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Cool Water
3.66
A day in the life of Juliet, Saskatchewan. The lives of several families examined. Struggles, minor succeses, a death, an epiphany. Secrets kept, secr ...more
Feb 28, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
 
The Pale Blue Eye
3.69
Louis Bayard has written an extraordinary novel in The Pale Blue Eye. Ostensibly, it's a work of historical fiction: the US West Point Academy, on the ...more
May 15, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
Annabel
3.81
When a child is born at the remote hamlet of Croydon Harbour, Labrador in 1968, his parents Jacinta (born and raised in St. John's, Newfoundland) and ...more
Mar 06, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
 
A Glass of Blessings
3.95
Here was a totally unexpected -- and unexpectedly delightful -- read. Barbara Pym was hailed twice by the Times Literary Supplement as "the most under ...more
Jan 04, 2011
May 29, 2011
 
The Sentimentalists
2.65
Winner of the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize, arguably Canada's highest literary award, Johanna Skibsrud's The Sentimentalists made headlines, not just ...more
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
 
Light Lifting
3.89
Shortlisted for both the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize and 2011 Commonwealth Prize, Alexander MacLeod's collection of short stories, Light Lifting, com ...more
Sep 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
The Metropolis Case
3.44
A somewhat daring first novel, Matthew Gallaway's The Metropolis Case stiches together four lives using Wagner's most revolutionary opera,Tristan und ...more
Apr 20, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
The Man Who Killed
2.77
Fraser Nixon's first novel, The Man Who Killed, is set in 1926 Montreal relating the journey into hell of the protagonist and narrator, Mick, a 20-som ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
The Finkler Question
2.74
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Jan 15, 2012
 
Death and the Penguin
3.84
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Feb 25, 2012
Dec 10, 2011
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.13
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Apr 21, 2012
Oct 06, 2011
 
The Sisters Brothers
3.82
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Feb 27, 2012
 
The Moviegoer
3.71
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Aug 05, 2012
Aug 17, 2012
 
The President
3.58
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Aug 11, 2012
Aug 17, 2012
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