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Closeup: Putting Oakville, Ontario on the Reading Map

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The vision of Oakville, Ontario, according to its website, is to be “the most livable town in Canada.” If Karina Kaushal and Soni Sharma have their way, it might be the most well-read town in Canada. That’s because they are hosts of the Oakville chapter of the Girly Book Club. Karina, a Senior Business Analyst in the Ministry of Transportation, is working to publish a novel inspired by real-life experience meeting bachelors for an arranged marriage. Soni is a Chartered Accountant specializing in corporate tax. We had the chance to ask them a bit about the Oakville chapter. What is your favorite part of the Girly Book Club? Karina: I love meeting new people with the same love of reading…

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Buzzfeed Editor Picks Five Books to Feed Your Wanderlust

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Hang on to that sunscreen, summer’s not over yet! Whether you are planning an end-of-summer getaway, or need ideas on where to go, Buzzfeed’s Books Newsletter Editor, Ciera Velarde has five books to inspire your next vacay and feed your wanderlust! Follow Ciera on Twitter! More books that make you want to book a trip ASAP!    Books in this episode: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir by Kristin Newman Pachinko by Min Jin Lee The Great Alone: A Novel by Kristin Hannah In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri No Baggage: A Tale of Love and Wandering by Clara Bensen Want more BookTrib? Sign up NOW for news and giveaways!

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‘Einstein and the Rabbi:’ Searching for the Soul in This Week’s Just the Right Book Podcast

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Albert Einstein was once the most famous person on the planet. Today he work remains integral to scientific study, to the physics of our world, and to the way we conceptualize our very existence. His quotes on all subjects litter the walls of college dorms and university classrooms but there is one quote that is unlike any other. A letter in response to a grieving father that had just lost his son. In Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul, Rabbi Naomi Levy dives into the mystery of what prompted one of the greatest scientific minds in history to write so eloquently about the human condition and what it says about our own interconnectedness. Rabbi Levy joined Just the Right Book…

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