The People One Knows: Toronto Stories

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Jones? characters are romantic, tough, sensitive and sometimes crazy? struggling writers, artists, and musicians, painted against a background of cafés, apartments and night clubs in Toronto?s urban core. They wear Doc Martens boots, berets, and black leather jackets, the legitimate ’80s and ’90s heirs of Kerouac?s Beats.

The People One Knows is, at the same time, a public and an intimate book, written with honesty about male sexuality, with irony and a commitment to a city that has rarely been brought to life in fiction. A lurid, beguiling Toronto sings and sighs in these linked stories that form a novel-like evocation of the late 1980s.

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Daniel Jones was born in Hamilton, Ontario, in 1959, and lived in Toronto from 1977 until his tragic suicide in 1994. His books include a collection of poetry, The Brave Never Write Poetry (Coach House), a novel, Obsessions (Mercury), and a collection of short stories, The People One Knows (Mercury). A former contributing editor to WHAT!, Piranha, and Border/Lines, Jones also edited and, with his wife, Robyn Gillam, co-published Streetcar Editions.

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