Cory Reviews THE ILLEGAL by Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill follows up The Book of Negroes with a novel equally as important for today’s reader.

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Review: The Bone Tree by Greg Iles

Before last year I had never read anything by Greg Iles. But with a 5-hour flight ahead of me, I grabbed the big, thick advance reading copy of Natchez Burning and decided to dive in. In hindsight, that may have been the smoothest flight I’ve ever taken and I found myself almost (almost!) wishing it […]

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My night at the Giller Awards

It’s been a busy Fall for book events. Since the last week of August I’ve visited Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, London, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg from my home in Toronto (with a quick vacation to Ireland jammed in between somewhere). Each event was wonderful and fun. Speaking with readers and booksellers across the country […]

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What would The Joker be like as a senior citizen?

Back in March I posted this to Twitter: Just finished an incredible new novel. Out in October. #ThePloughmen #books #50BookPledge… http://t.co/bU8UB7H1Ji — Cory Beatty (@corybeatty) March 20, 2014 It’s definitely a job perk to have the chance to read great novels well in advance of their publication but then comes the pain… waaaiiiiiiiting to tell […]

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