Books by Elizabeth Hay

LATE NIGHTS ON AIR by Elizabeth Hay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"The sheer ordinariness of existence in the most atypical of settings is Hay's preferred territory, which she mines with prodigious skill."
Lost souls converge on a remote radio outpost in the Canadian subarctic, in Hay's meditative latest (Garbo Laughs, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >
GARBO LAUGHS by Elizabeth Hay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"A sparkling demonstration of Hollywood's hold on our fantasies—and its awkward fit with our earthbound selves."
Garbo, Brando, Sean Connery . . . the stars are out in one Ottawa home that's experiencing video heaven. Read full book review >
SMALL CHANGE by Elizabeth Hay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"With its masterfully crafted tonalities, this analysis of friendship has a dark urgency that's as instructive as it is unsettling. "
A collection, first published in Canada in 1997, that follows on the heels of Hay's universally praised first novel, A Student of Weather (2000), about one woman's friends and acquaintances, linked like so many pearls of wisdom on strands of razor wire. Read full book review >
A STUDENT OF WEATHER by Elizabeth Hay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2001

"Brilliant."
Top-flight fiction keeps arriving from Canada with remarkable frequency these days. This time, the high standards set by Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, and others are matched—and then some—by a dramatic first novel from an award-winning Ottawa journalist and short-story writer (Small Change, 1997). Read full book review >