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Heather Reisman, CEO of the major Canadian book chain Indigo, and a big influencer in Canada, has chosen A Nearly Normal Family as one of Heather’s Picks in Indigo’s stores. Heather has just now started a new book club and A Nearly Normal Family is the inaugural book for this club.

Click here to see Heather endorse the book on CTV News.

The US edition of A Nearly Normal Family will be published by Celadon Books on June 25th, 2019.

Let’s Hope for the Best by Carolina Setterwall is being published by Bloomsbury in the UK on June 13th, and the pre-publication reviews are fantastic:

“Intense and relentlessly navel-gazing, this debut by 40-year-old Swedish writer Carolina Setterwall may be billed as an autobiographical novel but is quite simply one of the best bereavement memoirs I’ve read… It’s impossible not to draw comparisons with Karl Ove Knausgaard, who must surely have been an inspiration. But there is a unique voice here, a style of disclosure all her own, incidentally beautifully translated. It’s an emotional battering ram, I thought, and I absolutely loved it.”
The Evening Standard

“This Scandinavian bestseller was based on tragic real events, so it’s not surprising that every spare, controlled sentence has the ring of truth. (…) This painfully clear-sighted, unsentimental novel is in two alternating parts; one detailing the years leading up to Aksel’s death, the other everything that comes after. It’s about grief in all its raw messiness, but it’s also (as how could it not be?) about time … Setterwall’s refusal to impose twists or false neatness is at first admirable then, as a fragile new love begins to blossom for Carolina, gripping.”
The Daily Mail