Traditional stories, myths and fairy tales

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You Are Eating an Orange. You Are Naked.

A translator living in Toronto frequently travels abroad—to Hong Kong, Macau, Prague, Tokyo—often with his unnamed lover. In restaurants and hotel rooms, the couple begin telling folk tales to each ...

Wild Heavens

The Wild Heavens is a graceful and compelling debut novel that pays tribute to the magic and unfathomable mystery of the natural world. Sandy Langley’s life has been haunted by a tragic disappearance—until ...

Carpe Fin

This unique graphic novel, by acclaimed Indigenous artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, blends Asian manhwa/manga with the Haida artistic and oral tradition in one stunning hand-painted volume. The story ...

Bezimena

The jumping-off point of this graphic novel is the myth of Artemis and Siproites, in which a young man is turned into a woman as a punishment for the attempted rape of one of Artemis' virgin cohorts. ...

Nuala

A giant adolescent puppet becomes self-aware in a dystopian world of love and treachery.

“Shh, my Nuala. I am with you. Today I shall teach you the newness of you. ” As The Engine breathes life into ...

Mythologie huronne et wyandotte

Cet ouvrage souligne les liens anciens et profonds, autres que de mépris, de violence et d’exploitation, tissés entre les peuples amérindiens et les descendants des premiers colons européens, liens ...

The Blue Mountains and Other Gaelic Stories from Cape Breton

John Shaw is the editor and translator of Tales Until Dawn: The World of a Cape Breton Gaelic Story-Teller and Brigh an Òrain: A Story in Every Song. He is senior lecturer in ethnology at the University ...