Stephens Gerard Malone
STEPHENS GERARD MALONE currently lives and writes on Canada’s east coast. In 1994, he published his first novel Endless Bay (Mercury Press) under the pseudonym, Laura Fairburn. His second novel, Miss Elva (Random House, Canada) followed in 2005 and was short-listed for the Dartmouth Book Award. Malone’s third novel I Still Have A Suitcase In Berlin (Random House, Canada) took eight years to write and was released in May 2008 to critical praise.
Malone’s next book Big Town, a novel of Africville (Nimbus Publishing/Vagrant Press, 2011) is available in stores and on-line now.
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Big Town: A Novel of Africville
Told through the eyes of children in 1963, Big Town explores a the life of a black community struggling with poverty and illiteracy. “Africville” was considered to be a modern-day ghetto. But it was a home to almost 400 people for over 150 years. To this day, its demise haunts Canada as a notorious cases of government sanctioned racial discrimination. This is its story, told from the inside.
I Still Have A Suitcase in Berlin
Leaving behind a Halifax scarred by war and a country mired in Depression, young Michael Renner turns a family errand to Berlin into a chance to embrace his German roots. I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin is a powerful, moving story about the way ordinary people slip naively into horror, and how in times of moral chaos, disgrace might be the only place a man of conscience can live with himself.
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