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Kiss of the Beggar
Pierre L'Abbé
2011
ePub
Whether it's Toronto, a French or Italian town, Pierre L'Abbe's stories are rich with a sense of place where the ambiance and characters fuse in a loaded sense of expectation. The characters, much like those in Henry James, challenge the norms of their overbearing societies. Nothing turns out as expected,...
Kiss of the Beggar
Pierre L'Abbé
2011
Kindle
Whether it's Toronto, a French or Italian town, Pierre L'Abbe's stories are rich with a sense of place where the ambiance and characters fuse in a loaded sense of expectation. The characters, much like those in Henry James, challenge the norms of their overbearing societies. Nothing turns out as expected,...
Kissing a Tree Surgeon
Eleanor Levine
2020
ePub
In Kissing a Tree Surgeon, worlds traverse the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in New Jersey; Southern women get kidnapped by North Koreans; a Dutch girl solicits money on OKCupid; a young woman meets Golda Meir on an Upper East Side bus in New York City, and other deliriously satirical moments occur. Here...
Kissing a Tree Surgeon
Eleanor Levine
2020
Kindle
In Kissing a Tree Surgeon, worlds traverse the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in New Jersey; Southern women get kidnapped by North Koreans; a Dutch girl solicits money on OKCupid; a young woman meets Golda Meir on an Upper East Side bus in New York City, and other deliriously satirical moments occur. Here...
Land for Fatimah
Veena Gokhale
2018
ePub
Four strong women: Anjali, an Indo-Canadian single mother who eagerly accepts an African posting with her non-profit organization; Grace, her dedicated but dominating colleague, who opposes her; Fatimah, a farmer ousted from her home and fertile farmland, whom Anjali befriends; and Mary, Anjali's kindly maid, who must secure the future...
Land for Fatimah
Veena Gokhale
2018
Kindle
Four strong women: Anjali, an Indo-Canadian single mother who eagerly accepts an African posting with her non-profit organization; Grace, her dedicated but dominating colleague, who opposes her; Fatimah, a farmer ousted from her home and fertile farmland, whom Anjali befriends; and Mary, Anjali's kindly maid, who must secure the future...
Laurence Hutchman: Selected Poems
Laurence Hutchman
Selected Poems
Laurence Hutchman
2011
ePub
One of the Maritimes' best poets offers his distinctive take on everyday objects, stripping them of familiarity and describing them anew, in this collection of poems from previous books. A strong sense of place--as well as the community that makes up a place--anchors the selections from this voice of Canadian realism.
Laurence Hutchman: Selected Poems
Laurence Hutchman
Selected Poems
Laurence Hutchman
2011
Kindle
One of the Maritimes' best poets offers his distinctive take on everyday objects, stripping them of familiarity and describing them anew, in this collection of poems from previous books. A strong sense of place--as well as the community that makes up a place--anchors the selections from this voice of Canadian realism.
Leaves on Frozen Ground
Dave Carty
2019
ePub
Céline Vaillancourt saw the untamed forest in shades of apprehension. But Edmund, her 11-year-old son, was possessed of a different vision, as though he had put the very same brooding colors together and produced a painting shot through with adventure and the light of discovery. There was no talking to...
Leaves on Frozen Ground
Dave Carty
2019
Kindle
Céline Vaillancourt saw the untamed forest in shades of apprehension. But Edmund, her 11-year-old son, was possessed of a different vision, as though he had put the very same brooding colors together and produced a painting shot through with adventure and the light of discovery. There was no talking to...
Leper Tango
David MacKinnon
2012
ePub
Leper Tango is an end of millennium tale of an ambulance chasing lawyer who uses his ill-gotten gains to whore and drink in Paris, where he falls for a dead-end, suicidal femme fatale named Sheba. The first part of a trilogy of novels (The Graveyard Of The Innocents), some set...
Leper Tango
David MacKinnon
2012
Kindle
Leper Tango is an end of millennium tale of an ambulance chasing lawyer who uses his ill-gotten gains to whore and drink in Paris, where he falls for a dead-end, suicidal femme fatale named Sheba. The first part of a trilogy of novels (The Graveyard Of The Innocents), some set...
Lessons of Chaos and Disaster
Catherine Black
2011
ePub
A stunning collection of poems, these works explore moments of empathy in suffering, epiphany in ruin, and grace in surrender. In chronicling a journey from childhood grief through the dark rapture of love and longing, these translucent poems unveil vulnerability, uncertainty, and movement into the half-light of a new beginning.
Lessons of Chaos and Disaster
Catherine Black
2011
Kindle
A stunning collection of poems, these works explore moments of empathy in suffering, epiphany in ruin, and grace in surrender. In chronicling a journey from childhood grief through the dark rapture of love and longing, these translucent poems unveil vulnerability, uncertainty, and movement into the half-light of a new beginning.
Letters from the Land of Fear: Intimacy, Beauty and Death in Central Asia
Letters from the Land of Fear
Intimacy, Beauty and Death in Central Asia
Calvin White
2015
ePub
For 11 months Calvin White worked for Doctors Without Borders as a mental health specialist in the off-the-radar region of Karakalpakstan in western Uzbekistan. Unlike the higher profile emergency situations which draw that international humanitarian organization's attention, the milieu for White's mission was the quiet, slow death in an epidemic...
