Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Review of Bottle Rocket Hearts in

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Review of Bottle Rocket Hearts in

Zoe Whittall’s novel, Bottle Rocket Hearts, was reviewed by Lizzie McNeely in

“Whittall has a keen eye for details of the urban cultural moment. Her Montreal of the mid-nineties is a tangible character. You sense the communal relief of the spring thaw. You smell the mingling of popcorn and drunken makeouts at the Biftek. Those who grew up in the nineties will appreciate the book’s references to Doc Martens, the 1995 referendum, Sonic Youth and the Spice Girls. If Leonard Cohen and Mordecai Richler immortalized the Montreal of their generation, Whittall immortalizes the Montreal of ours.”

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Zoe Whittall will be reading at Under the Covers: Bedtime Stories for Adults at the Gladstone on Tuesday, October 9.

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