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In Unexploded, which was longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, life in 1940 Brighton is tense and terrifying. Following…Read More »

November 13, 2013 at 10:56am | Filed under: Book news


Binge-eating, suicidal thoughts, sexual frustration, alienated parents, best-friend-turned-mean-girl – in short, a good wallow in what one character calls a…Read More »

August 1, 2013 at 10:12am | Filed under: Book news


Vancouver screenwriter and playwright Loretta Seto’s debut picture book is a lovely, touching story that functions well as both entertainment…Read More »

March 19, 2013 at 09:22am | Filed under: Book news


Farina is the deeply cynical and unhappy daughter of Bangladeshi parents. Living in a Muslim ghetto in a large Canadian…Read More »

January 3, 2013 at 10:46am | Filed under: Book news