Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Joseph Pivato
2012
ePub
This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke. Instrumental in promoting the writing of Canadian writers of African descent, Clarke's work has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry, a National Magazine Gold Medal Award for Poetry, the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship...
Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Africadian Atlantic
Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Joseph Pivato
2012
Kindle
This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke. Instrumental in promoting the writing of Canadian writers of African descent, Clarke's work has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry, a National Magazine Gold Medal Award for Poetry, the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship...
after words
Stan Rogal
2014
ePub
The idea for this collection was to offer a tip of the hat to people whose lives and/or works have influenced the author. Each piece is forwarded by a short background story as well as an epigram which provides some descriptive entry and flavour. The key was to construct these...
after words
Stan Rogal
2014
Kindle
The idea for this collection was to offer a tip of the hat to people whose lives and/or works have influenced the author. Each piece is forwarded by a short background story as well as an epigram which provides some descriptive entry and flavour. The key was to construct these...
Against The Light
Tiziano Broggiato, Patricia Hanley, Maria Laura Mosco
2013
ePub
This collection presents a bilingual Italian-English selection of the poetry of Tiziano Broggiato, winner of the prestigious Premio Montale. The translations, by Canadians Patricia Hanley and Maria Laura Mosco, bring to North American audiences the poetry of an author who has already been translated into half a dozen languages.
Against The Light
Tiziano Broggiato, Patricia Hanley, Maria Laura Mosco
2013
Kindle
This collection presents a bilingual Italian-English selection of the poetry of Tiziano Broggiato, winner of the prestigious Premio Montale. The translations, by Canadians Patricia Hanley and Maria Laura Mosco, bring to North American audiences the poetry of an author who has already been translated into half a dozen languages.
All That Lies Between Us
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
2011
ePub
Constructed in the form of a memoir, these poems take on an emotional tone as the author details the story of her life. The collection is populated by her memories of childhood, courtships and marriage, family illness, children, and grandchildren. At its core is a woman struggling to deal with...
All That Lies Between Us
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
2011
Kindle
Constructed in the form of a memoir, these poems take on an emotional tone as the author details the story of her life. The collection is populated by her memories of childhood, courtships and marriage, family illness, children, and grandchildren. At its core is a woman struggling to deal with...
Amphetamine Heart
Liz Worth
2011
ePub
Filtered through insomnia and distress signals, Amphetamine Heart pumps out an atonal pulse over flashes of lowered inhibitions. Channelling punk and heavy metal influences, this poetry collection's soundtrack is set to a backdrop of boozecans and broken glass. Written over a three-year period, these poems are linked by discomfort and...
Amphetamine Heart
Liz Worth
2011
Kindle
Filtered through insomnia and distress signals, Amphetamine Heart pumps out an atonal pulse over flashes of lowered inhibitions. Channelling punk and heavy metal influences, this poetry collection's soundtrack is set to a backdrop of boozecans and broken glass. Written over a three-year period, these poems are linked by discomfort and...
Angelina's Lips
Giuseppe Conte, Robert Buranello
2011
ePub
To be Hitchcockian about it, the story deals with the relationship between [Umberto] Umber, a professor of comparative literature, and a Dr. Jamshid Kloster, an experimental physicist whom Umber meets on a Laguna Beach bench as Diane Keaton, a long-time Laguna Beach resident, strolls by. Umber’s other obsession or, perhaps,...
Angelina's Lips
Giuseppe Conte, Robert Buranello
2011
Kindle
To be Hitchcockian about it, the story deals with the relationship between Umberto Umber, a professor of comparative literature, and a Dr. Jamshid Kloster, an experimental physicist whom Umber meets on a Laguna Beach bench. Umber's … his deepest regret is that he will never be able to know any...
Astoria
Robert Viscusi
2011
ePub
An experiment in what the author terms "speculative history," this novel tracks the movements of a man haunted by the spirit of his deceased mother and dogged by the notion that Astoria - the Italian neighborhood in Queens where his mother grew up in the 1920s - is the true...
Astoria
Robert Viscusi
2011
Kindle
An experiment in what the author terms "speculative history," this novel tracks the movements of a man haunted by the spirit of his deceased mother and dogged by the notion that Astoria - the Italian neighborhood in Queens where his mother grew up in the 1920s - is the true...
