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Short Stories (single author)

  • Author:
    Hogan Safer, Catherine
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    One has lost a child and paints her house blue, another has found a not-so-handy man she can't get rid of; one perches in a tree and observes the neighbourhood, and yet another goes off into the woods with Jesus. These are some of the "...

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    Ohlin, Alix
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    Thirteen glittering, surprising, and darkly funny stories of people testing the boundaries of their lives, from two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Alix Ohlin. In the mordantly funny 'Money, Geography, Youth,' Vanessa arrives home...

  • Author:
    Archambault, Renée
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    La prise en charge personnelle, le dépassement de soi: c'est le leitmotiv permanent de l'auteure de Toutes les pages de ma vie n'ont pas été écrites. Et ce n'est pas à 60 ans que Renée Archambault compte changer. C...

  • Author:
    Martin, Samuel
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    This Ramshackle Tabernacle is a collection of short stories set in and around the fictional villages of St. Lola and St. Olga in northeastern Ontario. Whether reflecting on the broken lives of others in the community or mourning the...

  • Author:
    Baudot, Laure
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    Laure Baudot's This One Because of the Dead is a collection of stories about the power of what goes unsaid – of the truths people keep hidden from each other, which guide their relationships and their decisions in unexpected ways....

  • Author:
    Castillo Durante, Daniel
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    Souvent confrontés au malentendu, voire à l'opacité d'une société vouée à la rentabilité immédiate, les personnages de Tango prennent le chemin de l'exil. Un exil qui peut tout autant se faire par-delà les frontières...

  • Author:
    Kavanagh, Ed
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    Strays, Ed Kavanagh’s first work of fiction since the award-winning novel The Confessions of Nipper Mooney, features ten memorable stories that explore the lives of those who somehow find themselves adrift. In “The Strayaway Child” a...

  • Author:
    Waddleton, Tracey
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    ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE MIRAMICHI READER'S 'THE VERY BEST!' SHORT FICTION AWARD*** With birth, death, contemplation, and close calls, Send More Tourists... the Last Ones Were Delicious explores how we respond to the weight of social...

  • Author:
    Catalano, Francis
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    Tout récit est fait de temps. N'y échappent pas ce missionnaire tourmenté faisant voile vers la colonie naissante ni cet amateur d'art en admiration devant un Greco, encore moins ce jeune homme qui sera marqué par l'...

  • Author:
    Battigelli, Rosanna Micelotta
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    The characters in Pigeon Soup & Other Stories are navigating relationships and grappling with issues of translocation, language and identity, religion and culture, and food. These tales portray the dark places they inhabit...

  • Author:
    Collins, Gerard
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    Welcome to Darwin, Newfoundland, a small town with big secrets. On the surface, nothing ever changes and everyone is content. But the truth is as restless, cold, and mutable as the ocean in these sixteen linked short stories. In Darwin...

  • Author:
    Ferron, Jacques
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    La folie occupe une place privilégiée dans l'univers de Jacques Ferron. C'est que le docteur avait travaillé seize mois (1970-1971) comme omnipraticien au sein de l'hôpital psychiatrique Saint-Jean-de-Dieu de Montréal....

  • Author:
    Robertson, Patricia
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    Patricia Robertson's new collection of short fiction, Hour of the Crab, is a work of insight and mastery, each story demonstrating an original vision, intriguing characters, and sophisticated skill. Readers will travel with...

  • Author:
    Pelley, Chad
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    Chad Pelley’s Four-Letter Words, his collection of award-winning short stories, presents us with characters haunted by one four-letter word or another: love, hate, lust, or loss. A father drives across the island hoping to find his...

  • Author:
    Coles, Megan Gail
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    Eating Habits Of The Chronically Lonesome will leave you struck, yet, exhilarated. The exploration of starvation and consumption is at the core of each character; what does our hunger reveal about the state of our soft hearts? Ellen...

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    Author:
    Doyle, Terry
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    ***DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD FINALIST******ALISTAIR MACLEOD PRIZE FOR SHORT FICTION FINALIST*****MARGARET AND JOHN SAVAGE FIRST BOOK AWARD - FICTION FINALIST******NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR BOOK AWARDS FICTION AWARD FINALIST***In...

  • Author:
    Ferron, Jacques
    Summary:

    À l'occasion de leur 60e anniversaire, les Éditions Hurtubise proposent cette réédition de l'un des titres les plus emblématiques de leur catalogue, les Contes de Jacques Ferron, superbement revisités par le regard poétique de...

  • Author:
    Archambault, Renée
    Summary:

    Laisser place à notre rêve, le nourrir et suivre sa trace, voici le thème de ce deuxième recueil. Tout ce qui dessine la voie de notre existence, nous redonne notre raison d'être, notre joie de vivre et met en lumière l'...

  • Author:
    Benjamin, Chris
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    Twelve short stories about love, loss, failure, and acceptance by an award-winning author. "...giant storytelling talent unleashed." -Jon Tattrie, Atlantic Books Today. The daughter of an alcoholic desperate to be loved. A father...

  • Author:
    Henighan, Stephen
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    These eleven short stories cover a wide range of territory - from Toronto to Cuba to Eastern Europe. And, wide-ranging over geography as they are, they also cover an array of characters and situations that can only be situated in the...

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