NEWS week of 8 September 2017
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood is being read by a whole new generation with a television series about to be released. Published over 20 years ago it is a thrilling novel based on a 19th century murder.
What Happened by Hillary Rodman Clinton – she tells it all.
A Column of Fire by Ken Follett – another doorstopper – follows The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End.
The Ghost Orchard by Helen Humphreys – The Hidden History of the Apple in North America. Helen Humphreys brings, once again, her skill and compassion to the subject of the history of apple trees, art, settlement, and so much more.
The Redpath Canadian Bake Book – Over 200 Delectable Recipes for Cakes, Breads, Desserts and More. Redpath sugar is a Canadian staple – and this new cookbook is sure to become a staple in kitchens everywhere!
Blow Back by Peter May An Enzo Macleod Investigation, the 5th in the series. Michelin stars, the murder of a chef, and the world of haute cuisine makes for a delicious mystery novel.
First Snow, Last Light by Wayne Johnston The latest from this superb writer – Newfoundland in the 1930s – some characters are new and some familiar – wonderful writing and storytelling.
At The Strangers’ Gate by Adam Gopnik Both a Canadian and a New Yorker, Adam Gopnik shares his love for the city in this memoir.
When the Moon Comes by Paul Harbridge – a picture book for children about the joys of an outdoor ice rink.