The Books That Mattered Most

The Books That Mattered Most
Vancouver Sun
Saturday, August 19, 2006

I was 17 years old when I read Cat’s Eye, by Margaret Atwood. It was one of the first novels that kept me engrossed from the first page to the last. With deceptively plain language, Atwood nails the brutal complexity of young girls’ friendships — that intricate dance of love, hate, envy and obsession.

What’s the most unforgettable book you’ve read? It’s a question I recently posed to a group of both established and up-and-coming Canadian writers.

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- PUBLISHED ON 19 Aug 2006 IN Journalism