Born in 1982, Geneviève Pettersen studied sociology of religions and literature at the University of Quebec in Montreal before working in advertising. She is now a columnist for several magazines and works as a screenwriter for a TV series. The Goddess of Fireflies is her first book.
A three-time nominee for the Journey Prize, Neil Smith published his debut collection, Bang Crunch, with Knopf Canada in 2007. It was later published in America, Britain, France, Germany, and India. It was chosen as a best book of the year by the Washington Post and the Globe and Mail. His second book, a novel called Boo, was published in May 2015 with Vintage Books in the U.S., William Heinemann in Britain, and Knopf in Canada.
Tomorrow we celebrate our two years of internet life, and it has us wondering: how do other CanLit-ers get down? These ten books featuring party scenes and/or other literary bacchanals are sure to give us tips on what (or what NOT) to do for our second Birthday.
Spring is almost here and that means two things: new books hitting the shelves, and March Break comes around as a reminder of what kids can be like at home with nothing to do (summer holidays are not that far off!).
We’ve combined these two things to create a spring preview ... Read more
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