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Jabber
By Marcus Youssef
Foreword by Dennis Foon

Winner 2019 IKARUS Prize

Winner 2019 Best New Text, Montreal English Language Theatre Awards

Like many outgoing young women, Fatima feels rebellious against parents she sees as strict. It just so happens that she is Egyptian-born and wears a hijab. When anti-Muslim graffiti appears on the walls of her school, Fatima transfers to a new school. The guidance counsellor there, Mr. E., does his…


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ISBN: 9781772015010
Pages:80
Pub. Date: September 7 2022
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.25"
Drama / DRA013000

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Jacob's Wake
By Michael Cook

Jacob's Wake explores the relationship of a father, Winston, with his three sons, Wayne, a corrupt politician, Alonzo, a cynical business man, and Brad, a failed priest. It quickly moves from an apparently realistic family drama to nightmarish, expressionistic drama of 20th century failure as an approaching storm begins to…


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ISBN: 9780889220973
Pages:144
Pub. Date: January 1 1975
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.375"
Drama / DRA013000

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Je me souviens
By Lorena Gale

Short-listed 2002 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama

In this powerful dramatic monologue, Lorena Gale remembers, by reconstructing for the audience, her childhood and coming of age as an African-Canadian in Montreal.Her autobiographical protagonist is unabashedly one of those spoil-sport “ethniques” who, for political factions led by the likes of Parizeau, undermined and destroyed the separatist “pur-laine” vision…


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ISBN: 9780889224537
Pages:96
Pub. Date: September 15 2001
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.25"
Drama / DRA013000

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Jigsaw
By M.A.C. Farrant

Celebrated humorist and short-story writer M.A.C. Farrant’s new non-fiction work comprises ninety-three puzzle pieces that mimic the actual practice of assembling a jigsaw puzzle. By turns whimsical, insightful, meditative, funny, and factual, the “pieces” of Jigsaw touch on themes readers of the celebrated humorist and fiction writer M.A C. Farrant…


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ISBN: 9781772015430
Pages:157
Pub. Date: October 17 2023
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.8125"
Non-Fiction / LCO019000

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Jitters
By David French

Winner 1980 Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award

Jitters, David French’s sophisticated backstage comedy, opens on the night of a preview of a new play, “The Care and Treatment of Roses.” Within minutes, the audience is plunged into the world of the theatre, a world of instant loves and hates, easily bruised egos, contradictory interpretations of role and…


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ISBN: 9780889222427
Pages:176
Pub. Date: January 1 1986
Dimensions: 8.25" x 5.25" x 0.5"
Non-Fiction / PER011000

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Joe Beef
By David Fennario

Winner 1987 United Steel Worker's Union Pauline Julien Prize

Desperately poor immigrants find refuge with Montreal’s legendary barkeep, Joe Beef. Cast of five women and five men.


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ISBN: 9780889222915
Pages:104
Pub. Date: January 1 1991
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.375"
Drama / DRA013000

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Judith's Sister
By Lise Tremblay
Translated by Linda Gaboriau

Short-listed 2013 Cole Foundation Prize for Translation (French to English) Quebec Writer's Federation Awards

In the seemingly endless small-town summer of 1968, a twelve-year-old girl contemplates with dread the social prospects of her fast-approaching enrollment in a class for gifted students at the local high school, arranged by her mother who “blows up” at the drop of a hat—she doesn’t intend to let her…


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ISBN: 9780889226777
Pages:160
Pub. Date: November 15 2011
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.375"
Fiction / FIC019000

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Jump Scare
By Daniel Zomparelli

At once raw and skillful, painful and funny, personal and pervasive, the poems in Jump Scare dig deep into mental health, neurodivergence, grief, dreams, monstrosity, sexuality, pop culture, queer consumer culture, and the commodification of identity. Jump Scare tackles isolation and loss head-on and thinks hard and with wry humour…


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ISBN: 9781772016109
Pages:107
Pub. Date: April 2 2024
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.5"
Poetry / POE011000

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JUST LIKE I LIKE IT
By Danielle LaFrance

In JUST LIKE I LIKE IT, Danielle LaFrance combines poetry and autotheory as a means of targeting ideological infatuation, spilling into an obsession with ideological abolishment. JUST LIKE I LIKE IT searches for ways to kill and abolish "it," seeking means to get it done right, even when attempted slowly…


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ISBN: 9781772012347
Pages:160
Pub. Date: September 20 2019
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.4375"
Poetry / POE011000

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Justice in Our Time
By Roy Miki & Cassandra Kobayashi

From 1942 to 1949, a group of innocent Canadians were uprooted from their homes and businesses on the west coast, dispossessed, and forced to disperse across Canada, merely on the basis of their Japanese ancestry. Some 4,000 were even exiled to wartorn Japan.These injustices remained unresolved for nearly forty years.…


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ISBN: 9780889222922
Pages:160
Pub. Date: January 1 1991
Dimensions: 11.25" x 9.25" x 0.625"
Non-Fiction / POL004000