Books in category Literary Collections – Canadian

  • The Meanderings of the Emily Chesley Reading Circle

    The Meanderings of the Emily Chesley Reading Circle
    Mark A. Rayner

    Following five years of exhaustive research, the Circle presents the first issue of its semi-annual Meanderings; this extraordinary collection contains an abridges excerpt from Emily's biography, Get Bent: Emily's Life of Speculation.

  • The Cost of Living

    The Cost of Living
    Mavis Gallant

    "The Cost of Living," the extraordinary title story, is about a company of strangers, shipwrecked over a chilly winter in a Parisian hotel and bound to one another by animosity as much as by unexpected love.

  • Le QuĂ bec traduit en Espagne

    Le Québec traduit en Espagne
    MarĂ­a Sierra CĂłrdoba Serrano

    Comment une petite nation peut-elle exister et subsister dans l'espace culturel mondialis actuel ?

  • Varieties of Exile

    Varieties of Exile
    Mavis Gallant

    Mavis Gallant is the modern master of what Henry James called the international story, the fine-grained evocation of the quandaries of people who must make their way in the world without any place to call their own.

  • Pulpy and Midge

    Pulpy and Midge
    Jessica Westhead

    And then Dan’s oversexed wife, Beatrice, takes a shine to Pulpy, and Dan starts to think Midge is one hot tamale. Soon, the receptionist is smitten with Pulpy, Midge can’t get rid of Dan and Beatrice, and Pulpy’s job is in jeopardy.

  • Self Titled

    Geoffrey Brown

    The novel splits into two parts; in 'First,' our slacker hero analyzes the minutiae of the relationship, trying to understand what he did, why it went wrong, and whether she'll come back.

  • The Drifts

    The Drifts
    Thom Vernon

    The Drifts is dexterously told, a cacophony of four affecting voices melding into one exquisite chord.

  • Human Bodies

    Human Bodies
    Marilyn Bowering

    From Anyone Can See I Love You, a gloss on the glamorous yet tragic life of Marilyn Monroe, to the launch of the Soviet satellite Sputnik II in Calling All the World and the battles of the Somme and Passchendaele Ridge in Grandfather Was A …

  • Seth

    Eric Hoffman, Dominick Grace

    These interviews, including one career-spanning, definitive interview between the volume editors and the artist published here for the first time, delve into Seth's output from its earliest days to the present.

  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    Mary Alice Downie, Barbara Robertson, Elizabeth Jane Errington, Charlotte Selina Bompas

    This selection of writings by twenty-nine women, known and unknown, professional and amateur, presents a unique portrait of Canada through time and space, from the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, from the Maritimes to British …

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