Azure
Brian Day
2004
ePub
This new take on Hindu mythology includes poems inspired by South Asian stories and covers the dealings of Vishnu, human avatars Rama and Krishna, and the relationship between Rama and his wife Sita.
Azure
Brian Day
2004
Kindle
This new take on Hindu mythology includes poems inspired by South Asian stories and covers the dealings of Vishnu, human avatars Rama and Krishna, and the relationship between Rama and his wife Sita.
Bellecour
John Calabro
2011
ePub
Bellecour is about a man's metaphysical return to a series of enigmatic sexual moments that occurred when he was nine years old in the Paris of 1963. This journey blurs the physical lines between present and past, between Toronto and Paris, and ultimately between sexual awakening and sexual abuse.
Bellecour
John Calabro
2011
Kindle
Bellecour is about a man's metaphysical return to a series of enigmatic sexual moments that occurred when he was nine years old in the Paris of 1963. This journey blurs the physical lines between present and past, between Toronto and Paris, and ultimately between sexual awakening and sexual abuse.
Bending the Continuum
Dane Swan
2011
ePub
The poems in Bending the Continuum are slave to no genre. Science-fiction, alternative realities, and time are fluid. Form, voice and space in this collection borrow from multiple canons. Dane's first book is equal parts Can-lit, Harlem Renaissance, the Caribbean oral tradition known as Griotism, Roddenberry, hip-hop and dark-humour.
Bending the Continuum
Dane Swan
2011
Kindle
The poems in Bending the Continuum are slave to no genre. Science-fiction, alternative realities, and time are fluid. Form, voice and space in this collection borrow from multiple canons. Dane's first book is equal parts Can-lit, Harlem Renaissance, the Caribbean oral tradition known as Griotism, Roddenberry, hip-hop and dark-humour.
Black Suede Cave
David Reibetanz
2013
ePub
The poems in Black Suede Cave meditate on the space inside us, where darkness and imagination animate the unknowable. They illuminate the shadows of memory that slip into our darker corners, reveal by lamplight the nightscape of Toronto, and marvel at how loss creates vivid places of reflection around...
Black Suede Cave
David Reibetanz
2013
Kindle
The poems in Black Suede Cave meditate on the space inside us, where darkness and imagination animate the unknowable. They illuminate the shadows of memory that slip into our darker corners, reveal by lamplight the nightscape of Toronto, and marvel at how loss creates vivid places of reflection around...
Bombay Wali & Other Stories
Veena Gokhale
2013
ePub
Twelve stories that provide startling glimpses of contemporary life in Bombay, and elsewhere. A wealthy business woman compelled by the desire to hurt her best friend; an old woman in a Tokyo apartment seeking the touch of a baby's hand; a woman reflecting on violence as a riot rages outside...
Bombay Wali & Other Stories
Veena Gokhale
2013
Kindle
Twelve stories that provide startling glimpses of contemporary life in Bombay, and elsewhere. A wealthy business woman compelled by the desire to hurt her best friend; an old woman in a Tokyo apartment seeking the touch of a baby's hand; a woman reflecting on violence as a riot rages outside...
Borrowed Light
Merle Nudelman
2011
ePub
Weaving together complex layers of personal and political history, this collection of poems traces a Jewish family's path from 1930s Europe to 21st-century Canada. Recalling the delicate, enduring family bonds that have held fast through war and peacetime, these poems find lyric expression for the past century's traumas, large and small.
Borrowed Light
Merle Nudelman
2011
Kindle
Weaving together complex layers of personal and political history, this collection of poems traces a Jewish family's path from 1930s Europe to 21st-century Canada. Recalling the delicate, enduring family bonds that have held fast through war and peacetime, these poems find lyric expression for the past century's traumas, large and small.
Bridge in the Rain
Bianca Lakoseljac
2011
ePub
Bridge in the Rain is a collection of interconnected short stories set in present day Toronto and linked by an inscription on a bench in High Park. The stories chronicle the travails of seven women, each dealing with a turning point in her life, be it making a career choice,...
Bridge in the Rain
Bianca Lakoseljac
2011
Kindle
Bridge in the Rain is a collection of interconnected short stories set in present day Toronto and linked by an inscription on a bench in High Park. The stories chronicle the travails of seven women, each dealing with a turning point in her life, be it making a career choice,...
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