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Becoming Our Future

Edited by Julie Nagam, Carly Lane, and Megan Tamati-Quennell
Subjects: Art

This book investigates international Indigenous methodologies in curatorial practice from the geographic spaces of Canada, Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Australia. From a perspective of Indigenous peoples important ...

Set-Point

By Fawn Parker
Subjects: Fiction

"Fawn Parker's recent novel, Set-Point blew me away. Parker's sensibility is contemporary, smart and funny; fans of auto-fiction by international writers like Ben Lerner or Elif Batuman will love her" ...

Small Predators

In this vibrant debut, Jennifer Ilse Black combines prose, lists, and structural experimentation. Small Predators follows a collective of student activists as they cope with the aftermath of a violent ...

Accordéon

By Kaie Kellough
Subjects: Fiction

Finalist for the 2017 Amazon. ca First Novel Award

Accordéon is an experimental novel, a piercing deconstruction of Québécois culture, an ode to Montréal--a city where everything happens at once and ...

The Island of Books

By Dominique Fortier
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Subjects: Fiction

A rich portrait of the beauty of words – painted by a 15th-century illiterate scribe.

A 15th-century portrait painter, grieving the sudden death of his lover, takes refuge at the monastery at Mont Saint-Michel, ...

Baloney

By Raymond Bock
Translated by Pablo Strauss
Subjects: Fiction

A Tristram Shandy–esque novella about failing memory and failed writing, from one of French Canada’s most exciting new voices.

A young, floundering author meets Robert ‘Baloney’ Lacerte, an older, ...

The Archaeologists

By Hal Niedzviecki
Subjects: Fiction

Residents of the fictional edge city of Wississauga are embroiled in a fight over the fate of a riverbed running behind their homes. Their paths intersect, bringing personal dilemmas and self-deceptions ...

The Hidden Keys

By Andre Alexis
Narrator Andre Alexis
Subjects: Fiction

Although the Green Dolphin is a bar of ill repute, it is there that Tancred Palmieri, a thief with elegant and erudite tastes, meets Willow Azarian, an aging heroin addict. She reveals to Tancred that ...

Arts of Engagement

Edited by Dylan Robinson & Keavy Martin
Subjects: Art
Series: Indigenous Studies

Arts of Engagement focuses on the role that music, film, visual art, and Indigenous cultural practices play in and beyond Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. Contributors ...