In Saturday’s National Post, I talk to author Sara Gruen about her new novel, Ape House, and then head to The Piston with UK author Dan Rhodes to talk about what makes a good bar. Also: a short piece on The Horror! The Horror!
In Monday’s National Post, I profile Michael Winter, author of The Death of Donna Whalen.
In Saturday’s National Post I sit down with Charles Foran to discuss his new biography of Mordecai Richler.
In Thursday’s paper, I preview this year’s International Festival of Authors.
Over on The Afterword I’ve posted a Q&A with Tao Lin, in town to promote his new novel Richard Yates.
In today’s paper: I sit down with Margaret Atwood and Ron Mann to discuss the new documentary, In the Wake of the Flood; and take a look at the winner of this year’s Man Booker Prize, Howard Jacobson.
A couple of small things over on The Afterword: a look at Stephen Marche’s new interactive web novel, Lucy Hardin’s Missing Period; and a chat with Margaret MacMillan and Robert Bothwell about the launch of Allen Lane Canada, Penguin’s new non-fiction imprint.
A handful of things in today’s paper, including: a profile of Sheila Heti; where can you buy books by Mario Vargas Llosa, recent winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature; a look at Canadian Railroad Trilogy, a new illustrated book based on the classic song by Gordon Lightfoot; and, in honour of Thanksgiving, what in Toronto are we thankful for.