Rights Canada 2020–2021: Fiction

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Running Downhill Like Water

By (author) Jane Woods
Categories: Fiction

Set in a small town in Québec, Running Downhill Like Water consists of four interconnected stories spanning fifty years of the lives of people whose ­prospects have been violently shattered.

Letters From Johnny

By (author) Wayne Ng
Categories: Fiction
Series: Essential Prose Series

Set in Toronto 1970, just as the FLQ crisis emerges to shake an innocent country, eleven-year-old Johnny Wong uncovers an underbelly to his tight, downtown neighbourhood. He shares a room with his Chinese ...

Tainna

By (author) Norma Dunning
Categories: Fiction

Drawing on both lived experience and cultural memory, Norma Dunning brings together six powerful new short stories centred on modern-day Inuk characters in Tainna. Ranging from homeless to extravagantly ...

The Hanged Woman’s Daughter

By (author) Nellie P. Strowbridge
Categories: Fiction

Award-winning author Nellie P. Strowbridge weaves a tantalizing tale of the elusive Bridget Snow, the scattering of her family by a heartless magistrate, and her attempt at anonymity—all on the heels ...

Theory

By (author) Norman Yeung
Categories: Drama

In this thrilling exploration of the intersections and divisions within liberalism, a young professor finds herself in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse.

Supermarket Baby

By (author) Susan Flanagan
Edited by Charis Cotter & Robin
Categories: Business & Economics

Henry Puddester is a freshly retired civil servant whose life goes off the rails after an innocent trip to the supermarket, where he inadvertently switches his shopping cart with that of a young mother. ...

Au nord de ma mémoire

By (author) Mattia Scarpulla

Series: Sauvage

A group of first-generation migrants, their bodies still scarred by the stigmas of exile, regroup in Montréal to play music. Another group hides among library shelves after closing time, in order to ...

Le baiser de la mort

By (author) Ericka Duflo

Series: Évanescence

Jonglant entre ses cours préuniversitaires, sa vie familiale et ses sorties avec ses copines, Evy mène une vie routinière jusqu’au jour où elle remarque un étrange individu au long manteau noir ...

Sa parole contre la mienne

By (author) Chrystine Brouillet

Series: Reliefs

Myriam est une jeune journaliste assoiffée de justice. Déterminée à révéler au grand jour les agressions sexuelles commises par un animateur vedette dont a été victime l’une de ses amies, elle ...

Derrière la nuit

By (author) Germaine Beaulieu

Derrière la nuit invite à une réflexion poignante sur la mort. La poète, saisie par le désarroi devant l’inéluctable, fait le récit d’un corps qui se défait et de la parole qui trouve sa puissance ...