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Patrick deWitt, Nino Ricci, Lawrence Hill among authors coming to WordFest

For its 20th anniversary, organizers of WordFest resurrected an old slogan to attract a new generation of book lovers this October: Great Reads. Live Authors. Pure Fun. 603 more words

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Boomerang Book Bites: Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt

Patrick deWitt’s follow up to the brilliant The Sisters Brothers is just as described by the publisher on my advanced reading copy, “incredible”. Continuing on with the subversiveness that made The Sisters Brothers such a magnificent and unique take on The Western, deWitt turns his hand to another genre to create a darkly comic romp that blends a sense of humour, a sense of the absurd and a sense of the surreal in a way that would make even Wes Anderson envious. 21 more words

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It's September 2015. Get Your TBR List Ready!

Summer is over and my TBR lists are getting shorter. Not my personal TBR list, but the new releases list that I feature here every month on the blog. 572 more words

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New Fiction: Undermajordomo Minor - Patrick deWitt

Patrick de Witt’s last book, The Sisters Brothers, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and remains favorite handsell among Indie booksellers. That book was striking for its darkly comic voice and perspective—a western as it might be told by the Coen Brothers. 366 more words

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John C. Reilly to star in 'The Sisters Brothers,' based on Canuck author's novel

TORONTO – Vancouver Island-born writer Patrick deWitt says Oscar-nominated actor John C. Reilly will star in a big-screen adaptation of his heralded novel The Sisters Brothers. 191 more words

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Big book alert: Patrick deWitt has a new book coming!!!

Ahh the Fall. For book nerds like me, this is a great season for a few reasons; one, the weather is getting colder, so we have better excuses to stay in and read, and two, the Fall is when highly anticipated books are released, just before book award lists are announced. 175 more words

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Book Trailer | Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt

Hi friends! I hope you’re having a great Tuesday morning so far. My day is just getting started, but this little gem of a video is sure making getting up more interesting! 158 more words

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