Interview with Amor Towles

Amor Towles was born and raised in the Boston area. He graduated from Yale University and received an MA in English from Stanford University. An investment professional for more than twenty years, he now devotes himself full time to writing. His first novel, Rules of Civility, was a New York Times bestseller in both hardcover... Continue Reading →

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

In the follow-up to his debut novel, Rules of Civility, author Amor Towles has written another fascinating and lyrical historical novel that captures the essence of a not so distant past.  This novel follows the story of Count Alexander Rostov , one of the last remaining members of the aristocracy left in Russia following the... Continue Reading →

Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

I’m always a little suspicious of award winning books because their selection by committee often means that compromises have been made somewhere along the line. These were not evident when I read Us Conductors by Sean Michaels, winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. It is a classic work of faction, weaving together real people... Continue Reading →

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