Annabel Lyons story collection, Oxygen, and book of novellas, The Best Thing for You, were published in Canada to wide acclaim. The Golden Mean, her first novel, was a Canadian bestseller and was published in six languages. It won the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize and was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor Generals Award for Fiction, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Lyon lives in British Columbia with her husband and two children.
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In the interview below, Annabel Lyon discusses the incredible influences that Aristotle and his philosophies have had, both on the world and on her personally.The Golden Mean is your first novel for adults. What prompted you to move from writing primarily short stories and novellas to writing a full-length novel? What are the challenges in moving between one form of storytelling and another? Which do you prefer?
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