Book picks as published in the February 12, 2020 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Modern love : true stories of love, loss, and redemption
Ed. by Daniel Jones
The most popular, provocative, and unforgettable essays from the past fifteen years of the New York Times “Modern Love” column–including stories from the Netflix series starring Tina Fey, Andy Garcia, Anne Hathaway, Catherine Keener, Dev Patel, and John Slattery. This is the perfect book for anyone who’s loved, lost, stalked an ex on social media, or pined for true romance.
The Lost sister : a novel
By Andrea Gunraj
Alisha and Diana are young sisters living at Jane and Finch, a Toronto suburb full of immigrants trying to build new lives in North America. Partially inspired by the real-life experiences of a former resident of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children, The Lost Sister bravely explores the topics of child abuse, neglect, and abduction against a complex interplay of gender, race, and class dynamics.