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Celebrate more than 150 years of Canada with 150 books.
(From Kegedonce Press)
The inspiration for the collection comes from American Poet Charles Bukowski who wrote "In between the punctuating agonies, life is such a gentle habit." Following this theme of extraordinary ordinariness, A Gentle Habit is a collection of six new short stories focusing on the addictions of a diverse group of characters attempting normalcy in an unnatural world.
Cherie Dimaline is a Metis author and editor whose award winning fiction has been anthologized internationally. Her first book, Red Rooms, was published in 2007 and her novel, The Girl Who Grew a Galaxy, was released in 2013. In 2014, she was named the Emerging Artist of the Year, Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and the first Aboriginal Writer in Residence for the Toronto Public Library. Her latest book, A Gentle Habit, is the August 2016 selection for the All Lit Up summer book club. A new young adult novel, The Marrow Thieves, is available from Cormorant Books now.