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Each week, members of our Reading Society share their best recent read. Join us at theafterword.ca
Fates and Furies, by
Lauren Goff,- an infuriating and compulsively readable story of a marriage, unique as all marriages are, yet universal.
Bonnie Goldberg, Toronto I am really enjoying the subtle humour in Us by
David Nicholls.- A bio chemist hopes to save his longtime marriage by taking a family vacation to Europe. Ellen Waxman, Richmond Hill, Ont.
Seven for a Secret, by
Lyndsay Faye Follow the first detective for the NYPD as he chases down clues and criminals in
1846. Jayne Hoff, Mississauga, Ont.
The Rise of Christian Europe by Hugh Trevor
Roper I’m re- reading this history text to deepen my understanding of recent historical novels and cur
rent events. Kay Panchmatia, Toronto
I read Jane Austen’s
Emma for the first time, necessary, I felt, before reading Alexander McCall S- mith’s Emma: A Retell ing. An absolute double delight! Patricia Rucker, Thornhill, Ont.