That I accidentally wrote a Toronto book speaks to the mystery of writing and the strange distance an author can have from work that she herself created. But mostly, it's evidence of the strong pull my adopted city has on the imagination of Canadian readers like me who grew up knowing literary Toronto long before living here.
Katrina Onstad's novel Everybody Has Everything was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is also an award-winning journalist currently working in TV at the CBC.
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