Quartet for the End of TimeQuartet for the End of Time
Johanna Skibsrud
A “cinematic . . . page-turner and a compassionate analysis of faith, memory, responsibility, and consequence.”―Molly Antopol, Fiction Writers Review Inspired by and structured around the chamber piece of the same title by the French composer Olivier Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time is a mesmerizing story of four lives irrevocably linked ...
Number of pages: 480 | Publication Date: 2015-11-23 | ISBN-13: 9780393351828

The SentimentalistsThe Sentimentalists
Johanna Skibsrud
"A hypnotic meditation on memory . . . reaffirms the potential for storytelling to offer clarity and redemption." ―New York Times Book Review In this riveting debut, a daughter attempts to discover the truth about the life of her father, a dying Vietnam veteran haunted by his wartime experiences. Powerful and assured, The Sentimentalists is a sto ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2012-04-09 | ISBN-13: 9780393341638

Tiger, TigerTiger, Tiger
Johanna Skibsrud
A collection of intrepid and incisive stories from the Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning author of The SentimentalistsTiger, Tiger takes readers from the Paradise Valley Senior Centre parking lot all the way to Mars and examines the contradictions of life along the way. An astounding array of characters come up against the challenges of existence--bo ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2018-04-03 | ISBN-13: 9780735234567

The Description of the WorldThe Description of the World
Johanna Skibsrud
The Description of the World was the original title for Marco Polo's writings about his travels, but in describing the world, Polo also helped to create it. In this collection, Skibsrud asks: is our world really what it appears to be? How do we shape it through language? And if language can create our world, can it also transform or destroy it? A s ...
Number of pages: 100 | Publication Date: 2016-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9781928088219

The Nothing That IsThe Nothing That Is
Johanna Skibsrud
Literary Nonfiction. Art. Poetry. Written over a period of more than a decade, THE NOTHING THAT IS is a collection about the very concept of "nothing," approached from a variety of angles and in a variety of ways. Addressing a broad range of topics and works by contemporary writers and artists, these essays seek to decentre our relationship to both ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2019-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9781771665261

Sometimes We Think You Are a MonkeySometimes We Think You Are a Monkey
Johanna Skibsrud
Your little arms and legs move just like you are a baby monkey climbing into the leafy branches of a tree. But you are not a monkey. Your nose twitches and your mouth moves as though you are a bunny sniffing the garden air. But you are not a bunny. Moving from animal to animal, leading to a wonderful surprise at the end, this charming story enga ...
Number of pages: 20 | Publication Date: 2017-03-14 | ISBN-13: 9780143187707

Quartet for the End of TimeQuartet for the End of Time
Johanna Skibsrud
A mesmerising tale of love, justice and the connections that transcend the passage of time, from the Giller prize-winning author Johanna Skibsrud. The year is 1932, and America is roiling with unrest. Angry World War One veterans, embittered by the ruinous poverty inflicted by the Great Depression, join forces and, calling themselves the Bonus Army ...
Number of pages: --- | Publication Date: 2014 | ISBN-13: 9780434021710

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