Quill and Quire

by Steven W. Beattie

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Toronto tales Three forthcoming novels turn their attention to different neighbourhoods in Canada’s most populous city. David Chariandy’s long-awaited follow-up to his acclaimed debut, Soucouyant, explores the confluence of masculinity, race, and violence in the ... Read More »

June 26, 2017

Everything is Awful and You're a Terrible Person Daniel Zomparelli

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Fantastic four A quartet of major novels from literary heavy-hitters: State of confusion Pasha Malla’s debut, the 2008 short-fiction collection The Withdrawal Method, won the Trillium Book Award. His debut novel, 2012’s People Park, was ... Read More »

January 30, 2017

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Translations Québécois reveries In the May 26, 2015, issue of The New Yorker, writer Pasha Malla mused about the status of French-to-English translations in Canada. The occasion was a review of Maxime Raymond Bock’s short-story ... Read More »

July 25, 2016