Publish date: 2012-03-27
Publisher: Viking Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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, Literary Fiction
, Canadian Literature
Sometimes when I read books, I am delighted to find that an author has captured in words small experiences, feelings, quirks, or occasions in ways I never expected to see in print. If they're really good, like Proust or Alice Munro, they capture experiences I never consciously thought about, but dee...
Reading this for book club :)
I finally break with a long string of novels about family dysfunction and land in a city that I think is supposed to be Calgary - somewhere in Alberta, anyway - and Nigeria: ranked 162 of 190 on the UNDP's Human Development Index and dead last on the list of countries The Economist recently reporte...
I learned a lot of things about the Nigerian email scams that have plagued and plugged our email boxes. I once actually even finished reading an entire entreaty, shaking my head in disbelief that a) someone could actually write such a thing and think that someone would fall for it, and b) that some...
Laura remembers being impatient with her father, when he discovered symbols of the four elements in a shopping mall's design.Water, earth, air and fire: he had spotted representations of all of them.She was carrying too many parcels, frustrated by needing to ask him to help with her burden, and only...