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Living Dolls and Other Women
In our era of #MeToo and fresh attempts to break the gender biased holds on...
Picture Theory
A novel first published in French in 1982, Picture Theory demonstrates Nicole Brossard's fiction théorique...
Moncton Mantra
This is an autobiographical novel told in crisp, direct language about growing up and the...
That Summer in Provincetown
Daniel, a young French-Vietnamese man, lies dying in a Montreal hospital. Spurned by his family...
Momma's Got the Blues
The golden days of MaryAnne's singing career, of sold-out concert halls and hit records have...
Amor, Amor
Dix-huit ans, retour dans sa famille, sur la Côte-Nord, le temps des vacances. Entre le...
No Safeguards, the first in a trilogy, follows Jay and his brother Paul from childhood to young adulthood. We witness the destructive impact of fundamentalist Christian beliefs on their mother and father, opposition to those beliefs by the boys' grandmother and each boy's very different response to their parents' religiosity. This becomes even more poignant after they leave their grandmother's comfortable home in St. Vincent to join their mother in Montreal. The revelation that both boys are gay adds to their sense of oppression and divides them from their mother, whose views are shaped by the church and the theology...

"I catch myself biting the nail of my right thumb, a habit Grama had tried in vain to break. I check my cellphone. Nothing. No message from Paul. I stare at Anna's outline in the dim light, at her chest rising and falling and quarrelling with the air it's pulling... "
No Safeguards

H. Nigel Thomas
No Safeguards
An Idea About My Dead Uncle
The Stalinist's Wife
The Ocean in the Well
The Transaction
Mad Hatter
Trinàcria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily
Call Me Stan: A Tragedy in Three Millennia
Ramya's Treasure
Rust Is a Form of Fire
A Good Name