The Fold’s 2016 Reading List (Part Five, Final)

2016-11-24T13:13:24-05:00

The FOLD (The Festival of Literary Diversity) is an annual event, in Brampton (Ontario, Canada) dedicated to telling more stories, to having audiences connect with a wider variety of storytellers. You can check out their lineup of terrific writers and storytellers who were a part of the debut festival in May

The Fold’s 2016 Reading List (Part Five, Final)2016-11-24T13:13:24-05:00

Page-turners and other gripping reads

2020-09-16T15:53:59-05:00

What's interesting about each of these novels is that none fits a traditional model in the suspense genre. Shari Lapena's The Couple Next Door is the closest to a conventional thriller. But even her novel spends more time on characterization and atmosphere than many loyal genre readers would tolerate. Nonetheless, she

Page-turners and other gripping reads2020-09-16T15:53:59-05:00

Summer Reading To-Do List for Stormy Days (4 of 4)

2015-08-13T13:52:36-05:00

Such good reading this summer, so far. In other respects, perhaps mine has not been the most productive summer. But it all depends what one puts on a to-do list, doesn't it! What if your to-do list was all about the books in your stacks? House of Anansi, 2015

Summer Reading To-Do List for Stormy Days (4 of 4)2015-08-13T13:52:36-05:00

Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies Series

2019-08-28T13:13:59-05:00

At the beginning of the novel, where an epigraph might appear, is a note from the author, explaining that Uglies was shaped by a series of email exchanges between Scott Westerfeld and author Ted Chiang about his story “Liking What You See: A Documentary”. At the end of Ted Chiang's

Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies Series2019-08-28T13:13:59-05:00

Margaret Atwood’s Maddaddam (2013)

2019-08-28T13:07:42-05:00

Because Maddaddam is the last work in a trilogy, it's appropriate to consider the author's comments on endings. McClelland & Stewart - Random House of Canada, 2013 They are hard, she says, in interview with Martin Halliwell in 2003, the same year that Oryx and Crake, the first

Margaret Atwood’s Maddaddam (2013)2019-08-28T13:07:42-05:00
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