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Douglas Glover’s “Savage Love” Launch

September 17, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Love and Accusation: an evening with Catherine Bush and Douglas Glover.

Presented by Goose Lane Editions, Toronto Review of Books, and This Is Not A Reading Series (TINARS)

What happens when Savage Love meets Accusation? Who will be accused … of what? And how Savage will the Love be?

Join us for a scintillating and sure-to-be provocative evening with writers Catherine Bush and Douglas Glover as both launch exciting new fiction. Catherine will show the book trailer created for the novel by independent filmmaker Mike Hoolboom and conduct a multi-voiced “accusation chorale.” In the spirit of his epic line “Love is an erotic accident prolonged to disaster,” Glover will teach the audience how to be instantaneously savage, witty, provocative, and deep. In short: How to Write Aphorisms for Love and Money.

Both writers will be interviewed about their work by Mark Medley, Books Editor of the National Post.

A Canadian journalist stumbles upon a good story. A tireless idealist founds a circus for children in Ethiopia. Yet what if all is not as it seems? Catherine Bush’s new novel, Accusation, follows a web of lives that intersect with life-altering consequences and forces us to confront the uncomfortable question of how we navigate the sometimes-blurred line between guilt and innocence.

The stories in Savage Love revolve around the concept of love in all its unrestrained expressions and possibilities. Lust. Infidelity. The inexorable pull of strangers and novelty. Lifelong devotion. The destructive and redemptive nature of passion. This is Douglas Glover country, and we are all willing visitors.


September 17, 2013
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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