Linden MacIntyre is a journalist, broadcaster, and bestselling author. His debut novel, The Long Stretch, was nominated for a CBA Libris Award, while his boyhood memoir, Causeway: A Passage from Innocence, won both the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award. His second novel, The Bishop’s Man won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction, and the CBA Libris Fiction Book of the Year Award. His other novels include Why Men Lie, Punishment and The Only Café. MacIntyre was the host of Canada’s premiere investigative news show, The Fifth Estate, for nearly 25 years, for which he won an International Emmy and 10 Gemini Awards. Raised in Cape Breton, he lives in Toronto with his wife, CBC radio host and author Carol Off.
Great, soulful storytelling. All of Linden MacIntyre’s singular capacities – as novelist, reporter, social critic, and intimate chronicler of Atlantic Canada – are in full force-of-nature in The Wake.” — Charles Foran