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Asylum
Alexis
0771006691
Apr 2006
Hardcover
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Despair: And Other Stories of Ottawa
Andre Alexis
0805059806
January 2001
Paperback
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Book Review
The themes of André Alexis's first story collection--belonging, displacement, alienation, and desire--may strike some readers as overly familiar. And most of the action in Despair takes place in downtown Ottawa, not exactly a city that makes the heart beat faster. Yet the author's achievement here is anything but mundane. Recounting his stories in precise, unadorned language, Alexis produces quiet dramas of nightmarish threat, in which reality itself constantly threatens to degenerate into (as "Kuala Lumpur" would have it) "something ecstatic and unhealthy."

Almost all the characters in Despair are isolated by circumstances beyond their making--or simply by their own imaginings. And Alexis manages to combine the cultural traditions of Trinidad and Canada to eerie, searing effect. In "The Night Piece," for...



Ingrid and the Wolf
Andre Alexis
0887766919
October 2005
Paperback
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Review
“…André Alexis presents a main character who is smart and engaging and real. Ingrid's story echoes setting and character from the great Victorian novels and has a touch of the magic of the great, timeless fairy tales… I was reminded of Burnett's The Secret Garden as I read this novel, with that story's dark and foreboding house and its bold young heroine bringing a family together. Highly Recommended.”
CM Magazine

Book Description
Like all of us, Ingrid wants to belong, especially to a family. Now, she does have parents whom she loves very much, but she has a sense that there is more to her past than she’s been told. When the opportunity presents itself for her to visit Hungary, Ingrid takes it despite her parents’...


The Journey Prize Anthology
Andre Alexis (Editor)
0771044194
October 2002
Paperback
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Review
?In this competition, the real winner is the reader.?
?Books in Canada

?A generous and timely acknowledgement of the importance of short fiction.?
?Quill & Quire

?This annual collection?continues to be a reliable Who?s Who of the best emerging Canadian writers.?
?Vancouver Sun

?A commendable enterprise.?
?Globe and Mail

Book Description
This is the fourteenth edition of The Journey Prize Anthology, which has established itself as Canada’s most popular fiction anthology, presenting the best new Canadian writers. As well as receiving high praise every year, it is an important indicator of up-and-coming writers. Past winners such as Elyse Gasco, Cynthia Flood, Yann Martel, and Timothy Taylor, and many others whose...


Maldoror and the Complete Works
Comte de Lautreamont
187897212X
June 1994
Paperback
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Book Description
tr Alexis Lykiard, 2 vols in one w/bibliography &c


European Policies on Competition, Trade and Industry: Conflict and Complementarities
Pierre Buigues (Editor)
1858983150
January 1995
Hardcover
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Malick Sidibe
Andre Magnin
3931141934
January 1999
Hardcover
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Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce
Caitlin Shetterly (Editor)
0641693230

Hardcover
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Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce
Caitlin Shetterly (Editor)
0425181618
September 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
These stories-from such masters of short fiction as Ann Beattie, Andre Dubus, Jhumpa Lahiri and John Updike-represent a journey through the rocky emotional terrain of separation and divorce, from the viewpoints of spouses, children, and significant others who are all deeply affected by the dissolution of marriage, whether that dissolution is slow and sad or sudden and shocking.

Stories by:
John Cheever * Ann Beattie * Jhumpa Lahiri * John Updike * Alice Munro * Andre Dubus * Lee K. Abbott * Randall Kenan * Wendi Kaufman * Michael Chabon * Russell Banks * Sherman Alexie * Edmund White * Alice Elliott Dark * Peter Ho Davies * Raymond Carver * Grace Paley * Richard Ford * Molly Giles * Anthony Walton * Lucia Nevai * Lorrie Moore

About the Author
Caitlin Shetterly...


Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce
Caitlin Shetterly (Editor)
0425188531
April 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Now available in trade paperback-- a first-of-its-kind collection, this bestselling anthology represents a journey through the rocky terrain of separation and divorce, from the viewpoints of the various people affected by the dissolution of a marriage, whether that dissolution is slow and sad or sudden and shocking. Fault Lines is not only a stunning showcase of talent, but a unique literary look at the culture of divorce. Featuring stories by:
LEE K. ABBOTT
SHERMAN ALEXIE
RUSSELL BANKS
ANN BEATTIE
RAYMOND CARVER
MICHAEL CHABON
JOHN CHEEVER
ALICE ELLIOTT DARK
ANDRE DUBUS
RICHARD FORD
MOLLY GILES
PETER HO DAVIES
WENDI KAUFMAN
RANDALL KENAN
JHUMPA LAHIRI
LORRIE MOORE
ALICE MUNRO
LUCIA NEVAI
GRACE PALEY
JOHN UPDIKE
ANTHONY...


The Journey Prize Stories 16: Short Fiction from the Best of Canada's New Writers
Various
0771043937
September 2004
Paperback
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Review
The Journey Prize Anthology has become the proving ground for new, young Canadian writers, a who’s who of the coming generation. . . . There’s nothing else like it in Canada. (I, for one, owe everything to the Journey Prize.)”
– Yann Martel, previous Journey Prize winner and the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Life of Pi


"The Journey Prize Anthology represents the haunting pulse of the country's literary heartbeat."
-Edmonton Journal

"An adventurous collection of cut-above stories. . . . [The Journey Prize Anthology] buttresses the widely held conviction that short fiction is alive and swelling the ranks of first-rate Canadian authors gathering accolades around the globe."
-Toronto Star...

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