Books of the Year

Lindsay Wong's favourite Canadian book of 2018: That Time I Loved You by Carrianne Leung

As the year draws to a close, CBC Books is asking Canadian writers for their favourite titles of 2018.
Lindsay Wong recommends reading That Time I Loved You by Carrianne Leung. (HarperCollins/Lindsay Wong)

As the year draws to a close, CBC Books is asking Canadian writers for their favourite books of 2018. Lindsay Wong is the author of The Woo-Woo, which was a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

Wong recommends reading That Time I Loved You by Carrianne Leung.

"I'm currently reading Carrianne Leung's That Time I Loved You, and she's such a masterful storyteller and connoisseur of creating emotional depth on the page. I personally love that her stories feature complex Asian-Canadian characters in suburbia, which is what I'm fascinated with — how do you reconcile someone's exterior image with their very different and personal lives? Leung makes me want to try writing fiction."

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