A new Friday fugue, running through this month, considering the ways in which our working lives appear on the pages of novels and short stories. Some of my favourite novels spend a good amount of time considering the good amount of time that we spend in our workplaces. Joshua Ferris'
Fly's voice is the ticket which offers admission to Rawi Hage's Carnival. It is not, however, a front row seat. It is a seat to one side, on the margins. But this is where some of the most interesting things can be observed. (Michael Ondaatje set The Cat's Table
House of Anansi, 2011 Edem Awumey’s Dirty Feet is a slim volume, but its contents are hefty indeed. Askia’s story reminds the reader that one is wise not to judge insides by outsides, that the dimensions of an individual’s inner life expand even beyond personal experiences, that one