Books & Brunch with Karma Brown


(price does not include service charge)

$60 + tax/service charge

Sunday, February 23
Dockside Lounge
1253 Johnston Street

The Vancouver Writers Fest’s Books & Brunch series returns with a bold new page-turner from book club favourite and award-winning author Karma Brown, complete with a scrumptious array of breakfast goodies at Dockside Restaurant on Granville Island.

Fiction connoisseurs can delight their palates and minds as Brown reads from and discusses Recipe for a Perfect Wife, an “intoxicating, thrilling, audacious story about women daring to take control” that follows Alice Hale, a former career woman turned housewife who discovers an old, annotated recipe book in her home’s basement. A sinister cross between Julie & Julia and Pleasantville, Brown’s newest novel questions the roles we take, the lies we tell others and ourselves, and the complexities of love.

Interspersed between actual recipes for readers to try, Brown creates a dual world of wives in the 1950s and now, and the alarming secrets they keep. Powerful, compelling and truly original, Recipe for a Perfect Wife is an appetizing novel certain to leave readers hungry for more.

Ticket holders will hear from Brown about the novel, while enjoying Dockside’s Great Canadian Brunch overlooking False Creek, with dishes including:
· Butter pastries such as danishes, croissants and pain au chocolate;
· Fresh fruit with seasonal berries;
· Scrambled (cage free) eggs with chives and aged cheddar cheese;
· Maple smoked bacon and honey and thyme pork bangers;
· Roasted herbed Roma tomatoes;
· Crispy fried potatoes with lemon chili salt;
· Freshly brewed coffee and assorted teas.

Limited tickets available.

Books will be available to purchase at the event.

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Karma Brown is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author of the novels Come Away With Me, The Choices We Make, In This Moment and The Life Lucy Knew. In addition to her novels, Brown’s writing has appeared in publications such as Self, Redbook, Canadian Living, Today’s Parent and Chatelaine.