Brian's reading and description of his own life events that motivated him to write Natural Order was compelling and passionate. Thank you, Brian for joining us and sharing on the evening of September 8.
Brian Francis's first novel, Fruit, was a 2009 Canada Reads finalist. It was also named one of NOW Magazine's Top 10 Books of the Year, picked as a Barnes and Noble "Discover Great New Writers" selection and was an Extended Book Sense Pick. Francis is a recipient of the Writers' Union of Canada's Emerging Author Award.
Natural Order is his second novel. It tells the story of a senior woman coming to terms with the AIDS-related death of her son in the '80s.