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Book review: Bill Gaston’s The World may be his best yet

The World by Bill Gaston With his latest novel, The World, Bill Gaston has proved once again to be a writer with two great strengths: compassion and technical virtuosity. The World lives up to its grandiose title, even though it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sense of an Ending (with a personal reaction)

Update, August 6, 2018: You can listen to Eleanor Wachtel (of CBC’s Writers and Company) interview Julian Barnes in 2011 here. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes In The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes has written with an … Continue reading

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Book review: Bill Gaston’s The Good Body

With The Good Body, his 2000 breakthrough novel, Bill Gaston proved two things: he is a writer of dazzling virtuosity, and a man with a huge heart. How else to explain the way he can get inside the minds of … Continue reading

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