The Love of a Good Woman : Stories

By Alice Munro

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In 8 new tales, a grasp of the shape extends and magnifies her nice themes--the vagaries of affection, the fervour that leads down unforeseen paths, the chaos soaring slightly below the outside of items, and the unusual, frequently comical wants of the human heart.

Time stretches out in the various tales: a guy and a lady glance again 40 years to the summer time they met--the summer time, because it seems, that the real nature of their lives was once printed. In others time is telescoped: a tender lady reveals within the process a night that the mum she adores, and whose fluttery sexuality she hopes to emulate, won't maintain her--she needs to expect herself.

a few offerings are made--in a will, in a choice to go away home--with irrevocable and striking results. At different occasions catastrophe is courted or slightly skirted: while a mom has a startling dream approximately her child; whilst a girl, using her grandchildren to stopover at the lakeside haunts of her early life, starts off a video game that can have harmful results. the wealthy layering that offers Alice Munro's paintings so powerful a feeling of lifestyles is very obvious within the name tale, within which the dying of an area optometrist brings an whole city into focus--from the preadolescent boys who locate his physique, to the fellow who most likely killed him, to the lady who needs to make a decision what to do approximately what she may possibly understand. huge, relocating, profound--these are tales that reach the boundaries of fiction.

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Five Legs (A List)

By Graeme Gibson

First released by means of Anansi in 1969, Five Legs used to be a leap forward for Canadian experimental fiction, promoting 1,000 copies in its first week. on the time Scott Symons wrote that "Five Legs has stronger writing in it, web page for web page, than the other younger Canadian novel that i will imagine of." Or certainly any younger American novel — together with Pynchon and Farina.

Five Legs is the subversive story of 2 guilt-ridden younger males, Lucan Crackell and Felix Oswald — one a professor, the opposite his scholar — stuck within the grip of the North American Protestant ethic, with its emotional web-spinning and sexual torments. Gibson captures either their mortifications and their lively resistance to all issues WASP, themselves incorporated, in stream-of-consciousness prose that's instantly fluid, disjointed, and hilarious. crucial examining for any Canlit junkie, and particularly a visit. This version includes a new advent by means of Sean Kane.

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The Selected Short Fiction of Lisa Moore (A List)

Lisa Moore's tales are brilliant, emotionally enticing, tangible. She marks out the dear moments of her characters' lives opposed to deceptively regular backdrops — a St. John's sanatorium cafeteria lit in simple terms through the lighting within the snack machines; a half-built apartment "like a rib cage round a lungful of sky" — and the consequences linger lengthy within the reminiscence. The accrued brief Fiction of Lisa Moore shows us that love, along hope, can occasionally come as a shock, occasionally an ambush. She splices moments and photographs jointly so adroitly, so vividly, you are going to swear you've gotten lived them your self. This new quantity, bringing jointly Lisa Moore’s first books of news, Open and Degrees of Nakedness, is the superior approach to come upon one of many best short-story writers within the kingdom. This variation encompasses a excellent new creation via Jane Urquhart at the value of Moore’s work.

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Born Naked: The Early Adventures of the Author of Never Cry Wolf

By Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat's formative years was once charmed and hilarious, and unbelievably unfastened in its entry to unspoiled nature via bird-banding expeditions and in a single day outings within the lifeless of iciness. the writer writes of snoozing in haystacks for survival, and different adventures, with equivalent stocks of sales space Tarkington and Jack London. He additionally brings again Mutt, the recognized hero-dog of his vintage THE puppy WHO would not BE, and his puppy owl Wol, hero of OWLS within the kinfolk. the story of an outrageous and shrewdpermanent boy, BORN bare takes its position because the starting place of the Farley Mowat canon.

