The Underground Railway by Colson WhiteheadCora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits.
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. VanceFrom a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class
Check out the exciting line-up for pre-Fesival Events. Visit the Ottawa International Writers Festival website and pick up your tickets in the store. Several Pre-Festival events begin as early as September 13th when Alexandre Trudeau launches his new book with us. The final week of September sees some great writers coming to our city. Check out the website and book early!
..... will be visiting Perfect Books on Monday, September 26th from 4:30 to 7 p.m. to sign copies of her new book, Ottawa Cooks. Several of the chefs featured in this beautifully crafted edition will be in the store to appear with Anne. The book, especially a signed copy, will make an excellent gift.
Barbara Fradkin and Linda Wiken
Two of our favourite local authors are co-hosting a launch party at the Heart and Cown Pub on Clarence Street on Wednesday, September 28th from 7 to 9 p.m. Both launch a new mystery series. Perfect Books will be there. Join us for readings, book signings and much laughter!
Stephen is launching his new book, Salvage, at the Metropolitain Brasserie on September 28th at 6 p.m. It's a terrific thriller set in Nova Scotia. Rough seas, rough trade and tender hearts!!
Marion Dewar by Deborah Gorham
After a wildly successful launch of this wonderful new biography (the bookseller ran out of books - shame on me!) we have convinced Deborah to come to the store on Sunday, October 15th from 1 to 3 p.m. to sign copies and to meet customers and chat about Marion.
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