welcome back to another season of appetite for reading

a rich and disturbing literary thriller.
— annie proulx

welcome back from summer and to another season of appetite for reading.

first up this year: stephen heighton and his book, 'the nightingale won't let you sleep', at public kitchen on monday october 2. tickets on sale right after labour day. sign up for our email list to be notified early!

read a review of stephen's book in the globe and mail, the national post and the toronto star

learn a little more about the history of Varosha, the setting for the novel, here

Heighton brings his powers as a poet — he was awarded the Governor General’s Award for Poetry last year for The Waking Comes Late — to service in The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep, not in terms of elevated or specialized diction, but in keen observation, both of individuals and the larger world.
— the toronto star, march 25 2017