Category Archives: Authors from Quebec

Anne Hebert: Collected Later Novels by Anne Hebert (132)

This is another author that I decided to give a try over the holidays. She is another author from Quebec that tweaked my attention. However, now that I have sampled her writing in this book, I will probably look her … Continue reading

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In Transit by Mavis Gallant (130)

This is Mavis Gallant’s ninth collection of short stories. It is a wonderful read. I enjoyed pouring myself some coca and sitting on my recliner for a few hours reading her stories during the holidays. What a treasure throve of … Continue reading

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Montreal Stories by Mavis Gallant (129)

This is the second book I read by Mavis Gallant during the Christmas holiday!  And this book did not disappoint either. There is nothing like sinking your mind and heart into a book of short stories like this. They are … Continue reading

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Paris Notebooks by Mavis Gallant (128)

I decided to read a few books by Mavis Gallant over the Christmas break.  I read Mavis Gallant’s writing during my undergraduate degree in university. However, I knew she was great in these days too. However, since I had to … Continue reading

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Getting to Maybe: How the world is changed (94)

I decided to read a few books that made me think long and hard this month. Of course, being a philosopher, I love books like that. And I recommend this book for anyone who would like to think and reminisce. … Continue reading

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The Nature of the Beast (47)

This is a wonderful novel by Louise Penny. Her prose is very engaging and the story will have you seated in your seat or shall I say on the edge of your seat… The story is about a nine-year-old Laurent … Continue reading

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A Page From the Wonders of Life on Earth (13)

This book of poems by Stephanie Bolster takes us into troubled places, such as prisons, museums, and the lost natural world. To be human, animal and other are in the air. In this book, we encounter zoos, aviaries, botanical gardens, … Continue reading

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