Actor Tewfik Jallab and filmmaker Guy Édoin on adapting a Rawi Hage novel (minus the man-size cockroach).
Right around the time the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist was being officially revealed, Heather O’Neill was unofficially revealing it in a way more colourful way.
* Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead screens at Fantasia
* Beaux Dégâts #22 at Foufounes
* Qouleur Festival film screening
* Local lit stars at the Resonance Reading Series
* Wildcat! Wildcat! & Marley Carroll at la Vitrola
Cult‘s book reviewers offer up their top picks for the year’s best reads, including new books by Chris Kraus, Chris Ware and Rawi Hage.
Rawi Hage’s latest novel, Carnival, snakes through the streets of an imaginary city, inhaling and exhaling a cast of petty crooks, sex workers and thugs. Hage’s protagonist is a cabbie named Fly, who, as his name suggests, is perpetually in motion.
* Chris Kraus reading
* Jonathan Bergeron vernissage
* FNC opens tonight!
* Rawi Hage launch party