Literary Fiction

Literary Fiction

Stories from Canada and around the world to excite your mind and spark your imagination.

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Hair for Men

The second novel by Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Michelle Winters teems with hot towel shaves and the steady thrum of female rage.

Help Me, Jacques Cousteau

Gil Adamson, author of Ridgerunner, weaves an utterly original tale of an extraordinary family with a knack for eccentric behaviour.

Her First Palestinian

Elegant, surprising stories about Palestinian immigrants in Canada navigating their identities in circumstances that push them to the emotional brink.

Holding Still for as Long as Possible

A dazzling portrait of twenty-somethings who grew up on text-messaging and the war on terror.

How Should a Person Be?

A brilliant portrayal of finding a beautiful life by one of Canada's most exciting literary talents.

However Far Away

An evocative and sweeping family saga about love, loss, and acceptance—set against the backdrop of a traditional Sikh wedding.

I Am Ariel Sharon

I Am Ariel Sharon dives into the tortured mind of the controversial Israeli prime minister as he lies comatose and faces an ultimate reckoning.

In a Land without Dogs the Cats Learn to Bark

In his wildly ambitious and darkly funny debut novel, Jonathan Garfinkel probes the fractured nature of identity, the necessity of lies, and the bloody legacy of the Soviet Empire.


A classic of Canadian literature by the great Québécoise writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Quebec.

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

A bestseller that has sold over one million copies internationally and the most important book to have come out of South Korea since The Vegetarian.

Kiss the Undertow

The disturbing story of a swimmer navigating the abuse of her body and mind as she trains for competition, exploring the nature of power and will.


A Quebec bestseller based on the life of Michel Jean’s great-grandmother that delivers an empathetic portrait of drastic change in an Innu community.