Representing over 20 years of Frances Itani’s remarkablewriting, Poached Egg On Toast gathers her best work, plus sevennew stories, instantly revealing why she is among the top ranks of contemporaryfiction writers. Combining precise, subtle observation with a clear andunflinching eye for the human condition, this collection moves through manylocales—from a Quebec village to Bosnia, Japan and Austria. Wickedly funny,unbearably sad, these stories leave us with a renewed sense of humanity.
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FRANCES ITANI has written sixteen books. Her novels include Tell, shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize; Requiem, chosen by the Washington Post as one of the top fiction titles of 2012; Remembering the Bones, published internationally and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize; and the #1 bestseller Deafening, which won a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, selected for CBC’s Canada Reads and published in seventeen territories. A Member of the Order of Canada and a three-time winner of the CBC Literary Award, Itani lives in Ottawa.
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