Little Mink has listened to his ancestors tell stories in the sky world about deep forests and bubbling rivers in the physical world he never got to experience. Their stories made him yearn for ones of his own. He returns to the physical world, starting in Tkaronto.
In this darkly funny debut from Lucie Pagé, characters collide in the most unexpected ways as they search to create meaning and relationships in their lives. What begins as a search for a lost dog propels a group of unconnected characters into a difficult journey of self-discovery.
Stephen Millburn is barely holding it together. Balancing his parenting duties with a new job as an early-morning radio host is much harder than he anticipated. He needs his job to support his growing family and pay down his crippling mortgage, but if he doesn’t find a way to cope soon, he’ll lose it all.
Delivering a not guilty verdict at the end of a trial for the disturbing murder of a child, Matthew Rice’s life begins to unravel. As he searches for his place in a world that has changed in ways he doesn’t understand, he goes into survivalist mode and tries to sit out whatever cataclysmic event awaits the world.
After being mistaken for the lead actor on the set of a Hollywood film, Chris assumes the identity of the actor and disconnects from his real life. Falling deeply into his newfound identity, he must grapple with his role as an imposter and whether he should extricate himself from reinvention.
Under their father’s watchful eye, the Trouper quintuplets were raised to be the best actors of their generation, only to rebel during a performance on their 18th birthday and go their separate ways. Twenty years later, the siblings reunite for the reading of their father’s will and one last performance.
When Andy's lover—his wife's best friend—goes missing on a kayaking trip, he steals a memory card with evidence to keep his secret from being exposed. The memory card is then stolen from him, and in his attempts to recover it he is led further than ever from his wife, testing the breaking point of their marriage.
A thoughtful account of how we can save democracies from the despots and populists who provide the easy answers to complicated situations, dumbing political discourse down to sandbox antics.