Navigating the mysteries of the heart, The Look Book offers a road map for every stage of love with the best in fiction and nonfiction from across the Spring 2017 Simon & Schuster Canada list.
Travel to Verona, Italy, where one man embarks on a quest to find true love. Learn the practical tips and advice to find and maintain a thriving relationship from a psychiatrist and his comedy-writing daughter (don’t worry—they’re funny). Let yourself be whisked away to 1755 Acadia where a looming war threatens to tear a young couple apart. Read about one woman’s profound journey through grief and loss to a place of renewal and hope as she remembers the greatest love of her life.
With chapter excerpts from the following Spring 2017 new releases:
Juliet’s Answer: One Man’s Search for Love and the Elusive Cure for Heartbreak, by Glenn Dixon
F*ck Love: One Shrink’s Sensible Advice for Finding a Lasting Relationship, by Michael I. Bennett, MD, and Sarah Bennett
Promises to Keep, by Genevieve Graham
Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope, by Sharon Butala
Glenn Dixon has traveled through more than 75 countries and written for National Geographic, the New York Post, The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and Psychology Today. A high-school English teacher for 20 years, he has left that to become a full-time writer. Juliet’s Answer was a #1 Globe and Mail bestseller. He lives in Calgary with his girlfriend. Visit him at glenndixon.ca or follow him on Twitter @Glenn_Dixon.
Dr. Michael I. Bennett, educated at both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, is a board-certified psychiatrist, Canadian, and Red Sox fan. While he’s worked in every aspect of his field, from hospital administration to managed care, his major interest is his private practice that he’s been running for almost thirty years. The author of F*ck Feelings, with his daughter Sarah Bennett, he lives with his wife in Boston and New Hampshire.
Sarah Bennett has written for magazines, the Internet, television, and books. She also spent two years writing for a monthly sketch comedy show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. When not living by her philosophy of “will write for food,” Sarah walks her dog, watches Red Sox games, and avoids eye contact with other humans. Somehow, she lives in New Hampshire and works in New York. F*ck Feelings, written with her father Dr. Michael I. Bennett, is her first book.
Genevieve Graham is the bestselling author of Tides of Honour, Promises to Keep, and Come from Away. She is passionate about breathing life back into Canadian history through tales of love and adventure. She lives near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Visit her at GenevieveGraham.com or on Twitter @GenGrahamAuthor.
Sharon Butala is an award-winning and bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. Her classic book The Perfection of the Morning was a #1 bestseller and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award. Fever, a short story collection, won the 1992 Authors’ Award for Paperback Fiction and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for best book (Canada and Caribbean region). Her latest novel, Wild Rose, was published in 2015 and has been shortlisted for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize. Butala is a recipient of the Marian Engel Award, the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, and the 2012 Cheryl and Henry Kloppenburg Award for Literary Excellence. In 2002 she became an Officer of the Order of Canada. A brilliant speaker who is much in demand, she lives in Calgary, Alberta. Visit her at SharonButala.com.
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