Sunday, September 16, 2018

Book Review: The Shoe on the Roof by Will Ferguson



Published in 2017
Published by Simon and Schuster Canada

Thomas is a medical student specializing in the brain, and his life is falling apart. He's flunking out of university and has trashed his romantic relationship. But don't worry, he has a plan--or at least an experiment. 

I enjoy entertaining books that make me think. I read The Shoe on the Roof, it made me think and then I wrote...

If (big if) religion no longer has relevance in our society, what has replaced it? Science? Some may say, good riddance--citing the horrors done in the name of religion. But what of the horrors done in the name of science--especially in the treatment of the insane?

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Published in 2007
Published by Penguin Canada

What if a self-help book worked.

Target reader:  Writers building their career
'Joy is supposed to be fleeting and transitory, because it was never meant to be permanent.' (p. 267)

I bought Happiness from my local bookstore Books on Mayne
You may find it at your local bookstore or on Amazon.



photo by ldyck

Next Post:  Sunday, September 23 (at approximately 5 PM PST)
In Icelandic (short story) was inspired by something my grandma saw on a bus.


'Abby patiently waiting to continue her walk' photo by ldyck

Sharing my author journey...

I remember telling a supervisor, "I wish my skills were transferable." (Telling your boss that you want a different career isn't the smartest move, but you know.)

I didn't know then what I know now...