Books published by Thomas Allen & Son

Siege 13

Thomas Allen & Son | September 4, 2012 | 339 pages
Winner of the 2012 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Finalist for the 2012 Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction In December of 1944, the Red Army entered Budapest to begin one of the bloodiest sieges of the Second World War. By February, the siege was over, but its... More Info

Half-Blood Blues

Thomas Allen & Son | August 25, 2011 | 304 pages
Paris, 1940. A brilliant jazz musician, Hiero, is arrested by the Nazis and never heard from again. He is twenty years old. He is a German citizen. And he is black. Fifty years later, his friend and fellow musician, Sid, must relive that unforgettable time, revealing the friendships, love affairs... More Info

The last shot

Thomas Allen & Son | August 21, 2009 | 229 pages
From one of Canada's most compelling and imaginative writers of short fiction comes a new collection of eleven stories and a novella. With stories both magical and unexpected, Leon Rooke astounds with his approach to the art of storytelling.  More Info

This Cake Is for the Party

Thomas Allen & Son | April 10, 2010 | 229 pages
Sarah Selecky's first book takes dead aim at a young generation of men and women who often set out with the best of intentions, only to have plans thwarted or hopes betrayed.These are stories about friendships and relationshipsconfused by unsettling tensions bubbling beneath the surface.  More Info

Human Happiness

Thomas Allen & Son | October 3, 2011 | 288 pages
So begins Brian Fawcett's compelling new book about happiness and a new way of looking at family. A public intellectual who will shame the devil in the interests of truth, Brian Fawcett has staunchly refused to buy into the prevailing techno-corporate ethos that defines our culture today. With... More Info