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Reviews

CBC: "Ryan McMahon calls Son
of a Trickster
a must-read"

The Daily Mail calls Kill the Father
"brutal and frighteningly
realistic"

David Stouck reviews Son
of a Trickster

Canadian Living: The Last Neanderthal a "page-turner"

The Last Neanderthal
is a riveting look into
prehistoric past

Shelf-Awareness: The Last Neanderthal "emotionally engaging"

The Muse: Cameron's new
novel "a pleasure to read"

CrimeSquad.com reviews Dazieri's Kill the Father

BookPage: The Last Neanderthal "an engaging tale"

The Last Neanderthal in the Los Angeles Review of Books

The Historical Novel Society strongly recommends The Last Neanderthal

Bookreporter.com reviews The Last Neanderthal

The Last Neanderthal, Claire Cameron's provocative new novel

USA Today: ‘Last Neanderthal’ is a blast from the (prehistoric) past

The Toronto Star says The Last Neanderthal "a novel to cherish"

Culturefly calls Kill the Father "a compelling read"

The Times, London: Kill the Father "bizarre, brutal and thrilling"

The Last Neanderthal receives a starred review from Publishers Weekly

The Sunday Express UK: "Kill the Father is an intelligent thriller"

The Vancouver Sun calls Son of a Trickster "an engaging novel"

Winnipeg Free Press: Son of a Trickster off to "a strong start"

The National Post says Son of a Trickster is "humourously dark"

The Toronto Star review of Son of a Trickster

Planet S: Eden Robinson "is just as funny as her books"

Dazieri's Kill the Father thrills with "complex puzzle of a plot"

The Durango Telegraph: Kill the Father "an Italian masterpiece"

Quill & Quire discovers Robinson's lighter side in
Son of a Trickster

Kirkus Reviews: Kill The Father
"a dark treat for mystery buffs"

Bradley reflects the charm of
his Flavia de Luce series

All True Not a Lie In It
in The New York Times
Book Review

Publishers Weekly reviews Dazieri's Kill the Father

London Free Press on Thrice
the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd

Alan Bradley featured in the
New York Times for the latest Flavia de Luce mystery

Book 8 of Flavia de Luce series receives starred review from Shelf Awareness

New York Journal of Books:
"May Flavia never grow up"

 

News

CBC: Denise Bukowski's advice for navigating literary festivals

Eden Robinson makes the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist!

CBC: Ryan McMahon champions Son of a Trickster (video)

The Malahat Review interviews author Evelyn Lau

Yasuko Thanh is a finalist for the 2017 Victoria Book Prize

Gregory Scofield on CBC Radio

Son of a Trickster picked by Ryan McMahon for Turtle Island Reads

Cameron, Clarke and Robinson among IFOA 2017 lineup

Sandrone Dazieri: Writing Is a Living Being"

Margaret Atwood and The New York Times endorse Son of a Trickster

Watch Claire Cameron's TVO interview

The Humber Literary Review interviews Eden Robinson

Flavia de Luce the subject of
a Literary Scavenger Hunt

Eden and Claire make
the Writers' Trust summer reading list

Read Son of a Trickster for Indigenous Book Club Month

Writers' Guild of Alberta: Meet the Amazing Yasuko Thanh

Find out what books Claire Cameron has been reading

The New York Times write up
on The Last Neanderthal

Yasuko Thanh's novel gains traction in Eastern Europe

Claire Cameron essay—"A Difficult Birth"—on Hazlitt

The HuffPost recommends
The Last Neanderthal

The Last Neanderthal #9 on
the Maclean's bestsellers list

The House of Wives chosen for the Adult Summer Reading Challenge

The Last Neanderthal and Son
of a Trickster
on Maclean's bestsellers list

How a DNA test gave Claire Cameron a new perspective

Claire Cameron on CBC's The Next Chapter

Eden Robinson attends The Festival of Literary Diversity (Fold)

The Last Neanderthal debuts at #8 on the Globe and Mail bestseller list

Watch Claire Cameron on CTV Your Morning

Claire Cameron on Global TV

The Millions interviews Claire Cameron

Claire Cameron and Barbara Gowdy in conversation

Claire Cameron interviewed by the National Post

Reading Group Choices interviews Claire Cameron

Son of a Trickster is #7 on the Maclean's bestsellers list

The Last Neanderthal featured in Metro News

Read the CBC Books' Magic 8 Q&A featuring Claire Cameron

George Elliott Clarke's "Othello" nominated for a national magazine award

Son of a Trickster spends
another week on the
Maclean's bestsellers list

Yasuko Thanh up for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award

Eden Robinson one of the
winners of the REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards

Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster is #8 on CBC Books

The Last Neanderthal in Kirkus Reviews

Two stories by Alix Hawley on the CBC Short Story Prize longlist

The Last Neanderthal on Fast Company's list of things to read

Bustle lists The Last Neanderthal as one of the best fiction books

Son of a Trickster is #4 on the Maclean's Bestsellers list

Read about Claire Cameron's inspiration for The Last Neanderthal

Paul Seesequasis in Brick: A Literary Journal

Son of a Trickster is #9 on the Maclean's Bestsellers list

Listen to Eden Robinson on
CBC: The Next Chapter

The Loan Stars chooses The Last Neanderthal as its #1 pick

BookPage.com calls Claire Cameron an author to keep an eye on

Watch the Eden Robinson Global television interview

Read how ‘Homo Deus’ changed Claire Cameron's life

The Georgia Straight reviews
Son of a Trickster

Listen to the Eden Robinson interview on CBC Radio

Watch Eden Robinson on
CTV Your Morning

The Globe and Mail: Eden Robinson is laughing all the
way to the dark side

Read the CBC Books interview with Eden Robinson

Quill & Quire: Paul Seesequasis turns social media project on aboriginal life into book deal

 

 



Congratulations, Eden Robinson! author of SON OF A TRICKSTER, makes the cover of the BC Bookworld autumn issue!


 

Eden Robinson on the cover of BC Bookworld, autumn 2017

Click on the picture to read the featured article


“What this novel does for the non-indigenous reader is to make totem poles, masks, and legends come alive. This remarkable novel accordingly takes indigenous writing to a new level.”— BC BOOKWORLD



Congratulations to Sandrone Dazieri!
KILL THE FATHER is a Richard and Judy
Book Club Fall pick.


“Absolutely electrifying. Kill the Father is one of those rare treasures: a page-turning thriller—in every sense of the phrase—that is also brilliantly nuanced and rich with insight into the complex and compelling minds of those, good and bad, who inhabit its pages. This novel is the new definition of a one-sitting read.”— JEFFERY DEAVER, New York Times bestselling author of the The Bone Collector and The Steel Kiss


Kill the Father UK paperback editionAuthor Sandrone Dazieri

Kill the Father is absorbing, disturbing, clever, bizarre, original and brutal. The outline of the plot is simple, its execution thrilling.”— THE LONDON TIMES “Crime Round-Up Book of the Month”


Read the reviews for Dazieri's Kill the Father

The Daily Mail calls Kill the Father “brutal and frighteningly realistc”

Watch the book trailer for Dazieri's Kill the Father

 


Sample a bittersweet story from the author of
The Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains
in Maisonneuve magazine.


Yasuko Thanh

Yasuko Thanh in Maisonneuve Magazine:
Her Father, Your Father, My Father



The dramatic story of the coming together of Neanderthals and Humans comes to life in THE LAST NEANDERTHAL by Claire Cameron.


“A powerful, warm and thought-provoking book that artfully blends facts
with fiction to put flesh on many abstract scientific debates.”

— Yuval Noah Harari, New York Times bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow


The Last Neanderthal coverAuthor Claire Cameron

Click on the links to find out more about The Last Neanderthal

The Globe and Mail chooses The Last Neaderthal as one of the “most anticipated books of 2017”

Read the starred review that Publishers Weekly gave to The Last Neanderthal

The Last Neaderthal appears on the CBC 2017 Books Preview list


Congratulations to Alix Hawley, winner of the
2017 CBC Short Story Prize!


Author Alix Hawley

Read the prize-winning short story that won the CBC Short Story Prize

Learn more about Alix Hawley and her story-writing process

A special treat—click on the link for another short story by Alix Hawley


Something dark and wacky this way comes!
Eden Robinson's newest novel, Son of a Trickster, makes
its way into Canadian bookstores February 2017.


Son of a Trickster is a unique, genuinely surprising novel from one of Canada’s finest writers, a blend of
hardscrabble coming-of-age story with mythic fiction at its most powerfully subversive. It’s exactly as slippery
as a trickster tale should be, changing direction and shape even as you convince yourself you know what’s going on,
and what will likely happen next.… This is Robinson at her best.”

— THE NATIONAL POST —

Son of a Trickster coverEden Robinson

“Eden Robinson is a masterful storyteller. Shimmering with deft prose, unforgettable characters, and haunting
truths,
Son of a Trickster reminds us that sometimes the surest way to solid ground is through believing in magic.”
— Ami McKay,
author of The Birth House, The Virgin Cure, and The Witches of New York


Read the buzz for Eden Robinson’s Son of a Trickster

The National Post calls Son of a Trickster "a powerful magic-realist work"

Son of a Trickster hailed as "a charmingly chaotic tale" by The Toronto Star

Son of a Trickster appears on the CBC Books Preview for Spring 2017

Son of a Trickster is one of The Globe and Mail's most anticipated books of 2017


Sandrone Dazieri's international bestseller,
Kill the Father, makes its English-language debut
January 2017.


