Jilly Gagnon lives in Somerville Massachusetts and is a comedy and young adult author. Her first comedy novel, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Choose-Your-Own-Misery-Adventure/dp/1626819246/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1446041672&sr=8-1&keywords=choose+your+own+misery" rel="nofollow">Choose Your Own Misery: The Office Adventure</a></em> (co-written with Mike MacDonald), comes out in January, 2016, from Diversion Books. Her debut young adult novel, <em>#famous</em> is slated for 2017, from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen. <br> <br> Her work has appeared in <em><a href="http://www.newsweek.com/" rel="nofollow">Newsweek</a></em>, <em><a href="http://www.elle.com/author/5175/jilly-gagnon/" rel="nofollow">Elle</a></em>, <em>McSweeney's Internet Tendency</em>, <em>Bloomberg BusinessWeek</em>, <a href="http://www.vanityfair.com/online/style/30-days-of-goop/" rel="nofollow"><em>Vanity Fair</em></a>, <em><a href="http://the-toast.net/" rel="nofollow">The Toast</a></em>, <em>Boston</em> Magazine and <em>Boston Home</em>, among many others.
The international community marked the 197th anniversary of the birth of Canada's first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, by completely ignoring the man as well as the country he headed. Despite proximity to Canada, Americans seemed no likelier to understand references to Macdonald.
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