Think back to a road trip you’ve taken. Grande Plaine IV is a bit like that road trip: funny and sweet, clever and heartfelt. Young.
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Le sermon aux poissons is the first book in a Lisbon-based trilogy that loves nothing more than to blur the lines between myth and reality.
When, at the moment of her last rites, the priest asked my great-grandmother if she was afraid of death, she answered, “Death, Father, I have seen it 17 times.”
Nature has no secret plan. Nature is not a kind organizer. Nature doesn’t give a shit. She does her thing. Drops us through the hole, then waits.
Marc Séguin vividly describes the mundane but germane moments of being that make up a life.
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.