Quill and Quire

Fiction: Novels

By Anne Michaels

Anne Michaels’s new novel opens on a battlefield in France in 1917, as John lies wounded in the snow. The dozens of short passages, some as concise as two words (“Memory seeping”), capture John’s experience, ... Read More »

November 15, 2023 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels, Reviews

By Michael Crummey

On the acknowledgements page of his gobsmackingly accomplished book The Adversary, Michael Crummey (author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize–shortlisted The Innocents) touches on the “looting and pilfering” that went into the writing of his sixth novel. ... Read More »

October 4, 2023 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels, Reviews