Ann Charney was born in Poland and raised in Montreal. She is a novelist, essayist, and journalist, who has an MA in French literature from McGill University and a license des lettres from the Sorbonne in Paris. She has won two National Magazine Awards, the Chatelaine Fiction Prize, and the Canadian Authors’ Association Prize, and was recently named an officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters. Her first novel, Distantly Related to Freud, was published by Cormorant Books in 2008.
Books by the Author
ISBN 9781897151303 | 5.125" x 7.625" | TPB | $21
It’s Montreal, 1953, and eight-year-old Ellen and her mother have moved into a large house on the flanks of Mt. Royal. To make ends meet, Ellen’s mother takes in a group of refugees from Central Europe, whose erratic behaviour and dark view of human nature captivate the young girl’s imagination. (read more)