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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.
A Boy at the Edge of the World
David K. Yeh
2018
ePub
Meet Daniel Garneau, your average gay hockey player from small-town Ontario. After moving to Toronto to attend university, Daniel meets David, a bike mechanic whose Catholic Italian mother talks to her dead husbands. Their chemistry is immediate, but Daniel is still drawn to his ex-boyfriend Marcus, a performance artist whose...
A Boy at the Edge of the World
David K. Yeh
2018
Kindle
Meet Daniel Garneau, your average gay hockey player from small-town Ontario. After moving to Toronto to attend university, Daniel meets David, a bike mechanic whose Catholic Italian mother talks to her dead husbands. Their chemistry is immediate, but Daniel is still drawn to his ex-boyfriend Marcus, a performance artist whose...
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,...
By Available Light: New and Selected Poems
By Available Light
New and Selected Poems
Michael Carrino
2012
ePub
By Available Light is an education on how lost time can be recovered through poetry, how the murky, clogged waters of the past can be clarified by words and made to flow again. This book of Michael Carrino's new and selected poetry brings together the voices of son, brother, soldier,...
By Available Light: New and Selected Poems
By Available Light
New and Selected Poems
Michael Carrino
2012
Kindle
By Available Light is an education on how lost time can be recovered through poetry, how the murky, clogged waters of the past can be clarified by words and made to flow again. This book brings together the voices of son, brother, soldier, lover, traveller, and, as each one shares...
Cadillac Road
Kristin Andrychuk
2017
ePub
With its starting point in the late 1940s, Cadillac Road is the story of red-haired and fierce narrator Sharon Desjardins: from her earliest childhood memories of leaving Northern Quebec and a violent father to adventures in Buffalo and Crystal Beach with her mother and younger sister, Gloria; from dreams of...
Cadillac Road
Kristin Andrychuk
2017
Kindle
With its starting point in the late 1940s, Cadillac Road is the story of red-haired and fierce narrator Sharon Desjardins: from her earliest childhood memories of leaving Northern Quebec and a violent father to adventures in Buffalo and Crystal Beach with her mother and younger sister, Gloria; from dreams of...
A Call for Cultural Symbiosis
Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
2005
ePub
In a provocative and thoughtful essay, Estonia's preeminent poet and cultural critic, Jüri Talvet, investigates the role of culture in the postmodern world. Against the large background of historical values in western and world culture, Talvet inveighs against monologues and grand narratives launched by Western centers, envisaging instead a cultural...
A Call for Cultural Symbiosis
Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
2005
Kindle
In a provocative and thoughtful essay, Estonia's preeminent poet and cultural critic, Jüri Talvet, investigates the role of culture in the postmodern world. Against the large background of historical values in western and world culture, Talvet inveighs against monologues and grand narratives launched by Western centers, envisaging instead a cultural...
Cambodia and The Year of UNTAC: Life and Love in Cambodia's 1993 Election
Cambodia and The Year of UNTAC
Life and Love in Cambodia's 1993 Election
Tom Riddle
2017
ePub
This is the untold story of what went on behind the scenes when the UN tried to manage free elections in Cambodia in the early 90s. Told with insight, humor, and a dash of romance, Cambodia and the Year of UNTAC staggers from adventure to adventure as the UN seeks...
Cambodia and The Year of UNTAC: Life and Love in Cambodia's 1993 Election
Cambodia and The Year of UNTAC
Life and Love in Cambodia's 1993 Election
Tom Riddle
2017
Kindle
This is the untold story of what went on behind the scenes when the UN tried to manage free elections in Cambodia in the early 90s. Told with insight, humor, and a dash of romance, Cambodia and the Year of UNTAC staggers from adventure to adventure as the UN seeks...
Camerado is a play presenting the very dramatic life and compelling thoughts of Walt Whitman, who remains the foremost American poet of the greatness possible in the human spirit, and in the spirit of a vital democracy. His inspiring views and tough criticisms, expressed in simple, but beautiful and powerful...
Camerado & The Trial of Pius XII: Two Plays
Richard Gambino
2013
Kindle
Camerado is a play presenting the very dramatic life and compelling thoughts of Walt Whitman, who remains the foremost American poet of the greatness possible in the human spirit, and in the spirit of a vital democracy. His inspiring views and tough criticisms, expressed in simple, but beautiful and powerful...
