It was a pleasure to meet and chat with the dynamic and warm Raj Girn. Here’s the link to the interview:
Here’s The Chat with Trevor Corkum of 49th Bookshelf.
I’m thrilled that All Inclusive has been selected as one of Kobo CA’s Best Books of the year, in the Canadian Favourites category (and it’s in very excellent company)! Kobo folks will receive double Kobo points when purchasing any best-of-the-year…
I’m giddy that All Inclusive has made this National Post best books list! See the list here.
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Rob McClennan. No one’s ever asked me #12 before. Have a look here .
“Altogether, an absorbing read. Farzana Doctor has used humour, heartache, joy and eroticism, to produce a compelling story of self-discovery with characters that we cheer on as they struggle towards a satisfactory conclusion.” Thanks to Jeanne Duperreault for this review!…
I awoke today to a full-page feature in the National Post! Have a look here.
Check out this interview with Open Book Ontario about about encouraging feedback, finding lakeside reading spots and the intimidation and gratification that comes with presenting your own creative work.
In celebration of the International Festival of Authors, Open Book interviewed me about All Inclusive, which I’ll be presenting in Woodstock and Toronto. Read about it here.
“Heart-breaking, moving, funny, and at times erotic, this novel that represents the amazing diversity of Canadian literature. A beautiful and powerful story.” Read the rest of this review here.
“I absolutely loved Farzana Doctor’s new book All Inclusive. The publisher’s summary begins with the intriguing question “What’s it like when everyone’s dream vacation is your job?” The novel takes place at an all-inclusive resort, and I loved the behind-the-scenes…
New All Inclusive review by Kaley Stewart: “This novel will definitely be in my top five CanLit list at the end of the year.” Read the rest here.
Thanks to Scott Dagostino for this review of All Inclusive. In the worlds that Farzana Doctor creates, ordinary people are wondrous and complicated, and all these things that divide us — countries, professions, sexualities, genders, races — are mere distractions from what…
“An ambitious, thematically voracious novel on love and the wounds we didn’t know we had.” Read the rest here.
Thanks to Matt Loney for this review in Plenitude: There’s a refreshing, youthful breadth of perspective to Doctor’s novel that shines a light on the way forward for those bored to death with the claustrophobic tropes of our national literature.…
Thanks to Nancy Wigston for this review of All Inclusive in today’s Toronto Star. Full review here .
Have a look at this interview , by Desi News! (pages 18-19)
Thanks to Sue Carter for this interview in today’s Metro News.
Ever wonder how a book trailer’s music is made? Here’s my interview with Vivek Shraya , who created original music for All Inclusive’s trailer.
Vivek Shraya is one of my best friends. He’s also an amazing author, filmmaker, photographer and musician. Here he interviews me about All Inclusive , Canlit, writing about sex, activism and everything else! http://heart-beats.ca/HDB/exhibit/fourfive-seconds-with-farzana/
Here’s the new trailer! Thanks to Vivek Shraya and Adam Holman, who filmed it. Vivek also edited it and provided the music.