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Last month, Canadian Madeleine Thien was among 13 writers longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize for fiction for her extraordinary new novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing. This week, she’s our guest on The Chat.

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The Chat: Trevor Corkum Interviews Katherena Vermette

This week, I’m chatting with Katherena Vermette, author of the extraordinary debut novel, The Break. The book was recently shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Award and has been rece …

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The books we read in school prove excellent authorial inspiration. 

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