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10 titles to add to your Vancouver Writers Fest reading list

With 125-plus authors to choose from, the Vancouver Writers Fest studying record is a deep pool for guide lovers.

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Superfan: How Pop Tradition Broke My Coronary heart, by Jen Sookfong Lee.Picture by McClelland & Stewart /jpg

Superfan: How Pop Tradition Broke My Coronary heart, by Jen Sookfong Lee

The Fraud, by Zadie Smith

Smith’s first foray into historic fiction is about in opposition to the very actual Tichborne Trial that had Victorian England on the sting of their settees. The actual story and Zadie’s model are a couple of butcher from Australia who claimed to be the inheritor to a really massive English property.

Doppelganger: A Journey Into the Mirror World, by Naomi Klein

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Fireplace Climate: The Making of a Beast, by John VaillantPicture by Courtesy of Knopf Canada /jpg

Fireplace Climate: The Making of a Beast, by John Vaillant

Rouge, by Mona Awad

From Montreal native and creator of Bunny, comes a gothic fairy story a couple of pores and skin regime-obsessed — thank YouTube movies — store clerk whose mom’s dying units her on a vanity-packed pursuit of youthful magnificence.

The Double Lifetime of Benson Yu, by Kevin Chong

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It Stops Right here, by Rueben George with Michael Simpson.Picture by Courtesy of Allen Lane /jpg

It Stops Right here: Standing Up For Our Lands, Our Waters and Our Folks, by Rueben George with Michael Simpson

Half memoir and half name to motion, George, a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and one of many leaders within the combat in opposition to the Trans-Mountain Pipeline growth, encourages readers to place the “sacred over oil and extractive industries.”

The Librarianist, by Patrick deWitt

Our Lacking Hearts, by Celeste Ng

Ng, she of Little Fires In every single place, is likely one of the boldface names on the pageant. And her newest novel is one other in her spectacular cannon of labor. One of many greatest, most talked about novels from 2022, the dystopian, suspenseful story appears to be like on the bond between a mom and son.

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Funeral Songs for Dying Women, by Cherie Dimaline.Picture by Courtesy of Tundra /jpg

Funeral Songs for Dying Women, by Cherie Dimaline

One of many nice issues concerning the VWF is its embrace of writing for youth. On this case, the most effective within the Y/A world is Métis author Dimaline, and her newest Y/A guide a couple of teen lady who makes pals with a ghost is proof optimistic of why.


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