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Monday, 3 September 2018

This Shelf Belongs to... Rawi Hage!

Each month, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly invites a local author or artist to curate a shelf in the store. This September, we bring you recommendations from Rawi Hage!



Rawi Hage was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and lived through nine years of the Lebanese civil war during the 1970s and 1980s. He immigrated to Canada in 1992 and now lives in Montreal. His first novel, De Niro's Game, won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the best English-language book published anywhere in the world. Both of his subsquent novels Cockroach and Carnival were awarded the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and a finalist for the Governor General's Award. His is also a Giller and Governor General Award nominee and his work has been translated into 30 languages.

Hage's most recent book, Beirut Hellfire Society is launched at La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly on September 11th, 2018!


All of Rawi's picks will be 15% off for the month of September. Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find:




TODAY I WROTE NOTHING
By Daniil Kharms
A collection of writings and poems by one of the founders of a Russian absurdist movement.



PAYING FOR IT
By Chester Brown
A pleasurable exploration of the world of prostitution. 



ON PHOTOGRAPHY 
By Susan Sontag
An essential read for every hipster who uses a Lomo camera.

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