Category Archives: Grimsby Author Series

Claire Cameron: Grimsby Author Series

The Last Neanderthal was not only an entertaining story but encourages a reader to reconsider the experiences of living 40,000 years ago.  It helps to reconsider history and understand new discoveries following the sequencing of neanderthal DNA in 2010.  Readers … Continue reading

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Linden MacIntyre: Grimsby Author Series

“Every atrocity creates ripples that travel through time and space”. Linden MacIntyre’s visited the Grimsby Author Series for the third time, in November, to talk about his latest novel, The Only Cafe.  He is the author of 7 books including … Continue reading

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Alison Pick: Grimsby Author Series

“Fiction is about empathy, about imagining ourselves in a different world”. The November session of the Grimsby Author Series included novelist and poet, Alison Pick.  She joined to  speak about her latest book, Strangers with the Same Dream.  Described by … Continue reading

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3. The Last Neanderthal (Claire Cameron)

I have had The Last Neanderthal on my TBR shelf for far too long!  I was so lucky to win an advanced reader copy through Goodreads.  Why has it been sitting on my shelf so long?   I delayed reading … Continue reading

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Wayne Johnston: Grimsby Author Series

I have not read any of Newfoundland author, Wayne Johnston’s, work.  After hearing his speak as part of the Grimsby Author Series in September, I clearly have something to look forward to!  Although this was my first time meeting him, … Continue reading

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Michael Redhill: Grimsby Author Series

Now that my book review posts are all caught up, I have a number of events to write.  It seems totally appropriate that I add a post about the September evening, at the Grimsby Author Series, when Michael Redhill inspired … Continue reading

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Emily Schultz: Grimsby Author Series

The crowd in Grimsby was treated to a conversation with Emily Schultz and enables to purchase Men Walking on Water the day before it was released.  I had previously been thrilled to win a copy of this substantial tome from … Continue reading

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Lynne Kutsukake: Grimsby Author Series

It is hard to believe that the 2016-17 season of the Grimsby Author Series is over!  The season has been full of amazing authors, great reading and wonderful introductions, not to mention the wine and snacks.  It is certainly worth … Continue reading

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23. The Translation of Love (Lynne Kutsukake)

In preparation for the final Grimsby Author Series event of the 2016-17 season, I immersed myself in The Translation of Love during a long trip home from vacation in Myrtle Beach.  It is a beautiful novel set in Japan during the American post-WW2 occupation.  Despite the … Continue reading

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Andrew Westoll: Grimsby Author Series

It has been a hectic week and I have been slow following up on the second insightful author of Monday’s Grimsby Author Series.  Andrew Westoll, author and professor of creative writing,  did not start out to be a writer.  He began his … Continue reading

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