Review: Us by David Nicholls

Not since The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, which was my favourite read of 2012, have I been so moved by a novel about marriage and relationships. The book I’m referring to is Us by David Nicholls. Douglas is a scientist who believes that you succeed in life through hard work, whereas […]

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Inderjit on “Medicine Walk”

Brilliant. Compelling. Masterpiece. These are just a few of the adjectives that come to mind when I think of Richard Wagamese’s latest novel Medicine Walk. Sixteen-year-old Franklin Starlight is summoned by his estranged father, Eldon, an alcoholic dying of liver failure. Eldon, who has been nothing but a disappointment, asks his son to take him […]

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Inderjit On “The Boundless”

My introduction to the genius of Kenneth Oppel took place well over a decade ago with Silverwing. Since then, I’ve become what many would call a diehard fan, devouring every book Oppel publishes will relish. The Boundless is no exception. Set in the late 1800s, The Boundless is an edge of your seat thriller that unfolds […]

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Inderjit On “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth”

Did you know what you wanted to be at 9 years old? Without a shadow of a doubt? I didn’t. However, Commander Chris Hadfield did. He knew the instant he watched Neil Armstrong walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. And everything Commander Hadfield did from that moment on was in pursuit of a single […]

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