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…And Along Came Alexis
Emma Pivato
...And Along Came Alexis is a book about choices and consequences. The author's youngest daughter, Alexis, was born in 1978 with multiple disabilities, including blindness, an intractable seizure disorder and spastic quadriplegia. The choice to keep her at home despite medical advice resulted in a limiting of career opportunities for...
Joy Cohen
If small-town reporter Polly Stern has to cover one more manure runoff story, she's going to lose her already unmindful mind. Polly thought she'd end up as a serious photojournalist, traveling the world, meeting important people, and documenting significant environmental and social events. Life didn't turn out as expected. With...
A Good Name
Yejide Kilanko
Twelve years in America and Eziafa Okereke has nothing to show for it. Desperate to re-write his story, Eziafa returns to Nigeria to find a woman he can mold to his taste. Eighteen-year-old Zina has big dreams. An arranged marriage to a much older man isn't one of them. Trapped...
Across the Face of the Storm
Jerome R. Adams
This is an apprenticeship novel, the story of Isabel Cooper, 17, and her 15-year-old brother, Frederick. In early 1911, they leave their Georgetown home after the sudden death of their Mexican mother. They are determined to find their father, a college professor who -- like many American leftists -- had...
Against the Machine: Manifesto
Brian Van Norman
Mel Buckworth, dependable family man, loses his manufacturing job through recession. Having lost his sense of purpose his pride sidelines him as he discerns his lack of digital skills so apparent in his children's generation. He is galled by his daughter Dani's university friend, Stanley Best, who is about...
Anthony: A Composite Novel
A Composite Novel
Shayne McGreal
Following a stranger hoping he's a long-lost friend. Breaking into a relative's home to retrieve your antidepressants. Planning to get pregnant, getting pregnant, and trying to tell your husband you don't want the baby. Waiting all evening for your wife to compliment your appearance, running a social experiment and getting...
April on Paris Street
Anna Dowdall
The basic damsel-in-distress gig sounds perfect to private investigator Ashley Smeeton, who's got her own personal and professional struggles in Montreal. Against the backdrop of the winter Carnaval, the job first takes her to Paris where she's drawn into an unsettling world of mirages and masks, not to mention the...
Call Me Stan: A Tragedy in Three Millennia
Call Me Stan
A Tragedy in Three Millennia
K.R. Wilson
When King Priam's pregnant daughter was fleeing the sack of Troy, Stan was there. When Jesus of Nazareth was beaten and crucified, Stan was there--one cross over. Stan has been a Hittite warrior, a Roman legionnaire, a mercenary for the caravans of the Silk Road and a Great War German...
Don't Hang Your Soul on That
Robert Hilles
The novel features two main narratives in alternating chapters. The first narrative is set in Khon Kaen Thailand in 1970. This narrative follows the developing love story between Tuum and Roong. Tuum is a high school mathematics teacher and Roong has been forced to work in a wealthy family's home...
Drawing Daybreak
Maria Caltabiano
Maria Caltabiano's poems are the result of years of ponderings and musings about life after losing her husband to cancer. They paint moments that clung to her and begged expression. Most try to work through the sadness and introspection that accompanies loss and mourning. But they also depict a...
Grave Dancing on Two Left Feet
Raphael Burdman
At times a comedy of terrors, pitting the severe pogrom pain of one side of our narrator's family against the other's imagined holocaust horrors in a contest of who suffered more, the consequences are deadly serious: when long-ago traumas trigger ones even more devastating for our protagonist, his fantastic schemes...
Inside the Pearl
Jude Neale
Inspired by contemporary English language haiku, accomplished poet, Jude Neale, explores ordinary objects through both poetry and photography in her new collection, Inside the Pearl. These photos and haiku-like poems capture moments and memories -- recording and archiving, the history and treasures of Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver, Canada. The...
Italiani di chiese e processioni a Montréal, curato da Francesco D'Arelli, è un libro che aiuta a preservare e tramandare la memoria di un'attitudine religiosa italiana, in particolare quella degli Italiani montrealesi del nostro tempo, illustrata vividamente dalle foto di Andrea Paolella, chimico di talento e di ricerche . Un'idea...
