This week we cheered for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction winner (André Alexis, Days by Moonlight from Coach House Books), chatted with cover designer Kilby Smith-McGregor, relearned some devastating truths about our food consumption, shared some stellar weekend reads, and much more.
"After The Vetala had been rejected by Indian publishers, I gave up on the idea of writing for publication. I was now writing for myself, for a small circle of intimate friends, for an ideal audience that I never expected to find, and as an unconscious result, my fiction’s relationship to my real life and history gradually became very much more open, a fact that caused me some anxiety when it was decided that The Far Himalaya would be published."
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