Marc Séguin vividly describes the mundane but germane moments of being that make up a life.
I’m a saboteur of futures… kind of like being a hitman, except without the bodies.
We’d embed ourselves in the Canadian Forces like undercover journalists…beat them at their own game and come out with first-hand knowledge.
La porte du ciel is a bright patchwork. We follow “two little girls under the Louisiana sun, one brown as tea, the other white as milk,” through childhood, adolescence, and the American Civil War.
I was twenty years old when I met Ueno Takami, the Japanese poet. Some said he was a monk, others that he had a wife and two children, still others that he was the president of a large Japanese importing firm.
At the time I didn’t know what the truth was.
Love and friendship are at the heart of this first novel from filmmaker Julie Hivon as twenty-somethings struggle to shape their own lives, making something whole out of what’s left (ce qu’il en reste) of their pasts.
Espaces is a deeply unsettling piece of writing that provides insights into people’s deepest fears. While the setting is typical of a coming-of-age story, the content is anything but hopeful and carefree.
Canadians have long seen slavery in terms, above all, of the Underground Railway. But as historian Marcel Trudel reveals, men and women at every level of French and English Canadian society owned slaves.
A vacation in Ireland is meant to get a regular couple back on track. But they are still unpacking when one of them finds the body of a young woman washed up on the beach.