Chris Eaton is a musician and novelist from New Brunswick, currently living in Toronto. He is the author of two novels, The Inactivist (2003) and The Grammar Architect (2005). His most recent album with ensemble Rock Plaza Central was given four stars by Rolling Stone and was selected by Pitchfork, CMJ, and Magnet, as one of the 10 best of 2006.
This week ALU Read the Provinces rolled on with eight more authors and books to discover. Cozy up this weekend with our interviews and picks!
At All Lit Up we know Canadian books to be compelling, genre-bending, out-of-the-box literature that we love to share. That's why all January long we're bringing you interviews with authors from every province and just about every territory along with excerpts from their books. ... Read more
Whether "pumpkin spice and everything nice" is your fall motto, or if you're just looking for reasons to get pumped for the season, check out our roundup of six awesome fall books with covers we be-leaf are stunning.
We're staving off our end-of-summer woes to look ahead to one of our favourite times of year: fall books season. Check out what some of us at All Lit Up are putting at the top of our TBR piles this fall.
There is an art to taking the real and fictionalizing it: whether it’s the life of an extraordinary historical figure or one’s own ancestry, the following ten novels have at least a kernel of reality in their otherwise make-believe narratives.
No, they’re not stories that are mad at you: short story collections offer a window into ideas, themes, and feelings, as well as providing an author the chance to flex their writerly muscle, honing every paragraph down to perfect sentences; sentences to perfect words. As Andrew ... Read more
Sometimes, there’s nothing quite like sitting down with your favourite fictional character and imagining what happens after their stories are over—after the last page of that book is turned, after the credits roll, after that series finale has answered some of your questions ... Read more
Our first quote comes to us from Nagasawa, a character from Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood. As blockbuster books (we’re looking at you Fifty Shades of Grey and The Fault in Our Stars) continue to take over much of the book chatter sometimes we can lose scope of just how ... Read more
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