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Jen Neale's favourite Canadian book of 2018: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

As the year draws to a close, CBC Books is asking Canadian writers for their favourite titles of 2018.
Jen Neale recommends reading Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot. (Doubleday Canada/Jackie Dives)

As the year draws to a close, CBC Books is asking Canadian writers to share their favourite books of 2018. Jen Neale is the author of Land Mammals and Sea Creatures, which was a finalist for the 2018 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.

Neale recommends reading Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot.

"Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot is a must-read memoir. It's not only raw and devastating in precision, but also gives you deep access to the humour and heart of the writer."