Matej Novak, Reviewer, was born in the Czech Republic, grew up in Canada -- where he studied English literature and theatre -- and ended up back in Prague working as a culture and features writer for The Prague Post. He now lives in Toronto and works in retail while his first novel remains safely locked away inside in his own head, along with several short stories, comic book scripts and the secrets of the great pyramids -- though that last one is just a guess. His exploits and adventures are sporadically chronicled on his blog. He can be contacted with grievances and praise -- though the latter is preferred -- at