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As reported in an article from the Independent, "misery literature" is gaining in popularity, especially in the form of memoirs. Last year, the bestselling memoir in the UK, Behind Closed Doors by Jenny Tomlin, which ... Read More »

March 6, 2007 | Filed under: Industry news

By Emily Schultz

Everyone can relate to the teenage summer: hours spent in listless anticipation of something better. Agonizingly dull days rolling into even duller nights, where it seems as though adulthood will never come, sex is so ... Read More »

July 19, 2006 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


The CBC website has a feature on Lynn Coady's new novel, Mean Boy, a satire of academic mores set at a fictional New Brunswick university in the 1970s. Journalist Andre Mayer places Coady's novel in ... Read More »

March 27, 2006 | Filed under: Industry news