7 Fiction Books To Help You Hibernate This Winter
From Tom Hanks’ debut as an author to a modern spin on King Lear, this season’s fiction reads have plenty to offer. Here, seven books you need to add to your reading list.
Another Hollywood heavyweight, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, also breaks into books with his first novel, Heather, the Totality, a chilling tale of a privileged family unit breached by a volatile outsider.
Meanwhile, Pulitzer Prize-winner Jeffrey Eugenides ventures into unknown territory with his first collection of short fiction, Fresh Complaint.
Canuck master of the crime thriller Linwood Barclay follows his Promise Falls trilogy with a related tale, Parting Shot.
Bestselling White Oleander author Janet Fitch returns with a novel exploring one woman’s view of the Russian Revolution in The Revolution of Marina M.
Edward St. Aubyn puts a modern spin on Shakespeare’s King Lear via an aging media mogul’s escape from a nursing home in Dunbar.
One of Canada’s favourite humorists, the late Stuart McLean, is remembered with a collection of his classic and never-before-published holiday tales in Christmas at the Vinyl Cafe.
A version of this article appeared in the November 2017 issue with the headline, “Fantastic Fiction,” p. 20.