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Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Guillaume Morissette launches The Original Face



Guillaume Morissette launches The Original Face: A novel 
in conversation with Heather O'Neill 
La Gare, 5333 Avenue Casgrain #102
Saturday, October 7th
Doors: 7 pm, event: 7h30
Free/gratuit.

Veuillez noter que la présentation sera en anglais.

Join us on Saturday, October 7th at La Gare to celebrate the launch of Guillaume Morissette’s second novel, published by Véhicule Press. The Original Face is set in Montreal, Toronto & Newfoundland & follows a year in the life of an internet artist working freelance.

A fall book pick—Bomb Magazine

"Might be the first great Canadian novel about millennials,"—The Globe & Mail, "Most anticipated books of the rest of 2017"

"The Original Face conquers the conflict of money, art and love in a way that resonated with me to my core." –Chloe Caldwell, author of Women and I’ll Tell You in Person

This event will be hosted by Dimitri Nasrallah, editor of Esplanade Books, the fiction imprint of Véhicule Press.
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Heather O'Neill is a novelist, short story writer and essayist. Her work, which includes Lullabies for Little Criminals, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night and Daydreams of Angels, has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and has won CBC Canada Reads.

Guillaume Morissette is the author of the the novel New Tab (Vehicule Press, 2014), a finalist for the 2015 Amazon.ca First Novel Award, and the 2014 Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. If you can, adopt a senior dog from a rescue center near you.



Thank you to La Gare for hosting this event!

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