Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Fiction. Noir. Worlds collide when a naïve young heiress takes a tumble for a bootlegger with a murderous temper and his business partner falls in love with Montreal, the way Americans are prone to do. One world war has ended and a second is in the ...


  • Most western critics of the junta that has ruled Burma since 1962—violently suppressing the democracy movement and crushing human rights while dominating the international opium trade—have hesitated to visit the country lest the cost of their tri...


  • As compelling and revelatory as Colm Toibin's The Master, Walt Whitman's Secret mines the life of the most influential poet in the American canon for insights about creativity, relations between the sexes and the dangers of excessive patriotism. I...


  • Vividly conjured out of the hustle and crime of Canada’s poorest neighbourhood, this poetic and picaresque novel stakes a new claim on the fictional territory of Don DeLillo and Chuck Palahniuk.Bishop isn’t a man most women would find attractive:...




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    At a low point in his life, the prolific Canadian writer Douglas Fetherling sought to clear his head by taking the kind of trip that many of us dream about – going round the world on one of the last of the tramp freighters. The four-month voyage ca...