Keith Maillard is the author of fourteen novels, including Two Strand River, Gloria, The Clarinet Polka, Difficulty at the Beginning, and most recently Twin Studies. He has won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Literary Prize and the Governor General's Literary Awards. Keith was born and raised in West Virginia, and now lives in Vancouver. He has been a musician, a contributor for CBC Radio, a freelance photographer, and a journalist. He teaches at the University of British Columbia.
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This week was a real love fest with a bookish matchmaking quiz (find your next read!), Valentine's-Day-inspired bookplates (easy to download!), books for all varieties of love (we forgot pizza though!), love poems, and more.
We consulted the stars (internet) and our shelves to bring you book recommendations based (sort of) on your zodiac sign.
While we maintain that reading should be for fun and not obligation, we do love a good challenge when it comes to our reading habits ( exhibit A). Check out what some of team ALU is resolving this year, and which books we're putting straight on top of our 2019 TBR pile.
This week we appreciated local food producers, discovered and shared Indigenous-authored books, arm-chair traveled back to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and much more.
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