Caminos
Scott Walker
2018
ePub
Caminos tells the story of Mercedes González Conde and her daughter, granddaughter and great-grandson. Each of them live and love, cope with and compound their inner troubles as issues of abandonment, attachment, identity and rootlessness circle around and through them. The novel is set in the northwest Spanish province of...
Caminos
Scott Walker
2018
Kindle
Caminos tells the story of Mercedes González Conde and her daughter, granddaughter and great-grandson. Each of them live and love, cope with and compound their inner troubles as issues of abandonment, attachment, identity and rootlessness circle around and through them. The novel is set in the northwest Spanish province of...
Changing Shores
Nadine Ltaif, Christine Tipper
2009
ePub
One woman's emotional and cultural journey is luxuriously illustrated in this moving collection, as she artfully recounts leaving Lebanon for a new life in Canada. In a voice that blends prose with poetry, she copes with the newfound sense of rootlessness she gains in exchange for her new freedom. Though...
Changing Shores
Nadine Ltaif, Christine Tipper
2009
Kindle
One woman's emotional and cultural journey is luxuriously illustrated in this moving collection, as she artfully recounts leaving Lebanon for a new life in Canada. In a voice that blends prose with poetry, she copes with the newfound sense of rootlessness she gains in exchange for her new freedom. Though...
Choice of Uppercuts, A
Oliver Scharpf, Marco Sonzogni
2011
ePub
An uppercut, in boxing, is a punch that comes from underneath and hits you on the chin. Often, it knocks you to the floor ... cold ... out for the count. But the thing is, to attempt an uppercut, you've got to put your guard down. You see, in literature...
Choice of Uppercuts, A
Oliver Scharpf, Marco Sonzogni
2011
Kindle
An uppercut, in boxing, is a punch that comes from underneath and hits you on the chin. Often, it knocks you to the floor ... cold ... out for the count. But the thing is, to attempt an uppercut, you've got to put your guard down. You see, in literature...
Claiming Kin
Laura Marello
2011
ePub
Andrea has an unusual sense of smell. She grows up to be a pheromone researcher for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a perfume maker in Paris. But one idea haunts her: who is her real father? Is it the man her family says is her father, or is it...
Claiming Kin
Laura Marello
2011
Kindle
Andrea has an unusual sense of smell. She grows up to be a pheromone researcher for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a perfume maker in Paris. But one idea haunts her: who is her real father? Is it the man her family says is her father, or is it...
Clark Blaise: Essays on His Works
Clark Blaise
Essays on His Works
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2016
ePub
This volume represents the first full-scale appreciation of Clark Blaise's writing in more than 25 years -- and the first comprehensive study of his now more than 20 books. Included are previously published essays by, among others, Robert Lecker, Alexander MacLeod, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, and the volume's editor, J.R. (Tim)...
Clark Blaise: Essays on His Works
Clark Blaise
Essays on His Works
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2016
Kindle
This volume represents the first full-scale appreciation of Clark Blaise's writing in more than 25 years -- and the first comprehensive study of his now more than 20 books. Included are previously published essays by, among others, Robert Lecker, Alexander MacLeod, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, and the volume's editor, J.R. (Tim)...
Clark Blaise: The Interviews
Clark Blaise
The Interviews
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2016
ePub
Here is a lifetime's worth of reflection, of illumination, by one of North America's finest contemporary writers of fiction, autobiography, and nonfiction, founder of the graduate program in Creative Writing at Concordia University in Montreal and for many years Director of the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of...
Clark Blaise: The Interviews
Clark Blaise
The Interviews
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2016
Kindle
Here is a lifetime's worth of reflection, of illumination, by one of North America's finest contemporary writers of fiction, autobiography, and nonfiction, founder of the graduate program in Creative Writing at Concordia University in Montreal and for many years Director of the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of...
College Street
Olindo Romeo Chiocca
2011
ePub
College Street is a quasi-pseudo biography of all the people, places, and events the author took for granted as a child and teenager, but now wishes he could revisit and replay at will. His vivid descriptions, through the eyes of a young child and teenager, bring this once fledgling neighborhood...
College Street
Olindo Romeo Chiocca
2011
Kindle
College Street is a quasi-pseudo biography of all the people, places, and events the author took for granted as a child and teenager, but now wishes he could revisit and replay at will. His vivid descriptions, through the eyes of a young child and teenager, bring this once fledgling neighborhood...
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