Here's the money quote:
A good novel can take you some place you've never been. But it takes a great one to take you some place you've been a thousand times and show it to you anew.Holy mac.
Please read the whole thing here.
And don't forget: the big launch is this Wednesday, 7 pm, at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.
I've also got events coming up in Montreal, Ottawa, and beyond. (Plus more Toronto readings.) See here (under "News") for more events.
ADDED: if you haven't seen the window display at Pages Books, see below (courtesy of Chris Reed, who took the photos).
And closer up: