The Way We Live Now, I mean now

Linda Leith
6 April 2020

When it comes to plagues and pestilence, the writers mentioned most often nowadays are Boccaccio, Defoe, Camus, and Garcia Marquez. But it’s Waiting for Godot and a 1986 story by Susan Sontag that come to Linda Leith’s mind.

A Joy to Read

Kenneth Radu
3 March 2020

Kenneth Radu remembers New York while reading Ariela Freedman's Brooklyn-set A Joy To Be Hidden

Review: Smells Like Stars

Leigh Kinch-Pedrosa
4 October 2018

In Leigh Kinch-Pedrosa's review, D. Nandi Odhiambo's new novel is "a swirling, dizzying, drama full of complex characters and high stakes."



Translation: Lu Xun's Voice, II

23 September 2018

Jennifer Quist translates this second piece by Chinese author Lu Xun, work that was carried out as part of her post-graduate work at the University of Alberta. The first piece appears here.



Review: The Pink House

Leigh Kinch-Pedrosa
14 May 2018

Contributing editor Leigh Kinch-Pedrosa reviews The Pink House, the new collection by Montreal writer Licia Canton. 

Q&A: Phillip Ernest, Part II

16 February 2018

Phillip Ernest elaborates on his life in Toronto, the city to which he fled at the age of fifteen, on his first university studies there when he was thirty, and on the writing of the Sanskrit vampire story entited The Vetala that LLP publishes on March 10th.

Q & A with novelist Phillip Ernest, part I

11 February 2018

Phillip Ernest lived on Toronto’s skid row until he was twenty-eight. He learned Sanskrit from the book Teach Yourself Sanskrit, and later earned a BA in South Asian Studies from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Sanskrit from Cambridge University. The Vetala is his first novel. 

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