From Barbara Gowdy’s groundbreaking collection We So Seldom Look on Love comes “Body and Soul,” an inspiring, beautiful story about the families we make for ourselves.
Hailed as “remarkable and uplifting” by The Globe and Mail, Gowdy’s debut collection We So Seldom Look on Love was published to much acclaim around the world. Its eight stories push past the limits of convention into lives that are fantastic and heartbreakingly real.
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About the author
Barbara Gowdy is an award-winning author whose five previous books, The Romantic, The White Bone, Mister Sandman, We So Seldom Look On Love and Falling Angels, have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the world. The recipient of the Marian Engel Award in 1996, she has been a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and a repeat finalist for the Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Award and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. She lives in Toronto.