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mister nightingale, paul bowdring, soyaya roberts, in my humble opinion, the red files, lisa bird-wilson, burning in this midnight dream, louise bernice halfe, jane ozkowski, watching traffic, all the world a poem, gilles tibo, manon gauthier, erin woods,

Books with buzz worth sharing. 

Book Cover Mythologizing Norval Morrisseau

Was Morrisseau an uneducated artist plagued by alcoholism and homelessness? A shaman artist who tapped a deep spiritual force? Or was he simply one of Canada’s most significant artists?

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Books for young readers (and readers who are young at heart). 

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Our Children's Librarian columnist, Julie Booker, brings us a new view from the stacks every month.

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We spotlight books generating buzz all over the web, and beyond


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