Barbarian Lost by Alexandre TrudeauTo this day, China remains an enigma. Ancient, complex and fast moving, it defies easy understanding.
The Ottawa Writers Festival welcomes Alexandre Trudeau on September 13th when this new book will release. Visit Perfect Books to pre-order your copy and purchase a ticket for the event.
Ever since he was a boy, Alexandre Trudeau has been fascinated by this great county. Recounting his experiences in the China of recent years, Trudeau visits artists and migrant workers, townspeople and rural farmers.
The Girls by Emma ClineNorthern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon.
A Hero of France by Alan Furst1941. The City of Light is dark and silent at night. But in Paris and in the farmhouses, barns, and churches of the French countryside, small groups of ordinary men and women are determined to take down the occupying forces of Adolf Hitler.