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So thrilled to say that Above All things has been added to two end of year lists! It made the Amazon.ca list of best books of 2012 and the Globe and Mail 100 list.
This past Friday I did a live chat over on EarlyWord. If you missed it you can replay it here.
The lovely Ayelet Tsabari, author of the upcoming collection of stories The Best Place on Earth, tagged me to answer a virtual interview about my next big thing. You can read about Ayelet’s here. My Next Big Thing is an … Continue reading
Above All Things will be coming out soon in the US and UK! I am excited and nervous and can’t wait to see what readers in both places have to say about it. And here are the gorgeous covers. I’ve … Continue reading
Above All Things made the top ten for the CBC Scotiabank Giller’s Prize Reader’s Choice (that’s a mouthful)! Which is fun and exciting. I know there are skeptics out there who think of this as nothing more than a popularity … Continue reading
One of the best day jobs I’ve ever had was working for a great literacy organization in Toronto called Literature for Life. Literature for Life runs reading circles for pregnant and parenting teenage girls in the Greater Toronto Area. Essentially … Continue reading
This is a salute and a blatant rip off. I’ve been listening recently to a great podcast called Scriptnotes by John August and Craig Mazin. Ostensibly about screenwriting and Hollywood, they have lots to say that’s relevant for any kind of writing … Continue reading
Stories do not exist to tell fact, but to convey the truth – David Shenk Lots of people ask me how much is true in Above All Things – truth, fact, fiction, these are a novelist’s stock in trade … Continue reading
While Ruth’s journey can be charted over a single day, George and the rest of the expedition cover thousands of miles over the course of months. The map below shows their route in the novel up the slopes of Everest.