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Fiction: Novels

By Catherine Hernandez

In Crosshairs, the second novel by Toronto writer and playwright Catherine Hernandez, the distinction between dystopia and reality becomes increasingly imperceptible. Hernandez presents the disintegration of Canada into a bifurcated society of haves and have-nots, ... Read More »

August 31, 2020 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels, Reviews

By Farzana Doctor

In her fourth novel, Farzana Doctor breaks open the taboo subject of khatna (female genital mutilation/cutting) in the Dawoodi Bohra community. The Dawoodi Bohra is a subsect of Shia Ismailis, known for involvement with business ... Read More »

August 6, 2020 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels, Reviews