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The Withdrawal Method

Written by Pasha Malla

  • 328 Pages
  • 9780887848995
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)

$11.87 $16.95


Publication Date April 01, 2008

Winner of the Trillium Award

Pasha Malla's extraordinary stories grant us entry into fascinating worlds: the complex world of children acting out half-understood fantasies of adulthood; the modern world of young couples navigating hairpin emotional turns; a near future world where Niagara Falls has run dry.

The Withdrawal Method is a remarkably inventive, assured, and smart collection from one of our best young writers, one who pairs emotional depth with great technical skill. These extraordinary stories peel back layers to reveal the strange, the wondrous, the unexpected.

Winner of the Trillium Book Award 2009

Short-listed for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize - Best First Book 2009

Long-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize 2009


Pasha Malla
Pasha Malla’s first novel, People Park, was shortlisted for the First Novel Award and was selected as an Best Book. His first collection of short stories, The Withdrawal Method, a Globe and Mail and National Post book of the year, won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award and the Trillium Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He is the winner of an Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction, two National Magazine Awards, and has twice had stories included in the Journey Prize anthology. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.