Books published by Anchor Canada

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Anchor Canada | February 4, 2020 | 640 pages
"A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made." --Neil Gaiman "Gripping, action-packed....The literary equivalent of a Marvel Comics universe." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In this epic, internationally bestselling novel from Marlon James, the Man Booker Prize-winning author... More Info

A Case of Exploding Mangoes

Anchor Canada | May 5, 2009 | 336 pages
Teasing, provocative, and very funny, Mohammed Hanif’s debut novel takes one of the subcontinent’s enduring mysteries and out if it spins a tale as rich and colourful as a beggar’s dream. Why did a Hercules C130, the world’s sturdiest plane, carrying Pakistan’s military dictator General... More Info
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Madame Proust and the Kosher Kitchen

Anchor Canada | March 31, 2020 | 480 pages
Stretching between turn-of-the-century Paris and contemporary Canada,Mme Proust and the Kosher Kitchenis the story of three women whose lives intersect across time to reveal the intrinsic bonds of our collective and personal histories. It is a rich and compassionate debut, a novel that encourages... More Info

One Market Under God

Anchor Canada | March 31, 2020 | 436 pages
Critiques the "market populism" which identifies markets with democracy and the will of the people, discusses the role of modern society, and suggests a return to economic justice and political democracy.  More Info

Things Fall Apart

Anchor Canada | April 21, 2009 | 224 pages
Course Codes:  ENGL 4975A, AFRI 1001A
Semester:  Winter-20
THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first of these stories traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world in which he lives, and in its classical purity of line and... More Info
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Nostalgia

Anchor Canada | March 31, 2020 | 272 pages
"From one of Canada's most celebrated writers, two-time Giller Prize winner Moyez Vassanji, comes a taut, ingenuous and dynamic novel about a future where eternal life is possible, and identities can be chosen. In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to... More Info

Clock Dance

Anchor Canada | April 30, 2019 | 304 pages
A bewitching new novel of family and self-discovery from the bestselling, award-winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread. Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed... More Info

Rick Mercer Final Report

Anchor Canada | October 22, 2019 | 272 pages
Rick Mercer can always be relied on to provoke a strong reaction--but what he said one fall day in 2017 truly shocked the nation. In a rant posted on social media, the great Canadian satirist announced loud and clear that the current, 15th season of the Rick Mercer Report--the nation's best-watched... More Info

A Quality of Light

Anchor Canada | July 16, 2019 | 336 pages
From the beloved, bestselling author of Indian Horse and Medicine Walk, Richard Wagamese's novel is a moving story of friendship, loyalty, compassion, and justice. Joshua Kane, an Ojibway, has lived since infancy with his white adoptive parents. Johnny Gebhardt is white, and from a young age has... More Info

The Inconvenient Indian

Anchor Canada | August 13, 2013 | 336 pages
Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, The Inconvenient Indian distills the insights gleaned from Thomas King's critical and personal meditation on what it means to be "Indian" in North America, weaving the curiously circular tale of the relationship between non-Natives and Natives in the... More Info

Beautiful Scars

Anchor Canada | October 18, 2018 | 336 pages
"I'm scared and scarred but I've survived" Tom Wilson was raised in the rough-and-tumble world of Hamilton--Steeltown-- in the company of World War II vets, factory workers, fall-guy wrestlers and the deeply guarded secrets kept by his parents, Bunny and George. For decades Tom carved out a life... More Info

Crimes Against My Brother

Anchor Canada | September 8, 2015 | 416 pages
A brilliant, heartbreaking novel from a Canadian icon that tackles the theme of debt, and what we owe each other, through three unforgettable characters. This novel can be seen as a companion to the award-winning and much-loved "Mercy." The very topical, current theme of debt, what each of us owes... More Info
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Nostalgia

Anchor Canada | March 31, 2020 | 272 pages
"From one of Canada's most celebrated writers, two-time Giller Prize winner Moyez Vassanji, comes a taut, ingenuous and dynamic novel about a future where eternal life is possible, and identities can be chosen. In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to... More Info

Born a Crime

Anchor Canada | February 12, 2019 | 304 pages
"One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memorists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political... More Info

The Italian Teacher

Anchor Canada | March 5, 2019 | 368 pages
A sparkling, propulsive new novel from the bestselling author of The Imperfectionists. Rome, 1955. The artists gather for a picture at a party in an ancient villa. Bear Bavinsky, creator of vast canvases, larger than life, is at the centre of the picture. His wife, Natalie, edges out of the shot.... More Info