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L'Indomptable (Docteure Irma, Tome 2)

By Pauline Gill

Pauline Gill, passionnée d'histoire et d'écriture, excelle à faire revivre des pionnières de chez nous. Docteure Irma Tome 1 - l. a. Louve blanche, paru en 2006 et racontant l. a. vie d'Irma LeVasseur, chef de dossier des femmes médecins et pédiatres canadiennes françaises, a séduit le public par l. a. qualité de son écriture et ses troublantes révélations. Sa suite, L'Indomptable, vous tiendra en haleine de los angeles première à l. a. dernière page.

Éprouvée par l'anonymat maintenu sur l. a. fondation de son superior hôpital - l'hôpital Sainte-Justine à Montréal - l. a. Dre Irma LeVasseur, première Canadienne française à exercer l. a. médecine au Québec, trouvera une repayment inattendue à manhattan, où ses deux quêtes seront exaucées : retrouver sa mère et se consacrer à l. a. santé des enfants. Mais nul repos pour cette femme d'audace au destin tumultueux. Les liens du sang lui réserveront les émotions les plus fortes que l'on puisse imaginer, alors que sa vie de médecin l'amènera à se dépasser sans relâche.

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Moscou Cosmos

By André Girard

Faites connaissance avec Étienne et Johanna, un couple moderne qui se fixe des rendez-vous dans les grandes villes du monde. Moscou en été, telle est l. a. vacation spot choisie cette fois.

En présentant deux amants qui se redécouvrent et une ville qui dévoile ses charmes, André Girard investit le territoire de l. a. sensualité avec finesse et sensibilité.

Mi-juin, l. a. consultation d’hiver est maintenant selected du passé à RGGU, l’université d’État des sciences sociales de Russie, où Étienne est chargé de cours. Comme sur tous les campus de los angeles planète, c’est le temps des colloques et des conférences. Voilà le prétexte tout indiqué pour Johanna – qui vient tout juste de terminer l. a. première année d’un MBA à l’université de Nottingham en Grande-Bretagne – de donner un rendez-vous galant... Deux ans après leur première rencontre à Port-Alfred, et six mois après leur séjour à Prague, Étienne et Johanna vivront d’intenses retrouvailles à Moscou.

Journal d’une semaine vécue par deux Québécois en Russie, ce récit sera doublé d’un Carnet de voyage lui aussi élaboré après coup par Étienne. Il faut dire que deux semaines avant l’arrivée de Johanna, il a reçu son père, un prof de cégep à l. a. retraite et ancien marxiste-léniniste pas tout à fait repenti. À deux semaines d’intervalle, Étienne fera donc découvrir à Johanna et à son père los angeles capitale des utopies perdues.

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Born Naked: The Early Adventures of the Author of Never Cry Wolf

By Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat's formative years used to be charmed and hilarious, and unbelievably unfastened in its entry to unspoiled nature via bird-banding expeditions and in a single day outings within the lifeless of wintry weather. the writer writes of dozing in haystacks for survival, and different adventures, with equivalent stocks of sales space Tarkington and Jack London. He additionally brings again Mutt, the recognized hero-dog of his vintage THE puppy WHO would not BE, and his puppy owl Wol, hero of OWLS within the family members. the story of an outrageous and smart boy, BORN bare takes its position because the beginning of the Farley Mowat canon.

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Déluge

By Anne-Marie White

Une femme déconnectée, vidée. Autour d'elle, ou peut-être en elle, une succession d'images personnifiées, fantasmées ou horrifiantes : vidangeur attractive, dentistes admirablement de gauche, petit couple d'emmerdeurs bourgeois, pimp, pute, punk virulent.

Le monde intérieur de Solange nous apparaît comme un movie présenté au ralenti, dont des morceaux auraient été volontairement coupés.

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Next Episode

First released in l965, Hubert Aquin’s Next Episode is a nerve-racking and but deeply relocating novel of dissent and misery. As he awaits trial, a tender separatist writes an espionage tale within the psychiatric ward of the Montreal legal the place he has been detained. Sheila Fischman’s daring new translation captures the pulsating lifetime of Aquin’s complicated exploration of the political realities of up to date Quebec.

From the Paperback edition.

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