Giller Shortlist: Dual Citizens by Alix Ohlin

With an interviewer at the Quill & Quire, Alix Ohlin talks about how most of her stories and writing come about organically - without a lot of outlining. However, when beginning this book she knew she wanted to write a love story between two sisters. And she knew she wanted to address “questions of identity connected … Continue reading Giller Shortlist: Dual Citizens by Alix Ohlin

‘My Camino’ by Patrick Warner and ‘Dream Sequence’ by Adam Foulds

My Camino by Patrick Warner A few years ago I read Patrick Warner's One Hit Wonders and said: "One Hit Wonders is such a unique reading experience that I wanted more." I got what I asked for - another unique reading experience - one that is darkly humorous, bold, challenging, and visceral. This book is … Continue reading ‘My Camino’ by Patrick Warner and ‘Dream Sequence’ by Adam Foulds

#LiteraryWives: The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt

One Day Soon Time Will Have No Place Left To Hide by Christian Kiefer

I read Christian Kiefer's The Animals last year and loved it. So, I was happy to be sent a copy of his new novella. I didn't expect it to be just like his previous work, but I also wasn't expecting it to be so completely different. In fact, it's completely different from anything I have … Continue reading One Day Soon Time Will Have No Place Left To Hide by Christian Kiefer