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MICHAEL CHRISTIE’s debut book of fiction, The Beggar’s Garden, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, a finalist for the Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction, and won the Vancouver Book Award. Prior to earning an MFA from the University of British Columbia, he was a sponsored skateboarder and travelled throughout the world skateboarding and writing for skateboard magazines. Born in Thunder Bay, he now lives on Galiano Island with his wife and two sons. If I Fall, If I Die is his first novel.


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The Beggar's Garden
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If I Fall, If I Die
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Hilarious and touching. This is the history Vancouver wishes it had.
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This is, simply put, an incredible collection of poetry.

There is something devastating at play in Sheryda Warrener's work, a kind of celebratory loneliness, a tender and nervous reach for connection. The standout in this book for me was the Mother/F
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