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The Books page, with details of all books published in English by LLP, is here. 
LLP's Catalogue, with details of all LLP titles, is on CataList here
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New and Forthcoming Books from LLP

True Arab Love, stories by Issa J. Boullata

ISBN: 978-1-988130-07-1
September 9, 2016
92 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $12.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $6.95

“Mine is a true Arab love that clings and does not let go.”

Shenzheners, stories by Xue Yiwei

ISBN: 978-1-988130-03-3
September 9, 2016
188 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $18.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $8.95

Translated from the Chinese by Darryl Sterk
Cover and interior illustrations by Cai Gao

"Xue Yiwei is a maverick in contemporary Chinese literature." -- Ha Jin
Hear David Gutnick's fine The Sunday Edition documentary on Xue Yiwei here.

The Last Bullet Is for You, a novel, by Martine Delvaux

ISBN: 978-1-988130-11-8
September 9, 2016
132 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $14.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $7.95

Translated from the French by David Homel

Love is war, wrote Ovid, and this book is a battleground.

Women and Power: The Case for Parity, Singles essay by Pascale Navarro

ISBN: 978-1-988130-15-6
September 9, 2016
96 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $14.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $7.95

A rallying cry for women in politics. Because it's 2016.

Translated by David Homel 
With a Foreword by Sue Montgomery

Governor General's Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Torp, a novel, by Michael Mirolla

ISBN: 978-1-927535-90-5
April 2, 2016
312 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $16.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $8.95

The landlord, the husband, the wife, and the lover.

"Mirolla writes with great passion."
-- Quill and Quire, June 2016

The Company of Crows, a novel, by Karen Molson

ISBN: 978-1-927535-94-3 
April 16, 2016
308 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $16.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $8.95

"A tender coming-of-age story and a sympathetic portrait of mental illness that reminds us how life’s disorder can open on to unexpected joy.” — Christine Fischer Guy

The Poet is a Radio, a novel, by Jack Hannan

ISBN: 978-1-927535-98-1 
April 9, 2016
168 pages. 5 x 8. Trade paper $14.95 
ePub, Mobi, PDF $8.95

"It’s easy to forget that an oblivious person with his nose in a book is the point of the whole thing.” — Jack Hannan

2016 QWF Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, shortlist

For more information:

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The complete online catalogue of current and upcoming Linda Leith Publishing print and ebooks is on CataList, and LLP Books are also displayed on The 49th Shelf.

Downloadable author images here.

Thank you! 

Linda Leith Publishing gratefully acknowledges the support of the Block Grants Program of the Canada Council for the Arts, of the Canada Book Fund, and of SODEC.


About Salon .ll.

Salon .ll. is LLP's online magazine, including posts written in English and in French, publishing news, and events. 


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Linda Leith herself

Author Linda Leith is the president of Linda Leith Publishing and the founder of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival. Her most recent book is Écrire au temps du nationalisme  (2014). Her bio is here, and details of the books she has authored are here.

19 March 2015: Quill & Quire's 80th anniversary issue (April 2015) includes a Q&A with Linda Leith:

March 9, 2015: Linda Leith writes in Quill and Quire on the demise of the Toronto International Book Fair.

Feb 14, 2015: Ian McGillis's Gazette piece about Linda Leith, post Blue Met, with this video

Écrire au temps du nationalisme  (Leméac Éditions, April 2014), is Alain Roy's translation of Writing in the Time of Nationalism: From Two Solitudes to Blue Metropolis (Signature Editions, 2010). Available from Renaud-Brayamazon.ca, and other booksellers. 


Écrire au temps du nationalisme has been reviewed in La Presse+ by Daniel Lemay, April 27 2014.

Marie-Andrée Lamontagne's Radio Ville-Marie Parking Nomade interview with me on the subject of the book is here (in French).

The Le Devoir review of Écrire au temps du nationalisme is here.


This website

We invite you to explore this website, where you can check out news and reviews of all titles published in English by LLP and in French by LLÉ, purchase a print copy or download an electronic copy of one of our books, read short essays on our online magazine Salon .ll. in English here and in French here, and find out about publisher Linda Leith and her own books.

