The Bear: Updates, press, appearances and cracking dialogue

Canadian-living-The-BearUpcoming appearances:Friday, April 11, 2014, I will be in Niagara, Ontario at the Ridgeway Reads Literary Society.Tuesday, April 15, 2014, I will be in Chicago, Illinois at City Lit Books. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, I will be in Denver, Colorado at the Tattered Cover Book Store.Coverage of The Bear:A few great places covered my book, like Canadian Living (to the left, and note the new Miriam Toews book as if you could avert your eyes).An interview in The Millions: We Were Searching for a ReasonThe Irish Examiner says The Bear, "succeeded in telling a thrilling story in the language and nuances of a small child."The San Francisco Chronicle noted the first line of The Bear, which funny because it is about the air in Stick's nose.The Calgary Herald reviewed the book calling it "remarkable and riveting".The Globe & Mail drew me up in ink. Which fictional character do I wish I was? Answer.Bookreporter says, "Readers’ hearts will ache."The Waterloo Record says it's "gut-wrenching."The Sacramento Bee recommends the book for young adults and adults alike.Andre Mayer in The Grid wrote about The Bear and children in literature.Did I mention True Detective? You need to watch this clip, read this and this.