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Momo of Les Halles (Momo des Halles)

UPMARKET FICTION “The result is splendid. We tremble with Maurice. We hope with him. Oh! He is strong, this Momo of Les Halles!” – Le Parisien “The story is very strong. Momo has moved me a lot” – Eliette Abecassis “Momo of Les Halles deserves to be counted among the best novels of the year.” […]

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Fidelities (Les fidélités)

LITERARY FICTION Consumed by guilt, a husband and father forces himself to make an impossible choice between his wife and his mistress. “A portrait like a mirror exploded into fragments, in which we’ll all recognize ourselves a bit, whether we’re the one who cheated or who got cheated on, or neither one or the other, […]

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My Heart is Not My Own

LITERARY FICTION …it’s illuminating and refreshing to read a novel set in Sierra Leone that, while never shying away from the brutal realities, paints a fuller picture including lush landscapes, powerful women, philosophical men and secret societies, layered through with magic, adventure and sensuality. –Toronto Star Wuitchik’s alluring novel about the haunted and the hunted […]

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Anti-Therapies (Antiterapias)

Winner of Prêmio São Paulo de Literatura, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Brazil. To the jury of the São Paulo Prize, Fux is a “major revelation” with his “dilacerating prose”. He received the prize awarded to a first novel by an author under 40 years old for “his dramatic intensity, for his […]

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Extraordinary

LITERARY FICTION I finished David Gilmour’s Extraordinary… pretty much in one sitting, which is partly a function of its shortness, but also of its effortless narrative drive and laid-back readability, and because its central character is one of the most interesting and entertaining fictional women I’ve encountered in a while. –The Globe and Mail David […]

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The Perfect Order of Things

LITERARY FICTION … a masterpiece of irony, subversive humour and astonishing self-mockery…. Gilmour handles his material with style and finesse, with a delicious sense of irony and with a creative jouissance. Here is a novel that gleams with intelligence, humour and wickedly precise observation. –The Globe and Mail Like a tourist visiting his own life, David […]

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Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal

NON-FICTION | ECONOMICS Andrew Ross is the very model for a scholar-activist, and Creditocracy, his latest book, is as compelling as it is important. Let’s hope this makes a difference in the world. It really should. —David Graeber, author of Debt: The First 5,000 Years In this lucid and accessible book, Andrew Ross argues that […]

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Six Months Later

YA FICTION An intriguing new book loaded with suspense. The shocking reasons behind Chloe’s transformation will keep you guessing until the very end, culminating in a stunning truth. So what really happened in those six months? You’ll just have to pick up this incredible book to find out for yourself. – Girls’ Life An intense […]

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The Party Wall (Le mur mitoyen)

LITERARY FICTION Madeleine talks to herself, even when she is in the company of others. Ariel and Marie’s defenses break down when they hold hands for the first time. Simon and Carmen attempt, between two earthquakes, to find out the truth from their mother about their existence, while Angie and Monette unknowingly forge connections between […]

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Griffintown

  LITERARY FICTION “A novel which has all the bitterness of Cormac McCarthy’s great westerns.” — L’actualité “This novel’s tour de force is its ability to conjure up an obsolete and poverty-stricken world and raise it to great heights, making it both enthralling and incredibly alive. There is something of a great writer in Marie […]

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