Slide Bird on a Wire A new novel by author Mark Richardson ON SALE JULY 16, 2021

Mark Richardson is a Canadian journalist and author, based in Cobourg, Ontario.

Mark is the former automotive editor of the Toronto Star and now contributes regularly to Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, among other publications.

He is the author of Zen and Now: On the trail of Robert Pirsig and the art of motorcycle maintenance (Knopf, 2008), and Canada’s Road: A journey on the Trans-Canada Highway from St. John’s to Victoria (Dundurn, 2012). Bird on a Wire is his first published novel.

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The male narrator in Bird on a Wire is a misogynist who has little respect for women. He can be a little hard to take at times. Is this a book for guys? He’s an anti-hero, that’s for sure. Jonathan is a product of his environment, who sees life...

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