Lucifer by Alexander Kosoris

Local Thunder Bay author Alexander Kosoris has just released his debut novel entitled "Lucifer".  "Lucifer" is a darkly comic novel about the life of everyone's most feared entity, when he was simply another angel working in the Research and Development department for God's corporation in Heaven.  All is going well for Lucifer as he works... Continue Reading →

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

Thinking about the book, "The Uncommon Reader" always makes me smile.  Despite being a short 120 pages, the book is full of charm, gentle wit and a deep understanding of human nature that most books would struggle to achieve in ten times this length.  British author and playwright, Alan Bennett, is known for his humour... Continue Reading →

Between Gods by Alison Pick

We all have secrets. Often they are personal, things you don’t want to admit to your family and friends. But sometimes those secrets are much larger, spanning generations within a family. That’s the kind of secret Alison Pick talks about in her memoir, Between Gods. Pick discovered that her grandparents had survived the Holocaust by... Continue Reading →

Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves by Laurel Braitman

I couldn’t resist picking up this book to read after seeing the title. It did not disappoint. The author has spent her life studying animals as a biologist and MIT doctoral student, but it was her personal story of loving Oliver, a Bernese Mountain dog with debilitating separation anxiety and huge behavioral issues, which led... Continue Reading →

Interview with Michael Winter

Michael Winter is the author of the novels This All Happened, The Big Why, The Architects are Here, The Death of Donna Whalen, and Minister Without Portfolio, as well as three short story collections.  Michael will be presenting his first work of non-fiction, Into the Blizzard: Walking the Fields of the Newfoundland Dead, in Thunder... Continue Reading →

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