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Gauguin's Moon
Laura Marello
2019
ePub
Daniella believes her lost mother is a World War II spy, but is terrorized by a dream of a war-torn jungle, raining fire. At forty, with her life and career stalled, Daniella is visited by four dead ancestors, who try to help her put her life back together. When this...
Gauguin's Moon
Laura Marello
2019
Kindle
Daniella believes her lost mother is a World War II spy, but is terrorized by a dream of a war-torn jungle, raining fire. At forty, with her life and career stalled, Daniella is visited by four dead ancestors, who try to help her put her life back together. When this...
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...
Giant Sky of The Shepherds
Robert Flanagan
2013
ePub
In tight, compact words that resemble an unravelling DNA code of life, poet Robert Flanagan contemplates mortality in his latest collection, Giant Sky of The Shepherds. Flanagan's poetry is essential, incantatory, and almost shamanistic in its ability to cast spells that transport the reader to invaluable inner worlds.
Giant Sky of The Shepherds
Robert Flanagan
2013
Kindle
In tight, compact words that resemble an unravelling DNA code of life, poet Robert Flanagan contemplates mortality in his latest collection, Giant Sky of The Shepherds. Flanagan's poetry is essential, incantatory, and almost shamanistic in its ability to cast spells that transport the reader to invaluable inner worlds.
Girls Closed In
France Théoret, Luise von Flotow
2011
ePub
In this novel from a Quebecois feminist writer, a shy sixteen-year-old falls in love with a classmate while attending a Catholic boarding school for prospective schoolteachers. When the fantasized relationship fails she takes superficial refuge with a group of girls recognizing her own loneliness and that of the group.
Girls Closed In
France Théoret, Luise von Flotow
2011
Kindle
In this novel from a Quebecois feminist writer, a shy sixteen-year-old falls in love with a classmate while attending a Catholic boarding school for prospective schoolteachers. When the fantasized relationship fails she takes superficial refuge with a group of girls recognizing her own loneliness and that of the group.
Guernica and Other Poems
Alexis Levitin
2004
ePub
The writing of Carlos De Oliviera is usually considered neorealist, but this selection of poems also shows the influence of symbolism, surrealism, and cubism. These poems reflect on the nature of writing in the actual process of its production, which lends this work great density and acuity.
Guernica and Other Poems
Alexis Levitin
2004
Kindle
The writing of Carlos De Oliviera is usually considered neorealist, but this selection of poems also shows the influence of symbolism, surrealism, and cubism. These poems reflect on the nature of writing in the actual process of its production, which lends this work great density and acuity.
Habibi: The diwan of Alim Maghrebi
Habibi
The diwan of Alim Maghrebi
David Solway
2012
ePub
Habibi, the love poems of the Moroccan poet Alim Maghrebi, is the latest in a series of David Solway's poetic “translations,” dating from Andreas Karavis' Saracen Island and including Nesmine Rifat's Pallikari, Rhys Savarin's Reaching for Clear, Bartholomew the Englishman's The Properties of Things, and Dov Ben-Zamir's New Wine, Old...
Habibi: The diwan of Alim Maghrebi
Habibi
The diwan of Alim Maghrebi
David Solway
2012
Kindle
Habibi, the love poems of the Moroccan poet Alim Maghrebi, is the latest in a series of David Solway's poetic “translations,” dating from Andreas Karavis' Saracen Island and including Nesmine Rifat's Pallikari, Rhys Savarin's Reaching for Clear, Bartholomew the Englishman's The Properties of Things, and Dov Ben-Zamir's New Wine, Old...
Halifax: The Other Door to America
Halifax
The Other Door to America
Pietro Corsi
2011
ePub
Pietro Corsi's Halifax combines objective history with acute personal observations to create a vibrant portrait of the city (and the country) that has witnessed the arrival of millions of immigrants from around the world. It is the story of one immigrant's feelings as he journeyed from old to new; and...
Halifax: The Other Door to America
Halifax
The Other Door to America
Pietro Corsi
2011
Kindle
Pietro Corsi's Halifax combines objective history with acute personal observations to create a vibrant portrait of the city (and the country) that has witnessed the arrival of millions of immigrants from around the world. It is the story of one immigrant's feelings as he journeyed from old to new; and...
Happy Slaves: A Duologue on Multicultural Deficit
Happy Slaves
A Duologue on Multicultural Deficit
William Anselmi, Kosta Gouliamos
2011
ePub
In this duologue, Kosta Gouliamos and William Anselmi bring to a head their radical revisioning of the stale concepts of (multi)cultural politics. They discuss and dissect the irrationalities and destructiveness that have undermined the modern techniques of the neocolonial elites and demonstrate how these hegemonic elites have brought about social...
Happy Slaves: A Duologue on Multicultural Deficit
Happy Slaves
A Duologue on Multicultural Deficit
William Anselmi, Kosta Gouliamos
2011
Kindle
In this duologue, Kosta Gouliamos and William Anselmi bring to a head their radical revisioning of the stale concepts of (multi)cultural politics. They discuss and dissect the irrationalities and destructiveness that have undermined the modern techniques of the neocolonial elites and demonstrate how these hegemonic elites have brought about social...
