Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Seen Reading: Self Monkey by Corey Redekop

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Seen Reading: Self Monkey by Corey Redekop

Julie Wilson's Seen Reading blog is quite wonderful. She spots a person reading, guesses where they are in the book, looks up the text, and lets her "imagination rip." Then, "Readers become celebrities" and "People get giddy and buy more books." From Seen Reading on Monday, November 19:

White male, early 30s, with generic black and blue baseball cap pulled down low of his slick short hair. He's adopted his winter weather beard, about a week beyond purposefully shaggy, en route to bushy, whether he trims or tidies completely up in the air.

Shelf Monkey, Corey Redekop (ECW Press)

About page 161:

It was like someone edited ten seconds of a film, Page's slap was so quick, jump-cutting from Aubrey's retort to Aubrey lying on the floor, the crack! of her palm off his face a sonic explosion that echoed through the store. Page pointed a finger at him, then at me. I flinched in anticipation of another attack, fearfully squeezing a drop of urine into my shorts.

Go to Seen Reading to read the rest of the entry and to look up past entries. Maybe you've been seen reading.

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