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Expulsion & Other Stories
Marina Sonkina
2015
ePub
Expulsion & Other Stories consists of two parts: a novella followed by a group of short stories. But the main protagonists have one thing in common: they are all women coming of age in difficult times. In the short stories, set in post-Stalinist Russia, the women are confronted by dictatorship's...
Expulsion & Other Stories
Marina Sonkina
2015
Kindle
Expulsion & Other Stories consists of two parts: a novella followed by a group of short stories. But the main protagonists have one thing in common: they are all women coming of age in difficult times. In the short stories, set in post-Stalinist Russia, the women are confronted by dictatorship's...
Faithful and Other Stories
Daniel Karasik
2017
ePub
A boy finds a vocation as a weaver of bread. A Russian woman, thought dead, e-mails greetings to her adolescent sister in a Canadian suburb. An investment banker vanishes and is found fifteen years later when his daughter discovers a painting of herself in a distant gallery. With wit and...
Faithful and Other Stories
Daniel Karasik
2017
Kindle
A boy finds a vocation as a weaver of bread. A Russian woman, thought dead, e-mails greetings to her adolescent sister in a Canadian suburb. An investment banker vanishes and is found fifteen years later when his daughter discovers a painting of herself in a distant gallery. With wit and...
Falsipedies & Fibsiennes
Ali Eteraz
2014
ePub
Ranging from the Persian Gulf to the American South, from ancient Greece to pre-Islamic Arabia, Ali Eteraz's stories observe the clash of civilizations through the surrealist's monocle: lovers playing with Koranic numerology; the sorrows of the Minotaur; the innocence of a genie; a woman obsessed with wine and virgins; brothers...
Falsipedies & Fibsiennes
Ali Eteraz
2014
Kindle
Ranging from the Persian Gulf to the American South, from ancient Greece to pre-Islamic Arabia, Ali Eteraz's stories observe the clash of civilizations through the surrealist's monocle: lovers playing with Koranic numerology; the sorrows of the Minotaur; the innocence of a genie; a woman obsessed with wine and virgins; brothers...
Fatal Light Awareness
John O'Neill
2013
ePub
Leonard Edison's wife has a dark and frightening premonition - that her husband will die before his next birthday. Leonard, aware of this forecast, responds with the animal instinct of fight-or-flight - he wings away on an affair with a former student, engages in a series of petty crimes, neglects...
Fatal Light Awareness
John O'Neill
2013
Kindle
Leonard Edison's wife has a dark and frightening premonition - that her husband will die before his next birthday. Leonard, aware of this forecast, responds with the animal instinct of fight-or-flight - he wings away on an affair with a former student, engages in a series of petty crimes, neglects...
Fire Watcher
Vivian Demuth
2013
ePub
From the vast expanse of the boreal forest, Vivian Demuth shows both an exquisite eye for detail and a profound concern for the larger environmental picture. Her lively poems show that, to an engaged observer with an accomplished literary imagination, the mountain forest is a complex, animated bio-community.
Fire Watcher
Vivian Demuth
2013
Kindle
From the vast expanse of the boreal forest, Vivian Demuth shows both an exquisite eye for detail and a profound concern for the larger environmental picture. Her lively poems show that, to an engaged observer with an accomplished literary imagination, the mountain forest is a complex, animated bio-community.
Floating Bodies
Julie Roorda
2010
ePub
Bodies float in rapture, and in death, transported by waves of pleasure, or lapped by failure, fallen, having flown too close to the sun. The poems in this collection are at once macabre and ecstatic, probing the body by means of metaphysics and transcendence through pure sensuality. They...
Floating Bodies
Julie Roorda
2010
Kindle
Bodies float in rapture, and in death, transported by waves of pleasure, or lapped by failure, fallen, having flown too close to the sun. The poems in this collection are at once macabre and ecstatic, probing the body by means of metaphysics and transcendence through pure sensuality. They...
Food Fight Inc.: Napkin Sketches to Retail Shelves: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey of Triumph and Lemons
Food Fight Inc.
Napkin Sketches to Retail Shelves: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey of Triumph and Lemons
Bruno Codispoti
2017
ePub
What do Jamie Oliver, Pope Saint John Paul II, Sammy Hagar, and *NSYNC have in common? They all play a role in Food Fight Inc., a colourful collection of Bruno Codispoti's sweet successes and sour lemons in his two-decade-long efforts to bring unique retail food products to the marketplace. Bruno's...
Food Fight Inc.: Napkin Sketches to Retail Shelves: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey of Triumphs and Lemons
Food Fight Inc.
Napkin Sketches to Retail Shelves: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey of Triumphs and Lemons
Bruno Codispoti
2017
Kindle
What do Jamie Oliver, Pope Saint John Paul II, Sammy Hagar, and *NSYNC have in common? They all play a role in Food Fight Inc., a colourful collection of Bruno Codispoti's sweet successes and sour lemons in his two-decade-long efforts to bring unique retail food products to the marketplace. Bruno's...
