Awards & Honours
A Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2014 at 49th Shelf.
“Employing comic book tropes to wry effect, Richard Scarsbrook’s The Indifference League is a deceptively layered critique of identities – secret, assumed, and manufactured … a powerless superhero team for the Millennial generation.
– sub TERRAIN Magazine
“Scarsbrook takes readers on a fast-paced, emotional roller-coaster ride … Fans of Scarsbrook will recognize his unique humor, unshakable realism, and remarkable character construction … smart, thoughtful and outlandish … Scarsbrook transforms a league of stereotypes into full, memorable, and entertaining heroes.
– Publishers Weekly
“The Indifference League is a perfect satiric cocktail: mix two parts hilarious send up of pop culture with one part sharp observations about relationships, add a splash of sex and a twist of compassion. Don’t miss this book.”
– Susan Juby, author of The Woefield Poultry Collective
“The Big Chill meets Marvel Comics in Richard Scarsbrook’s smart, funny take on Gen Y’s transition to adulthood. Who did we want to be and who did we become? are the hard questions at the heart of this coming of middle-age tale.”
– Allan Stratton, author of The Resurrection of Mary Mabel McTavish
“The Indifference League sizzles with energy and humour as it romps through the reunion weekend of quirky high school friends.”
– Patricia Westerhof, author of The Dove in Bathurst Station
“A Big Chill for Gen X & Gen Y, this love letter to the new Lost Generation is funny, sexy, uplifting and refreshingly free of pretentiousness and cynicism. The Indifference League is a wild ride and a compelling treat that reveals the inner super hero in all of us.”
– Heather J. Wood, author of Fortune Cookie