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Kate Taylor

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This is the page for Canadian novelist and cultural journalist Kate Taylor, author of Mme Proust and the Kosher Kitchen and A Man in Uniform.

British sex columnist Kate Taylor is the author of Not Tonight, Mr. Right.

American arts journalist Kate Taylor is the editor of Going Hungry: Writers on Desire, Self-Denial, and Overcoming Anorexia

The child of a Canadian diplomat, Kate Taylor was born in France and raised in Ottawa. Her debut novel, Mme Proust and the Kosher Kitchen, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for best first book (Canada/Caribbean region) and the Toronto Book Award. Her second novel, A Man in Uniform,
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I was disappointed by Z: A novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. These are my thoughts on why historical fiction has got to do better than this.

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Average rating: 3.46 · 612 ratings · 121 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Serial Monogamy

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A Man in Uniform

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Mme Proust and the Kosher K...

3.49 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
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This is the most autobiographical of Dickens' novels, featuring his most famous character, the charming swindler and perpetually indebted Mr. Micawber, thought to be based on Dickens' own profligate father. He is just the first in a wonderful line of ...more
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The Arabian Nights by Anonymous
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This is a highly readable contemporary retelling of a few select stories from The Thousand and One Nights, cleverly woven together in a manner that makes the classic folk collection accessible to a contemporary audience. What may surprise those who a ...more
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Great Expectations by Robert Gottlieb
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Great Expectations features brief but telling accounts of the often sad lives of Dickens' many children. Gottlieb relies heavily on previous biographers' work but his psychological insights are particularly keen.
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See my review in the Globe and Mail. Great on history but not much speculation on the difference between male and female reading.

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
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Dickens' last, unfinished novel and a murder mystery of sorts, so perhaps the best criteria is to judge whether one is bereft at being forced to abandon this book midstream. Well not exactly bereft. More like faintly inconvenienced. The characters -- ...more
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The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson
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A World Elsewhere by Wayne Johnston
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At first Wayne Johnston's new novel feels very reminiscent of Colony of Unrequited Dreams (which I loved), but it soon leaves Newfoundland for New York and a fictional version of the Vanderbilt estate, entering rather different emotional territory. P ...more
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“Life is very nice, but it has no shape. The object of art is actually to give it some ..." Jean Anouilh, The Rehearsal”
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