I haven’t had much in the paper lately. That’s because I recently moved. I took this as an opportunity to get rid of a number of books. It did not go well.
I recently took a trip to Guelph to check out the Crown Barber Shop. Why? It was designed by one of my favourite cartoonists, Seth.
In Tuesday’s National Post I talk to Andrew Westoll about The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary, his account of a summer spent living with a troupe of chimpanzees, and chat with Robin Mather about her newest book, The Feast Nearby.
In today’s National Post I talk to John Elder Robison, author of Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian.
My shameful secret is out: I’m a book hoarder. [Update: To my surprise, this article has received a lot of attention: Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, The New Yorker, and several other publications have written about the essay, at Matt Galloway spent several segments discussing the piece on Metro Morning this week. It seems there are a lot of book hoarders out there.]
Though I might be the last person to give cleaning advice, I have make a contribution to our spring cleaning guide in today’s paper.
In Wednesday’s National Post I chat with Clem Martini, co-author of the new graphic memoir Bitter Medicine. I also talk to filmmaker Sean Garrity about his latest movie, Zooey & Adam.
In Saturday’s National Post I talk with Emily White about her book Lonely.