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Cool Water moves slow, feels good

Dianne Warren's Cool Water is a demure, unassuming novel perfectly tuned to the pace of life in small-town Saskatchewan. It was also the ideal book to read over the Christmas holidays.

REVIEW: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

David Mitchell's sprawling epic of unparalleled ambition and oneiric fantasy fuses together a seemingly disparate agglomeration of narratives into a work of startling vigour and resonance. It was even shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2004.

REVIEW: Money by Martin Amis

Ulysses, a colleague of mine once deftly observed, “is the novel of the 20th century.” I responded, “Ulysses may indeed be the novel of the 20th century, but Martin Amis's Money is the best novel about the 20th century.”

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

REVIEW: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Catch-22, Joseph Heller's magnificently subversive rumination on the madness of war, the evils of bureaucracy and the ineluctable absurdity of the human condition, is my favourite novel. I have read it a dozen times over, and it comes easily to hand whenever I find myself slouching about, opening books at random.

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