Liam Durcan’s first book, the story collection A Short Journey by Car, was chosen by Canada’s Globe and Mail as one of the Top 100 Books of 2004. His fiction has been published in The Fiddlehead, Zoetrope, The Antigonish Review, and Maisonneuve. Durcan is a neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Hospital and an assistant professor at McGill University. He lives in Montreal with his family. García’s Heart is his first novel.