“Absolutely electrifying. Kill the Father is one of those rare treasures: a page-turning thriller—in every sense of the phrase—
that is also brilliantly nuanced and rich with insight into the complex and compelling minds of those, good and bad,
who inhabit its pages. This novel is the new definition of a one-sitting read.”

— JEFFERY DEAVER,
New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Collector and The Steel Kiss

Kill the Father - US paperback edition

Kill the Father is an intense, gripping, and entirely unforgettable story—part psychological puzzle, part police procedural, and part conspiracy theory. Mr. Dazieri has written a thriller of the highest order. Highly recommended.”
— CHRISTOPHER REICH, New York Times bestselling author of the Numbered Account and Rules of Deception


“A mind-bending, stunningly original page-turner…In Dante and Colomba, Sandrone Dazieri has created two of the most memorable characters in modern crime fiction.”— JONATHAN KELLERMAN, internationally bestselling author of A Cold Heart and Dr. Death


“Ingenious…features a pair of protagonists with personal demons as unnerving as the vicious monster they’re pursuing.”
— JOHN VERDAN, internationally bestselling author of Think of a Number and Wolfe Lake


“Sandrone Dazieri's American debut is an epic tale that surprises at every turn—a twisty, mind-boggler that introduces not one but two memorable protagonists and hurls them into circumstances that threaten both their lives and sanity. The rollercoaster ride continues to the very last page, leaving me impatient for the sequel.”— JOSEPH FINDER, New York Times bestselling author of Guilty Minds and Suspicion


Kill the Father - International covers

Check out the early reviews for Kill The Father. Click on the publication name to see the full review.

“Don't be surprised if Kill the Father becomes the next Big Thing in international crime fiction.”— BOOKLIST, starred review

“Dazzling U.S. debut.”— PUBLISHERS WEELKLY

“A dark treat for mystery buffs.”— KIRKUS REVIEWS

“This captivating novel keeps readers guessing until the final page.”
— Library Journal, starred review

 

 


Congratulations to Yasuko Thanh and Eden Robinson:
2016 Writers' Trust Award Winners


Eden Robinson (far left) and Yasuko Thanh (third from the left) with all the winners from the 2016 Writers’ Trust Awards. Click the picture to see the images on the Writers' Trust's 2016 Awards Facebook gallery



Yasuko Thanh and Eden Robinson were both honoured at the 2016 Writers' Trust Awards on November 2nd.

Check out the amazing press Yasuko and Eden have received.

From Writers' Trust of Canada: Yasuko Thanh on her award-winning novel Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains - YouTube

From CBC: Writers' Trust Fiction winner Yasuko Thanh on "writing outside the ordinary realm"

From Times Colonist: Yasuko Thanh wins the Writers' Trust Award

From CBC Radio (Yasuko Thanh at Part 3; Minute 15:43): Yasuko Thanh on CBC Radio

From Quill and Quire: Yasuko Thanh, Deborah Campbell win Writers’ Trust Awards

From Macleans: Spotlight on Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Winner Yasuko Thanh

Writers' Trust: Celebrating the Winners

From the Toronto Star: First-time novelist wins $25,000 Writers’ Trust prize

From the National Post: Yasuko Thanh, Deborah Campbell, Gregory Scofield among 2016 Writers’ Trust award winners

From Breakfast Television: An Interview with Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize winner, Yasuko Thanh

From CBC: Eden Robinson, Gregory Scofield, Yasuko Thanh among 2016 Writers' Trust Prize winners

From CTV News: B.C. authors Yasuko Thanh, Deborah Campbell among Writers' Trust Award winners

Yasuko Thanh won the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for her debut novel Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains.


Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains, by Yasuko Thanh "Straining under the colonial rule of the French at the turn of the twentieth century, Vietnam is rife with corruption, oppression, opium dens, and revolutionary cells, and an active guillotine dominates a Saigon square. With compelling narrative drive, Yasuko Thanh imbues Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains with atmosphere and resonance, and creates mesmerizing characters who undergo complex change—politically, socially, personally, sexually—as they are gathered into a vortex of intrigue and risk. The author is as fearless and as wise in reshaping the mystique of the revolutionary as she is in delineating a dramatic time and place in this elegant and tantalizing novel."
—Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Jurors Pasha Malla, Lauren B. Davis, & Trevor Ferguson
Yasuko Thanh

Click the cover of Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains to learn more about the
2016 Rogers Writers' Trust Prize-winning novel.