News & Events


    As 2016 winds down, Linda Leith Publishing turns its attention to three bold new Spring novels -- one by veteran cultural warrior Stephen Henighan, a first book by Montrealer Ariela Freedman, and a new crime novel by Michael Blair.


    Mr. Singh Among the Fugitives, by Stephen Henighan
    LITERARY FICTION / SATIRE; March 25, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-988130-29-3; trade paper 5” x 8”; 210 pages, $18.95.

    The fearless Stephen Henighan skewers Canadian culture in his new comic novel.

    "Stephen Henighan is a persistent thorn in the side of the Canadian literary establishment, but also a fearless and perceptive observer of our culture." --Quill & Quire

    "He not only kills sacred cows, but he tortures them first." —University of Toronto Quarterly 



    Arabic for Beginners, by Ariela Freedman 
    LITERARY FICTION / ISRAEL; March 25, 2017; ISBN: 978-1-988130-33-0; trade paper 5” x 8”; 320 pages. $18.95.  

    “Freedman brilliantly captures the existential and alienated state that mothers of young children inhabit. Freedman's work is reminiscent of Rachel Cusk and Deborah Levy.” —Heather O’Neill, author of Lullabies for Little Criminals

    "Arabic for Beginners brings into sharp relief a young mother’s sabbatical year in Jerusalem in the era of the Gaza war. This is a brave, intelligent and impressive literary debut.” —Elaine Kalman Naves, author of The Book of Faith.



    The Evil That Men Do, by Michael Blair
    MYSTERY AND CRIME; March 25, 2017; ISBN: 978-1-988130-37-8; Trade paper 5” x 8”; 372 pages; $18.95.

    “Brandt’s victims were mostly elderly: widows, widowers and retirees, referred to him by his other clients, who believed he was making them a shitload of money. I guess they’d never heard, or had forgotten, that if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The earnings statements he sent out were pure fiction. As if that wasn’t bad enough, toward the end he’d also started forging his clients’ signatures on mortgage and loan applications he had no intention of making payments on. He’s a sociopath, obviously, without a shred of empathy or compassion. He left nearly a hundred elderly people, people who trusted him, completely destitute.”

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  • Wrap it up good and proper at the LLP | LLÉ #BannerYear-end bash on Thursday, December 1st, 6-8 p.m., at Librairie Bertrand Bookstore, 430, rue Saint-Pierre, Montreal. Wine and food, not to mention food for thought, with Martine Delvaux, Jack Hannan, Peter Kirby, Karen Molson, Felicia Mihali, Pascale Navarro, and Elaine Kalman Naves. 

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  • The great radio journalist David Gutnick has sent us the podcast of his fine documentary about Xue Yiwei, author of Shenzheners. The connection to Montreal comes across so strongly, both in Yiwei's childhood impressions of Dr. Bethune on this Chinese classroom wall--and in his amazement at a Montreal bus driver talking about metaphor. 
    This airs Sunday, Nov. 27th on CBC's The Sunday Edition, and you can listen to it here.

    Author Xue Yiwei

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  • Wrap it up early at the Holiday Pop-up Book Fair, 25-26 November, 2016 
    Stop by the LLP | LLÉ stand anytime to meet with our authors and translators -- and to find copies of all their books. 

    The first Holiday Pop-up Book Fair at the Atwater Library

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  • 22 November 2016: Join us for the 18th annual QWF Gala at the Corona Theatre! Jack Hannan's first novel, The Poet is a Radio, is in the running for the 2016 QWF Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. Congratulations, Jack! And congratulations to editor Katia Grubisic, too!


  • 13 November 2016, 1-3 p.m. 

    Case Files: Crime and Mystery @ LLP
    Come meet Peter Kirby, author of the Luc Vanier detective series including Open Season, this year’s winner of the Arthur Ellis Best Novel Award, and Michael Blair, author of True Believers and the upcoming The Evil That Men Do (March 2017)

    Copies of The Sicilian Wife by Caterina Edwards and Torp by Michael Mirolla will be available as well.

    Chapters Pointe-Claire, 6321, autoroute Transcanadienne, Pointe-Claire, QC.


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