BOOK NOTES

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The Hamil­ton Re­view of Books has re­leased its sec­ond is­sue. The Spring 2017 edi­tion con­tains in­ter­views with Marnie Woodrow, author of “Hey­day,” and Jamie Ten­nant, author of “The Cap­tain of Kin­noul Hill,” as well as sev­eral re­views in­clud­ing Sally Cooper on Rachel Cusk’s “Tran­sit,” Phillip Crym­ble on Gary Bar­win’s “No TV for Wood­peck­ers” and Ber­nadette Rule on Lynn Crosbie’s “The Corpses of the Fu­ture.” Visit hamil­ton­re­viewof­books.com

Chil­dren’s book au­thors Jen­nifer Maruno and Re­becca Ben­der in­tro­duce their new books, “Moose’s Roof ” and “How Do You Feel?” at A Dif­fer­ent Drum­mer Books, 513 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton, Sunday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments and craft activities for the kids. Free. dif­fer­ent­drum­mer­books.ca

In con­ver­sa­tion with lit­er­a­ture pro­fes­sor and lit­er­ary critic Dana Hansen, Claire Cameron in­tro­duces her new novel “The Last Ne­an­derthal” and film pro­ducer and award-win­ning screen­writer Elan Mas­tai presents his first novel, “All Our Wrong To­days,” Mon­day, May 15, 7 p.m. at A Dif­fer­ent Drum­mer Books, 513 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $5, at 905-639-0925 or diff­drum@mac.com to re­serve.

Read­ings and book launches at Bryan Prince Book­seller, 1060 King St. W. Free ad­mis­sion.

Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m., Chris Laing (“Fam­ily Mat­ter”) and Chris Cameron (“Dr. Bar­tolo’s Um­brella and Other Tales from My Sur­pris­ing Op­er­atic Life”). Book launch.

Thurs­day, May 11, 7 p.m., David Col­lier (“Mor­ton: A Cross­Coun­try Rail Jour­ney”) and Michael Ny­brandt (“Dreams in Thin Air”). Graphic novel book launch.

Satur­day, May 13, 2 p.m., Paul Benedetti (“You Can Have a Dog When I’m Dead: Es­says on Life From an An­gle”). Book read­ing.

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