Letters from the Land of Fear: Intimacy, Beauty and Death in Central Asia
Letters from the Land of Fear
Intimacy, Beauty and Death in Central Asia
Calvin White
2015
Kindle
For 11 months Calvin White worked for Doctors Without Borders as a mental health specialist in the off-the-radar region of Karakalpakstan in western Uzbekistan. Unlike the higher profile emergency situations which draw that international humanitarian organization's attention, the milieu for White's mission was the quiet, slow death in an epidemic...
A Life Out of Whack: Confessions and Reflections of an Un-American All-American
A Life Out of Whack
Confessions and Reflections of an Un-American All-American
Les Essif
2018
ePub
Part memoir of the author's early life--including his experience as a New York City cop and a US Border Patrol agent before he became a college professor--and part polemical discussions of a host of diverse topics, from aging, religion, and war to teaching and higher learning, corporate capitalism and consumerism,...
A Life Out of Whack: Confessions and Reflections of an Un-American All-American
A Life Out of Whack
Confessions and Reflections of an Un-American All-American
Les Essif
2018
Kindle
Part memoir of the author's early life--including his experience as a New York City cop and a US Border Patrol agent before he became a college professor--and part polemical discussions of a host of diverse topics, from aging, religion, and war to teaching and higher learning, corporate capitalism and consumerism,...
Life Stories
Nora Ikstena, Margita Gailitis
2013
ePub
I have written Life Stories virtually in the space of one breath -- these stories have been imagined in such concentration, that I had to free myself from them. They came so naturally, that I am very happy to have returned to the short-story format. It seems to me that...
Life Stories
Nora Ikstena, Margita Gailitis
2013
Kindle
I have written Life Stories virtually in the space of one breath -- these stories have been imagined in such concentration, that I had to free myself from them. They came so naturally, that I am very happy to have returned to the short-story format. It seems to me that...
Light And Time
Michael Mirolla
2010
ePub
Michael Mirolla's poetic world is one where a mirror - or any simple reflective item - is tilted ever so slightly, providing an opening to places we would never have imagined existed. (One of them is his own birth, from the inside, looking reluctantly out.) The poet is a metaphysical...
Light And Time
Michael Mirolla
2010
Kindle
Michael Mirolla's poetic world is one where a mirror " or any simple reflective item " is tilted ever so slightly, providing an opening to places we'd never imagined existed. (One of them is his own birth, from the inside, looking reluctantly out.) The poet is a metaphysical detective, finding...
Loddy-Dah
Dolly Dennis
2014
ePub
We follow Loddy and the troupe from The Garage Theatre as their lives unfold against the backdrop of political events in Montreal starting with EXPO 67 and ending in 1970 with the October Crisis. With the city as background, Loddy-Dah explores issues of self-identity and self-acceptance, the magic of friendship...
Loddy-Dah
Dolly Dennis
2014
Kindle
We follow Loddy and the troupe from The Garage Theatre as their lives unfold against the backdrop of political events in Montreal starting with EXPO 67 and ending in 1970 with the October Crisis. With the city as background, Loddy-Dah explores issues of self-identity and self-acceptance, the magic of friendship...
Lotusland
David Joiner
2015
ePub
Nathan Monroe is a 28-year-old American living in Saigon who falls in love with a poor but talented Vietnamese painter. When he fails to protect their love from her desperate chase for a better life in America, his safety net appears in the form of Anthony, an old domineering friend...
Lotusland
David Joiner
2015
Kindle
Nathan Monroe is a 28-year-old American living in Saigon who falls in love with a poor but talented Vietnamese painter. When he fails to protect their love from her desperate chase for a better life in America, his safety net appears in the form of Anthony, an old domineering friend...
Lucia's Eyes and Other Stories
Marina Sonkina
2011
ePub
The resistance of the human spirit in face of time, disloyalty, and oblivion is the theme of Marina Sonkina's new collection of short stories. Her seemingly naïve and helpless protagonists inhabit disparate social stations, geographical locales and cultures; all are persons displaced in their own lives. But in their struggles...
Lucia's Eyes and Other Stories
Marina Sonkina
2011
Kindle
The resistance of the human spirit in face of time, disloyalty, and oblivion is the theme of Marina Sonkina's new collection of short stories. Her seemingly naïve and helpless protagonists inhabit disparate social stations, geographical locales and cultures; all are persons displaced in their own lives. But in their struggles...
M.G. Vassanji: Essays on His Works
M.G. Vassanji
Essays on His Works
Asma Sayed
2014
ePub
This collection was born of a conviction that Vassanji's contributions to the global literary scene merit more in-depth scholarly notice. The articles herein, most of which are comparative in focus, provide various interpretations of Vassanji's writings through a diversity of theoretical frameworks. The fulcrum of much of this research comes...
M.G. Vassanji: Essays on His Works
M.G. Vassanji
Essays on His Works
Asma Sayed
2014
Kindle
This collection was born of a conviction that Vassanji's contributions to the global literary scene merit more in-depth scholarly notice. The articles herein, most of which are comparative in focus, provide various interpretations of Vassanji's writings through a diversity of theoretical frameworks. The fulcrum of much of this research comes...
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