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By Andrew Binks

The toned body of John Rottam pirouettes through Andrew Binks’s second novel. The young dancer traverses the country, migrating from ballet to burlesque, while navigating gay romantic life at the advent of the AIDS crisis. ... Read More »

February 20, 2014 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Paulette Jiles

Poet, novelist, and memoirist Paulette Jiles stakes out new ground in her latest novel, eschewing her preferred mode of historical fiction in favour of literary dystopia. In Lighthouse Island, Jiles tells the story of a ... Read More »

November 13, 2013 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Suzanne Sutherland

Binge-eating, suicidal thoughts, sexual frustration, alienated parents, best-friend-turned-mean-girl – in short, a good wallow in what one character calls a “drama pit” – are the components author Suzanne Sutherland brings to her YA debut, a ... Read More »

August 1, 2013 | Filed under: Book news