A Hard Gold Thread
Catherine Black
2011
ePub
In this, her second book, Catherine Black weaves together the wonder, heartache, and "unlovely beauty"of a youth that is by turns charmed and disquieting. Straddling genres of memoir, prose, and poetry, A Hard Gold Thread delights in the layering of keenly observed moments, in the subtle play of remembering and...
A Hard Gold Thread
Catherine Black
2011
Kindle
In this, her second book, Catherine Black weaves together the wonder, heartache, and "unlovely beauty"of a youth that is by turns charmed and disquieting. Straddling genres of memoir, prose, and poetry, A Hard Gold Thread delights in the layering of keenly observed moments, in the subtle play of remembering and...
Hard Edge
F.G. Paci
2011
ePub
Hard Edge is about art, modern art and the age-old art of seduction and betrayal, set in Ontario, New York, and Paris. It tells the story of a young teacher and writer, Mark Trecroci, and his relationship with Lisa James, a serious and dedicated painter who tries to live her...
Hard Edge
F.G. Paci
2011
Kindle
Hard Edge is about art, modern art and the age-old art of seduction and betrayal, set in Ontario, New York, and Paris. It tells the story of a young teacher and writer, Mark Trecroci, and his relationship with Lisa James, a serious and dedicated painter who tries to live her...
Hard Lumps: A Memoir
Hard Lumps
A Memoir
Nancy-Gail Burns
2014
ePub
Textbooks describe cancer as a malignant tumour or growth, caused when cells multiply uncontrollably. Researchers give no mention to the consumption of healthy thoughts, and the birth of destructive, negative feelings. Cancer bursts into your consciousness, and like its concrete form, malignant thoughts multiply uncontrollably. In Hard Lumps, Nancy-Gail Burns...
Hard Lumps: A Memoir
Hard Lumps
A Memoir
Nancy-Gail Burns
2014
Kindle
Textbooks describe cancer as a malignant tumour or growth, caused when cells multiply uncontrollably. Researchers give no mention to the consumption of healthy thoughts, and the birth of destructive, negative feelings. Cancer bursts into your consciousness, and like its concrete form, malignant thoughts multiply uncontrollably. In Hard Lumps, Nancy-Gail Burns...
Head Games
Erika Rummel
2014
ePub
A Latino bar in Toronto, 1978. The men can't take their eyes off Lisa, but there is something about her that scares them off. She is a little too intense, a little too needy. Don, a realtor with a murky South American past, is unfazed. He listens patiently when Lisa...
Head Games
Erika Rummel
2013
Kindle
A Latino bar in Toronto, 1978. The men can't take their eyes off Lisa, but there is something about her that scares them off. She is a little too intense, a little too needy. Don, a realtor with a murky South American past, is unfazed. He listens patiently when Lisa...
Help Me, Rhonda & Other Stories
P. David Hornik
2019
ePub
The fourteen stories in this collection are roughly evenly divided between those set in Israel and those set in the U.S.; a couple occur in vague, exotic places including an imagined Greenland. The lead--and longest--story, “Help Me, Rhonda,” features two American immigrants in Israel, a man and a woman, the...
Help Me, Rhonda & Other Stories
P. David Hornik
2019
Kindle
The fourteen stories in this collection are roughly evenly divided between those set in Israel and those set in the U.S.; a couple occur in vague, exotic places including an imagined Greenland. The lead--and longest--story, “Help Me, Rhonda,” features two American immigrants in Israel, a man and a woman, the...
Here and Not Elsewhere: Selected Poems: 1990-2010
Here and Not Elsewhere
Selected Poems: 1990-2010
Pietro De Marchi, Marco Sonzogni
2013
ePub
The poems that follow -- selected by the poet himself from published as well as unpublished or uncollected work -- represent the variety of De Marchi's poetry. This is a poet who speaks clearly, who does not indulge in half-hearted exchanges, and who is willing to read between the lines....
Here and Not Elsewhere: Selected Poems: 1990-2010
Here and Not Elsewhere
Selected Poems: 1990-2010
Pietro De Marchi, Marco Sonzogni
2013
Kindle
The poems that follow -- selected by the poet himself from published as well as unpublished or uncollected work -- represent the variety of De Marchi's poetry. This is a poet who speaks clearly, who does not indulge in half-hearted exchanges, and who is willing to read between the lines....
Holy Fools + 2 Stories
Marianne Ackerman
2014
ePub
The characters in Holy Fools + 2 Stories are humble people who may seem mad. Burdened by delusion. Driven by irrational goals. They take action and are caught up in the web of events, carried to unfamiliar shores that may or may not denote salvation. There is no message. I...
Holy Fools + 2 Stories
Marianne Ackerman
2014
Kindle
The characters in Holy Fools + 2 Stories are humble people who may seem mad. Burdened by delusion. Driven by irrational goals. They take action and are caught up in the web of events, carried to unfamiliar shores that may or may not denote salvation. There is no message. I...
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