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The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg (Doubleday Canada) is a beautifully illustrated graphic novel offering feminist adaptations of folk tales wrapped in an epic-feeling love story. more

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua asks the question: what would the world be like if mathematician Ada Lovelace and inventor Charles Babbage had succeeded in creating the first Victorian computer? more

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A Pillow Book by Suzanne Buffam contemplates the pillow, an ordinary object, as the buffer between internal and external life. more

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In The High Mountains of Portugal (Knopf), Yann Martel returns to magic realism in three interwoven stories about lost love and journeys taken to reclaim the past. more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews Kitten Clone by Douglas Coupland, a "humanizing portrait" of Alcatel-Lucent, the company that developed the internet we know and love today. more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews We Are Pirates, a witty adventure through modern-day piracy by Daniel Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket. more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews 101 Two-Letter Words, an illustrated Scrabble guide by Stephen Merritt with running themes of sloths, songwriting and vampire dogs. more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews Through the Woods by Emily Carroll, a collection of comics full of "ghosts, parasites, dead brothers, mysterious strangers and murderous husbands." more

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A review of Love & the Mess We’re In by Stephen Marche. more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson, a lighthearted look at the embarrassing moments in the author's life. more

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"Awkwardness comes with loving someone too much or not enough." A review of Other People We Married by Emma Straub. more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer (Visual Editions). more

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Kelsea O'Connor reviews Nox by Anne Carson (New Directions). more

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What exactly is a preface? How long should it be? My editor has asked me to write one for my first book of non-fiction and I'm too embarrassed to admit my ignorance. Is it like an introduction?

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