Manhattan Meltdown
Frank Lentricchia
Two men, no longer young, and friends from childhood, fly to NYC--each with a secret purpose unknown to the other. They arrive just as COVID-19 explodes across the city's 5 boroughs. One of the men (white) has come to Manhattan to confront a theater producer who has made a coercive...
Mirrors and Windows
Anna Yin
Over the years Anna Yin has had the honor to translate more than 50 poets' works. With more and more people growing interested in East-West translation and bilingual poetry, it is time to publish these translations in book form. It is hoped this collection in translation serves as a good...
Of Love
Paul Bélanger, Judith Elaine Cowan
With echoes of Jacques Brault, Simone Weil, Baudelaire and Petrarch, in Of Love, Paul Bélanger continues his poetic quest for the sources of spiritual ecstasy. In this "body of song," the quest includes a series of distinct women as representatives of the Muse: an exciting black woman; a woman met...
Reversing Time: One Boy's Quest to Change History
Reversing Time
One Boy's Quest to Change History
Charlotte Mendel
The odds are definitely against Simon, racing home from school every day a step ahead of the school bullies--until he finds the talisman. Even as the talisman begins to destroy his family, Simon discovers that he belongs to a tribe of people with the power to travel along the length...
Romarcord: Flânerie, Spectacle et Mémoire dans la Rome de Federico Fellini
Flânerie, Spectacle et Mémoire dans la Rome de Federico Fellini
Marina Vargau
Federico Fellini (1920-1993), cinéaste de Rome par excellence, contribue activement et d'une manière décisive à faire de sa ville adoptive la capitale cinématographique du XXe siècle. Sa Rome cinématographique émerge d''une filmographie impressionnante où se déploient trois constellations: celle des attractions (Luci del varietà, Le notti di Cabiria, La dolce...
Shifting Paradigms: Essays on Art and Culture
Shifting Paradigms
Essays on Art and Culture
Ewan Whyte
Continuing from Desire Lines, Shifting Paradigms is a collection of essays on art, poetry and culture--both high and low--gathered from the astute critical work of Toronto writer Ewan Whyte. Included: essays on Yayoi Kusama, Anish Kapoor, Janet Cardiff, Damien Hirst, Anne Carson, Viktor Mitic, and a number of other Canadian...
Through these far-reaching and searching poems, J. J. Steinfeld's work continues to not only orbit a multitude of realities and multifaceted worlds, but also to interrogate various aspects of being, whether they appear as the worldly or the otherworldly, the ordinary or the extraordinary, the physical or the spiritual. As...
The Enchanted People
Jennifer Pool
The Enchanted People is a humanitarian fairytale about a young girl named Wawatay who lives away from her village as an outcast because she is different. All the people in her village have an enchanted power except for her, and so, she is not accepted by them. While living in...
The Shade Tree
Theresa Shea
The Shade Tree is a searing exploration of racial injustice set against the backdrop of some of America's most turbulent historical events. The lives of two white sisters and a black midwife are inextricably linked through a series of haunting tragedies, and the characters must make life-changing decisions about where...
The Strange Scent of Saffron
Oana Avasilichioaei, Miléna Babin
Lower Saint-Lawrence, summer 1988. Looking to escape the violent grip of her uncle and twin brother, Nil heads for Le Bic with a half-tamed fox in tow. There, the tough young woman meets Jacob, an HIV-positive restaurant owner mixed up in illegal saffron trafficking. Meanwhile in India, Amar is about...
This Way Home: Selected and New Work
This Way Home
Selected and New Work
Gianna Patriarca
This book contains selections from Gianna Patriarca's previously published poetry books, as well as a number of new poems. It is a collection written by a woman in a time when the support and the encouragement was as limited as visibility. In many ways it is a collection of...
Welcome to Kamini
Don Engebretson
Poor Russell Dean, golden boy of American advertising. His meticulously crafted career has brought him wealth, fame, an idyllic lifestyle and a beautiful wife. But now his wife is divorcing him, he's surrounded by fools and Russell is in a tailspin. A golf vacation to a remote Ontario resort town is...