Book Advice with Past Penguin Publisher Cynthia Good
Prerequisite Note: Due to the virtual setting of this class, you must have computer capability, including internet access, in order to participate. A camera is also optimal but not required.
If your 2021 resolution is to read more books, then join former publisher and literature expert Cynthia Good as she shares the 10 best novels that you should be reading. To get a head start, check the titles below and register:
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (19th century English) - nj
Earth and High Heaven by Gwethalyn Graham (1944 Canadian) - nj
Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector (1977 Brazilian)
Missing Person by Patrick Modiano (1978 French)
After You’d Gone by Maggie O’Farrell (2000 Irish)-nj
The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain (2016 English)
And the Bride Closed the Door (2016 in Hebrew, Israeli)
House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon (2016 in Hebrew, Israeli)
Sweep by Jonathan Auxier (Young Adult, 2017 Canadian) -nj
Lear’s Shadow by Claire Rothman (2019 Canadian)
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Cynthia Good is a former president and publisher of Penguin Books, where she was hired to develop the company’s Canadian program. After over 20 years with Penguin, Cynthia founded the Creative Book Publishing program at Humber College, and taught there for 12 years. When she left Humber she was named Professor Emerita. She also has an honorary degree from Mount Allison University. Today, Cynthia facilitates book clubs, heads up Holy Blossom Temple’s Centre for Contemporary Jewish Literature, and leads workshops on publishing and writing. She lives in Toronto.