Tag Archives: Above All Things

Early Word Live Chat

This past Friday I did a live chat over on EarlyWord. If you missed it you can replay it here.

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The Next Big Thing

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

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International News

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

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5th Annual Writers Reading

I successfully survived IFOA – a fantastic 10 days of meeting tremendous authors, editors, publishers and, of course, readers! I have a couple of days to rest up and then read again on Saturday in Wesport at the 5th Annual … Continue reading

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International Festival of Authors and Canada Reads

The International Festival of Authors starts this week. I wrote a post for their website explaining what it feels like to be part of this years festival – so I won’t repeat how excited and thrilled I am here. Here’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

The fall is, of course, when the literary world gets really, really busy. There are tons of new book launches – including Jael Richardson’s memoir, The Stone Thrower – festivals, readings, awards and more. Here’s where you can find me … Continue reading

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CBC Reader’s Choice and One Cool Thing

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

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Fact and Fiction

  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

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George’s Route on Mt. Everest

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.

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Ruth’s Day in Cambridge

One of the great pleasures of writing for me, is research. While writing Above All Things I spent a number of days wandering gorgeous Cambridge, the winding lanes, the market square. Below is a map of the locations that Ruth … Continue reading

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