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A rare Incite event featuring mother and daughter. Beloved Canadian author Jane Urquhart reads from her new novel The Night Stages. She's joined by Emily Urquhart who reads from her debut non-fiction book, Beyond the Pale, inspired by her daughter who has albinism.
Part of Incite: An Exploration of Books and Ideas series.
Presented in partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest (starfishian)… (mais)
Nepean Book Club - The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart
When Governor General’s Award–winning novelist Jane Urquhart finishes writing a novel, she says she never knows whether another one is going to happen; it always seems like an act of such “unlikely magic”. Luckily for her readers, this magic occurs quite regularly. In Sanctuary Line, as in her six previous novels, Urquhart’s lyrical confidence sings as loudly as ever. The tale, weaving elements from nineteenth-century Ireland and Ontario into gradually unfolding contemporary events in the lives of one family, also threads together three different but very powerful love stories. Tonight is a rare opportunity to sit with a Canadian master and indulge in the art of her smooth prose. Tickets $25. (thebookpile)… (mais)
Localização do evento: PTC Studio, 3rd Floor, Festival House, 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Jane Urquhart, author of The Whirlpool, Changing Heaven, Away, The Underpainter, The Stone Carvers, and A Map of Glass and winner of the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Marian Engel Award, the Governor General’s Award, and the Trillium Prize, joins author and CBC host Bill Richardson to talk about her new transcontinental novel, Sanctuary Line. Be there for a fascinating and free–ranging onstage conversation with one of Canada’s most celebrated writers. Venue: Islandview Room, Holiday Inn. Tickets: $12.50. (thebookpile)… (mais)
For more information contact the Ottawa International Writers Festival. She is also appearing at 8:30pm: EXTRAORDINARY CANADIANS Daniel Poliquin, Jane Urquhart and Mark Kingwell Hosted by John Ralston Saul (clamato)