Scratching the brilliant surface of Abu Dhabi
Denise Roig's Brilliant,
a new collection of short stories set in Abu Dhabi, give us a glimpse of class divisions and coping mechanisms for the locals and expats who make up the fast-growing desert metropolis
Let’s laugh about death
In her quest to promote death positivity, L.A.'s Caitlin Doughty presents a live version of her YouTube series Ask a Mortician
for the first time, tomorrow night in Montreal.
Biblioasis launches three books tonight
Canadian indie press Biblioasis launches three very different books at Casa tonight, with readings by authors Andrew Steinmetz, Lucie Wilk and Cynthia Flood.
It’s a good time for comics
Comics for all! Shigero Mizuki's Kitaro
offers manga-style horror, Lucy Knisley's Relish
celebrates foodieism, and Sarah Burwash's The Far Woods
meditates on rural life.
Lynn Coady keeps fiction weird
Lynn Coady’s new collection of stories, Hellgoing
, scratches beneath the surface of everyday life, revealing the inner struggles of her characters.