Grant Buday is the author of 'White Lung' and 'A Sack of Teeth'. His story "The Curve of the Earth" won the 2006 'Fiddlehead Magazine' short fiction contest. He lives with his family in the Gulf Islands, B.C., where he does not grow pot.
With the chaos of the presidential debates in full swing, we turned our sights to things that soothe us: books! Scroll on to find out what we were up to this week.
This week we revealed our perfectly-normal crushes on literary characters, bid farewell to our summer book club, picked up some debut fiction, and more.
This week's slate of events includes the launch of Cosmophilia from the newest publisher to join us, Talonbooks! Why not warmly welcome them by heading on over to the launch? Or, welcome them in spirit by attending any of the other great ones we've got going on.
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Do you like Canadian books that deal with issues and events beyond our borders? Unfortunately for fans of Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan it was eliminated from Day 2 of CBC's Canada Reads but don't fret--we've got a book for you. The Delusionist by Grant Buday will be hot off ... Read more
As huge book lovers, the staff at the LPG is always excited to see what the theme is every year for the CBC's Canada Reads, who the celebrity defenders are, and ultimately, which books will be competing. We're using the five fantastic books chosen to compete in Canada Reads ... Read more
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