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By Matthew Firth

Matthew Firth excels at writing arresting opening sentences. “Action,” the first story in the Ottawa writer’s fourth collection, begins with a description of Tatiana, a suburban housewife who “...

January 9, 2012 | Filed under: Fiction: Short


Fans of schmaltzy romances will be saddened to read that the Travel Bookshop in West London is closing in two weeks. The 32-year-old store, which still draws in lovestruck tourists, is best known from its…

August 23, 2011 | Filed under: Book news