The New York Times: included Educated by Tara Westover, which is the upcoming book in the Crimson Reading Series
Financial Times: how many of these have you read?
Cosmopolitan: recognizing the second wind that Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan garnered with the premier of the film adaptation this year, the book is ranks 24th on the list (a big up considering in 2013 it was regarded as a summer beach read).
Time: awarded The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner #1
Did we miss your favourite source for all things books & reading? Let us know so that we can include them in our next roundup.
From my family to yours, happy new year & happy reading!
Please join us on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m. for the showing of this award winning film on the hidden Jews of Ethiopia. We are fortunate to have the filmmaker, Irene Orleansky, to do a Q&A via Skype after the film. In her movie, Bal Ej: the Hidden Jews of Ethiopia, Irene is lifting the curtains of hundreds of years to reveal the history, traditions and music of this remarkable community to the world.
Location: Borochov Cultural Centre (272 Codsell Ave., Toronto)
Price: $12 at the door (donations welcome)
Looking for a good book to take a deeper dive into this week?
Until Sunday night, enjoy 25% off all PDF book club discussion guides! Each guide explores the characters, themes, symbols, historical background, and more of books by authors from Alan Bennett to Ann Patchett, Miriam Toews to Michael Ondaatje, and dozens more.
Use this coupon code to save 25% this week only: VALENTINE
Happy Halloween, book lovers! From now until the end of October 31, save 25% off all Bookclub-in-a-Box PDF discussion guides with the coupon code HALLOWEENSALE.