Linda Spalding

Linda Spalding is the author of four novels: “The Purchase,” which was awarded the Governor General’s Literary Award; “Daughters of Captain Cook,” “The Paper Wife,” “Mere,” and the new “The Reckoning,” about a family’s experience with America’s original sin: slavery. Her nonfiction includes “A Dark Place in the Jungle,” “Riska: Memories of a Dayak Girlhood,” and “Who Named the Knife.” In 2003, she received Canada’s Harbourfront Festival Prize. Born in Kansas, Spalding lives in Toronto, where she is an editor at Brick magazine.

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