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"The trauma of war bifurcates the lives of many into branches of what existed before and what remains after; so too can the past feel like an alternate plane of existence, leaving survivors feeling fragmented as they are grafted into the circumstances of their new lives." 

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The author of novel The Luminous Sea on books that ask if there is space left for wonder in the world. 

Shelf Talkers: Books to Carry You Through November

I’m really not sure of the cause, but it happens every year at around this time. I find myself thinking about the past, about my place in the world, about the people around me, the stories they’re …

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A century after the end of World War One, we're still not done telling stories about this historical event.

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The author of new novel Ordinary Strangers on going beyond Earle Birney, the powers of understatement, and the poet that no Canadian should die without reading

Giller Prize 2018 Special Series: The Chat with Éric Dupont

Our next instalment of this year’s Giller special features our chat with Éric Dupont, author of Songs for the Cold of Heart (QC Fiction/Baraka Books), which was translated by Peter McCambridge.

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