Footsteps on the Ceiling
Baila Ellenbogen
2010
ePub
In Footsteps on the Ceiling, Baila Ellenbogen explores the overlapping planes of existence her experience and intellectual curiosity have led her to inhabit, reliving childhood memories while questions of faith and domestic responsibilities collide. With a combination of personal, lyrical, and mystical images, the poet examines our ability to love...
Footsteps on the Ceiling
Baila Ellenbogen
2010
Kindle
In Footsteps on the Ceiling, Baila Ellenbogen explores the overlapping planes of existence her experience and intellectual curiosity have led her to inhabit, reliving childhood memories while questions of faith and domestic responsibilities collide. With a combination of personal, lyrical, and mystical images, the poet examines our ability to love...
For The Maintenance of Landscape: Selected Poems
Mia Lecomte, Johanna Bishop, Brenda Porster
2011
ePub
Most contemporary poets wear their cultural and artistic influences on their sleeve. Picking up a book in an English language bookstore, it is easy to see where the poet is coming from, either geographically, or culturally (ironic and formal; confessional and free etc). This may seem reductive until you read...
For The Maintenance of Landscape: Selected Poems
Mia Lecomte, Johanna Bishop, Brenda Porster
2011
Kindle
Most contemporary poets wear their cultural and artistic influences on their sleeve. Picking up a book in an English language bookstore, it is easy to see where the poet is coming from, either geographically, or culturally (ironic and formal; confessional and free etc). This may seem reductive until you read...
Foreign Body
Catherine Lalonde, Nora Alleyn
2011
ePub
The woman speaking in these poems is speaking of the body. Though she has a body with a head, she has a head that fails to understand her body. She is a woman whose head understands a language, but one not shared by the man she loves or wants to...
Foreign Body
Catherine Lalonde, Nora Alleyn
2011
Kindle
The woman speaking in these poems is speaking of the body. Though she has a body with a head, she has a head that fails to understand her body. She is a woman whose head understands a language, but one not shared by the man she loves or wants to...
Frank Lentricchia: Essays on His Works
Frank Lentricchia
Essays on His Works
Thomas DePietro
2011
ePub
Frank Lentricchia changed his literary focus from criticism and theory to fiction back in the 1980s, and since then he has produced six novels of great aesthetic range and interest. This collection of essays and reviews concerns that fictional output from Johnny Critelli to The Book of Ruth. Lentricchia has...
Frank Lentricchia: Essays on His Works
Frank Lentricchia
Essays on His Works
Thomas DePietro
2011
Kindle
Frank Lentricchia changed his literary focus from criticism and theory to fiction back in the 1980s, and since then he has produced six novels of great aesthetic range and interest. This collection of essays and reviews concerns that fictional output from Johnny Critelli to The Book of Ruth. Lentricchia has...
Fred Cogswell: Selected Poems
Fred Cogswell
1983
ePub
The poems in this selection were written and published between 1954 and 1977, except for two poems which have never appeared in book form before. Fred Cogswell writes crystalline poems. A Cogswell poem is the result of concentration; this intentional focusing on a particular person or thing, or language itself...
Fred Cogswell: Selected Poems
Fred Cogswell
2011
Kindle
The poems in this selection were written and published between 1954 and 1977, except for two poems which have never appeared in book form before. Fred Cogswell writes crystalline poems. A Cogswell poem is the result of concentration; this intentional focusing on a particular person or thing, or language itself...
Freeze
Stephen Orlov
2016
ePub
Freeze is an allegorical comedy play that dramatizes the Great Ice Storm of '98 as a metaphor presaging “cooler” more inclusive times in Quebec compared to the separatist firestorms of earlier decades. Five quirky Montrealers, trapped in a power-outed duplex, butt heads in candlelight over love, language and politics, provoking...
Freeze
Stephen Orlov
2016
Kindle
Freeze is an allegorical comedy play that dramatizes the Great Ice Storm of '98 as a metaphor presaging “cooler” more inclusive times in Quebec compared to the separatist firestorms of earlier decades. Five quirky Montrealers, trapped in a power-outed duplex, butt heads in candlelight over love, language and politics, provoking...
Fugitive Horizons
Henry Beissel
2013
ePub
These poems take the reader on a mind-blowing journey across the known micro- and macrocosms to the extreme outer edges of space and time. The counter-intuitive insights of modern science here become reality as we are led to question the representations of our senses. Quantum physics and cosmic relativity, captured...
Fugitive Horizons
Henry Beissel
2013
Kindle
These poems take the reader on a mind-blowing journey across the known micro- and macrocosms to the extreme outer edges of space and time. The counter-intuitive insights of modern science here become reality as we are led to question the representations of our senses. Quantum physics and cosmic relativity, captured...
Get Onboard: Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Get Onboard
Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Richard Lee
2015
ePub
Success and promotion within Toronto's public transportation system come at a price. The shifts bring both physical and mental stress. The effects of these seep from work life into the social and personal lives of the operators. Parallel to this is the author's own personal story, a moving portrayal of...
Get Onboard: Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Get Onboard
Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Richard Lee
2015
Kindle
Success and promotion within Toronto's public transportation system come at a price. The shifts bring both physical and mental stress. The effects of these seep from work life into the social and personal lives of the operators. Parallel to this is the author's own personal story, a moving portrayal of...
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