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These “subversive sonnets” overhaul the traditional sonnet form to address a range of subjects, from the tenderness of love to the terror of rape, punishment, torture, and murder. Mordecai has an unfailing ear for voices, for the music that sings and laughs and laments the stories of family, clan, and tribe. #poetry #ebook

Subversive Sonnets by Pamela Mordecai: These “subversive sonnets” overhaul the traditional sonnet form to address a range of subjects, from the tenderness of love to the terror of rape, punishment, torture, and murder.

We see Aya Katerina close world going about its traditional ways. But dark clouds loom in the near distance. As the War draws to a close, all these people await their fates as the Greek armies invade from the west and are fought back by the forces of Ataturk from the east. A story of love under impossible circumstances and a novel about growing up, this is also an account about a people, a neighbourhood, and a legendary city caught up by forces beyond their control. #ebook #fiction

We see Aya Katerina close world going about its traditional ways. But dark clouds loom in the near distance. As the War draws to a close, all these people await their fates as the Greek armies invade from the west and are fought back by the forces of Ataturk from the east. A story of love under impossible circumstances and a novel about growing up, this is also an account about a people, a neighbourhood, and a legendary city caught up by forces beyond their control. #ebook #fiction

Twenty-year-old Jillian Wu leaves Calcutta to marry a man she has never met—Peter Chou, also a Hakka—with much anticipation, only to discover that he is gay. Forced by her husband to keep up the charade of a “normal” marriage, and pressured by her in-laws to have a child, she flees back to Calcutta, only to be disowned by her conservative family. #ebook #fiction #novel

Twenty-year-old Jillian Wu leaves Calcutta to marry a man she has never met—Peter Chou, also a Hakka—with much anticipation, only to discover that he is gay. Forced by her husband to keep up the charade of a "normal" marriage, and pressured by her.

These remarkable and challenging poems confront the notion of “home.” Closely attentive to form and content, narrative and emotion, history and the contemporary, and inspired by the techniques of jazz, Travelogue of the Bereaved tells stories that are little known — the lives of persons of African descent at different periods in the Americas. #ebook #poetry

Some of our titles are on sale to celebrate Save on specific titles, including charles c smith's travelogue of the bereaved.

Here at last is a definitive edition that brings together the best from the published and new poetry of Riezi Crusz, who has been called "arguably the best living Sri Lankan poet in English." At all times Crusz displays that gift of language and image in "batik profusion" for which he has come to be admired. #ebook #poetry

Here at last is a definitive edition that brings together the best from the published and new poetry of Riezi Crusz, who has been called arguably the best living Sri Lankan poet in English.

nspired by an old Japanese parlour game of the Edo period (1603-1868), The Game of 100 Ghosts is a lyrical tribute to the poet’s friends and relations who recently departed their lives. This wonderful collection then evokes the spirits of lost friends and relations while paying tribute to a tradition. #ebook #poetry

Inspired by an old Japanese parlour game of the Edo period The Game of 100 Ghosts is a lyrical tribute to the poet’s friends and relations who recently departed their lives.

In a series of highly evocative, personal poems, Firesmoke explores the meaning of truth and the self, finding them both in form and emptiness. In her unorthodox, broadminded quest for understanding, Sheniz evokes the teachings of Sufism, acknowledges the restorative power of the Mother Goddess and honours the alchemy of nature. #ebook #poetry

Firesmoke examines the relationship between form and emptiness, and asks how fire can arise from both life and death. Firesmoke also explores the notion of the feminine principle, the alchemy of nature and the impermanence of life.

Bleeding Light is a collection of poems in ghazal form that traces the steps of a woman’s journey through night. She knows that in order to witness dawn, she has to travel through dusk first. Bleeding Light is fraught with opposing, stark and often violent imagery heavily influenced by Sufi philosophy.  #ebook #poetry

Bleeding Light is a collection of poems in ghazal form that traces the steps of a woman’s journey through night. Bleeding Light is fraught with opposing, stark and often violent imagery heavily influenced by Sufi philosophy.

From crumbling shops in Chinatown to decaying tanneries in Tangra, Kwai-yun Li's collection of linked short stories expose us to the life of a marginalized community in postcolonial Calcutta. #shortstories #ebook

Kwai-Yun Li's The Palm Leaf Fan is a collection of short stories that expose the marginalized life of a community in postcolonial Calcutta through stories of arranged marriages, women, politics, punishment, and oppression.

These poignant stories finely depict the lives of immigrants, through the themes of family adjustment, loss, and starting afresh in a new place. Set in suburban Toronto, New Jersey, Texas, and India, they draw out the conflicts in three generations of Indians whose lives interconnect even as they straddle the old and the new. What we sense is both the anguish of loss and the thrill of discovery. #fiction #ebook #novel

These poignant stories finely depict the lives of immigrants, through the themes of family adjustment, loss, and starting afresh in a new place. Set in suburban Toronto, New Jersey, Texas, and India, they draw out the conflicts in three generations of Indians whose lives interconnect even as they straddle the old and the new. What we sense is both the anguish of loss and the thrill of discovery. #fiction #ebook #novel

Miah means “fate” in Taiwanese. Spanning much of the twentieth century, these linked, subtly understated stories trace the destinies of simple folk from the brutal Japanese occupation of the early twentieth century through to the “White Terror” of the exiled Chinese Mainlanders and the Kuomintang, and finally to modern Taiwan and Canada. #ebook #shortstories

Miah by Julia Lin from TSAR Publications (October

Can't wait another second to read Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's poetry collection, Bodymap? You can buy the eBook from Kobo and read it right now!

What do you think of the new cover for Bodymap by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha from Mawenzi House?

Born in Lahore in present-day Pakistan, Balwant Bhaneja grew up in the exiled Sindhi Hindu community of Delhi, before emigrating to Canada. Troubled Pilgrimage is his account of a journey to his ancestral Sindh in Pakistan. This account is at once a meditation on exile, home, and identity, and on being a modern Canadian, as it is a journey into the enchanting, mystical land that was lost to his people at the Partition. #ebook #memoir #travel

The Express Tribune calls Balwant Bhaneja's Troubled Pilgrimage: Passage to Pakistan " an insightful look into the lives of those displaced by the 1947 Partition, as well as those who immigrated in the years after.

In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan—Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD—gives us her pointed insights on being a modern and liberal, yet practising, Muslim, especially in Canada. Provocative and original, even-handed and conciliatory, these essays are an important contribution to an urgent modern debate. #ebook #essays

Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman, essays by Sheema Khan (TSAR Publications)

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